SJCS Stories

Fall Newsletter 2018

Postcards from St. John’s As the warm weather starts to change and autumn begins to take hold, I have been reflecting on my summer. My girls were out of school and we had a great trip to the beach. Spending time relaxing with friends, family and loved ones is rejuvenating.…...

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Trip to Philadelphia

Being the new President & CEO of St. John’s Community Services, and learning so much about this incredible organization, one of my goals is to highlight the amazing talent and groundbreaking innovation that are at the cornerstone of St. John’s. My first trip out into the field took me to…...

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Working with Partners at the Intersection of Customized Employment and Poverty

SJCS-PA is working with partners to address the complex issues at the intersection of disability, poverty, and unemployment in less traditional ways. Customized Employment and Guided Group Discovery provide a starting point for people to think about employment. Rather than a traditional approach, which asks “Do you have work for…...

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Interview with Larry Russock, Regional Director, SJCS-PA

  Recently, SJCS-PA joined a new and exciting community partnership with The Village of Arts and Humanities (The Village) in North Central Philadelphia. An offshoot of the Employment First initiative, this new partnership will include SJCS-PA assisting The Village in integrating their Trauma Informed Care model with SJCS-PA’s employment services,…...

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