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Best Buddies Indiana

Last Update:10/24/2017
Contact:Natalie Seibert
Title:State Director
Address:8604 Allisonville Road
Suite 165
Indianapolis, IN 46250
County:Marion
Phone:317-436-8440
Toll Free:
Fax:317-436-8438
TDY:
E-Mail:
Website:www.bestbuddies.org/indiana
Mission
To establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Program Description

Best Buddies currently offers the following programs in Indiana:

Best Buddies Middle Schools- Best Buddies Middle Schools fosters one-to-one friendships between students with and without IDD. Best Buddies Middle Schools helps to create an inclusive school climate for students early on in their educational development.

Best Buddies High Schools - Best Buddies High Schools fosters one-to-one friendships between students with and without IDD. Best Buddies High Schools helps break through social barriers at an important time in a young person’s life.

Best Buddies Colleges - Best Buddies Colleges fosters one-to-one friendships between college students and adults with IDD and college students without IDD.

Best Buddies Promoters - Best Buddies Promoters empowers youth to become advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by organizing and attending special events that promote advocacy and bring awareness to the disability rights movement.

Best Buddies Citizens - Best Buddies Citizens fosters one-to-one friendships between adults with and without IDD in corporate and civic communities. 

e-Buddies® - e-Buddies provides a safe online forum to develop one-to-one friendships between people with and without IDD.

Best Buddies Ambassadors - Best Buddies Ambassadors educates and empowers people with IDD through group trainings and workshops to be leaders and public speakers in their schools, communities, and work places.

Best Buddies Jobs - Best Buddies Jobs is a supported employment program that secures competitive paying jobs for people with IDD, therefore enabling them to work as respected individuals. The program develops partnerships with employers, assists with the hiring process, and provides ongoing support to the employee and employer.
 

Financial
Services
Cognitive Disability
Developmental Delays/Disability
Employment/Supported Employment
Inclusion
On-line Community/Listserv/Social Media
Play groups/Social skills/Leisure skills
Recreation (General)/Sports/Aquatics
Social Skills
Youth Involvement
Counties Serviced
Bartholomew
Boone
Clark
Clinton
Delaware
Hamilton
Hancock
Hendricks
Johnson
Lake
Madison
Marion
Monroe
Montgomery
Morgan
Tippecanoe
Vanderburgh
Vigo
Entire State
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