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Giving Tuesday is Dec. 1 -- A Day to Strengthen Westchester

Published: Thursday, November 12, 2015

Each year we celebrate the "consumer shopping days" of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. For three years now, many have been celebrating #GivingTuesday as a day to give, rather than consume.

Once again, WJCS is joining the #GivingTuesday movement! Be a part of it on December 1with WJCS. How?

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WJCS Have a Heart for the Holidays Gift Drive is Underway

Published: Friday, October 30, 2015

The WJCS Have a Heart for the Holidays drive is underway to collect gifts for children in WJCS programs. For many parents, this is the only holiday gift they will be giving to their children. How can you participate? 

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WJCS Parent-Child Center Expands, Opens in New Space

Published: Friday, October 23, 2015

The WJCS Parent-Child Center in New Rochelle cut the ribbon on spanking new quarters with several elected officials, including New York State Senators Andrea Stewart-Cousins and George Latimer, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and Debra Lagapa, chief of staff representing Assemblyman Steven Otis and 68 families participating in the celebration.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Think of the Children

Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2015

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and a time to reflect on its effects on children. Some are able to cope well, but others are severely traumatized by it. The facts are staggering.

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Treating Black Pain: Mental Health in the African-American Community at Kurz Conference; Register Now

Published: Friday, October 9, 2015

Terrie Williams, author of the critically acclaimed book, Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting, will spearhead a wide-ranging discussion of the topic of mental health in the African-American community at this year's WJCS Kurz Conference.

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Mindfulness: A Path Along the Road to Mental Wellness

Published: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Mindfulness was recently featured on the cover of TIME magazine and is increasingly being taught in schools, but WJCS has long been familiar with it. The agency has been using a therapy based on mindfulness since 2008.

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WJCS Hails Direct Support Professionals For Selfless Service

Published: Friday, September 18, 2015

WJCS joins in celebrating National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. More than 140 WJCS professionals do amazing things: caring for and supporting people with disabilities, helping them lead fulfilling lives.

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Poolside Party Turned Into Fundraiser for WJCS Center Lane

Published: Wednesday, September 2, 2015

How did a bunch of friends become fundraisers for WJCS Center Lane? With a positive response to the suggestion by a former Center Lane staffer, a little bit of planning and a handy online tool, Fundly, that extended their reach beyond just the party-goers.

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