Assistance Dogs for Children North Star Foundation

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Contact Information

North Star Foundation
Contact: Patty Dobbs-Gross, Executive Director
Email Address:
Phone: 860-423-0664

20 Deerfield Lane Storrs, CT 06268
Area Served: Out of State

Map Location Assistance Dogs for Children


North Star is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to placing well bred, thoughtfully raised and carefully trained dogs with children who face special challenges. Every placement we make is unique, with every North Star dog specifically trained to help its child or children to meet their social, emotional, and educational goals. Consumer pays with an emphasis on fundraising with the help of North Star.

Service Types

  • Service animals

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Counseling
  • Service Animals

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Cancer
  • Other See Narrative
  • Spina Bifida

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds