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Claremont House Residents and Staff Reap What They Sow - Literally!

Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 In the Spring, residents and staff at WJCS Claremont House in Mt. Vernon were busy planting a backyard garden and now are literally reaping what they sowed, with a bumper crop of tomatoes, squash, green peppers, cucumbers and potatoes, gracing salads and other meals. "Homegrown" means something extra special to Senior Direct Support Professional Omar Harvey

WJCS Receives $8,750 Grant from CJ Foundation for SIDS Support

Published: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 WJCS has received an $8,750 grant from the CJ Foundation For SIDS, the largest, leading SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) organization in the U.S. The grant will allow the WJCS SIDS Education & Support Program to provide an ongoing support group for parents who have lost children to SIDS, educate the public about risk prevention and infant safety, and

WJCS' Off The Street Program Wins $172,000 NYS Grant

Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 WJCS' Off The Street Program has won a $172,000 New York State Advantage After School Award, one of only 68 granted statewide. The after school tutoring and enrichment program can now be expanded to five days a week and run from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. Click here for more details on the announcement.

Is Your Home Computer Secured?

Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Security is not only for WJCS computers. Here are a few tips on how to keep your home computer secure when working from home. Make sure you have antivirus software installed, and that it is not expired and it is up to date. Make sure Windows Updates are set to automatically install. Install a web filtering software to block well-known malicious sites

WJCS' Ruth Rosenblum To Facilitate New "Wise Aging" Program

Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Ruth Rosenblum, LCSW, of the WJCS Center for Jewish Programs, presented on “Psychotherapy as a Spiritual Path for the Psychotherapist” at a recent International Focusing-Oriented Therapy Conference in Stony Point, NY. Ruth is a certified focusing coordinator and teaches Mindfulness Meditation and Focusing. Beginning in October, she will be

Small Business Job Opportunities Forum Attracts 80+ Attendees; New Forum Set for Sept. 16

Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 WJCS’ Women-Helping-Women, in collaboration with the Greenburgh Library and the Greenburgh Town Supervisor, held the 6th in a series of Community Forums, at the Greenburgh Library on May 29. The focus of the forums is to provide the community with informative free presentations, intended to help people find new jobs. Each forum features a panel of

Summer Fun in Hartley Park Is In Full Gear; Runs Through July 30

Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Summer Fun in Hartley Park 2014, is a seven-week playgroup for parent, family childcare providers and their young children under five in Hartley Park. The program supports parents as their child’s first and most important teacher in preparing children for school success. This year’s theme, The Animal Kingdom, includes activities such as

WJCS Forms New Group for Tweens/Teens with Autism

Published: Thursday, July 3, 2014 WJCS is forming a new group for tweens and teens with autism spectrum disorders. They will share thoughts and learn how to deal with many of the issues faced in middle and high school, including safety, healthy relationships, boundaries, Internet safety, social media and bullying. The group will meet for five Tuesdays from mid-July through August and will