FLACRA News & Events

FESTA ITALIANA- Sunday, April 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Kings Party House, 4031 Routes 5 & 20, Canandaigua. Take-out meals available. $12 for adults, $6 for children age 5-12.

Bring your family for a plateful of food and fun at the annual Family Festa Italiana. Enjoy ziti, meatballs, chicken parmigiana, salad, bread and a make-your-own ice-cream sundae bar. Live music by the Newton Brothers, raffle prizes and more. Tickets can be purchased online at (copy this address into your browser): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/festa-italiana-tickets-56287031025, at the door, or from Canandaigua establishments Dick Anthony Ltd., Canandaigua National Bank, Ontario County Historical Society, Lyons National Bank, Moore Printing, and Roseland Bowl Family Fun Center. Also, tickets can be purchased from the Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency (FLACRA) by contacting Stefanie Smaldone @ 315-462-9160 Proceeds from the event benefit FLACRA and The Community Support Center to help in the fight against the opioid crisis.

Cadence Square Project Overview
Cadence Square Services Include: a fifteen-bed Community Residence licensed by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. This program is recovery-oriented, providing substance abuse services and supports, and mental health stabilization. An eight Supportive Living units provide eleven Veterans with supportive transitional housing with recovery-oriented services that enhance independent living skills and readiness for employment and community re-integration. And a seventeen apartments (13 one-bedroom units, 3 two-bedroom units and 1 three-bedroom unit) that provide permanent, affordable housing for Veterans and their families coming from the community residence or supportive living programs, or from the community. We accept HUD and VASH Vouchers as rent.

Project Funding
Development costs for the Cadence Square project totaled $11 million dollars. Funders include: NYS Housing Trust Fund Corporation, NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) - Homeless Housing Assistance Corporation, NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), Key Community Development Corporation, KeyBank, Inc., and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Cadence Square Partners
Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency, Inc. (FLACRA), Cazenovia Recovery Systems, Inc. (CRSI), Canandaigua VA Medical Center, Development Consultant: KLR Consulting, Architect: Fontanese | Folts | Aubrecht | Ernst, and Contractor: Christa Construction.

Cadence Square provides Veterans an opportunity to live in a safe, affordable, supportive environment that brings about outcomes that includes but not be limited to discontinued substance use and long-term recovery, self-sufficiency, reduced hospitalizations, increased employment, family reunification all while living in nurturing, healing and beautiful surroundings.

“FLACRA taught me that I have a choice, and I choose to stay in recovery.”

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