For the past four years, Janian Medical Care has gathered a group of formerly homeless men and women who received its psychiatric services to bring their experiences to the table to better connect, engage and support others facing similar situations. Part of Janian’s Project for Psychiatric Outreach to the Homeless (PPOH), the group known as the Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) conducted a winter outreach on December 16th at The Church of the Holy Apostles in Chelsea with a remarkable turnout.
We are proud to announce the release of our newly redesigned CUCS website! The website has been updated with a new look and streamlined navigation that makes information easily accessible while delivering an improved user-interface.
On October 19th, CUCS held an evening of gratitude and celebration that brought together 150 leaders in business, government, nonprofit and philanthropy. CUCS’ 2016 Champion Awards: Changing Lives Together cocktail reception was a celebration of the thousands of lives that have changed through our programs and services as well as a time to recognize some of our most dedicated supporters.
Health and wellness are a priority to CUCS. They are part of our core programs and goals in rebuilding the lives of thousands of New Yorkers, and also why we love promoting healthy living at every opportunity. The Prince George supportive housing community recently held the Health and Sustainability Fair and what a success it was!
Every year, CUCS hosts a number of interns who are earning their field placement credits while studying for their Social Work Masters Degrees. We sat down with Linda Ricciardi, the Director of Staff Development, to learn about this year’s group and why it is so important for social work students to gain field experience.