Center for Employment Opportunities

Mental Health and Prosocial Support Services for Formerly Incarcerated Young Adults

“This grant will allow Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) to contract with Best Self Behavioral Health to have a licensed clinician on-site two days per week for mental health/substance use disorder screening and counseling, as well as to contract with Young Audiences of Western New York for biweekly arts-based pro-social programming.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $140,000 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017


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