Mary Ann Samson, Home Assessor and Trainer, and Mary Lou Ogren, Companion, recently represented EAC Network’s In-Home Respite Services at the Hillside Senior Appreciation Day. In-Home Respite Services provides in-home caregivers (companions) to Nassau County residents caring for an elderly relative in their home so the caregiver can take much-needed time off.
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EAC Network’s best-interest child advocacy took another step forward recently when Suffolk Family Court Judge Chris Ann Kelley administered the oath of service to new Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers who successfully completed a rigorous 30-hour training program. This more than doubles the Suffolk program size!
Members at our Port Washington Senior Center created beautiful hats as part of a Mother’s Day arts and crafts project! Our Senior Centers provide seniors with a variety of activities such as socialization, recreation, health promotion, educational programs, and congregate meals, as well as fun holiday parties and other celebrations!
Bruno Yactayo, our Bilingual Family Advocate at the Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center (CAC), recently presented at the Comsewogue Community Connections Night to families of the hispanic community at Comsewogue High School. Not only does the CAC treat child victims of abuse, but it also aims to educate community members on signs of abuse so that it can be identified and addressed sooner rather than later.