The Pettengill House Inc.

Mental Health and Substance Addiction Crisis Response Training

“This two year-year grant of $39,960 will support training in Mental Health First Aid to Pettengill House’s community partners. The grant will also train and certify agency staff to deliver the 8-hour training sessions focused on improving mental health literacy, identifying, understanding, and responding to signs of mental illness, and helping with an emergent mental health problem or crisis.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Salisbury, MA
AMOUNT: $39,960 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2017
WEBSITE: http://newburyportyouthservices.com/www.pettengillhouse.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