April 2, 2015 – It was a hero’s welcome on March 17th at Citrus Grove Elementary in Deland, when Development Coordinator, Jill Wileden was on hand to present “Hero of the Month” awards to brothers Evan and Eli. Cupcakes and good cheer were on the agenda as the boys’ mom and grandmother joined their IMPOWER therapist, Mary Chisholm for.. read more →

April 1, 2015 –  April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the year, IMPOWER encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making Central Florida a better place for children. By ensuring parents have the knowledge, skills and resources they need to care for their children, we can help promote.. read more →

March 1, 2015 – March is National Social Work Month and each year serves as a reminder of the powerful and positive social changes social workers have on the lives of individuals and families. At IMPOWER, it is also a time to celebrate the efforts of our Case Management Services team and reflect on the.. read more →

January 29, 2015 – It’s been nearly two years since the pilot project for Telehealth, our virtual psychiatry and counseling option, began. To date, more than 1,000 sessions have been conducted and already we have seen the benefits of this HIPPA compliant virtual option, including improved access and increased satisfaction in care. Over the next few months, our Telehealth.. read more →

December 30, 2014 –  Growing up and moving into our first place can be hard for many of us. For kids who have aged-out of foster care trying to do it completely on their own, it can be even harder as they often lack the support systems needed to help them move or obtain the items.. read more →