June 2013 Announcements From SAFF!
Computer Giveaway, Graduations, Grant Funding & more!
To help our youth in their pursuits of academic success... SAFF partners with the City of Reno, Cigars Lion Club, & KNPB PBS TV to each month give FREE COMPUTERS tochildren and teens in foster homes, adoptive homes, birth parent homes, and relative placement homes.
All that is required is that the youth and one adult
***Must contact Joseph [email protected] to reserve a FREE computer for June!
FOSTER PARENT ADVANCED TRAINING HOURS
If you are a foster parent needing training hours, SAFF will be offering a 4 hour training on:
Friday June 14 from 12-4 at SAFF 1301 Cordone Avenue (upstairs in the Board Room).
Limited to 10 15 foster parents. Email Joseph and reserve a seat.
TUTORING DURING THE SUMMER
Summer vacation should be a fun-filled time; however, it's not the time for our youth to take a break from the joys of learning and progressing on the path of academic success!
SAFF's tutoring program is continuing throughout the summer!
Our 25 tutors already have their schedules all set up with their students! Social workers are referring new children and teens who need special help during the summer to prepare for the return of school on August 12.
NEW GRANT FUNDING
SAFF is grateful for the 2 new grants being awarded for our education programs.
Thank you UNR Center for Excellence in Disabilities!
NEVADA EQUINE ASSISTED THERAPY'S NEW RANCH
SAFF'S honor to promote NEAT is so rewarding for the children and teens currently in foster and adoptive homes and those who have been reunited with their birth parents.
NEAT has a new ranch!
A major new ranch at the University of Nevada's Equine Ranch across from the Lifestock Center and the Evelyn Mount Center.
NEAT and SAFF WILL BE HOSTING AN OPEN HOUSE real soon!
Thank you NEAT and thank you UNR! (and thanks to the horses, too!)
NATIONAL RADIO PROGRAM!
SAFF'S In-Home/After School Academic Tutoring Program is receiving national attention. Joseph recently participated in a national radio interview with a station in New York City. The interview focused on the education of youth in foster care and SAFF's tutoring and remedial education program.
After the broadcast, producers called Joseph to inform him that their station registered 12. 5 MILLION LISTENERS TO THE BROADCAST! GO TO WWW.EDUCATEFOSTERYOUTH.ORG
A second interview is scheduled for June 12 per the request of the producers.