Probing the Limits

by Rabbi Yaakov Pole How does a person manage to become ‘ahead of their time’? Do they possess…

Friendship Circle Holds Social Distancing Graduation Parade

June 9, 2020 Social distancing parade visits students with special needs to congratulate those graduating elementary, middle, and…

Therapists Offer Tips for Surviving the (Expanded) Stay-at-Home Order

Local psychotherapists are seeing a lot of patients dealing with increased anxiety. Novel coronavirus. COVID-19. Self-quarantine. Social distancing….

UMatter’s Teen Mental Health Program Continues Online

The stay-at-home order was issued during the spring session, so participants of the Teen Talks have been unable…

Friendship Circle’s Lessons for Life Volunteer Cookie Koblin Shares Her Story

Koblin is a regular face at Friendship Circle, and plans to stay as long as she can. Cookie…

Friendship Circle’s Lessons for Life Offers Real-World Experience in State-of-the-Art-Village

Friendship Circle’s Weinberg Village teaches kids with special needs critical skills in a safe environment. Imagine a place…

Nicole Kahan: How Friendship Circle is Changing Teens’ Lives

Nicole Kahan started out volunteering with the Friends at Home Program in seventh grade, and as a college…

A Friendship That Changes Lives: Amanda & Allie

Friendship Circle brought Allie and her Buddy Amanda together, changing their lives for the better. When Josh and…

Brianna Dines – Testimonial

As a newly graduated Occupational Therapist from Grand Valley State University, Brianna Dines knows the importance that an…

Samantha Murray – Testimonial

Samantha Murray is currently a paraprofessional educator of an ASD (autism spectrum disorder) classroom. She credits Friendship Circle…