Alliance for Positive Change: WILLOW@The Alliance

Alliance for Positive Change: WILLOW@The Alliance

WILLOW is a CDC  DEBI for HIV Positive Women 18 and over who have known their HIV status for at least 6 months.

Workshop Topics Include:

*Gender Pride & Social Support

*Healthy, Unhappy Relationships

*Condom Use

*Coping Skills

WILLOW is a 4 intervention:

Dates: July 31st, August 7th, 14th and 21st, 2019. Metro Cards and snacks provided daily. Registration Required. For more information contact Yvonne Gooden @ (212) 645-0875, ext. 309. Dates do change over time so call the number.

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from a pamphlet from The Alliance for Positive Change and I give them full credit for the information. Please call the above numbers for more information on the programs.

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Alliance for Positive Change: Women’s Programming

Alliance for Positive Change: Women’s Programming

The Women’s Program at the Alliance is designed to help HIV positive and HIV negative women to address high risk behaviors, support trauma recovery and develop social supports, while gaining information, skills and strategies that will enhance the quality of their lives.

Women’s Services Include:

*HIV Testing and Linkage to HIV & Prevention Care Services

*STD/Hepatitis C Screening and Linkage

*Assistance with health care coordination and referrals to social services, benefits/entitlements and basic needs

*Escorts to appointments

*CLEAR: Choosing Life: Empowerment, Action, Results: Individual Sessions

*W.I.L.L.O.W.: Women Involved Life Learning from Other Women; Group Sessions

*T.R.E.M.s: Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model: Group Sessions

Contact us or walk in today for more information!

Alliance Midtown Central, Pelham Grand, CASA Washington Heights and East Harlem

Contact: Yvonne Gooden at (212) 645-0875, ext. 309 or Markeyda Jordan at (212) 645-0875, ext. 387

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the handout flyer from The Alliance for Positive Change and I give them full credit for it. Please call the numbers above for more information.

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Next Step Internship Program: Careers in Homeless Services

Next Step Internship Program: Careers in Homeless Services

Project Renewal: Receiving Hope.

The Next Step Internship Program is an eights week vocational training program that provides individuals with the skills and experience they need to begin a career in homeless services. Interns receive approximately 140 hours of intensive sector-based classroom training as well as 140 hours of closely supervised paid on the job training to give them an entry point into the rewarding field of social services.

Week 1-2: Full Time Classroom Training (unpaid)

*Occupational Skills Trainings: Crisis Prevention, Working with Special Populations, Narcan Administration, Incident Reporting, Conflict Resolution.

*Soft Skills Trainings: Effective Communication, Customer Service and Life Skills.

*Computer Training: Basic Microsoft Office, DHS Cares

*Financial Literacy Workshops: Budgeting, Credit Repair, Managing Money.

Week 3-7: Classroom & On the Job Training (paid)

*Internship: Work 3-4 days/week in a shelter as a Residential Aide or Maintenance Staff

*Ongoing Training: Attend classes 1-2 days per week & learn industry specific skills

*Credential Attainment: Crisis Prevention Certification, Fire Guard for Shelters Certification (F-02), Certificate of Completion for Opioid Overdose Prevention.

Week 8: Final Week of Training

*Graduation Ceremony: Certificate of completion, 80% graduation rate

*Hiring Decisions: Internship site directors have option of permanently hiring graduates

*Job Search: Interns are assigned to a Job Developer, update resumes, intensive job search and interviewing process begins.

Week 9: Job Placement, Retention and Career Advancement

*Job Placement Support: Continue job search and job placement process with support of a job developer, 80% placement rate.

*Job Retention: One year post employment support, 70% on year job retention rate.

*Career Advancement: Assistance with upgrading employment and credentials.

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the Next Step Internship Program pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please look the program up online for more information on the Internship.

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Valley Health LifeStyles: Delay the Disease Exercise Program for Parkinson’s

Valley Health LifeStyles: Delay the Disease Exercise Program for Parkinson’s

The #1 Parkinson’s Exercise Program

Valley Health LifeStyles now offers group exercise for people with Parkinson’s. Delay the Disease is an evidenced-based fitness program designed to empower those living with Parkinson’s disease by optimizing their physical function and helping to delay the progression of symptoms.

This 8 week program will take place every Wednesday at 1:00pm from May 29th-July 17th (Please call on the new class schedule as well)

Valley Health & Wellness Center

1400 MacArthur Boulevard

Mahwah, NJ  07430

To Register or check for new dates: Call Lara Vajas at (201) 316-8434

Lifestyles Members: $100/Non-LifeStyles Members: $150

Special Note: This program was developed by David Zid, BA, ACE, APG and Jackie Russell, RN BSN CNOR in Columbus, OH this national wellness program is designed to retrain the mind and body. Participants report improvement in quality of life, regained ability to successfully manage the disease and maintenance of independence. This program targets daily functional challenges and symptom-specific fitness agendas. Exercise plans are adapted to all levels of the disease, valuable to newly diagnosed and progressed state alike. David and Jackie see changes in all participants and boast, “It’s never too late to start exercise and certainly never too early!”

