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Brain Rehabilitation And Injury Network (B.R.A.I.N.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the highest level of research, recovery and residual care for adults who suffer from a brain injury, and to providing their families with resources and support.
B.R.A.I.N. offers various therapies, classes, support groups, social activities, resources and referrals to brain injury survivors and their loved-ones. This multi-faceted and unique organization provides a place of understanding and hope to many.
B.R.A.I.N.’s ultimate vision is to build a premier adult community that specializes in offering therapeutic solutions for brain injury survivors. Because each brain injury is unique, the center will be created to address individual needs. With over 1 million brain injuries occurring each year in America, it is time to give a voice to this unrecognized issue.
Intermountain Therapy Animals (ITA) is a human service organization, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, headquartered in Utah, that brings the gift of animal companionship and interaction to people in need. Our mission is to enhance quality of life through the human/animal bond. Our volunteers (people and their own pets) make regular visits to those who are physically or developmentally disabled, emotionally or psychologically impaired, lonely or suffering from depression. All services are free of charge to both client and facility.
ITA therapy animals and their handlers are screened, trained, licensed and insured to participate in animal-assisted interactions (AAI), which may be either animal-assisted activities (AAA) or animal-assisted therapy (AAT). Successful teams have completed both health and temperament screening and volunteer training.
Serving our communities since 1993, we are one of the largest groups of our kind in the United States, with more than 350 volunteer teams doing animal-assisted therapy at more than 100 hospitals, counseling centers, nursing facilities, detention homes, extended care centers, and schools. Chapters of ITA now thrive in Montana, Idaho, Nevada, and Kentucky. We also have affiliated colleague groups in 13 additional states.
We are also the founders of Reading Education Assistance Dogs® (R.E.A.D.®), a literacy support program to foster in children the love of books and the reading environment. R.E.A.D. has spread throughout all 50 of the United States and at least 15 other countries since we launched it in 1999.
Hope for Two…The Pregnant with Cancer Network offers free support for women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant. We connect women who are currently pregnant with cancer with other women who have experienced a similar cancer diagnosis.Our mission here at Hope for Two is to provide women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with information, support and hope.
Our Guiding Values:
We serve women in all socioeconomic, ethnic and religious backgrounds world-wide.
Volunteers with a history of cancer while pregnant are the mainstays of our support network.
We strive to remove barriers to women obtaining complete and accurate information about their options for dealing with cancer while pregnant.
We respect and support every woman’s personal decisions without judgment.
If you are looking to request support or become a volunteer support women you can visit our website at http://www.hopefortwo.org/
Attachment Parenting Canada Association is a non-profit support, information and advocacy organization for parents and caregivers. Information is provided on attachment parenting practices and child development.
The Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling is here to support Real People and Real Recovery from gambling addiction that can devastate the lives of individuals, couples, families, and friends. It’s important to understand that most people can enjoy gambling for entertainment and recreation. For those who are affected by the serious addiction of gambling, the pain is real. The Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling (ECPG) is dedicated to increasing awareness of public health issues around problem gambling and gaming, expanding the availability and integration of services, and supporting advocacy, research, and programs for education, prevention, treatment, and responsible gambling and gambling. ECPG is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded in 1991 and maintains a position of neutrality on gambling. Our mission is to ensure programs and services to support those who are affected negatively by problem gambling. The Council provides a confidential, toll-free, 24-hour Helpline in Washington State that offers information and referral to treatment services by phone, text, and chat. ECPG also administers a training program for treatment providers, supports outpatient and residential treatment for Washington residents, conducts public awareness and outreach efforts, and works with the gaming industry to promote Responsible Gaming initiatives throughout Washington State. When Gambling Becomes a Problem, there’s HOPE; and Help Starts Here: 1.800.547.6133 / www.evergreencpg.org.
Men's Health Network (MHN) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness and disease prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation.
The mission of Lucy’s Love Bus™ is to improve quality of life for children with cancer and life-threatening illness, to support their families, and to mobilize the next generation of cancer activists. Lucy's Love Bus pays for integrative therapies for children with cancer in New England, and holds programs and workshops in Amesbury, MA open to the families of children with cancer, life-threatening illness, or chronic medical conditions not developmental in nature.
The Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre is a unique organization, and one of the only of its kind in Ontario. We provide free counselling support and specialized programming to children, youth and families as they navigate the difficult journey of living with terminal illness, traumatic loss and grief. Our small team of dedicated counsellors and staff design and deliver support to young people impacted by illness, suicide, homicide and sudden death. All of our programs strive to support, educate and empower families to learn to live with loss and grief in a way that helps to make life feel manageable and meaningful again.
Our programs help to increase the resiliency of children, youth and families by supporting emotional literacy and family communication, building community and connection, reactivating social skills, promoting healthier relationships with family and peers, improving mental health and family systems, and decreasing the feelings of isolation and loneliness so common to the experience of living with terminal illness and grief.
Key Programs: One-on-one counselling for children/youth, Family Programming/Parenting Group/Information Sessions, Youth Program (peer support group & leadership training), Camp Erin (3day bereavement camp), Professional Education and Consultation.
Renewed provides free, professional and confidential referrals for anyone affected by an eating disorder, educational training for healthcare professionals and a supportive community for those on the journey to renewed wellness. Formerly the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (EDCT), Renewed is one of the first 501(c)3 organizations in the southeast exclusively focused on eating disorders.
Little Warriors is a national, charitable organization, based in Canada, committed to the awareness, prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse. 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused before their 18th birthday. To help bring attention to this reality, Little Warriors offers a free workshop called Prevent It! Taking Action to Stop Child Sexual Abuse to educate adults on how to help prevent child sexual abuse. The Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch located east of Edmonton, AB is the first of it’s kind long-term treatment centre for children ages 8-12 years old who have been sexually abused. The Be Brave Ranch gives child sexual abuse survivors the essential support they need to grow into happy, healthy adults. To learn more about Little Warriors visit www.littlewarriors.ca