January, 2011
        kids playing

Dear family and friends,
Welcome to the New Year! The Wylie Center would like to thank you for your generous donations, monetary as well as time and talent this past year. We look forward to a serving our children, youth & families with quality programs to fit their needs throughout 2011.
Melody Amaral, CEO
Thank you for your generosity!

On behalf of The Wylie Center, I would like to thank everyone who contributed towards our 2010 Adopt-A-Family - Annual Celebration of Giving Campaign. Our Wylie Center children were able to celebrate the holidays and have a memorable experience do to generous donors like you.


With your efforts and kind hearts, 50 Wylie Center families were adopted this season and in this New Year we will strive to continue to help our children and their families. We hope for your continued support in our future projects, because with your support we are able to provide the stellar services our families need.


Once again, thank you for your in-kind donations; we could not have done this without the following contributors:


  Jane M. Lynch and Lara Embry

  The Curtis W. McGraw Foundation

  PA Thompson Engineering Company, Inc.

  Assistance League of Riverside - Assisteens

  Richard Anderson

  Riverside Plaza LLC

  Patricia Steen

  Margo McDonald

  Betty Folsom

  Deane Wylie

  James Milam

  Edward Watson

  Jennifer Martinez

  The Costco Team, Mira Loma

  Deane Wylie

  Patricia Steen and the following UCR             Offices of Research, Graduate Division and Academic Senate staff

  Thompson Engineering

  Ramona High School Key Club

  Dennis Mattson/Independent Options,Inc.

  Kathi Cruce

  Employees of the United Way

  The Martinez Family

  The Gulley Family

  Waddell & Reed

  Denise Gutierrez / University of LaVerne

  The Sinkhorn Family

  Lauren Potter

  Dick Anderson

  Jon's Flags and Poles

-Melody Amral, CEO

Substance Abuse Treatment

The highest percentage of growth in substance abusers is in young adults and teenagers. Our program provides a safe place for these young people to be assessed and educated on the consequences and dangers of substance abuse. For more information please call (951) 683-5193.
Are you feeling sad, irritable, extremely exhausted or anxious?

You are not alone, often times women suffer from postpartum depression after experiencing one of the most important and happiest moments of their life, birth. The Wylie Center provides a unique and supportive program that provides help to mothers suffering from this, as well as services for their infant or toddler along with child care. To discuss your unique concerns feel free to call (951) 683-5193, and ask to speak to someone in the Mental Health Services program.
The Healthy Couple
January 12 6:30 - 7:45pm.

This month classes on the Art of Intimacy will focus on a healthy couple, managing intimacy with kids. These seminars will encourage greater intimacy between committed partners raising children with significant challenges. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to create a stronger bond! For questions call (951) 683-5193.
Yogi Bear

sensory film

Ontario Mills
January, 8 at 10 a.m
Don't miss out on the sensory friendly film of the month sponsored by AMC theaters and Autism Society.
Parenting Classes
Do you want to reduce arguments over homework, chores and/or household rules? We are offering a class that will help parents help their children become more independent and cooperative.

For dates and times please call (951) 683-5193.
Ready for new friends?
Girls ages 13 - 17 can join a social group where they can meet other girls in a safe environment and with a trained facilitator. Don't delay the fun, sign up today!

For dates and times please call (951) 683-5193.
Individual's Rights in School
Tuesday, Jan 25th 4 - 6pm.

This month the TASK program will be addressing section 504 Accommodations. This focuses on individual's rights and accommodations in school, post-secondary education and workplace. It explains the differences between IDEA and Section 504. For more information please call (951) 328-1200.
We are Gleeful!

We are Gleeful to receive a $5,000 donation from Jane Lynch ( aka Sue Sylvester) and Lara Embry. Thank you to Lauren Potter (aka Becky) and Robin Sinkhorn for bringing The Wylie Center to their attention. "


Melody Amaral, CEO

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