Announcements

STEL house changes address, life for Dunkirk family

posted Apr 9, 2019, 1:27 PM by Wasiewicz, Mark   [ updated Apr 9, 2019, 1:28 PM ]

View this wonderful article in the Dunkirk Observer about STEL's new housing development program in Dunkirk, NY. Another example of STEL helping to make a difference in people's lives.

JCC's Career Advantage Program Fall 2019

posted Mar 28, 2019, 7:07 AM by Wasiewicz, Mark   [ updated Mar 28, 2019, 7:07 AM ]

JCC is conducting  information sessions for JCC's Career Advantage Program. This program is designed for working individuals who are attempting to balance family, work, while seeking a degree. Financial aid is available for this program. Additional information is available on the attached file below.

PUBLIC SERVICE STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS - PSLF

posted Feb 27, 2019, 8:43 AM by Wasiewicz, Mark   [ updated Feb 27, 2019, 8:44 AM ]

DO YOU HAVE STUDENT LOANS? YOU MAY QUALIFY ....

The U.S. Department of Education PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Student Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. Your employment at STEL may qualify. 

Please see this link for additional information.

STEL Rallies in Buffalo to Support Mental Health Housing Programs

posted Feb 25, 2019, 10:52 AM by Wasiewicz, Mark   [ updated Feb 25, 2019, 10:53 AM ]

Please see this February 24th Dunkirk Observer article about STEL supporting increased mental health housing funding. Great job Gowanda people!

New EAP Service Information

posted Jan 30, 2019, 8:50 AM by Wasiewicz, Mark   [ updated Jan 30, 2019, 8:50 AM ]

JCC's Career Advantage Program

posted Jan 18, 2019, 11:01 AM by Wasiewicz, Mark   [ updated Jan 18, 2019, 11:01 AM ]

JCC is conducting  information sessions for JCC's Career Advantage Program. This program is designed for working individuals who are attempting to balance family, work, while seeking a degree. Financial aid is available for this program. Additional information is available on the attached file below.

Jamie Hilliker Appointed to Assistant Residential Manager

posted Jan 16, 2019, 10:52 AM by Wasiewicz, Mark

We are please to announce the appointment of Jamie Hilliker as the Assistant Residential Services Manager for STEL's Gowanda Community Residence program  Jamie been employed with STEL since July 2017 and has held the position rehabilitation counselor at the Gowanda Community Residence. Jamie is a graduate of State University of New York at Fredonia and earned Bachelor of Science  degree in Social Work.

Please join us in welcoming Jamie to her role as assistant residential manager.

BIG THANK YOU TO STAFF MEMBERS....

posted Dec 21, 2018, 9:16 AM by Wasiewicz, Mark   [ updated Dec 21, 2018, 9:16 AM ]

We would like to thank the following staff members who have offered/volunteered to take extra shifts and to fill gaps at other program sites.
Perkins Hall:
Kim Brant
Corey Taylor
Owen Seabolt
Wayne Seabolt
Ryan Waller
Daniel Cross
Carol Ryan
Pam Mescall
Ina Wright
Kelly Kuhaneck
Janine Tomczak

Olean CR:
Anne Marie M
Bobbie Wymer
Peggy Bulson
Tom Pilon

JTAP:
Tasha Johnson
Stacey Thomas
Lor Karalus

Park Ave. CR :
Marissa Cussins
Cheryl Fricker
Tara Wood
Jessica Houshel
Alicia Genovese
Larry Rivers

Supported Housing:
Ina Wright
Jennifer Mason
Janet Stowell
Bill Kaiser

Aldrich/GTAP:
Emily Garey
Kristie Kleine
Kelly Kuhanek
Tiffany Meyers
Corey Taylor
David Cassell

N. Main/Prendergast CRs:
Rachael Weaver
Kristin Lockwood
Steve Kingberg
Alex Perez
Gail Coyle
Diane Fiason
Sue Erlandson
Kim Johnston
Cindy Baker
Kassandra Miranda
Jean Taber

Gowanada CR:
Mary King
Pam Mescall
Jamie Hilliker
David Cassell
Caroly Ryan
Janine Cmpbell
Hope McCoy
Stephanie Campbell

Wellsville Region:
Linda Howland
Connie Morris
Kim Gates
Samanatha Allen
Mary Lynn Fanton
Linda Saunders

Southern Tier Meadows:
Charmaine Patterson
Tammy Winder
Kristin McGuay
Kathy Kachelmeyer
Debbie Welka
Cheryl Priest

Again, thank you!

Charmaine Patterson Appointed to Administrator

posted Nov 28, 2018, 8:16 AM by Wasiewicz, Mark

Charmaine Patterson was selected as the new Administrator for Southern Tier Meadows Adult Care Home in Fredonia, NY. Char been employed with STEL since September 2013 and has held the positions of attendant, assistant administrator, and resident coordinator while employed at Southern Tier Meadows.

We welcome Char to her new role as Administrator and wish her the best of experiences.

Open Enrollment Meeting Dates STEL Health & FSA Plans

posted Nov 8, 2018, 9:18 AM by Wasiewicz, Mark   [ updated Nov 8, 2018, 10:57 AM ]

Attention: All Full Time Eligible Employees,

Open Enrollment is upon us. Listed below are the dates and times for open enrollment meetings. We encourage ALL eligible staff to attend a session. Representatives from Northwest Insurance will be available to review plan benefits and answer questions .

Open Enrollment is the time when employees may  enroll themselves or dependents on the STEL Health Plan. Furthermore, it's also the time to enroll  or re-enroll in the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plan. NOTE: FSA accounts do NOT automatically re-new. Existing FSA plan participants are required to re-enroll.

Good News:
  1. The  2018/2019 STEL Health Plan benefits and employee contributions will remain the same as last year.
  2. Additional Wellness Incentives options will be available this plan year giving employees more choices to earn points.
  3. Dental & Vision Plan allowances will increase. Dental benefits will increase from a maximum of $1,000/per year per participant to $1,500/per year per participant. Vision benefits will increase from $100/ per year per participant to $200/ per year per participant.
  4. Opt Out Benefit Bonus will increase from $2,000 to $3,000 per year.

Tuesday 11/13
Jamestown
  • 1:00 pm Forest Ave Office
  • 2:00 pm N. Main CR
  • 3:00 pm Predergast Ave CR CANCELLED

Thursday 11/15
Dunkirk
  • 9 AM Southern Tier Meadows - Fredonia
  • 10 AM Managers Meeting - Dunkirk Office
  • 10:30 AM Admin Office
  • 1 PM Park Ave. CR - There will not be a Northwest rep available at this meeting, Mark Wasiewicz will present.

Friday 11/16
Olean/Wellsville
  • 11:00 AM Wellsville CR
  • 2:00 PM Olean CR

Wednesday 11/21
Gowanda
  • 1:00 PM Aldrich St CR
  • 2:00 PM Perkins Hall CR Downstairs Training Room
If you should have any questions, please contact Mark Wasiewicz at wasiewiczm@stel.org or 716-366-7792 x 212.

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