Working In Tandem: Equine Mentoring Program
We are offering an Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) program for youth in foster and adoptive care that pairs a volunteer mentor with a youth from the community. The goal of the program is to help promote positive attachment between the youth and the mentor while assisting in emotional growth through equine-assisted activities. Our volunteer mentors are specifically trained and supervised by a licensed therapist. The youth and mentor will meet for a weekly, hour long session for nine months over the school year. This pilot program will have openings for up to five youth and is FREE of charge! The youth must be currently in, or adopted from DHS care and able to commit to a 9 month program with minimal absences.