Kopper Top Life Learning Center-LINCS

Description: To provide opportunities in therapeutic, Recreation Therapy and educational experiences to people with and without disabilities to empower and enhance their quality of life. Service learners should expect to have contact with clients and scheduling arrangements are made for those opportunities. Often service experiences include: interaction with the small staff and students will gain a better understanding of how a non-profit operates, and the care and feeding of the animals used in therapy. (horses, dogs, cats and other farm animals) Tuesdays/Wed. PAAWS program: Pet Therapy at area nursing facilities and agencies. Times: Tuesday mornings (9:30 or 10:00 am) Afternoons between 1:30 and 3:00 with varying hours weekly. 7:30 a.m. Prepare animals to go to facilities. Thursday(pm)-Saturday am Riding therapy Site is open Tuesday - Friday 9:00am -5:30pm, Saturday: 8:30-1:00 p.m

Primary Contact: Emily Berg
Mailing Address: 6657 Kimesville Road
deborahmeridith@bellsouth.net
Liberty, NC 27298
Phone #: 336-565-9723

On BioBus route: No

Office Hours: Tuesday- Friday 9:00am -5:30pm Sat., 8:30-2:00

Best Times for Volunteers: Morning and afternoon times available. Please review calendar to set up schedule with staff.

Notes: Healing PAAWS: Use animals as therapists and take the animals to nursing homes, day rehabilitation centers, schools, churches for Pet Therapy on Tuesdays/wednesdays. Healing HOOVES: provide therapy to people with and without disabilities using horses for therapists. Camp FreeSpirit: An inclusive 1/2 day, day camp provided to people throughout the

Directions to Service Location: Garden Rd/University Dr to Huffman Mill Rd. Turn R-Huffman Mill Rd which becomes Shoe Rd. Go to end, turn L-Hwy 61-merge-Hwy 62. Turn L-Ferguson Rd. Turn R then L-Kimesville Rd. Go to 6657.