807 East Avenue South | La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 | 608.789.7600

Project AWARE ~ Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education

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Welcome to the Project AWARE page!

Beginning January 10, 2021. **This class is currently accepting wait list applicaions

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Makes Cents is a FREE workshop offered by the UW-L Financial Literacy office. Amanda Gasper will assist in explaining financial terms, budgeting and answering questions. Finance students will be available by appointment after class for personal assistance.

Thursday, February 18th.

7pm.

Virtual Class via Zoom, link will be emailed to you after signing up.

Class has no maximum capacity

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Please watch for upcoming workshops:

Cooking Decorating

Safer at home- for our students home alone in Summer

Painting

Internet Safety

Windows Suite for Beginners

Kindergarten U- What your kindergartner should know before starting Kindergarten

WHAT IS PROJECT AWARE?

The Project AWARE grant, provided through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), aims to increase awareness of behavioral and mental health issues among school-aged youth by promoting awareness among students, training school staff, and providing families with community resources.  The School District of La Crosse was awarded over $2.5 million to support its work under the grant.

 

WHERE IS PROGRAMMING IMPLEMENTED?

The Project AWARE grant is being implemented in Chippewa Falls, La Crosse, and Lakeland.

 

WHAT IS THE TIMELINE FOR THE PROJECT AWARE GRANT?

This is a five-year grant that runs from Spring 2019-2024.

 

WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF PROJECT AWARE?

  1. Increase the capacity for schools to respond to onsite mental health
  2. Increase youth and family voice and authentic engagement
  3. Improve cross-system collaboration to improve mental health supports for children and youth
  4. Increase access to and engagement of mental health wellness and treatment resources for children and youth

Online/Virtual Events

Storytime begins Wednesday, January 13th. Join us each Wednesday for a new book! Please check out our facebook page for recordings.

Local community events, workshops and classes

The Parenting Place has a newsletter for all events, workshops and activities. https://www.theparentingplace.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/BuildingBlocks_2018_Winter.pdf