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HOME Choice - Nursing Home to Independent Living 

May 29, 2014
HOME Choice Most individuals would not choose to live in a nursing home yet many older adults and persons with disabilities reside in nursing homes due to a lack of other options and needed supports. HOME Choice, a program funded through the... Read More
 
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Supporting Success in the Workplace 

Apr 30, 2014
Supported Employment (SE) is an evidence-based practice utilizing core principles, such as consumer preferences, rapid job search and placement, integration with mental health services, and time-unlimited supports to help persons with mental... Read More
 
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Celebrating 365 Years! 

Apr 28, 2014
On Thursday, April 24th, Community Support Services recognized 35 staff celebrating 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25 years of service!  Collectively, these individuals have been with the agency for 365 years.  We are grateful for their commitment to... Read More
 
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Celebrating Our Community Partners! 

Apr 28, 2014
During Community Support Services’ Annual Meeting held April 24 2014, the agency celebrated many in the community who have helped to support the mission of Community Support Services.    Employer of the Year – The House of the... Read More
 
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Improving Services for the Homeless Veterans of Summit County 

Apr 03, 2014
When the Veteran’s Administration first released HUD VASH vouchers in Summit County it was the Community Support Services’ Homeless Outreach that assisted the VA with outreaching and identifying Homeless Veterans in Summit County.  Many... Read More
 
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FACT: Reducing Criminal Recidivism & Hospitalizations 

Apr 03, 2014
Forensic assertive community treatment (FACT) is an adaptation of the assertive community treatment (ACT) model designed to provide comprehensive community based psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation, and support to persons with serious and... Read More
 
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Safe Haven. A Place to Call Home. 

Feb 25, 2014
Community Support Services is proud to offer two Safe Haven housing options.  A Safe Haven is not a group home.  A Safe Haven is a supportive housing program offering tenants affordable apartments with ready access to assistance needed to ... Read More
 
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Collaborating to Help Older Adults 

Feb 03, 2014
It is estimated that between 15 to 25% of older adults in the United States experience significant symptoms of mental illness. It has also been noted that as many as 1 out of 10 older adults may experience abuse, neglect, or exploitation. With this... Read More
 
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Creating a Healthier Tomorrow...Today 

Feb 03, 2014
An article in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, "Patterns of tobacco-related mortality among individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or depression" by Callaghan et al, found tobacco-related conditions comprised approximately... Read More
 
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Returning Home Ohio 

Feb 03, 2014
Community Support Services is thrilled to announce the receipt of a grant through the Corporation for Supportive Housing to serve individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses exiting the prison system.  The primary goal of... Read More
 
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