Hamburg Central School District

Implementation of Mental Health First Aid in Hamburg Central School District

“Hamburg Central School District will use these grant funds to train school counselors, social workers, and psychologists as trainers in Youth Mental Health First Aid. These trainers will then train all teachers, aides, and administrators to recognize signs and symptoms of mental health issues and respond appropriately.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
AMOUNT: $75,000 over Two Years

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