Javier grew up in Puerto Rico and spent a significant amount of his adult life transitioning between mental health hospitals. Today, he is flourishing in the Sydelle’s community. He is committed to managing his mental and physical health and is an active collaborator with his CUCS case manager.
Nidia lived in shelters until she found a home at 575 Fifth Avenue in March of 2012. There, she receives the full range of CUCS support services. With treatment and support, she has been clean for six years.
Tanisha and Ishaun were homeless for many years before coming home to the Sydelle in 2016. Once settled in their new home, Tanisha worked with her CUCS case manger to identify a school for that could support Ishaun and his educational needs. The results in his life have been amazing.