Catholic Charities has launched a program in Chelan and Douglas Counties which began in Washington State in 2015 as a treatment model for youth and young adults experiencing first-episode psychosis. New Journeys First Episode Psychosis (FEP) focuses on early intervention and treatment. A team of coordinated mental health specialists works collaboratively with clients, their families, doctors, teachers, employers, and other significant people in each client’s life. They help clients identify their personal goals and needs for recovery. The goal is for individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis to return to meaningful activity in their job, school, home, or other areas of life.
Catholic Charities Housing Services (CCHS) proudly opened the doors of Saint Jude's Landing (SJL), in Wenatchee, on January 13, 2020. SJL houses a diverse population of formerly homeless, disabled, and low-income households throughout its 67 units. Our Resident Services Coordinators are working alongside Property Management on-site, providing residents with items such as linens and microwaves at move-in. Each unit includes beds, dining tables, chairs, and a sofa.Read more about this article
Becki Lambert recently joined the staff of Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington as the Volunteer Manager. A former Yakima resident, Lambert moved back to the Valley from Wlier, Switzerland. She spent five years there serving with Youth with a Mission in the Justice Discipleship Training School. She led students on social outreaches to the most vulnerable in Romania, Bulgaria, Malawi, and more.
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