By: | Published July 17, 2020
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Lisa Banks: Associate Executive Officer Lisa has had a very diverse professional background. When asked how she went from being a business major with plans to make commercials, to working in transportation, and then to working with those in halfway houses, mental health/substance abuse treatment facilities, psychiatric …
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By: | Published July 15, 2020
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Cynthia Zawojski: Data Analyst Director Cynthia Zawojski has been employed at Beach House, Inc., dba Leading Families Home (formerly FOCUS) since 2008. She has held positions as a Housing and Aftercare Specialist, Client Services Supervisor, Data Services Coordinator and is currently Data Analyst Director for the agency. Cynthia …
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By: | Published July 13, 2020
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Do evictions lead to homelessness? If so, how? Is there a way we can reduce evictions? These questions have been on the minds of experts across the US for years, but with the recent pandemic, evictions have become a crisis. Over two million renter households in …
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By: | Published July 11, 2020
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Andrea Bain-Frye: Steps-to-Health Clinical Director Andrea Bain-Frye is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) who earned her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Toledo. Andrea Bain-Frye Andrea is a trauma-focused therapist and specializes in working with children and adults whose lives have been …
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By: | Published July 2, 2020
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LuCynthia Jones: Steps-to-Home Housing Director LuCynthia Jones has dedicated the last nineteen years of her professional career to serving families and individuals of Lucas County who have experienced a multitude of social and economic disadvantages. LuCynthia Jones After graduating from the University of Toledo, earning two Bachelor of Arts …
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By: | Published June 29, 2020
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Every Person Has a Story Just like you, each homeless person has a unique story. The real reason people become homeless is due to many reasons like the recession of 2008, domestic violence, or lack of support from family members. Invisible People: Changing the Story of Homelessness …
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By: | Published June 25, 2020
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Ronnie Gorsuch: Finance Director Ronnie Gorsuch accepted the position of Finance Director as of July 1, 2020. Since September 2016, just before the official merger of Beach House and FOCUS, Ronnie came on board as the staff accountant. In those days it was Ronnie’s immediate priority to …
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By: | Published June 22, 2020
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Toledo, Ohio, has a large population of homeless individuals and families, and our city works hard to serve them through community resources, meals, fundraising events, and preventative programs. Here are a few of the organizations making an impact in Toledo in 2020: Toledo Organizations Hannah’s Socks Hannah’s Socks …
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