Washington Parish Coalition on Human Services holds May meeting

Published 11:40 am Tuesday, May 31, 2022

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Washington Parish Coalition on Human Services (WPCHS) held its May meeting at the ADAPT Office. Carla Mouton, Administrative Support Officer for the Northshore Community Foundation provided the program. According to Mouton, the Foundation has been providing services for 15 years in Washington, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and St. Helena parishes. They support philanthropy and non-profits. The home office is in Covington, at 807 N. Columbia St. An initiative for the foundation is making a difference where it counts. They are partnering with NAMI to provide a Well-Connected Program. Talk Space is the platform that will be used for providing counseling to individuals in need. Talk Space grants are available, and June 17th is the deadline to apply. Scholarships are available for students in 6th-12th grade who want to start their own business. For more information, Mouton can be contacted by email at cmouton@northshorefoundation.org or by calling her office phone at 985-893-8757.

Attendees of the May meeting included: (in person) Glory Davis, LaDarrick Smith, Rusty Fornea, Rhonda Gunnell, Paula Charles, Sheila Seal, Mike Ingram, Don Sauviac, Leslie Holmes, Bobbie Kimbrell, Paige Garic, Jenny Morgan, Regina Meyerchick, Brian Collins, Carla Mouton and Casey Fos; (via Zoom) Gloria Kates, Demetria Dantzler, Cynthia Walls, Donna Davis, Chrlette Minor, Tykesha Robertson, Lauren Franklin, Tony Shir, Brittiny Costella, Dana Alkadi, Sheri Eastridge, Nnenna Minimah, Angela Houlemard and N. Bester.

The next scheduled meeting for WPCHS will be on Tuesday, June 28, at 9:30 a.m. at the ADAPT Office, located at 216 Memphis St. in Bogalusa. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Rusty Fornea at 985-735-0160.