National research has shown that positive relationships between Littles and Bigs have a direct and measurable impact on children's lives. By participating in our programs, Little Brothers and Sisters are more confident in their schoolwork performance and able to get along better with their families.
What can you do to help? Make a donation. Mentor a child. Start a program. Call us or email us to find out how!
Family navigators can provide information, referral and linkage to appropriate services for your child, one-to-one support and advocacy for your family, guidance in completing forms and applications for services, support at meetings related to your child when possible, education on laws, policies and procedures to access services for your child, workshops to inform you and other families on services and ways to effectively advocate for your child. Family Navigators also work in partnership with local agencies and participate on planning and advisory boards to provide a family perspective on policies and programs for children with special needs. Navigators make every effort to involve many families in leadership roles in their community.
A certificated English teacher and professor can help you at a student's home, in the library, or online with reading, writing, study skills and verbal SAT/ACT prep. There is also a complimentary consultation and references are available.
Elementary school tutoring for intermediate grades at the public library year-round. Can suggest reading tools to parents for followup. Will also assist adults with basic literacy and job searches. Email for more information.