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RCPA member Venango Training & Development Center, Inc. would like to introduce their new Production Operations Director, Tom Scott. Tom comes to the company with over 30 years of experience in industry. Tom lives with his wife and family in New Bethlehem. He’s already hit the ground running, reaching out to area employers to assist them with their contract packaging, assembly, quality inspection, document imaging and destruction, CASS certified mailing, fulfillment, and commercial janitorial and lawncare needs. He’s also excited to connect with RCPA member organizations. Please welcome him. You can contact Tom at 814-676-5755 or via email.

RCPA member Children’s Crisis Treatment Center (CCTC) hosted the U.S. Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Xavier Becerra for a roundtable discussion on children’s mental health and the impact of community violence on the afternoon of Friday, July 15, 2022. The roundtable was moderated by Dr. Ala Stanford, who is the Regional Director for HSS, responsible for all of Pennsylvania, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Dr. Stanford is a practicing physician and the founder of the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium, which focuses on testing and vaccinating Philadelphia residents against COVID-19.

Xavier Becerra is the 25th Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the first Latino to hold the office in the history of the United States. Secretary Becerra was in Philadelphia to promote the launch of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline), which is a network of more than 200 state and local call centers.

“CCTC was proud to be chosen as the organization the Secretary visited. It was wonderful to share with him the work that is being done in Philadelphia around children’s mental health services and highlight the impactful work CCTC provides in our centers, community, and schools,” said Antonio Valdés, Chief Executive Officer at CCTC.

Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm ET
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CareLink Community Support Services
March 31, 2021

CareLink Names Rich Hoback Chief Operations Officer

MEDIA, PENNSYLVANIA – CareLink Community Support Services, a Greater Philadelphia area human services provider, announced today that Rich Hoback has been named Chief Operations Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Hoback succeeds Gary Woomer, who served as CareLink’s COO for seven years before assuming the role of CEO in late 2020.

“Rich is a seasoned and trusted leader with a laser-focus on operational excellence,” said CareLink CEO Gary Woomer. “His considerable experience, dedication, and thorough understanding of the agency make him uniquely qualified for the position of COO.”

Mr. Hoback brings nearly 25 years of experience in mental healthcare to his role at CareLink. He joined the agency as a Program Supervisor in 1998, and has since served as Residential Program Supervisor, Assistant Regional Director, and Regional Director. Prior to his tenure at CareLink, Mr. Hoback was employed by The Horsham Clinic and Horsham Health Systems of Delaware County.

“I am honored and excited to take on the role of COO at CareLink,” Mr. Hoback said. “I’m proud of the work our team has done to meet the challenges of the last year, and I look forward working closely with the management team and staff to keep the agency energized and moving forward.”

Mr. Hoback holds a master’s degree in health services management from Eastern University and a bachelor’s in criminal justice from Temple University. He is also certified as a psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner (CPRP) and crisis prevention instructor.

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Since 1959, CareLink Community Support Services has been dedicated to providing people with mental illness and developmental disabilities with the caring support they need to live, work, and participate in the community with dignity and independence. CareLink currently serves individuals in 33 community programs throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.

Media Contact:
Kate Rosin
CareLink Community Support Services
krosin@carelinkservices.org
(610) 874-1119, ext. 613
www.carelinkservices.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CareLink Community Support Services
March 16, 2021

Gary Woomer Named Chief Executive Officer at CareLink

MEDIA, PENNSYLVANIA — CareLink Community Support Services today announced that the agency’s Board of Directors has named Gary Woomer as permanent Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Woomer was installed as CareLink’s Interim CEO after Eileen Joseph retired in December 2020.

“Gary Woomer is an experienced mental healthcare professional, a strong leader, and a fantastic choice for CEO,” said CareLink Board Chair Scot Stetka. “He has been with CareLink for more than 20 years and possesses a comprehensive understanding of the agency that is unmatched. We are confident that Gary has the expertise to grow CareLink into an even greater, more successful organization.”

Mr. Woomer joined CareLink as a Program Director in 1999 and has since served as Regional Director, Vice President of Program Operations, and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to his tenure at CareLink, Mr. Woomer was employed at Prime Care, Inc. in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

“I am honored and proud to assume the role of CEO at CareLink, an organization that I have been with for most of my professional life,” Mr. Woomer said. “I look forward to continuing to work closely with our exceptional management team and staff to move the agency forward and meet the challenges of the next decade.”

Mr. Woomer holds an Executive Leadership Certificate from the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute at Bryn Mawr College, a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of St. Francis, and a bachelor’s in psychology from Shippensburg University.

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Since 1959, CareLink Community Support Services has been dedicated to providing people with mental illness and developmental disabilities with the caring support they need to live, work, and participate in the community with dignity and independence. CareLink currently serves individuals in 33 community programs throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.

 

Media Contact:
Kate Rosin
CareLink Community Support Services
krosin@carelinkservices.org
(610) 874-1119, ext. 613
www.carelinkservices.org