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Challenge Alaska provides sports and therapeutic recreation to promote independence for people (mostly adults) with various physical/mental disabilities. Programs vary from community activities to kayak and camping trips.
The 4 A’s Alaska is to provide comprehensive service to the Alaskan AIDS community. The 4 A’s Alaska is an outreach and service program that would allow the volunteer to gain greater knowledge and sensitivity to the issues surrounding AIDS.
A Place Called Home’s mission is to provide at-risk youth in South Central Los Angeles with a secure, positive family environment where they can acquire realistic alternatives to violence, drugs, and gang lifestyles. Its goal is to empower inner-city youth and restore family values to the community.
Bridge For Kids provides care to children of families who are affected by HIV/AIDS. Fellows help the agency with planning and coordinating monthly serial events for clients and volunteers.
Disabled Sports USA Far West provides outdoor recreation opportunities to people with disabilities of all ages.
Golden Gate Community, Inc. works in many different areas, such as providing child care for families affected by HIV/AIDS, working with shelter residents, assisting in meal programs throughout the city, and learning about the day to day running of the shelter program.
Inside Out Writers Project teaches creative writing to incarcerated juveniles 13-18 years old at Central Juvenile Hall in Los Angeles.
NLC is part of MicahNet, a network of three Christian, non-profit legal organizations in Los Angeles.
Orange County Bar Foundation runs three community outreach programs targeting at-risk youth and their parents.
The Peninsula Symphony is a community symphony that sponsors an annual performance competition for young musicians.
Pepperdine Legal Aid Clinic is a legal aid office run by Pepperdine School of Law serving clients in skid-row based rehab.
San Francisco AIDS Foundation runs several peer-based community outreach teams and HIV prevention and outreach programs.
Summerbridge SF is a tuition-free year-round academic support and enrichment program for 120 highly-motivated 7-9th graders from Bay Area public and parochial schools.
Tenderloin is part of a larger community service network in San Francisco that provides a developmentally appropriate preschool program for homeless and disadvantaged children.
The Trauma Foundation at SF General Hospital is dedicated to the prevention of violence and traumatic injury through policy developments and community education efforts.
The Western Justice Center is a national non-profit that collaborates with other organizations in developing innovative models of conflict resolution to improve the quality of justice.
Family and Children’s Agency is a private, non-profit multi-service agency that offers many different programs that work with emotionally disturbed children, children of substance abusers, and disadvantaged families.
The GNHCLF seeks to expand resources available for lending for affordable housing.
The ECPC is a no-profit parks advocacy organization serving the New Haven Park system through partnerships and sharing resources.
Washington, D.C.
Mary’s Center serves the Hispanic immigrant population with healthcare, Medicaid, education, counseling, home visiting program, and technology programs.
The National Coalition for the Homeless is a national network of persons who are or have experienced homelessness, advocates, service providers, and others who are committed to ending homelessness.
Summerbridge is an academic enrichment program for middle school students in the DC public school system. All teachers are talented high school and college students from around the nation.
Children’s Service Center is a daycare center serving preschool and elementary school students.
D-FY-IT seeks to create and sustain a healthy drug-free youth population by reaching out to teens in middle and high schools.
The Non-Violence Project teaches alternatives to violent behavior and motivates young people in positive actions to make communities safer and healthier.
The Lee David Pesky Center for Learning Enrichment is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to meeting the needs of children and young adults with learning disabilities, and to raising public awareness about learning disabilities.
Camp Sunshine is a free camp that serves children with life-threatening illnesses and their families by providing recreational activities and counseling.
HELP seeks to ease the transition from hospital to home for older patients by helping them improve their physical and cognitive functioning and maximizing their independence at discharge.
Seeds of Peace is a non-profit conflict resolution program that brings Arab and Israeli teenagers together to learn to live as friends and partners, while providing athletics, watersports, and arts activities.
The Summer Camp is a residential camping program for girls from low-income families and foster homes.
WomanCare focuses on issues and services relating to domestic violence. It provides support groups, safe houses, and crisis hotlines to victims of domestic violence.
A Better Chance is a non-profit company whose mission is to substantially increase the number of well-educated minorities in positions of leadership and responsibility in America.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center provides medical service to all patients in the Boston area, including those who cannot normally afford medical care. BIDMC also provides training opportunities for students of Harvard Medical School.
Boston Healthcare for the Homeless aims to assure access to high quality health care for homeless persons in greater Boston.
Cub Scout Camps offers a resident camp program and a day camp that offers supervised activities for children.
The Child Assessment Unit is a locked facility for seriously disturbed children that provides diagnostic classrooms, therapeutic activities, and support groups.
Camp Starfish is a residential camp in Cape Cod for emotionally disturbed children that offers one-on-one counseling and activities.
Casa Myrna Vasquez is a community-based, multicultural organization that runs shelters for battered women and children as well as a crisis hotline.
The Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment project allows young people with illness to communicate their experiences with their doctors by giving them video cameras to record their daily lives.