Visit http://www.delaythedisease.com for additional information, seminars and educational courses. Part of Valley Health LifeStyles.

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the Valley Health LifeStyles pamphlet and handout and I give them full credit on the information. Please call the above numbers for new classes and any additional information you might need on the program.

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Health Insurance Enrollment: Apicha Community Health Center

Health Insurance Enrollment: Apicha Community Health Center

Apicha Community Health Center

Who we are:

Apicha Community Health Center provides affordable healthcare. We care about our community and want to help people stay healthy.

Why choose us:

We provide health insurance enrollment through the New York State Marketplace, free HIV testing, sexual health consultants and workshops, case management, primary care, HIV specialty care, trans primary care, sexual health services and mental health services that are sensitive to you unique needs.

Where to find us:

400 Broadway

New York, NY  10013

Subway Access A C E N Q R J Z 6 to Canal Street

About Apicha’s Enroll Manhattan Project

The Enroll Manhattan Project seeks to help New Yorkers obtain care through understanding health insurance, how it can best work for them and helping those who are uninsured and underinsured to obtain health insurance.

You and your family can get affordable health coverage in New York State. Here are the benefits:

*You can quickly compare health plan options.

*You can apply for assistance that could lower the cost of your health coverage.

*You may qualify for free or low-cost health coverage from Medicaid and Child Health Plus.

At Achipa Community Health Center, there are state certified navigators, who can help you enroll in:

*Emergency Medicaid

*Medicaid

*Essential Plan

*Child Health Plus and

*Private Plans

Navigators can assist you:

*Apply for health insurance through the New York State of Health Marketplace.

*Understand your plan options.

*Enroll in a plan that fits you best.

What you need to bring:

You may need to bring the following documents to complete your application:

*Photo Identification

*Social Security Number

*Last Year’s Tax Forms

*Pay Stubs

*Current Health Insurance Information

*Household/Dependent’s information

Don’t wait! It’s easy! Enroll today!

Receive affordable health insurance today!

Enrollment Hours:

Monday, Tuesday & Friday 10:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday & Thursday 10:00am-6:30pm

If you would like to schedule an appointment or if you have any questions, visit our website or contact our toll free line”

apicha.org

866.APICHA9 (866.274.2429)

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the Apicha Community Health Center and I give them full credit for the information. Please call or email the above numbers to get more information.

 

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La Librairie des Enfants 163 East 92nd Street New York, NY 10128

This delightful little book and toy store has been transported from Paris and dropped into Manhattan.

Little Shop on Main Street

La Librairie des Enfants

163 East 92nd Street

New York, NY  10128

(646) 590-2797

lalibrairiedesenfants.nyc

Hours:

Monday-Friday 10:00am-8:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am-7:00pm

Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

I have been in La Librairie des Enfants bookstore many times on my walking project, “MywalkinManhattan” (Day Ninety-the Upper East Side) when visiting the Upper East Side and it is like being in a small, comfortable bookstore from a trendy neighborhood in Paris that was dropped right into the heart of Manhattan. Even the outside of the store looks Parisian.

La Librarie des Enfants

Inside you will find the most wonderful and whimsical merchandise straight from France. The books are the latest titles by French authors translated into English or in French for the children ready for the challenge of a new language. European authors have a different perspective on children’s development and it shows in the wording and artwork of their books which seems to challenge the children to use their…

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Hepatitis C Treatment and Adherence Program-Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt

Hepatitis C Treatment and Adherence Program-Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt

Are you:

*Living with Hepatitis C?

* Looking for more information about the new medication?

*Feeling nervous about starting Hepatitis C care and treatment?

*Looking for Support?

We can Help!

Our Hepatitis C Program can connect you to more information about your diagnosis and set you on the path for care and treatment. We will guide you through treatment and help you build healthy habits so you can take medications daily and on time.

Find out more!

Contact:

Cherry Jones (212) 523-2925 and Monique Carter (212) 523-2047

Morningside Clinic

Mount Sinai St; Luke’s Hospital

440 West 114 Street

Clark 6 (Floor 6)

 

Samuel’s Clinic

Mount Sinai West Hospital

1000 10th Avenue, Suite 2T (Floor 2)

Note: This is not a research study or clinical trial.

Disclaimer: This information was taken from a pamphlet from Mount Sinai Hospital and I give them full credit for the information. Please call the hospital and the numbers above for more information on the program.

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