CDS Monarch Blog

Staff Highlight: Chad Williams

Chad Williams joined the CDS Monarch team six years ago as a Medicaid Service Coordinator. From there he became a Treatment Coordinator for Transition



An Introduction to Care Coordination

In an effort to serve more people in creative ways, CDS Monarch recently combined all of its internal intake committees into one new one, called "Care



We Have a Winner!

On Thursday, October 17th CDS Monarch will be holding a fundraiser at Painting with a Twist in Fairport to benefit our Families in Need Fund. We asked



The Wolf Foundation Presents the 26th Annual “Teeing Off for Abilities” Golf Tournament to Benefit People with Developmental Disabilities and Veterans

The Wolf Foundation's 26th Annual "Teeing Off for Abilities" Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, July 8th at Locust Hill Country Club in Pittsf



A Place to Call Home

When Angelo and Edna Garofolo decided that they wanted to move back to New York from Florida to be near their family for health reasons, they didn't k



The Gift of Music

Michael, a Marine who came to Warrior Salute in the beginning of June, is also a talented musician who has been playing guitar since he was twelve yea



Staff Highlight: James Velazquez

James joined the CDS Monarch team as the Assistant Residence Manager for East Ridge Manor three years ago. He can often be found taking care of the pa



Dancing the Night Away

Since the opening of the Wolf Life Transitions Center in 2008, CDS Monarch's Evening Activities program has held monthly, themed dances. These dances



Achieving Full Time Employment: Linda D.

We are excited to announce that Linda D. has just accepted a full time position with the Flutter's Cafe team. She has been an employee of the CDS Mona



Special Olympics: NYS Summer Games

The New York State Special Olympic Summer Games were held the weekend of June 14-16th at the University of Buffalo. CDS Monarch had eleven athletes a



Painting with a Twist: Cast Your Vote

We will be holding a fundraiser at Painting with a Twist in Fairport to benefit our Families in Need Fund. We are asking for YOUR help in selecting th



Staff Highlight: Toasha Tate

Toasha has been a member of the team at CDS Monarch's French Road residence for the past 12 years. During the day she keeps busy running medical appoi



From Music Therapy to the Concert Hall

About a year ago, CDS Monarch's Park Circle residence began holding music therapy sessions. When April S. first heard about it she told her mom and he



A Star-Spangled Shortstack Saturday

On Saturday, June 1st CDS Monarch held a Star-Spangled Shortstack Saturday pancake breakfast to raise money for the Families in Need Fund. A total of



Eat Well, Live Well Wraps Up

This year CDS Monarch participated in the Wegman's Eat Well, Live Well Challenge. For participants, this meant eight weeks of eating healthy servings