Livin’ & Learnin’

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For more information on our Livin’ & Learnin’ Program, call

(608) 755-4123

Building Confidence

Participants thrive as they learn and grow. They gain confidence in themselves as they take on new challenges and explore their community, safely and with support.

LIVIN’ & LEARNIN’

The Livin’ & Learnin’ Program encourages young people ages 14 and up to challenge themselves to try new things while building friendships and gaining greater independence. Our attentive program managers customize each participant’s learning plan to their specific goals and abilities and provide one-on-one coaching, encouragement, and support every step of the way.

Throughout the program, Livin’ and Learnin’ participants learn how to:

  • Access non-emergency police services, use a fire extinguisher, and apply basic first aid
  • Build communication skills
  • Buy a movie ticket
  • Explore new hobbies
  • Increase mobility
  • Join a club and participate in community events
  • Obtain a library card
  • Plan parties and events
  • Safely use the internet and cell phones
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Clients in KANDU’s Livin’ & Learnin’ program had a blast at the Janesville Town Square Gran Prix last week 🚴‍♂️Clients even got to ring the bell, a challenge to the cyclists to win a cash prize in the next lap!

The Janesville Town Square Gran Prix is the first stop in ...the Tour of America's Dairyland, a series of bike races throughout Wisconsin that continue through June 23.

A huge thank you to Stephen from Drywater Productions for capturing all the fun and festivities of Grapes & Hops 2024! Check out the new photos 📸

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted the Special Olympics Wisconsin Summer State Games last week, with over 1,500 athletes participating in the event. Clients from Prevoc and the Livin' & Learnin' program went to the games to support four KANDU friends who were competing. ...Congratulations to all the athletes! 🏆

✨Announcing Thrivent as the winner of “Most Fundraised” at Grapes & Hops 2024! Jon Urish - Thrivent & Joel Otto - Thrivent were happy to accept the award: a Yeti cooler full of drinks, just in time for summer! ⛱

Aktion Club members and Livin' and Learnin' clients participated in Community Garden Day at the Janesville Community Center, Inc.. Clients sorted seeds, pruned tomato plants, and painted rocks to decorate the Freedom Garden. Many of our clients haven’t stopped talking about how much ...they enjoyed working with the plants & we look forward to more gardening time this summer! 🍅🌿☀️

Thankful for this community coalition! There are so many people, organizations, and businesses that are dedicated to making Rock County a great place to live, work, and play for all residents, and we're happy to be a part of it 💙

Let's hear it for Stu, Mitch, and David from the Janesville Morning Rotary Club, WINNERS of the Grapes & Hops 2024 Best Booth competition. Their “Camper” themed booth featured a vintage camper with a full cook-out set-up! 🌭🍻