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Children's Mental Health Awareness Week is May 1 - 7

Published: Monday, May 2, 2016

Did you know that more than 17 million children in the US have a mental health disorder, but only half of them will ever receive treatment? Here's how you can help: learn about Youth Mental Health First Aid - the CPR for mental health

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April is Autism Awareness Month: WJCS Resources for You

Published: Thursday, April 28, 2016

WJCS has a wealth of resources to support children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Whether it's the Autism Center, summer camp listings, social skills groups, bracelets to help keep kids safe or independent living solutions, there's a service for almost any need.

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Parent-Child Program Graduate Credits It For Her Success

Published: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Briana is a 23-year-old graduate student, but she hasn't forgotten what she learned in the WJCS Parent-Child Home Program, which sets pre-schoolers on a path toward success in school. Briana is a shining example. View her compelling story

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Give Local Westchester & Putnam, May 3 & 4

Published: Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Give Local Westchester & Putnam is a 24-hour online giving event designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day.

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PCC Volunteer Lynn Reichgott Honored with County's Public Health Award

Published: Friday, April 8, 2016

WJCS Volunteer Lynn Reichgott was honored today by the Westchester County Department of Public Health for her exceptional, tireless efforts at the agency’s Parent-Child Center.

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WJCS After-school Academy Students Get Glimpse of Life Beyond

Published: Monday, March 28, 2016

Students from the Amazing Afternoons and Off the Street after-school programs got a glimpse of what life beyond elementary school could entail with visits to Lehman College in the Bronx and the Hall of Science in Queens.

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WJCS, Greyston Collaborate to Enhance Open Hiring Success

Published: Thursday, February 25, 2016

Greyston collaborates with WJCS to offer case management resources to individuals facing employment obstacles to help them succeed in the workplace and at home.

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WJCS After-school Programs Mark Black History Month

Published: Thursday, February 11, 2016

Students in WJCS after-school programs, like their in-class peers, are marking Black History Month in myriad ways. Wiener Academy participants are learning "Uncommon Black History Facts," such as the fact that in 1992 Mae C. Jemison was the first African American woman in space

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