Socialization and Community

Fun Bunch Program

The Fun Bunch program provides community activities primarily on the evenings and on weekends, to reduce isolation, re-engage in the community, and improve coping and social skills for adults with substance abuse and/or mental health issues.

Cancellation of reservation is required 24 hours before event.

Fun Bunch Reservation line:  602-685-0280

Fun Bunch Program Coordinator: Michael Savala               MichaelS@thestarcenters.org

Young Adult Program (YAP)

The Young Adult Program (YAP) serves adults ages 18-25 with behavioral health and/or substance abuse needs. Providing skills to minimize symptoms, work toward future goals and encourage independence.

YAP hosts 2-3 social events on Friday and Saturday each month to boost confidence, build friendships, and grow social supports. Activities include: Aquariums and Zoos, Amusement Parks, Concerts and Festivals, Horseback Riding, Museums, Musicals and Theater.

Monday—Friday day program activities include groups and field trips focused on improving communication with friends and family, career and education goals, community involvement and events, budgeting, social etiquette, social media, peer pressure, and weekend planning.

Transportation and a meal are provided for all Fun Bunch and Young Adult Program events.

Cancelation of reservation is required 24 hours before event.

Young Adult Program Coordinator: Darius Perry     Dariusmp@thestarcenters.org