Ask members to reflect on how they would like to give and receive support from others.
Inventory the person’s existing circle of support.
Help the person identify people that they would like to add to their support system.
Assist members with developing interpersonal skills that can be helpful in building relationships and expanding their support system (sharing personal information about oneself, taking calculated risks, asking for help, reflective listening, enforcing boundaries, and so on).
Help members meet new people by hosting events that include members living in other JOH programs and alumni.
Inventory the places in the community that individuals go to or visit.