Closing the Gap in Food Insecurity in Delaware County

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About 12% of Delaware County residents are considered food insecure, which the USDA defines as “a lack of access, at times, to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members and limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate foods”. The rural nature of Delaware County makes access to nutritious food particularly challenging […]

Care Compass Network: Reopening Plans

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With the onset of COVID-19 at the beginning of 2020, Care Compass Network and our partners have worked collaboratively in a remote telework environment with little to no disruption to the core operations. As the state began to slowly open back up, CCN developed a re-opening plan based on guidance from the CDC, New York […]

Building Resiliency Through Community Collaborations

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In a time when police agencies across the country are in the spotlight, there is a long-standing community collaboration in Broome County being recognized for its commitment to mental health education and training. Starting in 2016, this community collaborative, including the Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier (MHAST), Broome County Emergency Services, the Binghamton […]

Home Grown Communities

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When Linda McMahon and her husband Seamus discovered that two sisters under the age of five-years-old needed foster parents, they eagerly offered their home. At the time, the McMahons were already fostering several other children in addition to having raised their own two biological children. However, soon after agreeing to take these two new foster […]

 
 
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