Kennedy-Donovan Center, Inc.

Info Sessions in Social Settings

“Through “Info Sessions in Social Settings,” KDC will coordinate informational sessions for families across the Cape to learn about the resources available from KDC and many other IDD service providers in the area to support their children. These info sessions will be held in fun settings (e.g., bowling alleys, arcades, mini golf) that will give their children a chance to socialize with peers, and provide the parents with some limited respite so they can participate in the info sessions in a conference room. KDC will implement approximately ten sessions per year for 25 parents at each session.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Foxborough, MA (Barnstable County)
AMOUNT: $60,000 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2018

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