Tonawanda City School District

Tonawanda Peer-to-Peer Prevention

“Funds awarded to train 60 high school students as Peer Helpers and five district staff as advisors for implementing the Peer to Peer Prevention Program, a substance use prevention curriculum.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Tonawanda, NY
AMOUNT: $45,600 over Two Years

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