FULTON, NY – Pam Peeling (left), coordinator of the Step By Step Wellness Program at Catholic Charities of Oswego County, joins staff members Desiree (seated) and Lee Ann in preparing goodie bags for participants in the program’s Young Empowered Adults group.
Step By Step recently hosted an open house at its location inside the Catholic Charities building, 365 W. First St.
Community members had the opportunity to tour Step by Step, meet staff members and learn more about the Young Empowered Adults group and the benefits it offers participants.
Exclusively for young adults between the ages of 18 and 25, who have been diagnosed with a chronic mental illness and are beginning to live more independently, the Young Empowered Adults group provides young adults with an opportunity to meet with other young adults for peer support and programming designed to meet their unique needs.
For more information on Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s Step By Step Wellness Program or the Young Empowered Adults group and a schedule of activities, call Peeling at 315-598-3980, ext. 251.
Catholic Charities of Oswego County serves all people in need regardless of their religious affiliation. Primary funding sources for Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s programs are the County of Oswego, the United Way of Greater Oswego County, the Diocesan Hope Appeal and private donations by individuals and local companies and organizations.