Year: 2020

The Barnes Foundation continues its partnership with Baker Industries

October 2020: The Barnes Foundation continues its partnership with Baker Industries with a series of four workshops for a group of Baker participants. This unique experience includes two exclusive visits to the Barnes while the museum is closed and two virtual workshops at Baker. Participants are deeply affected by the art as they learn to…

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The Baker 2020 Golf outing at Applebrook was a big success!

The Baker Annual Golf Outing at Applebrook Golf Club was a big success. Great weather, great partners and a mouth watering dinner. A big Thank You to all who participated and sponsored the event. A special thank you to our Grand Sponsor, Bryn Mawr Trust Bank. See you all next year!

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The power of partnership comes to life

Hello, My name is Michael and I am a participant at Baker Industries. I started working at Baker in October of 2019, a few days after being released from prison. Let me tell you, getting this job made me feel like I won the lottery. My confidence skyrocketed to know there are places for people…

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We Are Here for Our Participants. Together, we’ll be here to make our community stronger and better

As we enter the summer months, we are keenly aware of the severe challenges facing our community. The health and economic disruptions of the Covid-19 crisis fall heaviest on the populations we serve – vulnerable adults challenged by parole/probation, disability, substance use disorder and homelessness. Poverty, hunger, housing instability and limited access to healthcare are…

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Important information for participants regarding FOOD STAMPS (SNAP), MEDICAID (MA), CASH ASSISTANCE (TANF) OR HEATING BILL ASSISTANCE

YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR FOOD STAMPS (SNAP), MEDICAID (MA), CASH ASSISTANCE (TANF) OR HEATING BILL ASSISTANCE (LIHEAP). Online through Compass www.compass.state.pa.us. Through the free mobile app MyCompassPA or By calling the Customer Service Center at 215-560-7226. If you already receive these benefits, but you’ve lost income, you may be eligible for an increase in…

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The following are important messages for you as we continue to provide information and support.

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, we are closed for daily operations effective 03/28 but have every intention of returning to work as soon as allowed. Unemployment Effective this week, we are closed for daily operations. We expect to be closed for another four weeks and possibly longer.  All participant employment will be ended effective…

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Important information for our participants regarding the Corona Virus. See links below.

Baker Participants: Below are links to information related to the corona virus and additional services being offered. We are here for you. Call Beth/program staff (Maggie, Brenda, Virginia) and leave a confidential message at 610-291-9795 ex 106. We will get back to you as soon as we can. from the City: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/ For healthcare: https://www.phila.gov/services/mental-physical-health/environmental-health-hazards/covid-19/covid-19-urgent-care-and-health-centers/…

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