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Ohio

Ohio Students Receive ACT Prep and Let Their Creativity Shine!

By Abby Hofrichter, Communications & Social Media Coordinator, Hofrichter Creative LLC. – East End Community Services Many of our East Dayton students had things to be proud of this past February. The Youth Champions Program, led by Nicholas Chartain, had a record turnout for the ACT Prep Program, a partnership with Sinclair Community College to […]

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Kentucky

Reintegrating Individuals Successfully Every Day (RISE)

By Jeremie Delauder, MAT Research Assistant – WestCare Kentucky Thanks to our partnership with Goodwill Industries of Kentucky and their RISE program, the justice-involved clients in WestCare’s Kentucky facilities throughout Pike County have learned valuable life, communication and job skills to help them better prepare for life after incarceration. To date, more than twenty-five WestCare […]

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Nevada

Adopted by the Raiders Nation Wrecking Crew

By Leo Magrdichian, LCSW, LCADC, Vice President of Operations – WestCare Nevada The Las Vegas chapter of the Raider Nation Wrecking Crew recently adopted the clients of the Women and Children’s Campus and Harris Springs Ranch as their beneficiaries. This community outreach group has visited us in front of our women’s campus on several occasions […]

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Tennessee

The Judge with a Heart

By Janice Church, Area Director – WestCare Tennessee I had the privilege of interviewing the Honorable Judge Dennis W. Humphrey at our office. I named this article, “The Judge With A Heart,” because I have worked with him for over nine years in different capacities. I first met Judge Humphrey when I was a child […]

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Iowa

The Bayer Foundation Gives Back to Veterans in Need

By Darlene Terrill, Regional Administrator of Iowa Operations – WestCare IOWA/FAVA WestCare Iowa/FAVA (Family Alliance for Veterans of America) recently received assistance through the Bayer Foundation in the form of a $6,000 grant! Their foundation’s belief is that giving is not just about writing checks – but enabling and strengthening organizations that are working to […]

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Georgia

Coping with Abstract Art

By Kendra Webb-Muhammad, Program Director, Youth Academy – WestCare Georgia The youth at the WestCare Georgia Youth Academy are healing through creative expression! Over the past few weeks, our youth have engaged in skill building activities designed to support the implementation of art as a coping strategy for healing with substance addiction. Guided by Lead […]

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Dominican Republic

Guara Bi Receives the Support of the CND

By Yolanda Gonzalezmalave, Program Assistant & HR Coordinator – WestCare Dominican Republic Guara Bi Dominican Republic was honored to receive a recent visit from retired Police General, Jaime Marte Martinez, the current President of the National Drug Council or Consejo Nacional de Drogas (CND). Guara Bi Dominican Republic and the CND work hand-in-hand to assist […]

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California Success Stories

Jennifer Celebrates Ten Years of Recovery!

By Michael Mygind, Marketing Specialist – WestCare California Every year, March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day, but it also marks another special observance – the tenth recovery birthday for one of our amazing Women’s Counselors at our MLK Residential facility in Fresno, Jennifer Childers! To help her celebrate just how far she has come in […]

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Arizona

WestCare Arizona’s Advocate Highlight

By Emily Selby, Case Manager, BHT WestCare Arizona is on call twenty four hours a day, seven days a week thanks to the hard work of our advocate, Stephanie Bethards! She works around the clock helping people in our community in crisis situationsincluding domestic violence victims, individuals that are experiencing homelessness and with anyone needing […]