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Hurricane Volunteer Support Fund
In the wake of the recent hurricanes, the Corporation is coordinating volunteers to assist with repair and relief efforts in areas affected by this devastating storm. Your donation will support volunteers in providing food and shelter, managing donations, helping victims get necessary assistance, and long-term rebuilding efforts.
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Topic: Public Safety

Program


Developing and Implementing a Block Parent Program

Neighborhoods can become safer places for children and adolescents when parents and volunteers work together with local law enforcement and educational agencies. Volunteers — even the homebound elderly — can serve as Block Parents, providing safe haven to youth in crisis situations, even if they do not have children of their own. This effective practice was adapted from the book, Safe Homes, Safe Neighborhoods: Stopping Crime Where You Live by Stephanie Mann.

Click here to read the full article at the Resource Center.


The Resource Center is your one-stop shop for online tools and training resources to strengthen your volunteer or service program. Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service and administered by ETR Associates, The Resource Center is the central point for:

  • Sharing training and technical assistance information among the Corporation’s National Service programs
  • Sharing information with potential grantees to help them apply for Corporation resources
  • Providing technical assistance to any organization using volunteers to strengthen local communities
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