Dannielle Danforth takes charge of getting the Emergency Shelter Open

Dannielle Danforth takes charge of getting the Emergency Shelter Open

The Emer­gency Shel­ter Is Open­ing Decem­ber 1st. By Christo­pher Oak Reinier It’s easy to for­get the time when years ago the bud­get-shrink­ing State closed State hos­pi­tals and care­tak­ing facil­i­ties and threw many emo­tion­al­ly and men­tal­ly trou­bled...
Project Nourish: Seniors and Youth at “the cutting edge.”

Project Nourish: Seniors and Youth at “the cutting edge.”

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier A mod­ern, com­mer­cial teach­ing kitchen will soon be under con­struc­tion at the Russ­ian Riv­er Senior Cen­ter as WCCS has raised $102,000 of its $110,00 project goal . We want to thank for their gen­er­ous sup­port: Wine Coun­try...
It’s What We Do — Ch.3 — She made it happen.  We helped.

It’s What We Do — Ch.3 — She made it happen. We helped.

Senior Suc­cess Sto­ry (One of Many) by Gam Cald­well, MS & MA, Employ­ment Ser­vices Specialist.   I’ve been con­duct­ing Com­put­er Class­es for seniors (62+ years old) for almost a year here at the Main Street Office of West Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty...
A Brief Description of What Is Happening at the Empowerment Center

A Brief Description of What Is Happening at the Empowerment Center

Man­aged by peers who have lived the life, the ups and the downs of emo­tion­al chal­lenges, the Empow­er­ment Cen­ter offers pro­grams and activ­i­ties through which its mem­bers and drop-in vis­i­tors gain com­pan­ion­ship, guid­ance, and sup­port in their dai­ly...
Counseling Peer to Peer — Ch.2 -

Counseling Peer to Peer — Ch.2 -

Mike Talks about Senior Peer Counseling By Christo­pher Oak Reinier Mike is a vol­un­tary coun­selor in the Senior Peer Coun­sel­ing Pro­gram asso­ci­at­ed with West Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices, and in a recent inter­view he explained that peer coun­selors are not...