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The Magic of JobNet

The JobNet team
The JobNet team

Members of the JobNet team, from left to right: Youth Advocate Jessica Rivera; GED Instructor Keianna Noble; Transitional Facilitator Samantha Gabriel; and Program Director Paulette Diggs-Beji

Meet JobNet clients Beethoven and Lidianny, who stand as testament that a mental health condition is no barrier to achieving dreams

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Photo of the Week: Single Stop

A Child Center client receives assistance through out Single Stop program with SNAP ("food stamp") benefits

Karina suffers from a disability and was having trouble with her SNAP (“food stamp”) benefits. Our staff at HALE, where her son is a client, referred her to our Single Stop program. Case Manager Yessenia Robles advocated on Karina’s behalf and was able to get her benefits reinstated immediately. 

Single Stop provides free counseling on entitlements, health insurance, finance management, and legal services to clients of all ages who are facing various challenges. We are grateful to be able to provide this service to the community!

The Real People Affected by the Ohio State Domestic Violence Scandal

By Yolanda Vega, LMSW
Associate Director, Elmhurst Family Center

At The Child Center of NY, our primary concern is always for the whole family — and how it affects the children’s overall well-being.

So when I hear about high-profile cases of domestic violence, my first thought is always how the situation affects the children: those directly involved (e.g., the abuser’s children) as well as those with no direct involvement but whose sense of the world is being formed by what they hear of it — especially from the people they love and trust.

It seems this was the last thing on the minds of anyone involved in the case of Ohio State University head football coach Urban Meyer Continue reading


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