Found It!

Peer Support and Social Club for Adults with Disabilities

Found It!

Peer Support and Social Club for Adults with Disabilities

About Us

Who We Are

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Found It! was organically grown out of the desire and need to...

Provide peer support and social activities for young adults affected by  Asperger's Syndrome (AS), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) High Functioning Autism (HFA) and other Neurodevelopmental disorders.


Why We Started

In Solano county, there were not many options for those higher functioning young adults that wanted to be a part of a peer group or have an active, independent social life. Most current programs were located outside of the county, cost too much, and/or are designed for youth under 18. We needed a program of our own, in our own community. After searching and seeming to come up short, we “Found It“ within ourselves to create something that we believe is truly special and want to share it with you. So now, you have Found It! Too        ~Alexis and Family 


What We Do

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Provide Peer Support* 

A facilitator will meet with the group to discuss:

  • Life's challenges
  • Motivate each other
  • Building relationships
  • Anxiety/Coping Skills
  • Communication
  • Basic Skills
  • It's Really Up to You!

This is a peer led group. The facilitator is only to ensure a welcoming, nonjudgmental atmosphere and to keep the group on topic. A short video maybe viewed or an agreed topic will be discussed or even learn something new alongside your peers. 

*Participants must be moderately self sufficient and able to actively communicate.


Our Social Group

We love to get together. Some of our activities include:

  • Bowling (with SODA and the city of Vacaville)
  • Water Aerobics (with SODA and the city of Vacaville)
  • Festivals (Anime, Comics)
  • Karaoke
  • Sporting events/participation (Sabering, hockey games, wrestling (SPW))
  • Horse racing
  • You Name It!

*At times, we partner with Social Opportunities for Disabled Adults (SODA)*

What You Can Do

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Help get the word out and Join Us!

We get it. You want someone to talk to, someone who understands and has walked in your shoes, someone to just call friend. Living with a disability can be tough and can impair the ability to make friends and we want to help.

While our primary focus are individuals with Neurodevelopmental disorders between the ages of 18-40ish, we welcome ALL including those with social anxiety.


Our meetings are held twice a month at the Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City.


Our Peer support meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday* each month from 6:30-8:00pm.


Our Social Group partners with Social Opportunities for Disabled Adults (SODA) and meets on the  3rd Wednesday* of each month from 6:30-8:00pm.


*Except for holidays. November-December, we only meet once a month. 

Upcoming Events

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Our regular meeting: Wednesday April 3rd 6:30-8 at the Nelson Center 611 Village Dr., Suisun


Saturday, April 13th at 4:30-7:30

Found It host their 1st Ever Birthday Open House Luau Bash!!!

That’s right, you heard it! We turn 1!

Come in your favorite Hawaiian Duds!!

This is also a clothes drive, so bring us all your old stuff including that old band shirt from that 1987 show that you don’t even remember going to!!

1702 Enterprise Drive, #5 Fairfield, CA



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Please Consider Helping Our Cause

No matter the size of your donation, your support and contributions will enable us to continue to provide a welcoming place to meet and to keep our event costs down. Found It! is an IRS 501(c)(3) designated nonprofit. Please consult with your tax adviser to ensure you receive the full benefit of donating. 

EIN: 82-5303708

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Resources

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The ARC California

Advocates for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities .

http://www.thearcca.org/

Solano Cares

Your One-Stop resource site for services in and around Solano county.

http://www.solano.networkofcare.org

AASCEND

Autism Aspergers Spectrum Coalition for Education Networking and Development.

Adults of all ages on the autism spectrum, their families and friends, academics and professionals in the autism field unite as a community in AASCEND. 

http://www.aascend.org/

North Bay Regional Center

North Bay Regional Center is one of 21 Regional Centers for persons with developmental disabilities in California. Promoting opportunities and supporting choices.

https://nbrc.net/

United Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) is a trusted resource for individuals with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities and their networks.

http://ucp.org/

Community Access Plus (CAP)

Assisting individuals with developmental disabilities, obtain and maintain employment in their community.

http://www.communityaccessplus.com/

Special Thank You

Thank you to Quin Burke and the Burke Family for their generous donation made on behalf of their loving father, brother and son, Donald James Burke. You were loved then, loved today, loved always. MYM


Suisun ACE Hardware

Cal-Estates and the Charles M. Schultz Foundation

Home Depot, Fairfield

Self Storage of Vacaville 

Brother Joe

Painter Doug

Grant Wilcox

and the many employees of CalTrans, District 4