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Thank You Anheuser-Busch!


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Luis Cayo, Business Manager, Margaret Drust, Senior People Manager, and Kurt Peter, Engineering Manager (and New Horizons Board Member) from Van Nuys Anheuser-Busch Brewery were at New Horizons on Friday, May 1, to present a $10,000 check to New Horizons Board Chairman John D. Bunzel and President/CEO Cynthia Sewell. Also pictured in this album is the forklift donated by Anheuser-Busch and a few clients from the Workshop where it will be used.

New Horizons has enjoyed a 25 year relationship with Anheuser-Busch and is very grateful for their many years of support!

 


New Horizons' 13th Home Groundbreaking Ceremony

(3/27/15) Today we broke ground on our Reseda Ranch home.  It's being built for individuals with special needs who have also been diagnosed with early on-set Alzheimer's disease.

Reseda Ranch Groundbreaking

click here to see more! 


 

chicER Editorial: State must improve on services for developmentally disabled -
Note-- please share this editorial on your Facebook Pages and on the Facebook Pages of family, friends, State Legislatures, Assemblymembers and the Govenor.  

California’s community of individuals with developmental disabilities is in crisis, but few outside that community are aware of it. That needs to change quickly, before things get even worse.

Support for the state’s roughly 280,000 developmentally disabled individuals has declined to such a state that some are no longer receiving levels of service that are mandated federally, much less what a civilized society owes its most vulnerable members. The decline is wrenching not only for those individuals, but for their loved ones and those who help care for them and support them. (to read more click here)

 


SNP Special Needs Project

"The ABC's of Special Needs Planning Made Easy"

Workshop Date: Wednesday April 29, 2015

Time:                 6:00-7:30 PM
Location:           New Horizons - Sam’s Cafe
Address:            15725 Parthenia Street
                          North Hills, CA 91343
RSVP:                Naomi Soria
                          818.894.9301
                          info@newhorizons-sfv.org

Please be our guest at an important workshop to learn how to protect and providefor those with special needs.

Informative & Educational for Parents, Professionals & Care Givers. Relevant for all ages and types of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

A special discussion will be included about:

  • The ABLE Act of 2014
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Wills
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Trustees
  • Budget Planning
  • Social Security
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medicare
  • Letter of Intent.


amazon smileNew Horizons has joined AmazonSmile just in time for the  Holidays! 

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.

How it works:
 On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you'll need to select New Horizons as your charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. AmazonSmile will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

So don't forget us today on Cyber Monday, and especially throughout the holiday shopping season to shop for great deals at AmazonSmile, where at the same time you can do something good for the New Horizons and the clients we serve!

FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE on Conservatorships  Bet TZ
for caregivers of members of a Los Angeles Regional Center.
WHERE: Antelope Valley Courthouse
42011 4th St. West (Rm 3700)
Lancaster, CA 93534
WHEN: Fridays
10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.

 


New Horizons Receives CARF's Highest Rating
(8/29/12) - New Horizons received a 3 year accreditation (the highest level) by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Read More


Upcoming Events 

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Featuring Perennial Rock Band, America... 2013 LA Music Award Winner Katie Cole... 100.3 The Sound Uncle Joe Benson... and a special "Corporation of Note" award presentation to Galpin Motors!

Tickets on sale now!

Sponsorships are still available. Contact our Development Department at 818-894-9301



ReachPresenting...

Our 2015 FREE Community Burn Prevention Series
co-sponsored by Grossman Burn Foundation and the Fireman's Fund.

New Horizons’ Sam’s Café
15725 Parthenia Street,
North Hills, CA 91343
3:00pm—4pm

*Free giveaways at each event*
See dates and subjects below

Thursday, May 14 - BURN CHARACTERISTICS & RISK FACTORS: Learn about safety factors and types of burns.

Wednesdays, June 3 and June 10 - WATER AND ENERGY CONSERVATION: Let ETTA teach you how to save our resources. Special time: 3:00-3:34pm, both days.

Thursday, July 16 - COOKING SAFETY I: Appliance safety; stovetop, oven, and microwave safety.

Thursday, September 17 - COOKING SAFETY 2: Appliance safety, fall prevention and outdoor cooking safety.

Thursday, November 12 - SCALDS AND BATH SAFETY: Checking the hot water heater, bath temperature, and safety measures in the bathroom.



New Horizons Now Has Meeting Space Available for Rent! 

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New Horizons has meeting rooms available for evenings and weekends which are ideal for: counseling professionals, educational classes, recreation programs and service clubs. Amenities include: 400 square ft. rooms, Wi-Fi, flat screen monitors, air conditioning, FREE parking, gated fence and security. Prices start at $75.00.  For more information contact Aida Velasco at 818-894-0582 or avelasco@newhorizons-sfv.org for your next upcoming event!

** We also have a banquet facility for your next big event. 


Your Rights
Under Title VI

New Horizons operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin, religion, sex, disability (physical or mental), age, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation or identity, AIDs/HIV status, medical condition, political views or affiliations in accordance with Title VI Civil Rights Act.  Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with New Horizons.

For more information on New Horizons’ civil rights program and the procedures to file a complaint, please contact Human Resources Director at 818-894-9301, or visit our administrative office at 15725 Parthenia Street, North Hills, CA 91343 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filling a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20590. Title VI is also available in Spanish, Armenian, and Tagolog.  If information is needed in another language, contact 800-555-1212.

 

 

 
volunteer 2015
New Horizons Celebrates Our Volunteers!
People who have a way of changing the world.

At New Horizons we honor the ordinary people who accomplish the extraordinary through volunteer service and who motivate others to
follow their lead.

From our clients to our staff and Board of Directors, who are volunteers themselves, we say "Thank you!!"


We'll be honoring our volunteers all week long on Facebook and Twitter.  Be sure to check-in and learn about the good work they do.

 


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Sen. Beall asks for 10%...

Will your representatives?

As you know, Senator Beall (D - San Jose) has been a champion for developmental services. He has taken the lead in the Legislature in pushing for funding for our system.

The Senator has written a letter to the chairs of the two subcommittees in the Legislature that get to review - and possibly change - the developmental services Budget. In it, he describes the major challenges facing our system, and asks them to fund the 10% for service providers and regional centers.

This is great news, but it gets better. This isn't just his letter. It can be signed by any legislator. And it has to be. Senator Beall needs his colleagues to help him and support this. But the only way they will is if you ask them to!

Please share this letter with your local legislators (find them here), and ask them if they will sign it and send it back to Senator Beall. If someone agrees to sign it, please email his Chief of Staff, Sunshine Borelli, so she can follow up with them! Her email is sunshine.borelli@sen.ca.gov.

We are making great progress in this fight to reform the way our system is funded. This 10% across-the-board funding increase is a critical first step. And this support letter, if broadly shared and widely signed, will help make this goal a reality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
       
       
       
       
 
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