At First Baptist Hendersonville
First Baptist Hendersonville is excited to become the official home of PEER Place!
To Promote Education, Experiences, and Relationships in a community-based program for adults with intellectual and developmental differences, thus empowering them to achieve their highest potential mentally, physically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.
PEER Place meets
Mondays – Thursdays
from 8am – 3pm here at FBCH.
“My young adult with a learning difference has aged out of special education programs. What now?”
Check out PEER Place: where he or she will continue to be in a positive social and experiential learning environment.
The mission of PEER Place is to promote education, experiences, and relationships in a community based program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, thus empowering them to achieve their highest potential mentally, physically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.
WHO WE ARE
Peer Place is a 501c3 non-profit organization providing the following opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental differences:
Opportunities to build friendships and develop strong social skills.
Opportunities for further learning of basic reading, math, and computer skills.
Training for a lifestyle of healthy habits including recreation and exercise.
Job training and volunteer skills which will enable the participant to contribute to society and obtain personal fulfillment.