First Call Director Chosen for National Leadership Program
HowardCenter First Call Director, Charlotte McCorkel, is one of 25 participants chosen nationwide to participate in the National Council for Behavioral Health’s 2014-2015 Addressing Health Disparities Leadership Program. Throughout the 12-month-long program, McCorkel will complete a project that addresses health disparities within children’s mental health and crisis work. Read more . . .
Last year, First Call for Families and Children responded to 2,305 children and families who were experiencing a crisis in Chittenden County.
Amy LaClair says her life used to be boring. Now, through employment support from HowardCenter’s Project Hire program, Amy has a job at Walmart and she says she’s one busy lady. She adds, “I’ve been there for nine years, and it feels like I have two homes: my real home and my Walmart home.”
Amy is just one of 173 clients who receive support form HowardCenter's Project Hire program. Read more of her story in the October issue of our e-Newsletter
Help Us Share the Spirit This Holiday Season
The holidays are fast approaching, and once again we are seeking your support for for our Holiday Giving Project. Last year, nearly 600 children and adults benefited from the Holiday Giving Project which provided gifts to HowardCenter clients. We appreciate--and depend on--the generosity of the individuals, businesses, schools, faith communities, and volunteer groups that make this program a success.
Find out how you can support our 2014 Holiday Giving Project.