Stamford, CT- Laurel House, Inc. was recently awarded a $12,500 grant from the Pitney Bowes Foundation for its Tele-Education Support (TEdS) program, an enhanced element of the organization’s long-standing Supported Education (SEd) program.
The Pitney Bowes Foundation is dedicated to helping to improve the well-being of the communities the company serves. The foundation supports programs for children, families and teenagers that encourage reading, address the opportunity gap, prepare people for successful employment, and enhance the capability and opportunities of the future workforce. The foundation also addresses critical community needs through support of disaster relief efforts and organizations that provide access to health and human services. To learn more visit https://www.pitneybowes.com/us/our-company/corporate-responsibility.html.
Laurel House’s TEdS program provides on-campus support via phone, Skype, FaceTime and periodic in-person support to Fairfield County students away from home and their families. TEdS provides comprehensive wrap-around support to students who live away from home on or near their school campus. It offers counseling, guidance, and support to help older teens and young adults with mental health needs succeed in college and other post-secondary vocational certification. To learn more about TEdS please visit https://www.laurelhouse.net/program-services/education.html.
About Pitney Bowes
Pitney Bowes is a global technology company offering innovative products and solutions that enable commerce in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping and mailing, and global ecommerce. Pitney Bowes focuses their philanthropy on literacy and education, essential contributors to the growth of healthy individuals, strong communities and a vibrant economy. To learn more visit https://www.pitneybowes.com/us/our-company.html.
About Laurel House, Inc. and Resources to Recover
Laurel House, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, helps individuals and families achieve and sustain mental health to lead fulfilling lives in the community. It has been in operation since 1984 and serves 8 towns in lower Fairfield County from Greenwich to Westport. For more information visit www.laurelhouse.net and www.rtor.org.The core purpose of the Resources to Recover family of services is: early intervention, social inclusion and recovery. Its services and programs include: Laurel House; Thinking Well (Cognitive Remediation) and www.rtor.org, a gateway website to mental health resources. Laurel House’s evidence-based programs include: Supported Education, Supported Employment (and Mobile Employment services), Skill Building Workshops and Supportive Housing.