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WJCS' B. Brown, Center Lane Honored by Westchester Board of Legislators

Published: Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) recognized WJCS' Brentin Brown and Center Lane for their work on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth at the BOL LGBTQ Pride Celebration on June 15. Presenting proclamations to Brentin and Santo Barbagiovanni, Center Lane program director, were BOL Chair Michael Kaplowitz, White... Read More »

P. Cuddy Wins Joey Award from Child Care Council of Westchester

Published: Friday, June 12, 2015

Patrice Cuddy, director of the WJCS Parent-Child Home Program, was named a 2015 Joey Award Winner by the Child Care Council of Westchester in recognition of her outstanding dedication and contribution to the field of early childhood care and education in Westchester. Patrice and her team help bridge the academic achievement gap between pre-school children... Read More »

Graduates, Families Celebrate WJCS Parent-Child Home Program's 43rd Anniversary

Published: Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Graduates, ranging from toddlers to teens and young adults along with family and friends celebrated the WJCS Parent-Child Home Program’s 43rd anniversary last week at a reunion party. 2015 high school and college graduates, including some recipients of the Pammy Fund for college students, returned to WJCS to acknowledge the mark of success PCHP has... Read More »

WJCS Honors Outstanding Performers at Annual Meeting

Published: Wednesday, June 3, 2015

WJCS recognized four staff members at the Annual Board Meeting for superior performances: Valerie Rissman, Employee of the Year; Salome Dunchie, Batkin Award; Santo Barbagiovanni, Leonard Rohmer Award; Carmen Pigott, Home Health Aide of the Year.

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WJCS Center Lane Marks 20th Year During LGBT Pride Month in June

Published: Wednesday, June 3, 2015

This year’s LGBT Pride Month is an auspicious time for WJCS Center Lane, which celebrates its 20th anniversary with a 20th Annual Gay Prom

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An Artist in Recovery Donates Paintings to WJCS

Published: Thursday, May 14, 2015

Anyone who comes to WJCS headquarters will see the work of Kevin Shea, but they won’t know the story behind it. He is an artist and many of his paintings grace the agency’s hallways. He recently presented another selection to Alan Trager, WJCS CEO, and to Jeff Apotheker, compliance officer and director of quality improvement. Kevin is also a... Read More »

WJCS Salutes Nurses During Appreciation Week

Published: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

WJCS nurses, pictured above, are an integral part of the agency, working tirelessly in programs serving diverse individuals ranging from those with disabilities to some challenged by mental illness or facing physical and emotional issues. The nurses were honored with a breakfast for the important and increasing contributions they make to WJCS clients and... Read More »

County Executive Astorino, Volunteer NY ED Kesten Honor WJCS Volunteers

Published: Monday, April 13, 2015

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, Volunteer New York Executive Director Alisa Kesten and WJCS COO Bernie Kimberg lauded more than 60 volunteers who support WJCS programs and contribute to the agency's success. The volunteers attending the recognition breakfast were just a small cohort of the almost 400 volunteers who work with WJCS programs or... Read More »
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