Welcome to addam
an association of directors of development, admissions and marketing
Who We Are
The 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.
“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.”
A Couple Examples of Our Excellent Programs:
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For youth 11-17 with acute crises and/or prolonged and pervasive behavioral problems, the Reserve School offers two self-contained, co-ed units in a safe, secure setting where their path toward healing can begin. Ideal for individuals with significant mental health and…
Lakemary Center, founded in 1969, is located approximately 30 miles south of the Kansas City metro area and serves boys and girls 6-21 with developmental/intellectual disabilities along with concurrent psychiatric illnesses. Children at Lakemary Center receive special education services in…