Our fifth 2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Moments Recognition goes to Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare. Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare is being recognized for their collaborative efforts to reduce re-admission rates amongst people experiencing mental health crises and substance use disorder crises. The Care Coordination program uses a wrap-around service model to link individuals to community…

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Our fourth installment of the 2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Moments Recognition is dedicated to The Arc Nassau. The Arc Nassau created an innovative component to their Job-a-Palooza event that matches employers with future employees who have disabilities. The student participants in this event were selected through a partnership with the Nassau County School District.  …

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Ability Housing is the third winner of the 2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Moments Recognition. Ability Housing is being recognized for their innovation in the area of permanent supportive housing for individuals who have experienced homelessness.  The individuals served by Ability Housing are often disqualified from other housing opportunities due to barriers to entry, such…

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The second winner of the 2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Moments Recognition is Project SHARE – a program developed by Feeding Northeast Florida. Feeding Northeast Florida is being recognized for their outstanding collaboration during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As Northeast Florida began to experience the effects of closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number…

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