Animal-Assisted Therapy

Programs that help emotionally disturbed or isolated individuals by giving them an opportunity to interact with a domestic animal or horse in a variety of manners and settings.

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NV

Gardnerville, NV

310 Allerman Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89460
Phone: 775-309-3879
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Organization Name: Between Horses and Humans
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Address:
310 Allerman Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89460
Phone: 775-309-3879
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Email: betweenhorsesandhumans@gmail.com
Eligibility: Children with difficult life situations, personal challenges, or social/emotional/behavioral issues.
Services Provided: Program builds leadership and communication skills, and assists participants with social, personal and emotional issues. Uses a variety of methodologies, combining ground exercises, equine body work and riding, along with workshops and seminars.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019

Las Vegas, NV

4795 North Miller Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89149
Phone: 702-645-8446
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Organization Name: Horses 4 Heroes
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4795 North Miller Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89149
Phone: 702-645-8446
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Email: events@horses4heroes.org
Eligibility: Physically able to participate
Services Provided: Four-week workshop for teens and adults. Participants work with horses and farm animals to learn basic life and social skills, including respect, trust, empathy, manners, verbal versus non-verbal communication, passive conflict resolution.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019

Reno, NV

19440 Annie Lane
Reno, NV 89521
Phone: 775-223-5181
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19440 Annie Lane
Reno, NV 89521
Phone: 775-223-5181
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Email: info@leadwithhorses.com
Eligibility: Ages 5 to 24.
Services Provided: Participants actively engage in and reflect upon hands-on activities with horses. Horses are co-facilitators in the educational process.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
19440 Annie Lane
Reno, NV 89521
Phone: 775-223-5181
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19440 Annie Lane
Reno, NV 89521
Phone: 775-223-5181
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Email: info@leadwithhorses.com
Eligibility: Ages 5 to 24.
Services Provided: Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP). EAP uses guided ground based activities with horses to focus on mental, emotional and social health.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019

Nationwide

P.O. Box 246
Spanish Fork, UT 84660
Phone: 801-754-0400
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P.O. Box 246
Spanish Fork, UT 84660
Phone: 801-754-0400
Fax: 801-754-0401
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Email: EQUINE@EAGALA.ORG
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Provides global standard and certification for equine therapy programs. Involves a team approach that includes a licensed, credentialed Mental Health Professional, a qualified Equine Specialist, and horses working together with the client in an arena at all times.

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Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
Address:
PO Box 219
Jamul, CA 91935
Toll Free Phone: 800-528-9550
Email: servicedoginfo@yahoo.com
Services Provided: An assistance dog training school, matched with handler for autism assistance, hearing, mobility assistance, psychiatric service, and seizure alert.
Provider Profiles: $24,000 via fundraising, $500 deposit. Involvement in fundraising is voluntary. No out-of-pocket costs for recipients.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
20 Deerfield Lane
Storrs, CT 06268
Phone: 860-423-0664
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20 Deerfield Lane
Storrs, CT 06268
Phone: 860-423-0664
Email: northstarfoundation@charter.net
Services Provided: A nonprofit helping children who face social, emotional or educational challenges with the help of animal assisted therapy, school visits and assistance dog placements. Our Assistance Dogs serve children whose challenges range from autism to serious medical conditions to grief over the loss of a parent.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 8/7/2018
875 124th Ave NE Unit 101
Bellevue, WA 98005
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875 124th Ave NE Unit 101
Bellevue, WA 98005
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Services Provided: Specializing in visiting programs with Therapy Animals, Companion Animals and Social/therapy Animals. Educates healthcare and other professionals; Provides gold standard therapy animal curriculum and training; Empowers individuals with disabilities; Advances knowledge about research.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
5394 Marshall Street, Ste 400
Arvada, CO 80002
Phone: 303-839-6782
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5394 Marshall Street, Ste 400
Arvada, CO 80002
Phone: 303-839-6782
Fax: 303-839-7336
Email: Lee.Shaughnessy@rmchildren.org
Eligibility: Patients and families
Services Provided: Provides direct assistance to pediatric patients and their families. The Mother's Milk Bank collects, processes, and provides donor human milk to babies nationwide. Information on how to receive milk can be found online.
The Stink Bug Project supports families who have a child diagnosed with a serious medical condition.
The Stink Bug Project, in partnership with the prison-trained K-9 Program at Colorado Correctional Industries, matches well-trained, loving companion dogs with families throughout the Rocky Mountain region.
Provider Profiles: Call Lee Shaughnessy 720.507.0907 to determine if your client qualifies.
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
29976 Margale Lane
Vista, CA 92084
Phone: 760-295-2222
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29976 Margale Lane
Vista, CA 92084
Phone: 760-295-2222
Email: Info@SCDOA.org
Eligibility: no cost
Services Provided: A nonprofit providing well-trained service dogs to those who would benefit. Assistance dogs trained include: service dog, companion dog, hearing dog, skilled companion dog, mobility assistance dog, walker dog, therapy dog.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 8/7/2018