Outreach Center for Community Resources Receives Grant from Recovery Rises Foundation

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Pictured left to right: Helen Lavelle, Brendan McGovern, Attorney Conrad Falvello, Recovery Rises Foundation, Linda Ciampi, Outreach Executive Director, and Attorney Thomas Cummings, Recovery Rises.

Outreach – Center for Community Resources is honored to receive a $100,000 grant from the Recovery Rises Foundation (formerly Clear Brook Foundation). Outreach partners with Recovery Rises to support individuals impacted by drug and alcohol addiction.

This grant will allow Outreach to provide support and programs that help individuals to achieve family stability, long-term recovery, and economic self-sufficiency. Community programs provided at the Outreach Center in Scranton include workforce development, parenting, anger management, family reunification, financial literacy, career portfolios including submitting job applications, interview preparation, group and peer-to-peer recovery services, and much more. Outreach partners with Recovery Rises to provide wraparound recovery and additional human services for participants. Outreach case managers work individually with participants to connect them to needed services including referrals for housing, food, advanced vocational skills, connection to recovery and mental health assistance, and links to services available at our regional partner organizations.

The Recovery Rises Foundation provides grants to organizations to meet the needs of the underserved in the recovery community. The Foundation provides grants to regional non-profits that seek to create projects that elevate local recovery efforts. Support is provided to advance the following priorities: Foster collaboration among different community agencies, and local government; Reflect a comprehensive approach to recovery community development; Promote recovery community participation and engagement; and Provide evidence-based results.