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  1. 1. 4 main areas•211 Community Resources•Suicide and Crisis Support•Volunteer Opportunities•Child Care Resources
  2. 2. 2-1-1– Information– Referral– Non profit, social service, government programs– 24 hours a day, 7 days a week– Free– Confidential
  3. 3. Suicide and Crisis Support– 1-800-273-TALK– ASIST Trainings– Suicide survivor class– support groups and materials
  4. 4. Volunteer Opportunities• Personalized assistance (dial 211)• SALSA (Serve and Learn Student Association) • For high school students• Online database • www.helplinecenter.org• Community promotion • Volunteer Sioux Falls • Spirit of Volunteerism
  5. 5. Child Care Resources• Dial 2-1-1• Can locate Daycares that are: – close to work or home – Have non traditional hours – Children with special needs – Accept state assistance
  6. 6. SALSA’s Mission - Connect high school students with volunteering.
  7. 7. Why?• We know that youth who volunteer become adults who volunteer• Youth who volunteer 1 hour a week are 50% less likely to abuse drugs, alcohol and engage in destructive behaviors• Benefits to the youth, agency and the community at large
  8. 8. SALSA Stats• Started in 1999• 5 high schools• Over 1,500 participants• Over 60,000 hours of service recorded• What is most impressive is the growth in the past 4 years…
  9. 9. Program components• Monthly meetings – Guest speakers – Individual opportunities – Hands on projects• SALSA-Wide Events – Twice monthly – Students from all SALSA schools are invited• Hours Database – Job, College and Scholarship applications
  10. 10. Packing Commodities for seniors
  11. 11. Decorating the Zoo for Breakfast with Santa
  12. 12. Project Warm Up
  13. 13. Gift Wrapping for Children’s Inn
  14. 14. Big Brothers Big Sisters Winter Party
  15. 15. JDRF Walk for a Cure
  16. 16. Questions?Thank You!
  17. 17. For further assistance or to support Dial 2-1-1 24/7

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