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:

  • 2016111995161618creative art therapy
  • 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 2019 – 2020

Volunteer Teen Health Form

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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:

2 Replies to “Project CHILDD”

  1. My daughter would like to become a teen volunteer. She is hoping to study Art Therapy in college. She is currently a junior at Mamaroneck High School. Charlotte has done numerous volunteer work through the Lions Heart volunteer program. She would be delighted to be involved in your program.

    1. That is wonderful! Thank you for your interest in our programs. Your daughter will benefit greatly as a volunteer in our organization. Please have her fill out the Teen Volunteer Packet forms found on our site.

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