Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $150,000)
Providence Children’s Museum ( PCM) seeks to address the significant mental health impacts of COVID-19 through development of activities, outreach programs, and resources for all families of young children. PCM will work with local partners who specialize in supporting children impacted by trauma to create workshops, staff development, and family resources that infuse the therapeutic power of play into the acute needs of their specific populations and the wider community.
- School-based violence prevention targeting students and families with the highest likelihood of becoming delinquent.
- Therapeutic Services for Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior in Chicago
- Reach and Rise is a therapeutic mentoring program offered by YMCAs in 10 states. Rigorous mentor training and matching has provided positive life experiences for 1,000s of youth for thirty years.