Community services

The Day – Mental Health Workers Hold Strike Votes

Middletown – Unionized workers at Gilead Community Services in Middletown and Sound Community Services in New London – two agencies that serve people with mental health issues, behavioral health issues and addictions – have begun voting to allow strike, but hope to be able to reach a contractual agreement with their employers. More than 30 […]

Community services

$100,000 donation will help Catholic Community Services secure more housing for families

The Salem nonprofit is putting a recent donation from Ashley HomeStores to work with direct assistance to families impacted by the pandemic, inflation and a tight housing and rental market. Jag Daswatta, regional manager of Ashley HomeStores in Oregon, left, poses with a donation check to Catholic Community Services with board members and CEO Josh […]

Community services

Interactive mapping tool becomes one-stop resource for community services | Community

With a new interactive map, you can now find all community resources in one place. Resources range from childcare to veterans services, food and clothing needs, health care, and many other social services. The map was launched through a coordinated effort between STEP and the Region 7 Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC), which serves families […]

Community services

TCV Community Services partners with Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Effective January 1, 2022, RCPA Member TCV Community Services officially became affiliated with RCPA Member Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit behavioral health care providers, serving 25 000 children and adults in 13 states. Based in Allegheny County, TCV Community Services is a leading nonprofit provider of behavioral health treatment and […]

Community services

LCH Health and Community Services wins national award

KENNETT SQUARE – LCH Health and Community Services, a community health center serving over 8,000 patients in South Chester County, was recently recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, or NCQA, as a Patient Centered Medical Home 2021. According to the NCQA website, there are five basic skills for being a patient-centered nursing home: […]

Community services

Panhandle Community Services and Amarillo Public Library Partner to Ease Health Insurance Stress and Frustrations

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – The Amarillo Public Library is partnering with Panhandle Community Services (PCS) to help uninsured individuals and families obtain medical coverage. Certified PCS Health Navigators will be available at each of the five library locations throughout the open enrollment period to help people enroll in health insurance. Panhandle Community Services says the […]

Community services

Highland Rivers Health will integrate Haralson Behavioral Health, Cobb County Community Services Board, renamed Highland Rivers Behavioral Health

Agency Consolidated to Become Georgia’s Largest Behavioral Health Care Provider Note: The following item has been provided by Highland RiversBehavioral Health for display. – KtE DALTON – Highland Rivers Health, one of Georgia’s largest behavioral health agencies, will experience substantial growth in 2022 with the integration of Haralson Behavioral Health Services and the Cobb County […]

Community services

Maine Behavioral Healthcare Appoints New Senior Director of Community Services

PORTLAND, Maine – Maria hadjiyane, vice president of ambulatory services for Maine Behavioral Healthcare, today announced that Caroline Raymond was appointed Senior Director of Community Services for the state’s leading behavioral health provider. In his new role at MBH, Raymond oversees the community services of Behavioral Health Home (BHH), Dynamic Community Treatment (ACT), and Multisystem […]

Community services

Yangpu steps up plans to increase digital community services

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE A resident borrows books via a mobile machine from the Yangpu Library. Yangpu has drawn up a plan to develop 18 baseline scenarios to improve people’s daily living activities through increasing digital services. The plan involves cultivating people’s livelihoods, improving well-being, promoting the healthy development of new digital services and new […]

Community services

Panhandle Community Services Celebrates National Weatherization Month | News

Panhandle Community Services is changing lives and leading change in Texas’ 26 major counties. The weatherization program allows low-income families to save on energy costs, thereby reducing their high energy load. October is National Weatherization Month. This is an opportunity to highlight the impact of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), which saves energy, improves the […]

Community services

Las Cumbres Community Services celebrates 50 years!

LCC News: Las Cumbres Community Services (LCCA) celebrates its 50th anniversary! Services began in 1970 White Rock, with a sheltered workshop for adults with developmental disabilities disabilities to provide vocational, social and life skills training. The agency received its 501c3 status in 1971 and has grown steadily since then to accommodate community expansion needs resulting […]

Community services

Tucson Hires Community Services Project Supervisor

Open the audio article player Through Staff | to August 27, 2021 By the city of Tucson Presented by Beltone – A leader in audience health care. The City of Tucson is hiring a Community Services Project Supervisor within the Housing and Community Development (HCD) Department. This position is a key staff member in the […]

Community services

On the Record: Gateway Community Services’ Abdullahi Ali Opens Door to Help New Masters

Abdullahi Ali is the Founder and CEO of Gateway Community Services, a nonprofit organization with offices in Portland, Biddeford, Lewiston and Augusta dedicated to supporting immigrants and refugees through services ranging from mental health to programs for young people. Mainebiz: What is the mission of Gateway Community Services? Abdallahi Ali: Gateway Community Services was founded […]

Community services

Benaye Rogers Joins Dallas’s Crossroads Community Services as New President and CEO

Benaye Rogers joined Crossroads Community Services as president and CEO in March, the latest step in a career path that has exposed her to the consequences of food insecurity. In each of his three previous jobs, at the American Diabetes Association, Contact Crisis Line and St. Philip’s School and Community Center, “the issue of nutritious […]

Community services

How the Community Mental Health Framework Can Help Community Services Grow

One of the saddest things I’ve seen are patients who have been disappointed by a lack of service integration, who have had to tell their story multiple times, and who have fallen through the cracks, without get the support they needed. This is why the strengthening and development of our community mental health services across […]

Community services

North Star Community Services is closing its Charles City location | Govt. & Politics

For 17 years, North Star Community Services, which makes the empowerment of people with disabilities its core mission, has maintained an office in Charles City as a base of operations to come and go to meet clients where they are. At the end of May, this satellite office will no longer exist, according to a […]

Community services

St John of God Community Services warns Government of possible disorderly collapse

One of the country’s leading mental health and disability service providers, St John of God Community Services, has warned the government it could potentially face a disorderly collapse with major implications for up to 8,000 children , adolescents and adults who depend on it. She told Health Minister Stephen Donnelly that without state support to […]

Community values

How a school head advocates for vulnerable families

Growing up in a large Filipino immigrant family in Sacramento, California, Carissa Purnell didn’t really feel out of place in the local community. But that changed in 2010 when she started teaching English at a library in Salinas, Calif., While in college. “I felt right at home from the moment I got here,” Purnell said […]