Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo f/b/o Health Foundation of Western and Central New York

Children, Families, and Trauma: Building Resiliency - Phase I

“This grant contributes to the first phase of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York’s “Children, Families and Trauma: Building Resiliency” project. The Tower Foundation’s funding will be used to support training in trauma-sensitive care and Human Centered Design for Erie and Niagara County preschool providers.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $30,000 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2018


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