Bob Connor

The Littleton Fire Department will be obtaining an Assistance Dog through NEADS to help us bring about more awareness and aid to the psychological stress of our job. We will…

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Alyssa Kirby

Hi There! My name is Alyssa. I am a RN at a secure treatment program for youths who have significant mental health needs and/or have experienced significant childhood traumas

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Kevin Fenlon

My name is Kevin Fenlon, I am the Assistant Director of Counseling Services at Worcester State University.  For the past 13 years, I have been working with college students to…

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Christine Brouillard

At Mill Pond School, we have seen – and felt – the positive impact a dog can make in the day and life of a child. Through occasional visits with…

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Nissa Thornton

As a peer counselor within the Massachusetts Department of Correction, I have been accepted into the NEADS program and a currently waiting to be matched with an Assistance Dog who…

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Stacy Pokora

Hello, my name is Stacy Pokora and I am a special education teacher in North Providence, RI. My goal is to raise funds for NEADS.  I am currently on the…

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Gary Grimes

Hi! My name is Gary Grimes and I am a Chaplain working on a hospice team in the western Massachusetts area. We work with patients who have been diagnosed with…

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Jennie Williams & Danny

Danny is a classroom dog who works every day at a therapeutic day school in Southeastern Massachusetts.  Danny initially came to the school to offer support to students in Kindergarten through grade 8. 

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Lindsay Curtius & Star

My name is Lindsay Curtius. I am an Education Specialist at San Diego Cooperative Charter School 2. In July 2016, I had the opportunity to fly from California to the NEADS campus in Massachusetts to meet and train with Star, SDCCS’ Assistance Dog for the Classroom…

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