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Notice of Departure - Pat McNamara Leaving Community Partners

  It is with equal measure of sadness, gratitude and optimism that Community Partners (home to Housing Partnership Inc. and Parent-Child Center) announces CEO Patrick McNamara’s departure from the organization, effective March 1, 2017. Pat has been with Community Partners since 1999 and

Mental Health Reform is Law

  On December 13, 2016, President Barack Obama signed mental health reform into law as part of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, enabling thousands of Americans access to needed health care services. In addition to improving program coordination across federal agencies, the act will

Just Shelter - Matthew Desmond & Tessa Lowinske Desmond

Millions of Americans are evicted from their homes every year. These families lose more than just the roof over their heads and without a home, their lives can spiral downward.  Community Partners has long advocated for local affordable housing solutions as have the folks at Just Shelter - an

I Am The Change - Cleveland Wester

Director of Client Outreach Services Jibby Ciric and Director of Targeted Case Management Cleveland Wester “We didn’t have running water. We had to dig holes in the backyard just so we could go to the bathroom.” A statement like this conjures up imagery of a long-passed era of American

We Only Have What We Give

  “We only have what we give”  Isabel Allende. If this is to be believed, then Community Partners’ Wraparound Case Manager Supervisor Jody is one of the wealthiest people on earth. Two years ago, a referral came across her desk. The Vogels had just moved to Palm Beach County and

A Lifetime of Homes: Lessons From A Career in Housing Policy

  It could be the smell – a comforting combination of your father’s aftershave, those cinnamon cookies your mom makes sometimes, dirt from your brother’s cleats and the dog. Or, it’s a small nuance missed by everyone else – the smudge on the dining room wall, the peeling paint on the porch

More Than Just A Place To Live - Karin's Story

The paradox Karin faced was heartbreaking. The victim of sexual abuse and trauma, she was suffering from depression, anxiety and agoraphobia so severe, she couldn’t leave her home. But now, Karin didn’t even have a home to leave. In June 2015, Karin was referred to Community Partners

Stronger Together

  Strength is a dynamic concept whose definition constantly evolves to suit the context.  In some cases, strength can used to define physical dominance and in others, strength can be marked as the quiet resolve of just getting up in the morning and through the day. When it comes to Olympic

A More Perfect Union - Blanca's Story

  We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this

Community over Chaos

  It seems this week has been a long, waking nightmare. From the tragic deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in St. Paul to the Dallas sniper attack in which five police officers were killed, America seems to be mired in anguish, tragedy and grief.  Decades of