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.
(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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
They say that those who can, do. And those who can do more… volunteer. Project Community is proud to announce the 2023 recipients of the prestigious Fazzino Award of the Heart: two hardworking volunteers Lucy Dolan and Jack Boyce, both 11th graders. They were presented with this Award at the Color Run. Read MoreRead More
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, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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
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 […]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 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
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
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
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