Programs for Teens & Young Adults
AnxietyWe teach teens to recognize and manage anxiety and help them find ways to build resilience.
Binge DrinkingThe mission of our Binge Drinking program is to reduce injury and save lives, by giving students the information they need before tragedy strikes.
Sexual AssaultThe Sexual Assault program teaches students how to recognize when someone is at risk for sexual assault.
Project CHILDDProject CHILDD is a community-based outreach program for children and teens with developmental disabilities.
You&MeA Project CHILDD initiative in collaboration with local police departments, You&Me promotes independence, safety and trust for residents with special needs.
Project Community Hosts Holiday Party for Special Needs Kids and Families
On December 4th, the members of Project Community hosted their annual Holiday Party for kids with special needs and their parents at the Pelham Country Club. As part of its innovative program Project CHILDD (Community Help In Learning about Developmental Disabilities) this initiative gives participants (ages 3 to young adult) with special needs, encouragement to engage in fun, social activities with their […]Read More
Color Us Grateful!
Project Community Thanks all of Pelham for our Successful Color Run Weekend! A record-breaking 700+ participants from Pelham, NY and the surrounding communities came out in support of this year’s Color Run fundraiser. It was a celebration of families uniting with their community to support innovative and proven programs for the mental health of our children […]Read More
6th Annual Color Run Returns
Project Community held its sixth annual Color Run on Sunday to support ongoing local initiatives for youth, families and members of the community. The event was postponed for two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but Sunday morning, the streets around Siwanoy Elementary School were covered with colored powder and community members of all ages […]Read More
Become a 2022 Color Run Sponsor!
Project Community’s Annual Color Run is coming back to Pelham Sunday, May 22nd, 2022! This popular event brings our communities and local businesses together in support of our programs, with a 2.5-mile course of colors and vibrant fun. With the support of local businesses like yours, our programs are able to make an impact in the […]Read More
You&Me and Pelham Manor PD Meet-and-Greet November 11th
The Village of Pelham Manor Police Department, together with Project Community’s “You & Me”, would like to offer an invitation to a special meet-and-greet event at Police Headquarters on November 11, 2021, from 1pm to 3pm. Read the full message from the PMPD here.Read More
New Programs for Fall
With the new school year approaching, Project Community outlined the programs it offers teens in the areas of self awareness, anxiety, binge drinking and sexual assault during a lunch Aug. 9 at the Pelham Country Club attended by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin. Read full article hereRead More
Project Community’s 7th Annual Color Run is coming Sunday, May 21, 2023!
Join us for our 7th annual Color Run fundraiser on Sunday, May 21st, 2023 Project Community’s Color Run will return to bring families and friends all across our local communities together for a fun 2.5 mile run! All are welcome to participate and enjoy a day of fun, color, and community. This year’s Color Run […]Read More
Project Community Launches “You & Me”: The newest innovative program to help special needs residents of our community
Project Community is proud to announce “You & Me,” a Project CHILDD (Community Help In Learning about Developmental Disabilities) program in partnership with law enforcement in Pelham and Pelham Manor. Continuing in its 35 year commitment to empower independence, provide safety, and improve the quality of life of our children, teens and adults in our […]Read More
Project Community has been supporting community health for 35 years. In our new “Knowledge to Navigate” series, we address challenges our communities are facing, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the third article of our series, Medication Safety, we are sharing our health care expertise and guidance to support the healthy use of medications. Incorrect […]Read More
Project Community Salutes Our Project CHILDD Nurses
Project Community joins the celebration of the extraordinary nurses who care for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We also celebrate the nurses who share their education and experience for our programs, while balancing a full-time career and family demands. Margaret M. Monahan, BSN, RN, is the Clinical Director of Project CHILDD and Teen Project […]Read More
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, often referred to as ADHD, is characterized by impulsive, restless and inattentive behavior that has negative effects on social interactions, learning abilities, and the psychological well-being of the child. ADHD is a neurobiological disorder that affects 3 to 7 percent of school-age children. When working with children with ADHD you may […]Read More
10 Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew
1. I am first and foremost a child. I have autism. I am not primarily “autistic.”Autism is only one aspect of my total character. It does not define me as a person. 2. My sensory perceptions are disordered. This means that the ordinary sights, sounds, smells, tastes and touches of every day, that you may not even […]Read More
Nutrition & Immunity
The COVID-19 virus has put the world on pause. We’ve all learned critical steps to preventing the infection and improving the recovery from the virus. But what is not mentioned often enough, and is critical to fighting infection, is our immune system. How can we help make our bodies less susceptible to contracting viruses, like COVID-19, in the […]Read More
3 Easy Ways to Boost Your Well-Being Right Now!
Has there ever been a more important time to focus on well-being? What if there were three activities, supported by scientific research, and with limited time investment, that could improve your well-being? You could start immediately from your house (even in your pajamas)! You might know that well-being is important for physical, emotional and mental […]Read More