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PathPoint Counseling Center Celebrates 100 Clients!

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Santa Barbara, CA - As a nation, we have made improvements in access and coverage of mental health services. However, there is still much more to accomplish. For many of the individuals that now have access to mental health services, the stigma associated with mental health treatment prevents them from seeking out such services. When left untreated, mental illness does not just affect the individual. It affects their friends, families, neighbors, co-workers, and the community at large. Since the need is so great... Read More

PathPoint Expresses Gratitude

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PathPoint is truly blessed by those who support our nonprofit. Our very own Services Coordinator in SLO, Laurie Magorian, wrote an article published in the San Luis Obispo Tribune in hopes to inspire those to make this season that much brighter. The people attending PathPoint in the Five Cities area focus on individual growth along with creating opportunities to contribute to the local community. They volunteer for other nonprofits and create items for persons in need during the holiday season to “gi... Read More

PathPoint's Counseling Center: One Year and Counting!

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Santa Barbara, CA - This month, PathPoint is celebrating its Behavioral Health Counseling Center’s one year anniversary! As part of PathPoint’s holistic approach to care, the Counseling Center offers confidential therapy to the local Santa Barbara community, with services aiming to help clients throughout the many stages of their life.  Initially, the Counseling Center was conceptualized as the staff understood more about the Affordable Care Act. Jennifer Newbold, PathPoint’s Vice Preside... Read More

PathPoint Announces One New Board Member

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Santa Barbara, CA – PathPoint is proud to announce one new board member, Michael Zuckerman, as of September 28th, 2016. Zuckerman, who has a B.S. in Business Management from Chico State University, currently serves as a Private Banker at Union Bank’s downtown Santa Barbara Branch and has over 15 years’ of experience in the financial services sector. “We welcome Michael’s expertise,” says Cindy Burton, CEO & President of PathPoint. “His knowledge of banking and fina... Read More

PathPoint Employee Seeks to Inspire

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Bakersfield, CA – PathPoint works hard to ensure health and wellness to our participants and one staff member is encouraging just that! In June, Shawn White, PathPoint’s Director of Program Services in Kern County, volunteered at the Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games at California State University Long Beach. Founded in 1969, the Special Olympics is an international organization that supports individuals with intellectual disabilities through the participation of sports. Shawn is one... Read More

PathPoint Recognized for Its Youth Networked Services Program

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PathPoint is passionate about providing work opportunities to at-risk youth. By PathPoint supplying training workshops to youth, they can put into practice the job readiness skills they have learned to find and maintain employment. This week, Santa Barbara Independent published an article noting PathPoint's dedication to supporting the youth community.  Click here to read more from the Santa Barbara Independent about PathPoint’s impact. Read More

Healthy Living with PathPoint

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Summer is heating up and so is healthy living at PathPoint! Written by Ciara Klerekoper, PathPoint Communications Intern Santa Barbara, CA - PathPoint is getting in shape for summer. With the goal of participant growth and overall wellbeing, PathPoint provides the encouragement and tools to live a healthy, nutritious lifestyle. If you haven’t heard of PathPoint, we are a California-based nonprofit that enables individuals with disabilities to live as valued members of our communities. Located in five d... Read More

PathPoint Recognizes Jennifer Newbold in Celebration of Her 30 Years of Service

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Santa Barbara, CA – Today, PathPoint honors Jennifer Newbold, MA, MFT, as she celebrates her 30th anniversary with PathPoint. As Vice President of Behavioral Health, Newbold has been key to the expansion of PathPoint’s Behavioral Health division, pioneering the new PathPoint Counseling Center and mental wellness efforts. Newbold began her employment with PathPoint in 1986 as an Instructor in Mental Health for the PathPoint Community Independent Living Program. Working her way up through the company... Read More