Human Services receives grant

From left to right: Jessica Pearce, senior network management specialist for Magellan Healthcare; Thomas Walker, senior account executive for Magellan Behavioral Health; Lyndsay Burrik, executive for Community Wellness and Recovery at Connect, Inc.; and Amy Switalski, housing and family resources director, Greene County Human Services.

Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services Connect’s Greene County Supportive Housing was recently awarded a $1,500 grant from the Magellan Health Foundation.

The grant will be used to purchase new home kits and needed supplies, such as towels, washcloths, soap, shampoo and cleaning supplies, for individuals moving into their new apartments.

The Supportive Housing program provides housing, primarily in Waynesburg, but also have apartments throughout Greene County.

The Magellan Cares Foundation provides grants for initiatives that support national or large-scale health access and quality improvement initiatives; efforts that help to improve the social supports around a quality healthcare system, such as access to housing, food, clothing or self-improvement opportunities and efforts to support America’s military service members, veterans and wounded warriors.

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