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Housing Team

Thomas Caracciola

Supervisor of MRT/PSH Housing Program

Tommy started working in the field as a recovery coach in 2013 at CVFC.  He earned His AAS in Human Services in 2014 and Attained a BS in Social Work in 2016. Tommy Is a Credentialed Alcohol Substance Abuse Counselor In Training (CASAC-T), Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC) and Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA). He Currently Serves as the Housing Counselor/Supervisor At CVFC.

Champlain Valley Family Center has contracted with the Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to administer a grant to lease 8 one bedroom apartments in the City of Plattsburgh. Potential tenants who are high end Medicaid users, homeless and have a substance use disorder are referred from Clinton County Social Services for housing services. One full time counselor and two Recovery Coaches provide counseling, life-skills mentoring and supportive services to residents in this program in order to help them with a healthy transition into the community.

Vern Witherbee

Rebecca Wunch

We specialize in...

Substance Use Treatment

School-Based Prevention

Community-Based Prevention

Supportive Housing

Intensive Family Support Program

Tobacco-Free Clinton, Franklin & Essex

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