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Provisions 30th Anniversary Celebration a Success

Thursday, March 1, 2018

  This Wednesday AccessCNY’s Provisions Bakery and Restaurant celebrated its 30th anniversary with a customer appreciation day. Provisions is a non-profit bakery and restaurant where lives are changed. The bakery is a job training program of AccessCNY for individuals with a mental health diagnosis. In its three decades the bakery has sold more than 200,000 […]

AccessCNY’s Winter Newsletter

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Inside this edition: The full story on our merger with Spaulding Support Services A story of employment with Heather Ann’s volunteer highlight Click here to read the Winter Newsletter! We hope you enjoy this edition, and learning more about the work AccessCNY does in the community. Any questions? Ask us.

Congressmen Katko Joins AccessCNY in Opening Crisis Respite Home

Thursday, February 1, 2018

On Wednesday, January 24 Congressmen John Katko joined AccessCNY for the opening of the Berkana Crisis Respite home in Eastwood. The program is a first of its kind in Onondaga County. The ribbon cutting took place at the home at 2320 James Street in Syracuse. Berkana Crisis Respite serves individuals who are struggling with a […]

BFair2DirectCare Rally A Success, Gained News Coverage

Thursday, December 21, 2017

AccessCNY and Arc of Onondaga joined forces on December 20th to show lawmakers in Albany how important the #bfair2directcare campaign is in Central New York. Direct Support Professionals, parents and program participants from both agencies gave a powerful message as they told personal stories of what direct care means for them. Paul Joslyn, Executive Director […]

AccessCNY and Spaulding Support Services to Formally Merge

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The Board of Directors of AccessCNY and Spaulding Support Services voted recently to merge the two agencies. The combined agency will serve over 3,200 people with disabilities and operate under the name AccessCNY. Beginning January 1 Spaulding will become a subsidiary of AccessCNY. In the intervening months the agencies will begin to share staff, space […]

AccessCNY Receives Grant to Support Veterans through Million Dollar Round Table Foundation

Friday, November 10, 2017

AccessCNY was recently awarded a $2,000 grant from The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation to support services for veterans with mental health issues. The grant will fund AccessCNY’s House to Home program and expand housing supports to retired service men and women. AccessCNY currently assists veterans with mental health issues locate affordable and safe […]

AccessCNY’s Fall Newsletter

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Inside this edition: The new Provisions Express is now open at the Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville A story of mental health recovery from Sabrina All about Anything That Rolls and the AccessCny Golf Classic Thank you to the Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation Click here to read the Fall Newsletter! We hope you enjoy this […]

AccessVoice, Empowering Art Show for People of all Abilities

Friday, August 25, 2017

AccessCNY is partnering with local art gallery 914Works, of the Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts, to present an empowering art show which celebrates the work of artists with disabilities and mental health conditions. AccessVoice’s opening reception, held on August 31 from 6-8pm at the 914Works gallery on Genesee Street, will begin the […]

Grand Opening of New David Clark Learning Center a Success

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Yesterday, AccessCNY celebrated the expansion of the agency’s art and music center for individuals with acquired brain injuries. The David Clark Learning Center (DCLC) is a place where those with a life-altering injury come together to regain what they have lost, explore their capabilities and create new meaning in their life. The David Clark Learning […]

AccessCNY, Local Organizations March to Celebrate Americans with Disabilities Act

Thursday, August 3, 2017

On Wednesday, July 26, hundreds of marchers took to the streets of downtown Syracuse to celebrate the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Carole Hayes Collier, longtime disability rights advocate and employee at AccessCNY says the act has had a big impact. “This act has made a huge difference for people with disabilities in […]