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Long Island's NEWEST provider of in-home children's behavioral health services!!
We were honored this past November to be joined by Assemblyman Mike LiPetri, American Legion Post 94 Commander Mike Hernandez, & Legislator Kevin McCaffery-- along with 250 other wonderful & amazing guests!!
What does LODESTAR mean? 1. a star that shows the way. 2. ...serves as a guide on which the attention is fixed. Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. 9/2/16, dictionary.com/browse/lodestar
LODESTAR NEWS FALL 2019 We are selling tickets for our upcoming REVERSE RAFFLE on 11/8 at the Babylon American Legion. Click here to learn how to support our cause and get a chance to win cash prizes!! You don't have to attend the event to win... but we hope to see you there! Only 300 raffle tickets sold-- so buy yours today!
AUGUST 2019 Lodestar has begun providing Youth Peer Support services to local family. This exciting new service is provided directly by adults who have been child recipients of mental health services. We have also completed contracts with several Managed Care organizations, expanding the scope of our services even further!
MARCH 2019 Lodestar is now an approved Medicaid provider and is accepting direct referrals! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more!
8/1/18 GROWTH! Lodestar is now employing 24 workers, including 5 full-time to staff, to serve over 75 Suffolk County children! We are so thankful for the opportunity to expand our reach!!
5/3/18 FUNDRAISER SUCCESS We had an amazing evening with over 200 guests on-hand and over $20,000 raised. To learn more, take the time to view our amazing photos by Phyllis Henry and Sophia Pavlatos that captured out amazing evening on May 3rd.
4/20/18 WRCN MEDIA COVERAGE Listen to our LIVE appearance on WRCN 103.9 "Your Island Live with Tom Schiliro,"as Lodestar leadership discusses the imperative need for more children's mental health support. 12/1/17 GROWTH! Lodestar is now employing 14 workers and serving over 40 Suffolk County children! We are so thankful for the opportunity to expand our reach!!
10/5/17 NEW SUPPORTERS! Lodestar has just received its 1st and 2nd recurring monthly donations! Thank you to Tony and Troy Titus, Seton Hall classmates of founder James Regan, for their generous gifts. Consider making your donation today!!
8/3/17 NEW BOARD PRESIDENT Lodestar proudly announces our new Board President, Christen Lambert, who took office July 9th!! Christen is a business developer and brings professional knowledge of: banking, capital raising; budgeting and forecasting. Her call to be a part of Lodestar comes from extensive experience working at and with non- profit organizations-- she is passionate about effecting social change in the Long Island community.
Jay Able and Clifton Nembhard also have agreed to 2nd terms as Board Treasurer and Secretary respectively.
3/22/17 EMPLOYMENT OPORTUNITIES Attention helping professionals! Need to get out of the office or take a break from the field? Come check out our daytime 4/27 Open House/Meet & Greet event for program administrators and staff.
3/5/17 NEW BOARD MEMBERS 4 NEW BOARD MEMBERS ADDED! Welcome aboard Christen Lambert, Fred Kortmann, Bob Maire, and Dr. Michael Confusione. Christen and Fred add financial and business expertise to the board while Bob and Mike are esteemed psychologists with a wealth of years and knowledge of the profession. Each will be an asset to their role! 12/29/16 LODESTAR STARTS SERVING FAMILIES IT'S OFFICIAL!! Lodestar has begun helping its first family!!! After much anticipation, staff Anthony Gibson provided 3 hours of respite services to a Suffolk County youth on 12/29 through our sub-contract with SCO Family of Services. Great job Anthony!!
Who are we? A new non-profit HCBS waiver provider to psychiatrically disabled youth ages 5-21 under NYS Office of Mental Health. Our mission is to “empower children and families.”
How do we do this? ...by supplying tools necessary to identify, develop and enhance a families' own system for supporting their needs as they define them....
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