On Mission: Veterans & Horses
PBJ Connections partners horses
with Veterans to address goals,
supports and moving forward in life.
Sessions focus on:
• Goals and Strengths
• Use of support systems
• Improving Relationships
• Moving forward in your personal
This service is free to Veterans struggling
with substance abuse that reside
in Franklin County through the
Access to Recovery Grant.
This program is delivered in six
group sessions of two hours.
Groups are currently running Monday
Call 740-924-7543 for start dates
at equine facilities in Pataskala,
Westerville, Dublin and Johnstown.
To learn more about equine services
for Veterans please visit Finally
Home Farm – our co-providers of
The A PONY Program
Through the A PONY Program, PBJ
Connections partners with local
schools to provide psychoeducational
groups to youth where they
can work on leadership, coping
skills, self-esteem and positive communication.
The schools identify up
to ten students at a time who are
struggling with a diagnosed mental
health issue, an issue with behavior
at school, or a home life issue that is
transports the students to PBJ Connections
for 90-minute group sessions
once per week for ten weeks.
The overall Goal of the A PONY pro-
risk youth. This goal is supported by
Objective 1: To increase leadership,
empowerment, and positive
communication in participants.
Objective 2: To show an increase
in positive school attendance during
the intervention weeks.
Objective 3: Participants will gain
insight into their own behaviors,
mental health issues, and feelings.