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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 07-09-2020

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NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | JULY 9-15, 2020 WOONSOCKET 17 The location is not a done deal. Today, Thursday, July 9, the House Finance Committee, of which Morin is a member, will hear a pro- posal to add the lease agree- ment to the fiscal year 2021 state budget. In addition to the building's condition, Morin raised concerns that funds ini- tially set aside for the project in 2019 might only be eligible toward construction costs and not a lease. After clearing the House Finance Committee, the plans will have to make their way through the state budget pro- cess, which is expected to be tumultuous this year due to COVID-19. Baldelli-Hunt acknowledged the uncertainty, but said she expects the funds set aside two years ago to help boost the project forward. "They are very anxious to get started on the retrofit," she said. BREEZE PHOTO BY LAUREN CLEM State officials are targeting the third floor of Main Street's Commercial Block for a technical education center first announced in 2018. CENTER From Page 12 Career OppOrtunities SEVEN HILLS RI / CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS HBTS/ABA WORKER $15.75/HR PART-TIME HOURS Provides direct behavioral therapy to individuals ages 3 to 21, role modeling/training to parents/ families, and support the child and family by promoting individualized, person centered, service delivery which meets all identified needs of the child & family. The professional provides assistance to the child with self-help & self-care as well as teaching of social & safety skills when applicable. Ongoing communication and data reporting to clinicians and coordinators regarding the approved program. Contact Lisa Donahue at 401-229-9804. PERSONAL ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT SERVICES Provides personal assistance and support per the approved PASS plan to enhance the ability of children with special health care needs to live and participate as valued family and community members, thereby fostering their independence. Plan implementation of goals includes the areas of accomplishing activities of daily life, making self preserving decisions and participating in social roles and social settings. SEVEN HILLS RI / ADULT PROGRAMS Adult Residential and Day Programs Direct Support Staff- full-time, part-time, and per-diem - provides assistance to adults in their homes and communities with activities of daily living and participation in work and recreation. Positions available statewide Must be at least 19 years of age, high school diploma or equivalent and minimum two years experience working successfully with children/ adults in a special healthcare setting, education selling or recreation setting. Must have transportation. View positions details at: AA/EOE Shared Living Providers are contractors who open their homes to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental dis- abilities to provide living arrangements and assist with life skills development and community integration. The Provider en- sures a welcoming environment and inte- grates the individual into their normal rou- tine and day to day life activities. Minimum Qualification: Background checks and home inspections will be done. Shared Living Provider must also agree to provider and contractor agreement. Provider must also: Be 21 years of age or older; and have valid driver's license; safe driving record; auto insurance; high school diploma or GED. Responsibilities: Provide an environment where an indi- vidual will feel welcomed; supported; and encouraged; nutrition based on individual needs; guidance and/or assistance with personal hygiene skills; guidance and/or assistance with selection and purchasing of clothing and accessory needs; guidance and assistance with money management; guidance and assistance with mainte - nance of community relationships; assis- tance with coordination of day services in- cluding employment; Ensure the provision of 24 hour support; Use of own vehicle for medical, recreation, etc. shared Living prOvider For more information, please contact Carole Graves Outreach Coordinator | 401-406-1882 For more information, please contact Kim Colomey HR Associate Recruiter | 401-406-1881 Office: 401-229-9696 | Fax: 401-597-6707

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