Youth Programs

Learning to Count



 Learning to Count

FOR Learning To Count program is designed to help students apply their classroom experience to everyday living. We are centered around group mentorship and student-initiated growth. In our mentoring program, we focus on college prep, entrepreneurship, community service, physical activity, and more for 6th through 8th grade students.

who we serve:

Any 6th-8th grade student who lives in the Clarkston area who could benefit from a self-initiated, community-supported environment with access to academic support resources and goal-oriented incentives. Each semester students set personal and academic goals, be a part of mentoring groups, and participate in incentives such as trips and retreats. There is no program fee to participate but registration is required.

Where and When:

Friends of Refugees Jolly Avenue Community Garden House:

733 Jolly Ave S. Clarkston, GA

Monday - Thursday 4:30-6:30 PM


We will pick up students from Freedom Middle School.

Get Involved:

We are always looking for supplies such as copy paper, ink, art supplies, and calculators to support students in their school work. We are also always looking for tutors, mentors, and career coaches who can dedicate at least 6 months to walking alongside a student to empower them to achieve their dreams.