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7th Annual Always Remember Gala

Seventh Annual Always Remember Gala

VOICES honored CBS News Chairman and 60 Minutes Executive Producer Jeff Fager with its Building Bridges Award at its 7th annual gala, held at Guastavino's in New York City. Over 300 guests attended this year's gala, which was held on November 5, 2014.

"VOICES is delighted to recognize Jeff for his leadership at CBS News and as Executive Producer of 60 Minutes," said Founding Director Mary Fetchet. "His insights and unwavering commitment over the years to reporting on the important issues and stories surrounding 9/11 and its aftermath are to be commended." More.

Wellness In The Park

Wellness In The Park

Wellness in the Park, produced by Zen Living Magazine, will host a fun-filled day at the park with more than 150 vendors, free health screenings, free fitness classes, music, activities for the kids, healthy snacks and treats. More.

Outdoor Living & Wellness Festival “An Inside Look at Outdoor Entertainment”

Outdoor Living & Wellness Festival

The Outdoor Living & Wellness Festival is being produced by River Street Entertainment and will provide a fun filled day for the entire family! Over 150 Vendors promoting outdoor living, adventure & activities, outdoor entertainment, tourism, health & wellness, nature, natural/organic/Eco-friendly products & much more! Food, live music/DJ from the Pavilion, activities for children and more! More.

Resilience and Rovery from Traumatic Loss

Resilience and Rovery from Traumatic Loss

Connecticut has suffered many horrors, from the Sandy Hook school massacre to the Petit home invasion. This month, we recall the Sept.11 attack that took so many lives. But such horrors are hardest on those who have lost loved ones. This Key Issues Forum looks at how people find the resiliency to recover from traumatic loss.

The forum will be 6-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at Hartford Hospital's Heublein Hall, 560 Hudson St., Hartford. It is free and open to the public, by reservation. Please call at 860-545-1888 or register online at harthosp.org/resilience. The forum will be carried live on courant.com and foxct.com. More.

NBC 4 New York and NY Giants Health & Fitness Expo

Health and Fitness Expo

This family friendly event features health and wellness tests and screening, fitness activities, healthy cooking demos and a meet and greet with Giants players and NBC Talent. VOICES will host a table to inform participants about the World Trade Center Health Program.

The four-time Super Bowl champion New York Giants and broadcast partner NBC 4 New York are teaming up to host the second annual FREE family-friendly NBC 4 and New York Giants Health & Fitness Expo, presented by Quest Diagnostics. One of the largest and open-to-the-public health events, the Expo will be held at MetLife Stadium on Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20. More.

Ciclovia 2nd Annual Health Fair

Ciclovia

The VOICES staff will be meeting with attendees of the Ciclovia Health Fair in New Brunswick, New Jersey on July 12th from 10:00am - 3:00pm. Carrie Miller, the Program Director in our New Jersey office, and Intern Lauren Picciallo will speak to 9/11 responders, survivors and their families about their potential eligibility for the World Trade Center Health Program and they will distribute applications.

The program provides services for responders, workers, and volunteers who helped with rescue, recovery, and cleanup at the World Trade Center and related sites in New York City. It also provides services for survivors who were in the New York City disaster area, lived, worked, or were in school in the area. More.

Visit the VOICES Booth at the Health Fair in Perth Amboy

Health Fair in Perth Amboy

Do you have questions about eligibility for the World Trade Center Health Program? Visit with us in Perth Amboy, New Jersey on Sunday, June 22nd at the Dominican American Communitarian Association Health Fair.

At the fair, we will meet with responders, survivors and their friends to provide information about the application process for The World Trade Center Health Program. The federally funded program was established by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010. More.

VOICES Hosts Training Session on Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing

During the event, Ms Shelby spoke about motivational interviewing principles and techniques and how they can be used as an effective strategy for engaging clients in behavior change. She explained that motivational interviewing is a collaborative, person-centered form of interviewing to illicit and strengthen motivation for change.

It is used to seek to understand the person's frame of reference. Key to its success is reflective listening, expressing empathy, support of self-efficacy, rolling with resistance, and avoiding arguments. More.

Edison’s 24th Annual Family Day

Edison’s 24th Annual Family Day

Carrie Miller, the Program Director in our New Jersey office, and intern Lauren Picciallo participated in the 24th Annual Edison Family day on Saturday June 14th at the NJ Convention & Expo Center in Raritan Center. During the event, they spoke to 9/11 responders and survivors about their potential eligibility for the World Trade Center Health Program and distributed applications. 

The World Trade Center Health Program provides services for responders, workers, and volunteers who helped with rescue, recovery, and cleanup at the World Trade Center and related sites in New York City. It also provides services for survivors who were in the New York City disaster area, lived, worked, or were in school in the area. If you missed out on the Edison event, make sure to check out the Dominican American Communitarian Association Fair June 22nd in Perth Amboy, NJ where VOICES will have another booth set up with more information and applications available. More.

VOICES Center for Resilience Hosts Motivational Interviewing Training

Motivational Interviewing Training

On Tuesday, June 10th VOICES Center of Excellence for Community Resilience is hosting a half-day training on Motivational Interviewing. The training will be held from 1pm to 4pm at the VOICES office, located at 84 Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ. Emma Shelby, Assistant Director of Wellness and Recovery Services at The Mental Health Association in New Jersey will provide the training. The training is free, but space is limited and reservations are required.

VOICES Center of Excellence for Community Resilience shares lessons learned to assist communities in preparing for, responding to and recovering from traumatic events. More.

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VOICES Provides Support Services

VOICES Staff Provides Support Services Including: Assessments, Support Groups, Referrals, Commemorative Events, Workshops.

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