I am the In Service Coordinator for the Teen Action and Support Center

  • published Wish List in Donate 2018-08-29 11:25:54 -0500

  • published 2017 Impact Report 2018-04-03 14:38:11 -0500

  • published The Station in Our Programs 2017-04-26 14:11:28 -0500

  • published AINWA Trips in All In NWA 2017-01-11 16:07:24 -0600

    AINWA Trip Experiences



    Tropical Costa Rica

    There is nothing like relaxing in the sun, taking a tram ride through the treetops in a verdant rainforest, seeing wildlife close up, and so much more on your Costa Rica Escape.


    Florida Fun for a Family of 4

    Enjoy your family vacation of a lifetime in Orlando visiting Mickey Mouse, Harry Potter, and all their friends at Disney and Universal theme parks! On this trip you'll make memories to last forever.


    Alaska - The Call of the Wild

    Sailing the Inside Passage, you'll discover what life is like at the edge of our vast northern wilderness.




    Oktoberfest is all about fun, frolic, and discovering new found friends at the world's biggest and best beer bash! The two of you will explore Europe's most exciting cities as you "drink in" all the joys of Oktoberfest.


    San Francisco Wine Country

    Jet to the "City by the Bay" for an incredible escape to Nothern California. You'll explore the quaint streets of San Francisco and the rolling hills of the Napa Valley.


    Greek Island Adventure

    Get off the beaten path and escape to the magical islands of Greece! The soft sands & crystal blue oceans await one lucky couple in our auction.


    The Pleasures and Treasures of Tuscany

    For food, fun and laughter, there's no better place than Tuscany where, on your seven-day trip, the two fo you will see incomparable treasures and art in Florence and learn to be spectacular chefs during your cooking class in an authentic Tuscan kitchen.


    The Wine, Wonder and Romance of France

    This exciting trip for two has it all...the excitement and beauty of Paris and the romantic chateaux and vineyards of the finest wine region of France!


    The Land of Our Faith

    Israel of the Old World...and the New. Jerusalem, The Wailing Wall, Galilee, Tiberias and Tel Aviv. Even includes special trip to Masada. 




    South African Photo Safari

    From sipping fine wines to capturing photos of the heart stopping "Big Five", this 10-day trip to Cape Town and the wild animal preserves of South Africa will be on you'll never forget. 



  • published Sustainability Partners in Donate 2016-10-07 10:59:12 -0500

    Sustainability Partners

    100% of your donation goes directly to programming for teens in NWA! No matter what giving budget you are working with, there is an opportunity to play your part in empowering teens to take action in their own lives and in our community.


    $8.50 for the prom experience.

    one hour out of your work week per month covers the cost of providing the prom experience for one teen who would not be able to afford to attend. 


    $17 for ongoing mentorship.

    $17/per month covers the cost of a teen’s participation in our In Service program, where they will serve the community, be mentored by a caring and invested adult, and learn valuable practical and entrepreneurial skills. Young adults who face an opportunity gap but have a mentor are 55% more likely to be enrolled in college than those who did not have a mentor. (The Mentoring Effect, 2014)


    $24 towards his/her first steps.

    $24/per month covers the cost for a teen parent and his or her child to participate in our First Steps program, where they will receive weekly supplies like diapers and baby wipes, parenting classes, and help to stay in school. While only 38% of teen mothers graduate high school nationally, 93% of teen mothers in TASC’s First Steps program graduate high school on time.


    $44 to provide counseling to a teen in need.

    $44/per month covers the cost of counseling for a teen facing crisis or hardship. Among adolescents with mental health needs, 70% do not receive needed care. TASC provided over 700 hours of counseling last year.


    $112 to support one homeless youth.

    $112/per month covers the cost of one homeless youth’s participation in our Teen Thrive program. Currently, 100% of teens facing homelessness who have entered our Teen Thrive program are safely housed and are now receiving valuable case management and resources.


    Every dollar you donate to TASC is tripled in the community. TASC is a 501(c)3 non-profit and your donation is 100% tax deductible. As a grassroots, local non-profit, we rely heavily on local support and are incredibly grateful for our community partners.



  • published Native Teen in Blog 2016-02-15 16:58:23 -0600

    to: Parents from: Teen

    Note: The views, opinions and positions expressed by the authors and those providing comments on these blogs are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of the Teen Action and Support Center or any employee thereof. We make no representations as to accuracy, completeness, timeliness, suitability or validity of any information presented by individual authors and/or commenters on our blogs and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries or damages arising from its display or use.

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  • published Volunteer Recruiters in Tour de Fun Fest 2015-04-14 12:04:38 -0500

    Volunteer Recruiters


    Simply copy the link below and share it with your various network (Facebook friends, email contacts, Twitter follower, etc.)!

    The link will direct them to our Tour de Fun Fest Volunteer page where they can learn about the volunteer opportunities and fill out our sign up form. If they sign up, you receive credit for the referral!

    Start recruiting

  • published Our Programs 2015-04-08 12:15:24 -0500

    - In Service -

    Our program for volunteer service. All teens are welcome to come serve with us on a variety of local projects. (Learn More) 

    #teenthink Lab


    - First Steps -

    Our program for teens who are pregnant or currently parenting. (Learn More) 


    - The Closet -

    Our program for the collection of resource initiatives that meet the needs of teens in NWA. (Learn More) 


    - Teen Thrive -

    Our program for teens with housing insecurity and other hardships. (Learn More) 


    - Restore -

    Our program for counseling, mediation services and support groups to help teen and families. (Learn More) 

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