Ted Melnyk, our Director of Family, Community and Social Equity, appeared on The Lynne Hayes-Freeland show with Paul Tedesco, Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services at Familylinks, Inc..
>They discussed our partnership with Familylinks that works to get the people in East Liberty the services they need to thrive and grow with the neighborhood.
>This is a part of our pre-Circles Greater Pittsburgh program helping people break the cycles of generational poverty and eventually guide them on their path to homeownership.
For the second part of the interview, Lynne talked to Melanie Riedel, a case manager for the ELDI / Familylinks, Inc. partnership, and Sandon Smith, one of the participants in the program who is now working towards his chosen career path with the help of the Familylinks’ services. They talk about how the partnership affects the day-to-day lives of those it aims to help.