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
WEBSITE: http://www.ceoworks.org


Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued