CDS Monarch Blog

CDS Monarch and New York State Homes and Community Renewal Announce Grand Opening of Senior Living Community

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - CDS Monarch and New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) today announced the grand opening of CDS Monarch's secon...



Staff Highlight: Judy Montana

Judy Montana has worked at CDS Monarch for the past 17 years. She started at the Macedon Road home, helped start the Linden Creative Opportunities...



A New Warrior Salute Graduate

Robert Van Velson (left) and program manager Tom Tartaglia On the morning of April 9th, Warrior Saluteā„¢veteran Robert Van Velson graduated. Frie...



Staff Highlight: Ana Nikolovksa

Ana Nikolovska has worked at CDS Monarch for the past 11 years. She started as a staff accountant, moved up to senior staff accountant, spent a few...



Staff Highlight: Renee Chichester

Renee Chichester is approaching her 10 year anniversary with CDS Monarch this April. She came on as a Staff Accountant, and was recently promoted ...



Staff Highlight: Karla Leader

Karla joined the CDS Monarch team in 1990, as a Treatment Coordinator at Webster Creative Opportunities (WCO). In 2007, she took on a new role as ...



Staff Highlight: Valarie Daniels

Valarie Daniels joined the CDS Monarch team in 1998, starting out as a Support Specialist at Webster Creative Opportunities. After her first year ...



Staff Highlight: Annie Brooks

Annie Brooks has been a Support Specialist at CDS Monarch since 1995, and after nearly 20 years of dedicated service, she is retiring. Annie start...



Staff Highlight: Jamall Watkins

Jamall Watkins has been a Support Specialist with CDS Monarch for the past 16 years, working at the Macedon Road and Roxwell Court residential hom...



Staff Highlight: Joe Lodato

Joseph Lodato came to CDS Monarch a little over five years ago to take on the position of Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC). In this position, Jo...



Staff Highlight: Vanessa Tuckey

Vanessa Tuckey has been with CDS Monarch for five years, as a Support Specialist at Penbrooke Creative Opportunities (PCO). In this position Vanes...



Staff Highlight: Venessa McFarlane

Venessa McFarlane has been with CDS Monarch for eight years, and now serves as a Treatment Coordinator. In this position Venessa is responsible for pr



Staff Highlight: Sarah Brasse

Sarah Brasse has been with CDS Monarch for seven years. She initially started out as a Creative Arts Therapist, then transitioned to Clinical Coordina



New Service for Seniors

Golden Wings is a program developed to assist seniors ages 55 and older who do not have a Developmental Disability. The program is designed to assist



Staff Highlight: Debbie Seffens

Debbie Seffens has been with CDS Monarch for the past 15 years, serving as a Medicaid Service Coordinator, and a Broker. In this position Debbie is