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    February SNAP benefits

    Many of our program participants receive SNAP benefits. This following information is being shared to make them better aware of the February distribution of beneifts. Because of the federal shutdown, most SNAP recipients will receive their February Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits early.If you received a SNAP benefit in January and were scheduled to receive SNAP in February, your February benefits may be available on your EBT card on January 17th instead of on your ...  Read More...

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    Time to register for PROS!

    If you or someone you know is living with serious mental illness, you can check out our PROS (Personalized Recovery-Oriented Services) program during registration week, January 14-18, 2019. Registration week is an opportunity for participants to take part in new course samplings before deciding which of the offered courses they will enjoy for the next semester. Registration weeks are a great time for hospitals and referring providers to see all that PROS has to offer.Courses range from Zumb...  Read More...

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    Holiday hours

    On behalf of everyone at The Guidance Center of Westchester, we wish our friends, supporters, and program participants a happy holiday season.Our offices are closed on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Additionally, our child care in New Rochelle is closed on Monday, December 24, 2018. Our pre-k programs follow the school district schedules.   Read More...

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    Mamaroneck UPK enrichment fund

    Students at our Mamaroneck UPK take part in various enrichment activities including, music, dance, yoga, science experiments, nature lessons, and field trips. These activities, however, are not covered in any budget, and we're asking for friends to help raise $4,000 to cover these extras as well as a trip to the Westchester Children's Museum (the trip and bus cost $3,000).Here's how you can help: Enthusiastic Parent/Friend - provides a science experiment or nature lesson! $20Field Trip Spon...  Read More...

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    Help is right around the corner

    For many people, the holiday season ushers in feelings of stress, anxiety, and hopelessness. For those living with substance use issues, the onslaught of parties featuring ample amounts of free alcohol can present irresistible temptation. For anyone dealing with mental health or substance use issues or co-occurring disorders, help is right around the corner at our New Rochelle clinic. See information here. Get started by contacting our intake department today: 914-613-0700 x7104 or Int...  Read More...

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    2017 Annual Report

    Our 2017 Annual Report is available for your review. Take a few minutes to read how your support helped make a difference in the lives of nearly 6,000 TGCW program participants.    Read More...

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    2018 holiday toy drive

    Help make the season merry and bright for the students enrolled in our Creative Learning Center (New Rochelle) and Mamaroneck UPK. For your shopping convenience, we have two online registries. We also need the hands of helpful wrapping elves! Purchase toys through our local community partner TP Toys And Accessories (choose The Guidance Center of Westchester at check out) or an Amazon wish list. Join us for a gift wrap-a-thon on Thursday, December 13 from 5-8 PM at our 256 Washington St...  Read More...

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    Employment open house - Nov. 26-30

    Wrap up the year with a new job - our Rehabilitative Services team is hiring! The week of November 26-30, every afternoon from 3-5 PM, program directors from our Rehabilitative Services team will be available to conduct on-the-spot interviews at our 256 Washington Street, Mount Vernon offices. There are immediate openings for the following positions:program coordinatorshousing case managerslife-skills trainersmental health and co-occurring disorder clinicianscommunity behavioral health...  Read More...

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    November video update details

    Rehabilitative Services employment open house with on-the-spot interviews, 3-5 PM, November 26-30 (Monday - Friday), 256 Washington Street, Mount Vernon. Immediate openings for program coordinators, housing case managers, life skills trainers, mental health and co-occurring disorder clinicians, community behavioral health specialists, psychiatric nurses, peer specialists, job coaches, employment and education specialists, and health home care coordinators. Email for more information. Minted...  Read More...

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    B2SB success

    More than 200 friends and supporters came together on October 18 to celebrate the work of the Center for College & Careers (CCC) and our fantastic honorees! The Bash raised more than $34,000 which will be used to help fund initiatives such as preparation courses, college tours, and job readiness training.Honorees for the event included Heriberto Contreras, of MVP Health Care, Hon. Catherine Parker, Westchester County Legislature, and Mount Vernon’s Kenneth Plummer, of Kensworth Consult...  Read More...

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