This September marks the 30th Anniversary of National Recovery Month, which highlights the achievements of individuals who have rebuilt their lives through recovery from substance use disorders and honors the service providers, like EAC Network, who help make recovery possible.
During the past five years, EAC Network’s alternatives to incarceration program, Nassau TASC (Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities), has helped more than 1,200 individuals involved in the justice system who have a substance use disorder. Through services like outpatient treatment, monitoring, and self-help groups, local residents, such as recent graduate…
Seniors from our Hempstead Senior Community Service Center attended the recent Village of Hempstead Senior Picnic at Kennedy Park where guests were treated to a family-style lunch, raffles, entertainment by Chauncey Nedd and the Neddmen, bingo, and ice cream. The best part? Two of our members won bingo prizes! Woo!
Once again our incredible friends from MAC Cosmetics came to the rescue of our food pantry for people living with HIV/AIDS in Nassau County. Quick as super heroes, they unloaded a truck stuffed with cases and cases of nutritious food. Three hours of unpacking/labeling food and stocking shelves later, they were gone, leaving the pantry filled to the brim. Thank you, MAC volunteers!
We are SO grateful to have received Brookepacks from the Brooke Jackman Foundation once again! Every year, hundreds of children in our programs receive brand new backpacks filled with school supplies and books so they can be ready and confident on the first day of school! Thank you, Brooke Jackman Foundation!