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Agnes’ Giving Tuesday Story

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Over the past twenty five years, Agnes has gone from being a mother to two very active young boys, to being a community activist who serves on several local boards. AcessCNY has been there to make sure she gets the care that she needs every step of the way. Twenty-five years ago, Agnes found herself […]

AccessCNY Trains First Responders to Improve Encounters with those in Mental Health Crisis

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Photo Caption (from left to right): Officers from the Town of Manlius, Village of Baldwinsville and City of Syracuse at a CIT Advisory Committee meeting earlier this year.   AccessCNY recently hosted its inaugural Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training law enforcement officials and first responders. The week-long class works with officers on how to best […]

Provisions Bakery is highlighted for Downtown Dining Weeks!

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Photo Courtesy of Channel9 News   Provisions Bakery was recently highlighted by Channel9 News as part of their coverage of the 15th Annual Downtown Dining Weeks. Reporter Farah Jadran met with the bakery’s program manager Susan Catalino to hear about our three delicious specials and why operating as part of AccessCNY makes Provisions so special. We […]

DSP Appreciation Week- Lori Jarrett & Michael Singletary

Friday, September 14, 2018

Lori Jarrett & Michael Singletary   We’re rounding out DSP Recognition Week 2018 by recognizing some new arrivals to our team- Lori Jarrett (above) and Michael Singletary (not pictured)! Lori and Michael recently joined the AccessCNY family as a result of AccessCNY’s merger with Spaulding Support Services. Though they are technically new to our team, […]

DSP Appreciation Program- Michael Scriven

Thursday, September 13, 2018

  Michael Scriven Though all of AccessCNY’s Direct Support Professionals are talented, Michael Scriven has something that few others do- 15 years of experience. In his long history of being a DSP, Michael has acquired a wealth of knowledge and skills that he uses to benefit the members of the David Clark Learning Center (DCLC) […]

DSP Appreciation Week- Aziza Zahran

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

“I like the kids I work with. They’re really outgoing. It’s fun!” – Aziza Zahran   Aziza Zahran is about to celebrate a big milestone: 5 years as a Direct Support Professional with AccessCNY! And according to Aziza, she’s just as excited about her job now as she was on her first day. In her […]

DSP Appreciation Week- Carlie Read

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Carlie Read always seems to be on the move. As a Direct Support Professional at one of AccessCNY’s supported apartment locations, she is constantly working to help participants. Whether that means giving them advice or handling the order and delivery of medications, Carlie always seems to be busy helping a co-worker or participant. This is […]

DSP Appreciation Week- Narcissa Davis

Monday, September 10, 2018

  “I’m so glad I’m in this field. It helps me learn a lot.” – Narcissa Davis If there is one word that describes Narcissa Davis, it is: Love. If you are lucky enough to have a conversation with her, you will hear a lot about the things she loves; her 8 month old daughter, her […]

DSP Appreciation Week- Commane House

Friday, September 7, 2018

Pictured: Shana Cirino, Shelby Sibley, Kaydijah Bundrage, & Sarah Beckman The Staff of Commane House   “You know how some jobs you don’t want to go to work? I pull in with a smile!” – Shana Cirino, Assistant Manager Anyone who has ever been to AccessCNY’s Commane House will tell you that it’s a great place […]

Jeanne’s Story – Autism Awareness Month

Monday, April 23, 2018

Jeanne is a twin. According to her mother, Jennifer, the two children couldn’t be more different. Jeanne’s parents knew things wouldn’t be the same, ever since she was diagnosed with autism at a young age. Jeanne took a moment to describe how autism makes her feel different from others, so people who aren’t on the […]