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    Fries, friends, & fundraising

    Put a little yummy in your tummy on Thursday, December 5th and help raise funds for our Mamaroneck UPK.  All you have to do is go to Larchmont MOOYAH from Noon-5 PM, order your delicious meal, and mention that you're there to support the Mamaroneck UPK. MOOYAH will then make a donation!Save the date and save room for one of their spectacular milkshakes!   Read More...

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    Mamaroneck UPK Fundraiser

    Our Mamaroneck UPK is partnering with minted.com to offer supporters a special discount while raising funds for field trips and enrichment activities.Simply shop at minted.com and use promo code: FUNDRAISETGC. You'll receive 20% off your order, and the Mamaroneck UPK will receive a 15% donation. Now through December 31, 2019.    Read More...

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    Employment open house - Nov. 11 & 12

    Wrap up the year with a new job - our Rehabilitative Services and Integrated Services teams are hiring! On Monday, November 11 and Tuesday, November 12, from 1-4 PM, program directors will be available to conduct on-the-spot interviews at our 256 Washington Street, Mount Vernon offices. There are immediate full- and part-time openings for the following positions which are based in New Rochelle or Mount Vernon:Life-skills Trainer – Supported HousingCase Manager – Supported Housing (2 op...  Read More...

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    October FutureWorks

    Our next session of FutureWorks begins October 21! Don't miss this opportunity to receive FREE training and certifications for the construction industry.The program is open to youth and young adults ages 17-24 years old from New Rochelle and anyone over the age of 17 from Mount Vernon. Participants must have a high school or equivalency diploma. See the flyer to learn more.    Read More...

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    Bash honorees announced

    We're excited to announce the spectacular honorees for our 2019 Back to School Bash, taking place Thursday, October 24 at the Davenport Mansion in New Rochelle: Corey & Tamara Galloway, New York Streets; The Junior League of Bronxville; Anthony Russo, Modern Restaurant; and Michael Weissman, Mikey Dubb's Frozen Custard, LLC.The Back to School Bash raises funds for programs run through our Center for College & Careers (CCC).  The CCC transforms the lives of youth and young adults so ...  Read More...

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    Easing into the school year

    It’s September, which means its back-to-school time! Starting a new school year can be an exciting time, but it can also be filled with anxiety for both parents and children. Luckily, we put together a list of tips to make transitioning from the summer to school easier!Create a healthy bedtime routineEstablish a “school friendly” bedtime and wake-up routine before school begins.   Read More...

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    Construction training & certifications: Sept. 23

    Registration is now open for our next Futureworks! construction training and certifications program. The program is FREE for residents of New Rochelle (ages 17-24) and Mount Vernon residents (ages 17+) who have a minimum of a high school diploma or an equivalency diploma.   Read More...

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    Ambrose-Washington elected board chair

    Mitzi Ambrose-Washington has been elected board chair of The Guidance Center of Westchester (TGCW) effective July 1, 2019.Ms. Ambrose-Washington joined TGCW's board in 2015 and has held several key positions including Board Secretary and Co-Chair of the gala committee and an active member of TGCW's Center for College & Careers advisory board. She is the first African-American to chair the agency's board."Helping individuals overcome barriers is near and dear to my heart,&quo...  Read More...

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    Catch up on your summer reading

    Whether you're headed to the beach or staying cool in the air conditioning, our summer newsletter makes the perfect reading companion. Catch up on all things TGCW including highlights from the Gala, an inspirational narrative from one of our program participants, and a day of service by our friends from Neuberger Berman. Read it all here!    Read More...

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    Keep your kids on track in the summer

    Summer is upon us and that means children often are free to enjoy lazy days and extended bedtimes. However, parents may not feel the same way as children do in regard to the whole concept of “freedom” so, for the child’s sake, it’s important to keep up with structure and routine when possible.Routines: One way to keep everyone happy (and parents sane) is to stick to the schedule children keep during the school year (with some room to bend). While sleeping in and staying u...  Read More...

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