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Good news for RISE and Transitions-Mental Health Association

RISE welcomes new crisis advocates. Fifteen community members have completed volunteer training.
RISE welcomes new crisis advocates. Fifteen community members have completed volunteer training.

SLO County

RISE (Respect, Inspire, Support, Empower) recently announced that 13 new volunteer advocates have completed 65 hours of training over the past nine weeks to become state-certified crisis counselors.

The new volunteers will be answering RISE’s 24-hour hotline, serving as a support system to survivors and educating the community about the topics of sexual assault and intimate partner violence.

For information about the volunteer training program, email volunteer@riselso.org.

San Luis Obispo

Transitions-Mental Health Association recently received a $1,841 donation from the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Luis Obispo County.

The check was presented to Jill Bolster-White, executive director of TMHA by Judy Hornaday, a member of the Community Outreach Offering Committee on behalf of the Rev. Rod Richards and the congregation.

“I am delighted with the significant level of support that the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship provides the entire nonprofit community and am doubly pleased that TMHA received such generous support from the congregation,” Bolster-White said.

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