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A Summer Retreat for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Kids

OYO at Camp Nuhop
Camp Nuhop is nestled in the heart of the Mohican State Forest and has been proceeding outstanding overnight camp experiences for children with special challenges for over 30 years and programming for children with hearing loss on a regional basis for the past 10 years. OYO at Camp Nuhop has been created specifically for children with hearing loss. Experienced and committed staff, interpreters, communicators and volunteers encourage a barrier-free communication environment by matching each camper’s preferred […]

Program Spotlight: Tri-County Employee Assistance Program

The Tri-County Employee Assistance Program has been operating in Summit County for 33 years and became a program of Greenleaf Family Center in 2005. Tri-County Employee Assistance currently has contracts with 30 companies to provide much-needed behavioral health counseling, educational presentations, critical incident stress debriefing, and consultation for supervisors and administrators. It is a true “partner” with all the companies it serves.

Ruth Llewellyn, Director of Tri-County Employee Assistance Program services, is committed to enhancing the productivity of companies in […]

Helping People Help Themselves

A story of perseverance and triumph
Ana Paula was determined to achieve her goals, despite all of the barriers preventing her from doing so. Lack of reliable transportation began to take a toll on Ana as she diligently worked to secure proper employment. “I was walking several miles to and from work every day while I was pregnant,” Ana said. She heard about Greenleaf Family Center’s Auto Loan program when she enrolled in the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program with […]

Greenleaf’s Good Work Captures Attention of CareSource Foundation

The CareSource Foundation granted Greenleaf Family Center a grant award of $8,000.00. This  gift comes as a result of the Foundation’s recognition and appreciation of the organization’s commitment to strengthening families in our community. Thank you, CareSource!

When All Things Matter

My father and mother met when they were 19 and 20 years old, and were married for 65 years before my mother died nearly four years ago. Since my father ’s passing, I have been cleaning out their home and found more than 75 letters they wrote to each other throughout their courtship and marriage during WWII and, again during the Korean War. The letters tell a love story that most of us could only yearn for – tremendous […]