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Overcoming obstacles to achieve their goals

Education has long been a part of the treatment plan at Odyssey House. Our Vocational Rehabilitation Services, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education and Project Restart, provides on-site educational services available to all residential clients and administers the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) five times a…

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Graduates look to the future

Passing the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (the high school equivalency exam that replaced General Educational Development test in NYS) enables Odyssey House residents of any age to reach a higher platform of…

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Breaking the cycle of violence

Last month, in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Odyssey House collaborated with the Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE) to provide a series of workshops for more than 100 clients and staff. The workshops, held at the Manor and MABON, covered topics such as safety and…

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THIRTEEN honors Odyssey House residents at GED graduation

Eight Odyssey House residents participated in THIRTEEN’s annual GED graduation ceremony on June 22nd. More than 120 graduates from THIRTEEN’s GED adult education program were honored at the ceremony, which was held at the Scholastic Auditorium. Speakers included Dr. Ellen Bergman,…

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