News from around the state
Ross Dress for Less Partners with Gulf Coast's Houma Region
March 2018 -Ross Dress for Less – the nation’s largest off-price retail chain- chose Gulf Coast Social Services’ LeCirque Youth Mentoring program in Houma as one of the beneficiaries of their annual fundraiser. During February, Houma’s Ross Dress For Less asked their customers to donate to Boy’s and Girls Club and our LeCirque Youth Mentoring program and Ross would then match the monies raised. Due to the generosity of Ross and their customers, Gulf Coast Social Services will receive a donation of $1,525.87.
The LeCirque Youth Mentoring program is funded by South Central Louisiana Human Services Authority and Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government and aims at preventing or reducing youth involvement in acts of delinquency by providing goal directed, highly structured one-on-one mentoring, and group activities.
Baton Rouge Giving Tree 2017
Gulf Coast Social Services' Baton Rouge clients in our Waiver, Foster Care and Mentoring programs were adopted once again by the parishoners of St. George Catholic Church to receive Christmas gifts.
We selected clients with the greatest need and 35 of our clients received gifts. Our thanks and appreciation to the generous folks at St. George.
Baton Rouge Bar Association's Holiday Star Program
In mid December a few of our Baton Rouge clients were recipients of holiday gifts donated by members of the Baton Rouge Bar Association's Holiday Star Gift Distribution program.
Nicole Wesley Joins the GCSS Team as Houma Area Supervisor
Houma, LA – October 17, 2017 – Willie Green, Gulf Coast Social Services (GCSS) New Orleans and Houma Regional Director, is pleased to announce that Nicole Wesley has joined Gulf Coast’s management team.
Nicole Wesley has been hired as the Houma Area Supervisor and will supervise all aspects of Gulf Coast’s social services programs in Houma and the surrounding area. She brings with her over seven years of experience in the Human/Social Services field and 15+ years of management experience. Nicole comes to GCSS from CASA of Terrebonne, Inc., where she has worked since 2008. She is a native of Houma and has a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Management from the University of Phoenix.
Gulf Coast Social Services is one of the leading non-profit social service agencies in Louisiana with regional offices throughout the state. GCSS empowers people with mental, physical, behavioral, and other challenges to improve the quality of their lives and to live as independently as possible in the community.
For more information, contact Willie Green at 504-831-6561.