BUDDY MENTORING PROGRAM

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers a community based mentoring program to children, ages 4-18, living in Nassau County who have a parent or close family member currently incarcerated. Trained adult mentors meet regularly with individual children, participate in activities, provide guidance and support with the goal of developing a trusting relationship. Aims to bolster self-esteem and improve quality of life through access to a range of professionally delivered health, mental health, social and financial services.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaNassau
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation
 
Client Information
EligibilityChildren ages 4-18 who live in Nassau County with an incarcerated parent or family member. Mentors must have a clean driving record and access to a vehicle. An interview and screening process are required with a one year commitment of a minimum of four hours per month.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM, Th, F 9am-5pm; Tu, W 9am-9pm; Sat 9am-4pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameLauren Laurore, LCSW
Contact's PositionDirector of Programming
Contact's Emailllaurore@licadd.org
Physical Site Address 11025 Old Country Road, Suite 221
Physical Site City, State, ZipWestbury, New York 11590
Mailing Address 11025 Old Country Road, Suite 221
Mailing City, State, ZipWestbury, New York 11590
Main Phone(516)747-2606 x106
Fax(516)747-0714
Web Addresswww.licadd.com/services/mentoring-program-buddy
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateAug18
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
LONG ISLAND COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG DEPENDENCE, INC./NASSAU
This Program: BUDDY MENTORING PROGRAM
Affiliated Services: BUDDY MENTORING PROGRAM