BUDDY MENTORING PROGRAM

BUDDY MENTORING PROGRAM

 
General Information
Description of ServiceOffers 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
Geographical AreaNassau
 
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 Operation M, Th, F 9am-5pm; Tu, Wed 9am-9pm; Sat 9am-4pm
Contact Information
Unable to plot address.
Contact's Name Lauren Laurore, LCSW
Contact's Position Director of Programming
Contact's Email llaurore@licadd.org
Physical Site Address 1 1025 Old Country Road, Suite 221
Physical Site City, State, Zip Westbury, New York 11590
Mailing Address 1 1025 Old Country Road, Suite 221
Mailing City, State, Zip Westbury, New York 11590
Main Phone (516)747-2606 x106
Fax (516)747-0714
Web Address www.licadd.com/services/mentoring-program-buddy
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateAug18
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: LONG ISLAND COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG DEPENDENCE, INC./NASSAU
Affiliated Program: BUDDY MENTORING PROGRAM
This Service: BUDDY MENTORING PROGRAM
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult/Child Mentoring Programs (PH-1400.5000-100)
Children of Inmates/Ex-Offenders (YJ-5000.1500)
Mentoring Services Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.1700-500)