Recreation Therapy – What’s that?

By Missy Hyatt, Chief of Programs Recreation therapy? You majored in what? What is recreation therapy? As a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), I have become a pro at explaining what I do to people when they ask.  In a simple...

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March is National Social Work Month

Project Sanctuary is helping to honor Social Work Month in March by celebrating this year’s theme “Elevate Social Work!” According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, social work continues to be one of the fastest growing careers in the...

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Project Sanctuary Launches Partnership with Cohen Veterans Network

This week’s blog comes from Thomas Costello, our Chief of Family Support and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). He provides case management support and therapeutic follow-up services to families on our waiting list, who have graduated ...

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Recreation Therapy Changed The Course of This Teen’s Life

Morgan Richmond is an eighteen-year-old student at Texas State University, where she is pursuing her degree in Recreational Administration with a concentration in Therapy. She ultimately aims to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), a path she was...

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What to do in a government shutdown

Government shutdowns have the potential to negatively impact service members and their families thanks to restricting funds and reducing services for our troops and veterans. Service members and veterans can be impacted differently, so stay informed with official sources...

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The Home Buying Process: How It All Works Together

Compiled by guest "vloggers" Allison Parks and military veteran Kimberly McAleenan of Conscious Real Estate, this is the eleventh installment of a monthly blog series for 2018, providing tips to the military/veteran home buyer. Contact Allison and Kimberly via the Conscious Real Estate...

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The Healing Power of Burden Bags

This week's blog comes from Sharon Harris. Sharon is Project Sanctuary’s Program Coordinator and has been with the team since 2015. Sharon's work at Project Sanctuary focuses on the programming involved with Colorado retreats, helping the families who attend...

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How To Support Military Families This Holiday Season

This week’s blog comes from Thomas Costello. Thomas is Project Sanctuary’s Chief of Family Support and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). He provides case management support and therapeutic follow-up services to families on our waiting list, who have...

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November is Military Family Appreciation Month

The Armed Services YMCA established November as Military Family Appreciation Month in 1996. With Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving also taking place this month, there’s no better time to honor the sacrifices and commitment of military families. When one person serves, the...

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How to Select a Realtor and Lender

Compiled by guest "vloggers" Allison Parks and military veteran Kimberly McAleenan of Conscious Real Estate, this is the tenth installment of a monthly blog series for 2018, providing tips to the military/veteran home buyer. Contact Allison and Kimberly via the Conscious Real Estate...

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