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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Asheville Academy for Girls (AAG)

Nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Asheville Academy is a therapeutic boarding school serving students ages 10-14.  Our program is specifically designed to help young girls overcome social, emotional, and academic challenges using a family-focused and experiential approach.…

Cardinal Cushing Centers

At the Cardinal Cushing Centers located in MA, we support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing possibilities and opportunities for growth and advancement. Our programs for students, adults and community members include education, employment training, transition services, residential care,…