In the Media
Street Outreach Program Receives National Award
February 10, 2015
Howard Center’s Street Outreach Program is one of only 10 programs nationwide that was recently recognized as a Program of Excellence by the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, an initiative sponsored by Jackson Healthcare to recognize exceptional hospital community programs. As a founding partner, The University of Vermont Medical Center nominated the Street Outreach Program for its achievements in improving the health of the local Burlington community. Each award recipient will receive $10,000. Read more . . .
Howard Center Safe Recovery Receives Comer Family Foundation Grant
February 03, 2015
Howard Center Safe Recovery recently received a $12,500 grant for its syringe exchange program from the Comer Family Foundation. The grant represents the Chicago-based foundation’s commitment to harm reduction services that prevent- transmission of HIV and Hepatitis C. Safe Recovery Program Coordinator Tom Dalton says, “The Comer Family Foundation has been a real friend to Safe Recovery over the years, offering consistent support and extra help when demand for services outpaces our available resources.” Read more . . .
Fight Against Opiate Addiction Working, Shumlin Says
January 21, 2015
At a January 21 press conference, Governor Shumlin was joined by state officials and Howard Center Executive Director Bob Bick, Howard Center Director of Child, Youth and Familiy Services and Board of Trustee member TJ Donovan. "What the governor did, and continues to do, is he has given people the couarge to speak about addiction openly," said Donovan. Read more . . .