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Stories 

Each person we serve has unique challenges, and we are proud of their successes. One of the best ways to impart the significance of caring for one another is to share our inspiring stories.


May20

Frontline Worker Spotlight—Terry Harmon

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Evergreen Assisted Living, a program of Community Care Alliance, has an award-winning employee! The Rhode Island Assisted Living Association (RIALA) awarded Terry Harmon the Direct Care Hero award this month, and we know why! The Full Story»


Feb01

Frontline Worker Spotlight—Seth Hall

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Seth, Administrative Assistant, shares his perspective from behind the desk at the ASU and tells of one patient that made a lasting impression with his arduous journey. The Full Story»


Nov16

A Crazy Life Comes to Light

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New author, Aisha Felix, laid bare her trauma and pain in My Crazy Life , a story that is born out of a childhood that is both magical and terrible at the same time. Her journey brought her to two suicide attempts in a battle for her mental health that has gone on all her life. The Full Story»


Jul20

Frontline Worker Spotlight—Amanda Coderre

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Amanda has come a long way from a person who experienced homelessness to someone who helps our unhoused neighbors. She receives high praise from various supervisors who have so many good things to say about her character and work ethic. What is the trajectory of her story? The Full Story»


Oct16

The New Normal: LGBTQ+ Youth Living Through COVID-19

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Stump Evans, The Harbour Youth Center Program Manager, was asked to speak at The New Normal: LGBTQ+ Youth Living Through COVID-19, a national conference organized by the Philadelphia Coalition for Queer Justice and Intersectional Equity. The Full Story»


Sep29

Frontline Worker Spotlight - Linda Harrod

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Finding and supporting people who want to be foster parents is a challenge. It requires an understanding of the child welfare system and empathy for children who, through no fault of their own, are not safe in their own homes. The Full Story»


Sep15

Frontline Worker Spotlight - Chuck Scullin

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People open up to someone when they have similar experiences. We know this in our own lives. Having common ground and sharing similar backgrounds brings people together. That is the premise behind Peer Recovery Specialists— individuals with lived experience are able to coach someone with a familiarity and understanding that builds trust. Chuck Scullin, Substance Use Specialist, is one of 15 peer ...The Full Story»


Sep15

Frontline Worker Spotlight - Christa Thomas Sowers

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Every Sunday, including Easter, Christa Thomas-Sowers, Community Outreach Coordinator, connects with people most at-risk by attending the meal program at Bouley Field in Woonsocket. The Full Story»


Sep02

Frontline Worker Spotlight Ken Matuszek

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“One time, I found someone during a routine home medication outreach who was passed out on the floor. He had septic shock from an infection and was delirious. He wanted me to just leave his medications and go... The Full Story»


Jul31

This Garden Inspires

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The garden at Jellison House was built by residents and staff to honor the memory of Anthony Petrucci, Sr., a former employee who lost his battle with cancer earlier this year. The Full Story»


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