Big Changes at BABES & the Annual Retreat!

2 Apr

New office hours and exciting news!

BABES Network – YWCA has found out that we will receive Ryan White Part A funding to provide more peer support services to our members! The contract will run from April 1st, 2012 to February 28th, 2013! BABES Network program staff are increasing our hours and the BABES Network office will now be open Monday-Friday every week, 10-4pm.

In the April Calendar find out what is going on at BABES Network this month!

And its that time of year to start getting geared up for the BABES Leadership Summer Retreat for women living with HIV! We are now taking requests for applications – call us today at 206-720-5566. The Retreat will be at Camp Burton from July 13-15. There is a $50 registration fee; scholarships are available.

 Welcome Ariana Cantu!

BABES Network-YWCA is excited to introduce our new Health Access Department Associate Director Ariana Cantu! Ariana earned her Master’s degree in social work from the University of Washington in 2007, and has worked for the last five years at Solid Ground, where she directed the Community Voicemail program, managed the administrative budget and has taken a lead role in the development of the organization’s strategic plan and major policies and procedures. She has been a leader in the implementation of Solid Ground’s anti-racism initiative and coordinated the activities of their Consumer Advisory Council. We are so delighted that Ariana will be leading the YWCA Health Access Department and BABES Network teams!

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