Ellis Memorial offers high quality educational, social, and health support services to individuals and families in need of a safe, nurturing, diverse environment.
Epiphany is a tuition-free middle school for children from low-income families in the Boston neighborhoods.
Gould Farm is a rural residential center providing integrated, structured rehabilitation for adults with psychiatric disorders.
Haley House publishes “What’s Up,” a magazine that combines entertainment and social awareness. “What’s Up” is then sold by homeless/low-income vendors who receive 75-100% of the money in order to pay for their basic needs.
The Massachusetts Hospital School provides medical, rehabilitative, educational, and recreational services to children and young adults with severe physical disabilities.
McClean Hospital runs a program that offers psychotherapy for females with post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse.
New England Baptist Hospital runs many programs, such as the NEBH Breast Health Service, the New England Bone and Joint Institute, and Community Partnerships with the Mission Hill Community.
Old South Church is a social service organization dedicated to helping society and reaching out to minorities in need. The church provides many programs ranging from childcare to a homeless shelter.
Rosie’s Place is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for poor and homeless women.
The North 2 Adolescent Ward is a locked Psychiatric Ward for adolescents in Somerville, MA. It is an acute unit and a teaching hospital.
Special Olympics Massachusetts provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of well-coached Olympic-type sports for individuals with mental retardation or closely related developmental disabilities.
The TAC is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to organizing community action to clean up toxic chemicals in the air and water.
See Haley House.
The Business Economics Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting middle and high school teachers with teaching business and economic subjects.
Legal Rights Center is a community-based non-profit law office that represents poor people and people of color, mostly juveniles, who have legal problems with the criminal system.
People Serving People provides short-term emergency housing to homeless families and access to over 30 vital community services to help families regain stability.
The Community Clinic is a free clinic provides medical and dental services for those with low or marginal income and who cannot afford health insurance.
Ozarks Medical Center is a non-profit medical referral center that strives to bring hi-tech healthcare to the south central Missouri and north central Arkansas regions.
Nathan Adelson Hospice offers people with terminal illness support and personal care, and provide the patients and their family with emotional counseling.
New Hampshire
American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization dedicated to advancing non-violent social change, civil rights, peace, and humanitarian service.
Child & Family Services is an independent non-profit agency providing social services aimed at advancing the wellbeing of children and strengthening family life.
The Conservation Law Foundation works to solve the environmental problems that threaten the people, natural resources, and communities of New England.
The Dartmouth Organic Farm is a student-run educational and working garden that provides members of the Dartmouth community with opportunities for independent research, student projects, and hands-on experience in sustainable food and energy systems.
The Elder Life Program was designed to enhance the ability to meet the needs of acutely ill geriatric patients by using a multi-disciplinary team case management approach that includes healthcare professionals and volunteers.
The Emergency Department recruits Dartmouth College volunteers in developing injury prevention education programs.
The Psychiatry service provides comprehensive diagnosis, assessment, and treatment services for patients with both psychiatric and medical illnesses.
LISTEN, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring that residents of Upper Valley have the resources to become economically independent through self-help programs.
The SPNHF is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization that promotes good land stewardship and conservation of resources by education and example.
The STAR Program at DHMC is a mentoring program meant to help adolescents with chronic health challenges prepare for adulthood.
Stevens High School is in the process of developing computer literacy and internet education programs.
SDBP provides information resources and counseling for bereaved persons in the Upper Valley, focusing on the phenomenon of sudden death.
Summerbridge provides a tuition-free academic program with intensive summer and school year sessions taught by high school and college students.
WISE provides services for battered women, such as crisis intervention counseling, safety planning, housing, and medical and hospital advocacy.
New Jersey
The Center’s mission is to provide the community and its hospitals with their blood requirements.
The Boys and Girls Clubs provide a safe space for kids to grow, have fun, and develop academic and life skills to become healthy, happy, contributing adults.
The New Community Corporation is a large community-based organization that helps residents of inner cities improve the quality of their lives.
The Performing Arts Center includes several theaters, restaurants, banquet facilities and an outdoor theater square. It offers several arts education programs for children, families, and schools.
Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people everywhere to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating houses.
The Computer Center hosts Girlspace, an after-school program that provides advanced computer instruction to inner city girls from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The Plainfield YWCA is involved in educational reform of local public schools.
New York
A Better Chance is a non-profit company striving for substantially greater numbers of well-educated minorities in positions of leadership and responsibility in America.
The offices in New York support an American Farm School in Thessaloniki, Greece, which provides vocational agricultural training for Greek high school students.
The mission of Big Brothers/Big Sisters is to provide one-on-one mentoring and role models to disadvantaged youth by matching them with big brothers and big sisters.
The Bridge is a comprehensive mental health and rehabilitation agency providing services to adults with serious and persistent mental illness.
Cab Watch is an organization dedicated to reducing crime by providing taxi cab drivers with 911 direct-dial wireless phones.
The Children’s Aid Society is a large, multifaceted child welfare agency serving 100,000 children each year. It operates the Community Schools Program, which creates full-service year-round schools providing wide-ranging services.
