Project CHILDD

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Project CHILDD

Community Help In Learning about Developmental Disabilities

 

Project CHILDD is a community-based outreach program for children with developmental disabilities. Children are given the chance to socialize and to use art to expressive themselves creatively. Professional art instruction supports therapeutic expression and build self-esteem. Activities may include:

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  • music and movement sessions
  • interactive storytelling

 

A dedicated group of teen volunteers act as mentors, providing guidance and friendship. The program is managed by a registered professional nurse, social worker and community volunteers. Families of the children receive “a gift of time” designed to give them a brief respite from caregiving.

The program is held at two locations:

Please fill out a registration form prior to attending:

PROJECT CHILDD Registration and Emergency/Medical Form

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Become a Teen Mentor!

Project CHILDD provides teen mentors with an opportunity to volunteer, to increase their social sensitivity, and to make new, differently-abled friends.

If you are interested in becoming a teen mentor, please review and complete an application:

Volunteer Teen Packet 2016 – 2017

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To find out more about Project CHILDD, and the program’s tremendous impact on the children, families and teen mentors involved, please watch this video:

 

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