Funding Sources available to families to help cover the cost of lessons

last updated 12/15/2019

Mahoning County Family & Children First Council

Mahoning County residents can apply for limited funding/scholarships based on income need for 12, 30-minute private lessons for their special needs child

Contact: Cara Dupont,

Mahoning County JFS PASSS Fund

(Post Adoption Special Service Subsidy)

Parents who live in Mahoning County and have adopted can apply for funding for lessons through the PASSS fund. (no matter where you adopted, as long as you live in Mahoning County

Contact: Karen Tesyk,

*Jewish Community Center PALS+

The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown offers free one-on-one swim lessons for persons who are on the autism spectrum or who have developmental disabilities. This program is funded by the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation and Autism Speaks.

Click Here to apply for PALS+

For more information contact the Aquatics Coordinator:
330.746.3250 ext. 112

*Please note this is a resource for free 1:1 lessons and that lessons with Coach Caroline are not guaranteed.