The Children’s Storefront School is a full elementary school (preschool and grades 2-8) that offers tuition-free schooling in Harlem.
Compeer, Inc. is an international non-profit organization that matches trained community volunteers in supportive friendships with children and adults who are receiving mental health treatment.
Cradle Beach Camp provides summer camping experiences for more than 800 disabled and/or underprivileged children.
The mission at Exodus House is to develop in its students a sense of themselves as creative, self-reliant, and responsible members of the East Harlem community.
Family Services of Rochester, Inc. is a non-sectarian social service agency that offers services such as financial planning advice, drug prevention therapy, caregiver counseling, and a mental health clinic.
Global Kids, Inc. is a New York-based educational organization dedicated to preparing urban youth to become community leaders and global citizens.
GAP supports motivated young students at Martin Luther King, Jr. and Louis D. Brandeis High Schools in realizing their academic, social, and personal potential.
The High School for Leadership serves 500 students from all five boroughs and offers college counseling and mentoring services.
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center provides community programs ranging from pre-school to services for senior citizens.
Lawyers for Children provides free legal and social work services to children who come before the family courts of New York City.
Leake and Watts Services offers residential educational and community service programs in the New York area for over 2,500 children each year.
The Legal Aid Society provides representation to indigent people accused of committing a misdemeanor or felony in the State of New York.
The mission of Let’s Get Ready! Is to expand the networks of support that connect students to college by recruiting college students to provide college counseling.
The Mental Health Association is a non-profit voluntary organization that provides support services, advocacy, and improving public awareness of mental illnesses.
The Foundation’s mission is to raise awareness of neurofibramatosis, a common neurological disorder.
The National Urban Technology Center is a corporation dedicated to assisting inner-city families, businesses, and organizations with technology skills.
Neighborhood Housing Services is a non-profit citywide organization working to increase investment in underserved neighborhoods, provide education, encourage and support neighborhood self-reliance, and create affordable housing.
NYCID is both a court dispute referral center and a community dispute resolution center. It also offers youth, community, and professional development programs.
Opus 118 promotes quality music education as an integral part of inner-city public school curricula. It emphasizes superb teaching as the key for students to realize their innate musical abilities starting at an early age.
Rogers House is a non-profit outreach of Corpus Christi Church, with the mission to visit men ad women in prison to provide a stable environment for them as they re-enter society and to address their rehabilitation needs.
The St. Mark School provides pre-K to 8th grade education to underprivileged minority students from East Harlem.
Sanctuary for Families is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive social and legal services to survivors of family violence.
Scan seeks to address the child welfare crisis in NYC by providing the services of social workers, youth workers, psychologists, arts professionals, and volunteers.
The Valley is a community–based youth services organization in New York. The YES program gives students a chance to intern with one of 20 corporate sponsors.
North Carolina
CFRW is a grassroots non-profit organization that advocates clean water and quality of life in the lower Cape Fear River Basin through cooperation with local officials and governments, civic groups, and nation-wide organizations.
The FSA runs the Neighborhood Development Program, which strives to empower families, many of whom are federally housed.
Waverly Children’s Home offers therapeutic school programs and treatment programs.
The AIP is dedicated to preparing foster care youth about to exit the foster care system with the skills and opportunities they need to be self-supporting.
Summerbridge Germantown is a comprehensive academic enrichment program designed to inspire middle school students to grow into learners and leaders.
The High School runs a greenhouse program, an urban gardening initiative that strives to teach environmental and social awareness along with business skills.
CHS is a four-year, non-residential, non-profit private high school that provides a supportive environment for students recovering from alcohol and other drug addictions while they pursue their high school diplomas.
Amigos is an international, volunteer-driven non-profit that trains youths to plan, implement, and evaluate community service projects in Latin America.
CVABE is a free service that teaches people of age 16 or older basic reading, writing, or math skills in preparation for a G.E.D. or Adult High School Diploma.
Connecticut RiverFest is dedicated to celebrating rivers and increasing stewardship of our watersheds through education and the arts.
COVER organizes volunteers to work with low-income homeowners to address their urgent home repair needs.
The Hospice of Vermont-New Hampshire provides personal service to terminally ill patients in their private homes or nursing homes.
The State Housing Authority promotes affordable, quality low-cost housing for low-income Vermonters. It also provides after school programs, literacy and education programs, nutrition and cooking classes, and job skills and placement.
Vital Communities works to engage citizens in community life and to foster the cultural, economic, social, and environmental wellbeing in the region.
The mission of the Boys and Girls Club is to help all youth, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, reach their potential as productive, responsible and caring adults.
Miriam’s House provides shelter for homeless women and children.
New land Samaritan Inns offers a transitional living program for homeless men by providing room and board, utilities, food, counseling, and program support.
Street Outreach Services is a non-profit with a mission of reducing the harm associated with substance use through innovative outreach and education.
Natrona County Schools provides low-income neighborhoods with high-quality education and educational facilities. Students are accepted through open enrollment.