For Kids Only Afterschool

Count Me In! Afterschool Inclusion Initiative

“With funding support from the Tower Foundation, For Kids Only will be able to provide all youth with universal Social Emotional Learning (SEL) programming and inclusion support to prevent or resolve minor challenges, thus more easily identifying those few truly high needs students who require more individualized learning to be able to fully participate. Funding support for a Director of Social Emotional Learning will enable For Kids Only Afterschool to maximize their finite inclusion resources to support the neediest youth while having an impact on the social and emotional well being of all of their students.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Salem, MA
AMOUNT: $120,000 over Three Years
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The phrases "Join the Conversation" and "Let's Talk Stigma" on either side of a microphone.


Join the Conversation: An Anti-Stigma Campaign

Back in the fall of 2015, a coalition of Erie County-based behavioral health providers, agencies, and funders began to take shape. The group, coming together as the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition, dedicated itself to addressing the negative perceptions that so many continue to have about mental health challenges and people who deal with these challenges. … Continued