Making Headway Center works with local schools to educate students and faculty about brain injury prevention. This may include presentations, helmet fittings, advice on maintaining a proper fit and on occasion, giving away helmets to those in genuine need. School visits occur when MHC staff is available. Safety presentations and helmet checks and fittings may also take place at public events such as the City of Eureka’s Annual Get Out and Play Day (GOPD). Making Headway Center recognizes that prevention is the most cost-effective, painless and, in fact, only sure way to reduce the number of brain injuries in our community.
As an on-going endeavor to reduce brain injuries we constantly provide and help fit helmets with individuals in our community.
The volunteer program is a great way for our clients to build important skills necessary for an independent lifestyle but our volunteer program is also designed to help the community. As an on-going part of our goal to create better communities we are always looking for ways to help our community. We have a great team of volunteers and we are always looking for ways to help the community by actively participating in street clean ups.