Riverway Communities of Hope is run by volunteers and provides funding for mental health and substance abuse counseling for children in SW Wisconsin whose families lack the resources for these services. RCoH will pay for transportation to the appointments or treatment sessions as well as the actual clinician/counselor fees. Over 260 youth have received assistance for counseling needs. In addition, RCoH provides safe and supervised activities during an after school program on Early Release days (school children are released at 1 pm while teachers have in-service). The after school /Early Release Program has served over 1500 children in the past 2 years. During these afternoon sessions, the children benefit from educational opportunities. crafts, active play, team building projects, snacks and an opportunity for homework help. See us on facebook or at www.riverwayhope.org.