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Amy Moore, Director of In-Home Care, Testifies for Choices for Independence

Thousands of Granite Staters depend on the CFI program. These are low-income, medically vulnerable individuals ages 18 to 100 who qualify for nursing homes, but who choose to remain in their own homes. Home and community-based care cost a fraction of what a nursing home does. Unfortunately, these programs have been underfunded for over a decade - so badly that New Hampshire ranks 50th in the amount of Medicaid funding it spends on home and community-based care. Read more

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Our Sincerest Thanks on this Giving Thanks Tuesday

Ascentria Care Alliance - May 5, 2020

These are extraordinary times. We see the challenges of this pandemic playing out in front of us every day.  We recognize the enormous burden that many are carrying, including issues related to unemployment, loneliness, physical health and stress from uncertainty.  As a human services provider, our mission is to be there for those who need us, especially now. Arguably, our work has never been more important.

This is also a time of reflection - a time to give thanks for the generosity of amazing supporters like yourself. You are the reason we are able to continue our important work of helping those in need. Read more

Thanks for Giving!

Ascentria Care Alliance - May 5, 2020

Every day our clients thank us for providing services that help them meet life's challenges and thrive. But the truth is, without supporters like yourself, we would not be able to help people like Amanda. So when she thanked Ascentria for the car she was awarded, she was thanking you as well. Read more

Thank You from Pastor Ross Goodman

Ascentria Care Alliance - May 5, 2020

As Ascentria's Board Vice Chair, Pastor Ross Goodman knows first-hand that we could not support our communities' most vulnerable without our donors. All of us at Ascentria echo his words of gratitude for your continued generosity.  Read more

“I Was Often Told That I Will Never Become Anything in My Life.” – Kirian’s Story

Ascentria Care Alliance - April 17, 2020

Growing up in Honduras, Kirian Vasquez was left to fend for herself at the age of 14. For as long as she could remember, she was told that as a woman, her job was to be a wife and a mother, nothing more. “I was often told that I will never become anything [in] my life,” explained Kirian. Desperate to escape, Kirian fled to the United States, where as an unaccompanied minor, she was placed into the care of Ascentria Care Alliance’s Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program (URMP). Read more

Ascentria Care Alliance Welcomes New Vice President of Development

Ascentria Care Alliance - March 2, 2020

Worcester, MA – Ascentria Care Alliance, one of the largest human service nonprofits in New England, announces the addition of Karen-Louise Walker as Vice President of Development. Karen joined Ascentria in February and is responsible for leading, planning, and implementing all external fundraising activities.    Read more

Mentoring, friendship and inclusion keys to success for refugees

Laconia Daily Sun - February 12, 2020

LACONIA – When Albertine D’Almeida arrived in the United States at age four, the refugee from Ghana experienced two kinds of shock. First, the January air in Boston seemed preposterously cold. “I woke up and started crying,” said D’Almeida, now a sophomore at Laconia High School. 

Her second discovery was more jarring.

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Federal Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Trump Executive Order

Ascentria Care Alliance - January 23, 2020

On January 15th, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against Trump's executive order, which would have required state and local governments to submit written consent to the federal government in order to resettle refugees. Read more

Healthcare’s Growing Crisis: Need for Workers Providing Patient Care

New Hampshire Business Review - Angela Bovill - January 16, 2020

A convergence of trends is producing a real crisis in healthcare: a growing shortage of front-line, low-paid workers providing our early, basic and long-term patient care. Read more

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