GBYSGuide By Your Side™

Guide By Your Side is a Hands & Voices program that embodies our strong values of direct peer connections and networking. It promotes self efficacy and hinders isolation by exploring our common bond, shared experiences, challenges, wisdom and insight. 

On this page are links to lots of resources and information about Guide By Your Side, including materials that are available by password-only access to existing GBYS programs, and start-up teams.

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ZOHO Database

Here is a short two minute video that shows you how to log-in and update your GBYS record in the H&V Required Database. Watch on YouTube

FAQ & Guiding Principles.
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GBYS Application

[ Download the GBYS Application ] 480k

To begin the process of implementing the GBYS program in your chapter please complete and return our Program Application form. The form is saved and downloadable as a MS WORD document.   **Save the file on your computer, fill it out and then e-mail it back to

(**This file is password protected. If you are not a Hands & Voices leader already you need to contact us at the emial address above. You can save a file from a web link by right clicking on the link and using the "save-as" function to save it to your desktop or wherever you wish. Once saved, open it up, fill it out, re-save it and e-mail it back to us.)

GBYS Contact List

We have the contact info of current GBYS programs as well as those that are in Start-up mode. Go to our GBYS contacts page.


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Personnel Only

The resources below are for approved Program staff only. To apply to begin implementing your own GBYS program download and return your application today.


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