Youth Mentoring

Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc.: Mentor Match (MM) Program

PROJECT NAME: Mentor Match (MM) Program PROJECT LOCATION: Western Massachusetts and Buffalo, New York ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. (PYD), which empowers youth with physical, sensory and learning disabilities to reach their personal, educational and career goals by providing one-to-one and group mentoring programs where adult mentors with disabilities act as positive […]

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Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc.: Making Healthy Connections (MHC)

PROJECT NAME: Making Healthy Connections (MHC) PROJECT LOCATION: Boston and Springfield, Massachusetts ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. (PYD), which empowers youth with physical, sensory and learning disabilities to reach their personal, educational and career goals by providing one-toone and group mentoring programs where adult mentors with disabilities act as positive role models […]

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Independence Association

PROJECT NAME: Independence Association PROJECT LOCATION: Brunswick, Maine and surrounding communities ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Independence Association CONTACT: Holly Randall Independence Association, Inc. 87 Baribeau Drive Brunswick, ME 04011 Tel: 207-725-4371 Fax: 207-725-1416 Toll Free: 877-653-4760 Website FUNDING SOURCE: Independence Association receives funding from neighboring municipalities, as well as additional funding from the Maine Department of Behavioral and […]

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Do-IT: Do-It Pals

PROJECT NAME:  Do-It Pals PROJECT LOCATION:  Teenage students all over the world ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Do-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology), which is a collaboration of Computing & Communications and the Colleges of Engineering and Education at the University of Washington. Do-IT serves to increase the successful participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs […]

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National Center on Secondary Education and Transition at the University of Minnesota (NCSET): Connecting to Success

PROJECT NAME: Connecting to Success PROJECT LOCATION: Institute on Community Integration, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus. ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: National Center on Secondary Education and Transition at the University of Minnesota (NCSET) It was joined at the inception by the Presidential Task Force on the Employment of Adults with […]

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Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD): Best Buddies Health

PROJECT LOCATION: Valhalla, NY ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) CONTACT: Dr. David O’Hara, 914-493-8316 Website   FUNDING SOURCE: Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) POPULATION SERVED: Young adults with developmental disabilities (mild to moderate mental retardation) who attend the clinic at WIHD. SERVICE TYPE: Transportation and personal escort to two medical appointments […]

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Best Buddies

PROJECT LOCATION: Middle Schools, High Schools, and College Campuses across the U.S. ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Best Buddies CONTACT: Laverne Lewis Email Website POPULATION SERVED: Youth with Intellectual Disabilities SERVICE TYPE: Service to enhance the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, including middle, high school and college students through activities and e-mail SERVICES PROVIDED: Best Buddies is […]

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Access to Theatre Program (ATT)

Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. Location: Western Massachusetts Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. (PYD), which empowers youth with physical, sensory and learning disabilities to reach their personal, educational and career goals by providing one-to-one and group mentoring programs where adult mentors with disabilities act as positive role models and provide support, understanding and guidance. FUNDING […]

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