matchbox_pawsandstripes_08092021_-63.jpg

Support programs for community

_CFA9771si.jpg

pawsitive life group

Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

at Paws and Stripes

Starting September 29th, 2021

 

Veteran support group for survivors of suicide and suicide loss.

companion animal program

The Companion Animal Program (CAP) is for individuals who are looking for a well-trained pet, as well as access to other resources here at Paws and Stripes.

 

The requirements for this program are that you attend a weekly group class for your pup, and a weekly workshop individually. Starting in October of 2020 Biweekly mental health appointments will also be required. 

Seeking Safety, Strength, and Suicide Prevention (1).jpg

service dog program

The Service Dog Program is for individuals who need support regarding their disability on a day-to-day basis. To qualify for this program, you must have at least three tasks in mind that a dog can do to directly address your disability. The program requires 3-4 weekly appointments for Paws related activities.

 

You will have a group class for you and your dog, a workshop class, individual sessions, as well as a mental health appointment at least two times a month. Outside of the specific times you will be coming for Paws appointments, you will also have to train for 1-2 hours a day on your own time, and make it out to locations 3-6 times a week depending on how far into your program you are. You will be asked to volunteer at least four hours a month, and complete a training log weekly that you will submit to your trainer.

SEEKING SAFETY, STRENGTH AND SUICIDE PREVENTION

Begins October 5, 2021

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

at Paws and Stripes

This 10-week course provides evidence-based practice to manage the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use topics include learning, about triggers, relationships and anger. Psychoeducational activities are conducted in a group setting and confidential.

Contact Rebecca@pawsandstripes.org

for more information.