Established in 1922, Catharine Street Community Center is pleased to unveil its newest initiative while formally launching its year-long Centennial Celebration. CSCC known for its quality services for individuals, children and families is (virtually) continuing decades of services to our most vulnerable populations in the City of Poughkeepsie and Dutchess County, New York.
Under the banner of Catharine Street Community Center, Inc. our brand and new initiative is proudly presented as: Catharine Street Legacy & Family Support Program
Our new initiative incorporates and reflects the best of Catharine Street. Encouraging us to remember our past while rejoicing with renewed optimism about our many opportunities and endless possibilities. Catharine Street will benefit from an established endowment, affording the organization a promising future and the capacity to identify and develop resources to help those in need.
Catharine Street Legacy & Family Support Program, coordination of services process, is supported by an Asset Building Framework (Search Institute, Chicago, Ill.) and Resource Based Learning, guided by a holistic approach to self-empowerment through the identification & development of realistic and sustainable goals. Among others, our program services will: identify and assess need, provide referrals, facilitate access to essential services i.e. child care, tutorial services for young children, food and housing among others including financial assistance. Referrals to Life Coaches available to help navigate daily challenges.
Catharine Street Legacy & Family Support Program symbolizes a new programmatic beginning. We are confident that our courage and commitment, will assist us through pandemics and other unforeseen challenges in the future. Catharine Street will continue to provide quality services with sustainable outcomes to those in need.