Washington adult chat
The program will launch in 12 key markets and run from June to November, focused on addressing healthcare, employment, and veterans’ transportation needs.
Following the success of the pilot, Lyft and United Way will look to expand and scale the program in more cities.
Services are provided in a safe, nurturing and friendly atmosphere.
“I love seeing the faces of my group after cooking a meal.
Every week I see their hard work turn into huge accomplishments, and their successes are a true testament to each person’s desire to learn and ability to achieve.”– Courtney Coan, Snack and Chat Program.
Snack and Chat is structured around meal preparation and cooking, and enables individuals to develop friendships and work collaboratively with their peers on common goals including planning a meal, shopping, food preparation and then sharing a meal in a group setting.
Members of the group have the opportunity to improve in areas such as communication, decision-making, conflict resolution, self-advocacy, interpersonal skills, and self-organization.