|"CSUN Honored by New Horizons for Academic Programs and Community Service"
California State University, Northridge
CSUN Today Article, May 8, 2013
by Shante Morgan, Manager Editor
California State University, Northridge was honored by New Horizons, one of the region’s oldest and most respected providers of services to adults with developmental disabilities, at the nonprofit’s celebratory and fundraising gala on April 19. Click here to read more...
|New Horizons Celebrates National Volunteer Week
(4/29/13) During National Volunteer Week (April 21-27) New Horizons hosted an appreciation "open house" reception for our volunteers. The event was designed to express our gratitude for the more than 6,000 hours of service that has been contributed by volunteers to the agency. New Horizons honors and values our volunteers, whole heartedly thanking them for their dedicated service and commitment to our clients and staff. For information on how you can become a volunteer, contact Shade Mokuolu at 818-894-9301 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo: (4/26/13) New Horizons Volunteers being honored at our volunteer open house.
|Board Member Mary K. Fischer Named "Executive Business Woman of the Year"
(4/23/13) New Horizons Board Member Mary K. Fischer received high honors at the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s 2013 Women in
Business Awards luncheon by being named "Executive Business Woman of the Year." Held at the Sheraton Universal, this award comes as a result of a career filled with outstanding accomplishments in both commercial and not for profit business. New Horizons proudly congratulates Ms. Fischer on this well deserved and important recognition.
An Article from the current edition of the North Valley Community Connection - March 2013
New Horizons Still in the Business of Fulfilling Dreams
By Leilani Downer
Nearly sixty years ago New Horizons began with the simple dream of a handful of parents who were raising children with special need in the San Fernando Valle. Their dream was to ensure that their sons and daughters could have the same opportunities that every parent wishes for their children. Today that dream is a reality for New Horizons and the more than 1,000 clients it annually serves. (Read more)
|Providence Health and Services: An article from the latest edition of the Southern California
Operational Excellence & Project Management newsletter, showcasing
highlights from 2012.
Team Continues to Volunteer Services and Skills to Non-Profits in The Community
By Ryan Robert
Design & Innovative Manager, PHSCA
The Operational Excellence and Project Management Team once again volunteered our unique skills and services to a non-profit organization that shares the same core values as Providence. Last fall, we part-nered with New Horizons in North Hills to address their challenges within their production area. ( Read more
|LA Metro Grants New Horizons $1.4 Million(9/26/12) - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has approved a $1.4 million grant to fund New Horizons' Green Light to Mobility Project. This project will help provide transportation services and travel training to individuals with developmental disabilities throughout the San Fernando Valley, Antelope Valley and the City of Santa Clarita.
|New Horizons Receives CARF's Highest Rating
|(8/29/12) - New Horizons received a 3 year accreditation (the highest level) by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Read More
“CYBERCRIME TRAINING” Presented by an FBI Agent!
Wednesday, May 29th
Learn about the dangers that exist on the internet, buying online and hidden expenses... get your questons answered! Click here for more!
|Just 4 Us Group, run by and for individuals with developmental disabilities, and REACH presents...
Free Yoga Classes
Friday, June 7, 2013
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Helen Bass Yoga Instructor
Click here for more information!
How to Set Up A Special Needs Trust Seminar
Saturday, June 8th, 2013
Speakers include: Harriet Rechtman, Exec Director of Foundation for Advocacy, Conservatorship and Trust, Inc. (FACT) and Attorney Elaine R. Abbott also from FACT. Free and open to the public, for more details For more information click either...
English or Espanol.
FRIENDS Also Presents...
New Horizons Second eWaste Fundraiser!
Saturday, June 8th, 2013
in front of Sam's Cafe
9:00am to 1:00pm
Drop off your old electronics, computers and more and let's do our part to help the planet while we raise money for New Horizons clients' services and programs.
DISASTER SAFETY PUPPET SHOW Presented by the American Red Cross Youth VolunteersWednesday, June 19, 2013Sam's Cafe11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Come enjoy a live puppet show. For more information, click here.
|With Wells Fargo Bank as this year's presenting sponsor New Horizons’ 5K Run/Walk on The Horizon will once again take place at Woodley Park on June 1, 2013. So dust off your running and walking shoes because registration starts NOW! Click here and you can start setting goals, forming a team and fundraising for the big day!
Our annual run/walk is a fun way to celebrate being with New Horizons families and friends as we raise funds to support the many services and programs that are so important to our clients.
|Got an Upcoming Event?...
Check Out New Horizons' Office/Classroom Space
Office and classroom space now available for evenings and weekends ideal for: counseling professionals, educational classes and recreation programs. Amenities include: 400 square ft. rooms, air conditioning, FREE parking, gated fence and security. Prices start at $75.00. For more information contact Gay Wane at 818-894-9301 ext. 313 for your next upcoming event!
|New Horizons' Group Homes
Has Space Available!
At New Horizons our programs assist individuals with special
needs in leading more fulfilling lives. If you know of anyone in need of 24-hour supervision and support in a family-like setting, contact Residential Director Roschell Ashley at 818-894-9301, ext. 328 for more information.
New Horizons Clients Say Thanks!!(4/11/13)
As a show of appreciation for his assistance in helping to see the completion of New Horizons' new Achievement Center offices and classrooms, New Horizons clients, Amanda Sandoval and Eric Castrellon, delivered Sam's Cookies and a plaque to LA Councilmember Mitchell Englander's Chief of Staff, John Lee. Mr. Lee is a strong supporter of New Horizons' programs and services. And for that we all say, "thank you!"
(Castrellon and Sandoval pictured, along with New Horizons' staff member Vickie Tarula. The Achievement Center provides services to more than 100 individuals daily under the leadership of Director Gay Wane, the Achievement Center successfully exposes clients to educational and life skills
(5/17/13) Vartan Vartanian will graduate from High Tech LA. As a volunteer for New Horizons he's offered clerical
services to our Supported Employment Department twice a week since January of this year. He has also
volunteered in the Workshop and the Warehouse on a few occasions.
Vartan; a very consistent and dependable intern and wish him the best of luck as
moves on to college.
Benefits of Volunteering
Volunteering connects you to others.
Volunteering provides many benefits to both mental and physical health.
Volunteering can advance your career.
Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life.
For these benefits and so much more... don't forget to VOLUNTEER.