News & Updates
Now Recruiting Volunteers & New Hires
Caz Recovery is looking for volunteers and new hires. COVID-19 has sadly forced many business to close their doors. We're essential, and we're hiring.
Creativity Within Crisis
The COVID-19 emergency has affected healthcare providers nationwide. It's been stressful, but Caz Recovery is using this as a way to get creative.
The Importance of Wellness Over the years, we’ve sought to incorporate wellness into the work that we do. From volunteer-led yoga classes at Turning Point House to gardens at a few of our programs, we’ve recognized the need to promote wellness. This year, we’re excited to announce that we’re taking this focus to the next […]
Finding Purpose with Reintegration
Reintegration is a new element of care that we're piloting at Unity House. It brings some important changes to the way we help people further along in their recovery.
Tristan Jordan, Supported Housing Case Manager
Tristan Jordan, Supported Housing Case Manager, is a helper. “It’s like second nature for me to be that person who lends a helping hand,” she said. Tristan is also an optimist that sees the silver lining in everything. But, she recognizes that not every situation is a positive one. She knows that setbacks can happen, […]
Gratitude in Recovery Science is increasingly demonstrating the importance of bringing gratitude into our day-to-day lives. By doing so, we can improve our well-being, relationships, and outlook on life. Gratitude can even lead to measurable medical benefits like lowering blood pressure, reducing both stress and depression, and strengthening immune systems. For individuals with substance use […]
Our New Strategic Plan
THE PLAN Since we wrapped up our participation in GetSET, a local capacity-building initiative for nonprofits, we’ve been busy putting everything we learned to work. One major project that’s taken months of planning and evaluation has been our new strategic plan. We just put the finishing touches on it, and we’re excited to release it […]
Your Donations at Work
Early last year, we changed our fundraising approach. We implemented Caz Cares, a fund supported by donations that helps our residents in important ways. Ever since, we’ve been putting your donations to work, and it’s been a resounding success. What We’ve Accomplished Together Thanks to Caz Cares funding, Casa Di Vita converted a bedroom into […]
Sandy SanFillippo, Program Secretary
Sandy SanFillippo is Unity House’s Program Secretary, and she’s one of our agency’s long-time superstars. She’s been with us for 14 years and has an associate’s degree in Office Technology from Erie Community College. Since she’s been with us for so long, she’s seen much of our evolution. A Witness to Our Change When Sandy […]
Change the Conversation
It’s time we change the conversation about substance use. What do you think of when you hear the word “junkie?” How about “crackhead?” These words typically don’t bring positive images to your mind. Unfortunately, such labels are often used to describe people who need help. Even the word “addict” can have negative connotations. Labels that […]
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