Welcome to addam

an association of directors of development, admissions and marketing

 

Who We Are

home-smiling-girlThe Association of Directors of Development, Admissions, and Marketing (ADDAM) is a group of professionals in the field of child, adolescent, and young adult residential services who are responsible for generating referrals, expanding markets, and creating new business opportunities for their organizations. Our members represent both private for-profit and not-for-profit agencies providing a wide array of youth services throughout the United States. Since its inception in 1996, ADDAM members from across the country have networked to exchange referrals and share their experience and knowledge relating to admissions, marketing, and business development.

Our Vision

“To serve as a network of admissions, marketing, and business development professionals in the field of child and adolescent residential services dedicated to the support of its membership by sharing mutually beneficial information, recognizing each other as potential referral sources, and affecting positive changes in our industry.”

 

Our Mission

“To continually improve our ability to mutually support and benefit our colleagues, our customers, our clients, and our companies.”

A Couple Examples of Our Excellent Programs:

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Latham School

The Latham School, a program of Latham Centers Inc., has been offering a safe environment for growth and learning on our beautiful campus on Cape Cod since 1970.  At Latham students receive intensive therapy, specialized education and vocational and recreational…

HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy

HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy is an approved private day and residential school in Philadelphia, PA, that serves medically complex children ages 5-21 and focuses on each child’s abilities. HMS gives students a voice and teaches them how…