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    Gala spotlight: Dawna Michelle Fields

    Dawna Michelle is the National Program Manager and Director of Community Affairs for Colgate-Palmolive Company’s flagship corporate social responsibility program “Bright Smiles, Bright Futures”.   For 20 years, she has managed the company’s integrated dental health awareness initiative that is targeted at children and families across the North America.  With demonstrated experience in public relations, event marketing, media relations, and coalition-building, she utilizes these skills ...  Read More...

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    Gala spotlight: Sonny Hagendorf

    Sonny Hagendorf has been a professional philatelist for more than 40 years.Early in his career, he reasoned that advanced collectors would welcome the guidance of a knowledgeable professional to help them build a collection of both value and significance. Maintaining close working relationships with collectors and important dealers around the globe has been a benchmark of his success, while his keen knowledge of stamp values have helped him to purchase, sell, or broker some of the world’s ...  Read More...

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    2019 Annual Gala Honorees!

    Drum roll, please! The prestigious group of honorees for our 2019 Gala includes:Dawna Michelle Fields (Mount Vernon), National Program Manager – Bright Smiles, Bright Futures, NA, Colgate-Palmolive CompanyGEM Management Partners LLC (Yonkers), George Nukho, Edward Nukho, and Michael NukhoSonny Hagendorf (New Rochelle), President, Columbian Stamp Company Inc.“This year’s honorees are a wonderful example of partners and friends who are committed to helping create a Westchester where everyone, rega...  Read More...

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    FutureWorks! Construction credentials & training

    Update: New session begins in August. See details here. Headlines across the country announce the need for trained, certified trades people, and the Center for College & Careers is set to help young people attain the certification necessary to get a job in high demand fields. "Thanks to funding by the Westchester Community Foundation and a partnership with Soulful Synergy, we are ready to offer FutureWorks!, a FREE credentials and certification course for people 17-24 years old fro...  Read More...

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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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