-Federal funds secured for the Transcend Program
-Ground breaks for Nueva Esperanza, 14 new permanent supportive housing units
-Federal funds secured for Pathways to Wellness Program
-Federal funding secured for the Tu Bienestar Program
-The Familas Unidas Center opens, providing outpatient & relapse prevention services.
-Casa Esperanza chosen to represent SAMHSA at the Latino Addiction Conference as a national model.
-Center for Substance Abuse Treatment -Closing the Treatment Gap
Contribution to the Cultural Competency & Diversity Network
-West Roxbury District Court
Diane Halperin Award for Community Service
-Dunmore Place, supportive housing units for families, opens at 8 Dunmore Place.
-MA Dept of Public Health
Improving Quality of Life for Residents of the Commonwealth Award
-Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development
Recognition for Contribution to Development
-MA Dept of Public Health Contribution to Latinos in Recovery Award
-Massachusetts State Senate
“Contribution to the Hispanic Community and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a whole”
-Massachusetts Council of Hispanic Attorneys
“Outstanding Work on Behalf of the Community”
MA Dept. of Social Services
Recognition as a Member of Latino Services Task Force
-The Latinas y Niños Center opens, serving 20 women and their children.
-Police Commissioner, Neighborhood Crime Watch, Community Service Award
-City of Boston, Mayor’s Office, Outstanding Contribution to City of Boston
-Nueva Vida opens, providing 8 single supportive housing units for those in recovery.
-Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
Named one of 13 “Best Practice Facilities” in U.S.
-Roxbury Community Council Outstanding Service as a Member of the Council
-Casa Esperanza Men’s Program opens in abandoned building at 291 Eustis Street.