Family of Woodstock, Inc. Paper Michael Malone BSHS/355 3/5/2014 PAMELA HARRIS Family of Woodstock, Inc. Paper “Since 1970, FAMILY has been an anchor for area residents- a place where people are respectful and caring, and where the search for solutions is creative and tireless. FAMILY's shelters, emergency food pantries, court advocates, counseling and case management services, hotlines, and child care supports all work together to help people achieve the changes they seek (Family Of Woodstock, 2009-2015)”. Seeking change is something I feel everybody even wealthy people want or are looking for but when it comes to those who are not as fortunate change is all they have to look forward to and this company provides that. This is why
These programs are usually free to those families that qualify. Many times families run into hardships or even for our young teen moms want to finish school they now have an opportunity to receive free childcare while they get on their feet. These programs also offer other programs that help families in need such as free diapers, milk, clothing, and housing/shelter assistance. Project Head Start and Early Head Start has had a great impact on me because I have had the opportunity to work for both programs for 5 years. Many times the children I worked with came in hungry, tired, and sometimes dirty.
Objective 4 Discussing the key characteristics of Empowerment and Effective Support Practices Empowerment is a compelling concept that I believe means to draw strength or “power” from within. I am fond of the person-centered approach because it emboldens advocates to develop skills in empathy, positive regard, genuineness, appropriate self-disclosure, and intentionality. As a family support service advocate, I am applying my knowledge, education, and life experiences to empower the clients that I serve at the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services. I will be facilitating informative parent workshops that will provide resources and tools to educate and build confidence within the parental clientele. I am exceedingly committed to supporting, encouraging, and educating parents and their families in our Sacramento communities.
The first show that they did was at a music festival called Texas Tornado Jam, which hosted local bands outside of Austin. The Fabulous Thunderbirds, which included Stevies brother Jimmie Vaughn, played after Stevies band. The event was broadcasted on T.V. Many people watched this event including Mick Jagger from The Rolling Stones, who was so impressed that he asked Stevie to play a private party that The Rolling Stones were hosting at the Danceteria club in New York. Jerry Wexler, who was a record executive from Atlantic Records, saw the band play at a record release party and asked them to play the Montreux International Jazz Festival in Switzerland.
What is Human Service? Name BHHS302 Date Intructor What is Human Service? Social change and how its innovative change and growth in the United States over the last 40 years has been the creation of new jobs such as human service workers. Also human services is responsible for creating a history for future generations to draw from, implemented new practices strategies, and techniques in the human services, and laid the foundation of Ethical laws and considerations (Martin, 2011). The Goal of Human Services The goals of human services are to assist individuals in acquiring productive lives through the use of resource, technical innovation, and social knowledge in a satisfying environment (Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of
With help from churches, community groups, corporations and many others, they are giving new hope to those in need. The funding sources would be financed by a revolving fund called “The Fund for Humanity.” Also comes from the new owners’ no-interest house payments. Under the trained supervision, individuals, corporations and groups, homeowners and volunteers build these homes. Also, with the help of Community Partnerships such as American Legion, African-American Baptist Mission Collaboration which is a partnership of five Baptist communities that represents more than 40,000 churches and more than 10 million Christians nationwide, and has grown into a strong partnership with Willow Creek Community Church that has a desire to help families in need. In addition, there are many Corporate Partnerships as well.
There is an emergency shelter available to those who need immediate housing, legal council for those who need advice, and medical and social services are available for all who need them. In 1972 the Soft Landing Machine began for drug users who were coming down off a bad trip and needed services to help them cope. Runaway teenagers have been provided a shelter to stay to avoid abusive parents and not be forced to reunite with them or face legal issues for running away. Throughout all the changes and growths that have been made by Family of Woodstock, they have always worked towards advocating for those who need assistance. As time has changed, so has their scope to support any person in need.
Services include: internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, nutrition, obstetrics/midwifery, gynecology, family planning, HIV/AIDS treatment, podiatry/foot care, behavioral health services, childcare, asthma services, medical case management, dentistry, and medical dispensary services. Our healthcare professionals are among the best in their field. We grow as an organization because our providers care for our patients, their families, and the community. We also grow because of word of mouth, we see new patients daily and when they are pleased with our services they then refer family and friends to us as well. We as an organization believe that all patients no matter what ailment deserve and require the best healthcare services available.
Introduction Organization’s Goals * To provide housing to individuals that are both homeless and disabled. * To assist them with social services, such as benefits, permanent housing, jobs, medical needs and rehabilitation. * To empower the residents and give them the resources to become productive members of society. Philosophy To provide housing first to homeless individuals with disabilities and assist them in improving their quality of life. Biography of Key Staff and Board Members of Second Chance Susan Myers is Director of Second Chance and earned her Master in Criminal Justice degree from Youngstown State University.