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Best Buddies NH

Founded in 1989, Best Buddies is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-toone friendships integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD.)  Best Buddies has state offices in 25 states and 52 countries!  New Hampshire's state office opened in January, 2014 and has School Friendship Programs in 20 schools across the state.  We are the world's largest organization dedicated to ending the  social, physical and economic isolation of the 200 million people with IDD.  Best Buddies helps them form meaningful friendships with their peers, secure successful jobs, live independently, improve public speaking, self advocacy and communication skills and feel valued by society.

We are rapidly expanding into middle schools, high schools and colleges across the state.  And we are starting our Ambassadors program in March, 2016; a self advocacy training class for individuals with IDD.

Please visit us on the web at or call our office at 603-856-8324.


Posted on: Monday, February 1, 2016

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