Here we share how Community Care Alliance successfully helps clients through innovative programming.
Therapy Dogs Go to Work
This is Tedy...ready to work! Tedy works at our Acute Stabilization Unit. Shad and Brie, our other therapy dogs, love coming to work at the Wellness and Recovery Center. All our therapy dogs have family lives of their own, but have been trained to gently be around other people. Read more
Peer Recovery Specialists are an Integral Part in Recovery Supports
Peer Recovery Specialists are role models and mentors. Their special qualifications are founded on their lived experience with mental illness and, often, addiction that affords them the right to say, “I’ve been there.” Community Care Alliance developed the first training of its kind for individuals with this experience who are interested in showing others that recovery is not only possible, but probable; and a job opportunity to these distinct advocates to provide informed support to individuals receiving mental health or addiction services. Read more
100 Youth Gain Job Experience This Summer
Thanks to funding from the Workforce Partnership of Greater RI, the Governor's Workforce Board, and employers that partner with Community Care Alliance, 100 teens and young adults are working this summer. To prepare these ambitious young people for their sometimes first experience in the working world, CCA provides a week of work readiness training, covering workplace expectations, resume building, interviews and financial literacy. Fourteen local employers (see list below) provide five weeks of work experience to participating teens. Read more