• A Place to Learn – Slide 1
  • A Place to Laugh – Slide 1
  • A Place to Shine – Slide 1
  • A Place to Learn – Slide 2
  • A Place to Laugh – Slide 2
  • A Place to Shine – Slide 2

Welcome to The Next Stop!

Located in Suwanee, Georgia, The Next Stop provides opportunities for our members to socialize, enjoy recreation, and continue to learn three afternoons a week.

Surrounded by peers and mentors, members of The Next Stop enjoy stimulating afternoons laughing and enjoying friendships in a fulfilling and challenging way. We are a vibrant program offering high quality group activities, learning opportunities and personalized mentorship to our members!

Our Program

Having a place to belong and a place to enjoy friendships is important to all of us! Read more...


Our Vision

What happens when the school bus stops coming? The Next Stop! Read more...


Our Beginning

Based on their own family's needs, The LaRoche's knew they had been called to a mission beyond their wildest dreams. Read more...



Big or small, your gift makes a difference.

COVID Friendly Golf Tournament

Royal Lakes Golf and Country Club

Flowery Branch, Georgia

September 1st – 28th, 2020

Play your round at your own convenience!

Contact Stu LaRoche @404-822-7068 or [email protected] to enter and reserve your tee time

Trey has loved Next Stop from day one, and being able to stay in touch with his Next Stop family during the COVID-19 pandemic has made all the difference for him. The Next Stop immediately began Zoom groups for their members and reminded them that they are not "stuck" at home but "safe" at home. Hearing that message and being with his friends online, has helped him to better understand the situation and deal with his emotions. Listening to his conversations and helping him with his Next Stop projects and activities has helped us understand his perspective and has created a new kind of conversation in our house. We are forever grateful to The Next Stop team!

Check out all of the fun at The Next Stop!

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THANKING YOU for your purchase of a $10,000 cash raffle ticket(s)!   A great way to support The Next Stop and possibly WIN the money!
$25 per ticket -- every 10 bought earns a free ticket
Drawing is September 28, 2020

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which golf course is it going to be at so my dad Larry can take me?

Guessing what the small piece of the picture is going to become as it gets larger is one of our big group Zoom activities.  Fun times πŸ€—
Playing BINGO is always funβ€”even in a Zoom session!

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Looking good Ian!

We could call it Zingo! πŸ˜‚

That was fun yesterday

I just didn't have any bingo chips or anything to play bingo so that's why I wanted to watch

The members are learning how to manage some zoom features and we couldn’t be prouder!  Several were able to draw on the whiteboard for the first time while playing Pictionary.  😍 (yes, this is rain!)

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Its awsome the new skills that are being learned at TNS. So proud of everyone. So happy to still conect with everone there.

Thanks Nick for sending this very moving message.   You said what the whole Next Stop family feels.😒❀️

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hey nick this is your gf I know what you are going through because I do actually miss going there to play uno cards with you but at least we can see each other every week on zoom until it reopens again πŸ™‚ see you this week on zoom πŸ™‚

I miss next stop

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Some very proud peanut butter pie makers!

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Wow every one made some delicious looking pie.

Looks delicious !!!!!

Oh wow! They all look so yummy! πŸ†πŸ₯‡πŸ₯§ πŸ€—πŸ˜‹

I just didn't have the stuff to make it and I had birthday cake at home that my neighbor brought to my momma Debbie for her birthday on Tuesday that's another reason why I decided not to participate in it .

Those all look so yummy!!!! πŸ˜‹

Those look awesome. Great job everyone!


Looking good everyone!

Great job everyoneπŸ˜‹πŸ˜Š

Awesome job!

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β€œQuilling” with The Next Stop via Zoom.  Always impressed with our members’ effort and creativity. 😍

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This was so much fun. I love seeing the unique personal touches and artistic creativity of our members.

Awesome guidance and beautiful artwork!

These are amazing!!! You guys always blow me away at how awesome you are!

VERY impressive! Beautiful art work!

Wish Erin had participated in this! Looks amazing!

I love this so much! Very clever and very pretty! πŸ₯°

I am impressed too! Really like these pictures

Beautiful art!!

Beautiful work!!

Good job !

I just didn't have the stuff to make this that's why I just had to watch

Awesome Quillers!

Amazing!! I'm impressed! Great job!😊

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Last February, The Next Stop began a $10,000 Cash Raffle--a significant part of our annual fundraising. Due to the pandemic, we paused the marketing of this opportunity. As we continue to serve the members of The Next Stop virtually and continue to have expenses, we are back to spreading the word!  Thank you for your purchase and for sharing this post!

Tickets are $25 each--buy 10, get one free.  Drawing September 28, 2020.  Purchase tickets and more information--

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I hope we win again this year πŸ™‚ and I hope you'll can let me, my family know what golf course it is going to be at so I can tell my dad Larry about it

Members have found the chat button on Zoom!   Being apart from their friends has been tough.
Member 1:  Love Everyone!
Member 2:  Love you too!
Member 3:  I miss my Next Stop family
Member 4:  Youre family to me
Member 5:  I love you guys!

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Kim, are they not having zoom meetings this week?

I miss everyone

Praying that we will all be together again soon.

Hooray for family members who make it possible for their Next Stop member to participate in our virtual cooking sessions.  Here’s a few of the many!

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Awesome job everyone. One of the best things about this time is seeing all the family members enjoying too. So great to see the other side of a person.

Way to go everyone... it looks yummy!!! πŸ˜‹ I’m sure all your families enjoyed it!

just from watching this that day when everyone else was making this pasta dish I started getting hungry and cooked myself some spaghetti with meat sauce, parm cheese . πŸ™‚ way to go Stephanie I'm happy for you πŸ™‚

Nicely done !!!! You should all be proud of your dishes !!!!

Job well done TNS members and families!

It’s delicious pasta salad!

after I watched everyone cook this pasta salad last Thursday I started getting hungry and cooked me, my momma Debbie some spaghetti that night at 4:00pm

Looks delicious

Great job πŸ‘ πŸ‘ everyone.

way to go Sarah Jaye and Stephanie I am very happy for you πŸ™‚ after watching everyone doing this I started getting hungry, made myself some spaghetti with parm cheese πŸ™‚

I'm very happy for you Sarah Jaye and Stephanie πŸ™‚ after I watched everyone doing this I started getting hungry and cooking myself some spaghetti

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So happy to have Fit Frenzy Studio, LLC in our Zoom Room leading exercise workouts with our members!  Thank you Miss Tammy😊

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I always have fun doing cardio with her alot because I tell her about it on Facebook . so thank you Mrs. Tamara its always fun getting my exercise in with you to help me to lose my weight . see you next time rather if its on zoom or at the next stop whenever its safe πŸ™‚

Yay! I'm glad you all enjoy our classes!

Thank you!!! I know our members enjoyed it!!!

Sarah love this ❀️ and looks forward to it.

I enjoy doing this cardio every Monday and Wednesday at 12:00pm too πŸ™‚

Loved it

Thank you Miss Tammy!

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What’s more satisfying than the feeling of a job well done?!  Spinach/bacon quiche for dinner 😊

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Well done πŸ‘

Looks yummy!

Well done everyone πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

Great job guys!

Nice job everyone.


Looks delicious

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