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Our Programs

For Children, Adults, and Families Special Needs

Our Programs

For Children, Adults, and Families Special Needs

Our Programs

For Children, Adults, and Families Special Needs

Vocational

Tier 1 (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Five hours per day, two days per week.

No fee

Shifts will be determined based on needs of bakery and Trainee. The dates listed are not the program schedule.


Tier 1 (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Five hours per day, two days per week.

No fee

Shifts will be determined based on needs of bakery and Trainee. The dates listed are not the program schedule.

Soul Discovery (Jan-Apr 2023)

From: 18

Two days per week. Two hours per day. (Four days total)

Dates and times to be determined by trainer and family.

Pawz Discovery (Jan-April 2024)

From: 18

Pawz Discovery is four two-hour sessions where trainees are introduced to the Pawz Cafe program before entering a training tier.


This unique program offers participants the chance to learn a variety of skills, including walking, playing, feeding, and caring for dogs. By integrating a dog daycare into the vocational program, individuals with special needs have the opportunity to gain experience in customer service and animal care. The program provides a safe and inclusive environment where participants can learn and develop these skills, fostering their personal growth and independence.Through this innovative approach, the program aims to promote social interaction, build self-confidence, and enhance vocational skills among adults with special needs.

Tier 1 (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Shifts will be determined by the Training Director and Trainee. The dates listed are not the program schedule.

No fee


This unique program offers participants the chance to learn a variety of skills, including walking, playing, feeding, and caring for dogs. By integrating a dog daycare into the vocational program, individuals with special needs have the opportunity to gain experience in customer service and animal care. The program provides a safe and inclusive environment where participants can learn and develop these skills, fostering their personal growth and independence.Through this innovative approach, the program aims to promote social interaction, build self-confidence, and enhance vocational skills among adults with special needs.

Monday & Wednesday 11:00 AM-2:00 PM (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Two days per week

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Vocational Training ratio is 1 support staff to 3 trainees.

Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 AM-2:00 PM (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Two days per week

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Vocational Training ratio is 1 support staff to 3 trainees.

Monday & Wednesday 3:00-6:00 PM (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Two days per week

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Vocational Training ratio is 1 support staff to 3 trainees.

Tuesday & Thursday 3:00-6:00 PM (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

Two days per week

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Vocational Training ratio is 1 support staff to 3 trainees.

Monday & Wednesday 10:00 AM-1:00 PM (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

This training program will teach adults with special needs the skills to work with animals in a dog training and daycare setting.

Two days per week.

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Vocational Training ratio is 1 support staff to 3 trainees.

Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM-1:00 PM (Mar-April 2024)

From: 18

This training program will teach adults with special needs the skills to work with animals in a dog training and daycare setting.

Two days per week.

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Vocational Training ratio is 1 support staff to 3 trainees.

Facilities ofFriendship Circle

Friendship Circle provides assistance and support to 3,000 individuals with special needs and their families by providing recreational, social,educational and vocational programming. In addition to helping those in need, the Friendship Circle enriches its vast network of volunteers by enabling them to reap the rewards of selfless giving.

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