Southwest Autism Center of Excellence Seeks Donations for 5-Year Anniversary Celebration
By Jennifer Schwegman -
Friday Sep 16, 2022
Southwest Autism Center of Excellence (SACE) is celebrating its 5-year anniversary with a Fall Festival. SACE is a program of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), a non-profit organization. SB&H’s SACE program is dedicated to supporting the autism population from age six through life in Arizona. Services include: residential, day treatment programs, focused ABA, psychiatry, social and independent living skills groups, vocational skills and individual therapy.
The festival, open to the public, will feature food trucks, a pet encounter, festival games with prizes and a silent auction.
The festival will take place at the SACE Osborn location at 3329 E. Osborn in Phoenix on Oct. 21, 2022, from 4-8 p.m.
HOW THE COMMUNITY CAN HELP:
Southwest Autism Center of Excellence is asking the community for monetary donations, prizes and silent auction items where proceeds will benefit SACE programming and services. Donations can be dropped off by Oct. 15 at the SACE Osborn location at 3329 E. Osborn Phoenix, AZ 85013.
For questions about the event or how to make a donation, contact Kellie Bynum at [email protected] or 480-521-2510.
ABOUT SOUTHWEST AUTISM CENTER OF EXCELLENCE:
Southwest Autism Center of Excellence (SACE) is a collaborative effort of Southwest Behavioral Health Services and Southwest Human Development, with funding provided by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) and Mercy Care.
SACE serves Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) members throughout their life span, promoting high-quality, community-based services tailored to each member and their family. SACE delivers services in a timely fashion in the most appropriate setting, following best practices while respecting the member's and family's cultural heritage.
About Southwest Behavioral & Health Services
Phoenix-based Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides compassionate primary care, substance abuse and mental health services that enhance lives and improve communities. Services include outpatient mental health treatment and psychiatric services, including medication monitoring; assistance for persons with addictions; intensive inpatient care for persons in crisis; residential housing, in-home and supported housing services; prevention services, community outreach and school-based counseling; lifespan services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder; and four opioid replacement clinics. Southwest Behavioral & Health Services has locations throughout the greater Phoenix Metro area and in rural Maricopa, Gila, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai counties. For more information about SB&H programs, services, and ways to help, visit https://www.sbhservices.org/.