Save the Date for the 8th Annual Project Community Color Run! Sunday, May 19, 2024

Helping kids make good choices.

Since 1985, Project Community has been providing youth with the ‘knowledge to navigate’ the situations that every teen encounters. 

Wait… Contemplate…Create.

Self Awareness strategies to wait, contemplate and create, gives youth the power to step up for themselves and others.

Change harmful thoughts.

Anxiety can be helpful or harmful. Learn to recognize and manage anxiety, as well as build resilience.

Instead of, "no", we focus on, "why".

Instead of focusing on abstinence, our programs help kids understand the medical implications behind certain actions like binge drinking. 

Recognize when someone is at risk for sexual assault.

Safe and practical strategies to intervene to prevent sexual assault, the connection between sexual assault and binge drinking, and the meaning of affirmative consent.

Community Help In Learning about Developmental Disabilities.

Community is at the heart of Project CHILDD and You&Me, two programs that engage the community in support of those with special needs.

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UVA College of Nursing News /

Anne DuVal Frost (BSN ’64) Receives the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award

Nominated by fellow UVA alumna Susannah Ayers Wornom of Newport News, Va., who called Frost “a true leader and visionary humanitarian,” Anne DuVal Frost was part of a small group of determined fellow nurses who established Project Community, Inc., which aims to “provide healthcare knowledge, rather than healthcare directions.”https://www.nursing.virginia.edu/news/alumni-awardees-carter-hunter-anne-duval-frost/

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Pelham Examiner /

Project Community brings together PMHS students and artist Charles Fazzino to create holiday card

(November 20, 2023 – Pelham, NY) Project Community has provided the Pelham community with visionary healthcare programs and workshops for the past 40 years. So it’s no surprise that when it came to creating an end-of-year holiday card to be sent to all Pelham residents, this extraordinary charitable organization did something, well, out of the […]

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Pelham Living /

Non Profit Spotlight – Project Community

When speaking to Dr. Anne D. Frost, President of Project Community, the organization she co-founded in 1985 with Marie E. Grosso, RN, Vice- President, Lynne Catena and Camelle Drago as The Nurses Network of America, I felt and saw the passion and genuine care almost radiating from her poised and comfortable posture. She spoke with […]

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Pelham Examiner /

Run in rainbow: 7th Annual Color Run on May 21 to benefit Project Community

Pelham, NY – Project Community, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing healthcare knowledge and community support, is excited to announce its 7th Annual Color Run on Sunday, May 21, 2023. The Color Run has become a beloved tradition in our local communities, bringing families and friends together for a fun 2.5-mile run filled with color, […]

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Pelham Examiner /

Project CHILDD’s Drago gives back to her community as clinical director

Camille Drago, a long-time resident of Pelham who’s worked as a registered nurse for 40 years, plays an important role in the community as Westchester clinical director of Project CHILDD. Project CHILDD (Community Help In Learning about Developmental Disabilities) is an organization that aims to provide kids with special needs opportunities to engage in exciting […]

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Pelham Examiner /

Project CHILDD introduces Dory the therapy dog at Valentine’s Day celebration

Love was definitely in the air on Sunday February 12th at the Pelham Art Center as Project Community hosted a three-hour Valentine’s celebration for children with special needs. The special attraction for the kids was welcoming Dory the Dog – a specially trained, certified therapy dog. This is all part of their successful, long-running program […]

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Pelham Examiner /

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 […]

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Pelham Examiner /

PMHS grads Rini and White receive Charles Fazzino Award of the Heart from Project Community

Project Community, Inc. is one of Pelham’s leading charitable organizations that has the unique distinction of having healthcare professionals provide visionary programs for our students and their families. Each year they proudly acknowledge the exemplary volunteer work of Pelham Memorial High School students with the Charles Fazzino Award of the Heart, named in honor of […]

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Project Community /

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 […]

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Medication Safety

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 […]

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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 […]

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ADHD/ADD Strategies

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 […]

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Project Community /

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 […]

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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 […]

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Project Community /

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 […]

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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 […]

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