Safe at Home Coordinator Named Service Provider of the Year

Julia Engstrom (right) with Molly Clifford

Congratulations to Julia Engstrom, Safe at Home program coordinator, on receiving the Western NY Developmental Disabilities Service Provider of the Year Award at the 29th Annual Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day Conference.

Safe at Home was developed for Prevention 1st by Community Health Strategies, to provide home fire safety and injury prevention curriculum for people with intellectual/ developmental disabilities who are new to independent living. Julia, along with Prevention 1st President Molly Clifford, made a presentation on Safe at Home at the conference, which was held in Niagara Falls.

In addition to her position implementing the Safe at Home program, Julia has worked for 10 years in case management and service coordination for individuals with mental health and developmental disability diagnoses.