City of Newburyport

Regional Prevention Coordinator

“Grant funds to support regional expansion of coalition work focusing on positive youth development with the goal of promoting youth assets to prevent substance use and mental health problems.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Newburyport, MA
AMOUNT: $378,792 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued