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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Heartspring School

The Heartspring School, located in Wichita, Kansas, is a not-for-profit residential and day school serving boys and girls ages 5 – 21, from across the country. Heartspring serves students with various developmental delays and/or intellectual disabilities, but specifically specializes in…

Heritage Community

The Heritage Community is a 19-acre therapeutic community comprised of three specialized programs; Peers, Elevate and Launch. Located at the base of the Wasatch Mountains in Provo, Utah,  Heritage serves girls and boys ages 12-17.  Students within these academies  may…