Oaks Integrated Care Elects New Officers

2019-02-15T10:36:37+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

MOUNT HOLLY (NJ) – At its recent annual meeting, the Board of Trustees of Oaks Integrated Care elected new officers. David Gaskin was elected as Chair of the Board. Aaron Nelson of Marlton was elected First Vice Chair and Gerard Law of Moorestown was elected Second Vice Chair. Chelsea Carter and Colleen Crandall were both re-elected to serve as Co-Secretary/Treasurer. Mr. Gaskin serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Seamen’s Society for Children and Families, based in Staten Island, New York. The Seamen's Society for Children and Families offers family foster care and adoption services, mental and behavioral health care services, a range of preventive and family treatment/rehabilitation and counseling services, domestic violence intervention, child day [...]

Oaks Integrated Care Receives Accreditation

2019-01-25T08:56:24+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

Mount Holly, NJ- Oaks Integrated Care announced that another set of its programs were recently accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International. CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. “This accreditation represents a major step forward in Oaks’ goals to fulfill its mission by providing the highest level of quality health care and social services to help individuals and families achieve emotional, mental and physical wellness,” said Oaks Chief Executive Officer Derry Holland. A total of 41 programs representing ten service areas were peer-reviewed by a five-member accreditation team in October. The group of surveyors were on site for three days. They reviewed person-served and staff records as well [...]

Oaks Integrated Care Receives $9.7 Million Enhanced Care Management (ECM) Grant for Opioid Use Disorder in the Southern Region

2018-01-24T09:37:12+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Press Release, Featured|

Mount Holly, NJ-  As part of Governor Christie’s $200 million commitment to combat the devastating opioid crisis in New Jersey, the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services awarded Oaks Integrated Care $9.7 million to provide Enhanced Care Management (ECM) for individuals with an opioid use disorder in the southern region (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties). The program will bring essential recovery support services and 80 new jobs to South Jersey with sites based in Camden, Atlantic and Cumberland Counties as well as in-community mobile response teams. ECM provides a holistic approach to care that combines care management, care coordination, wraparound and recovery services for individuals being discharged from licensed treatment facilities that provide [...]

Oaks Integrated Care Collects Thanksgiving Meals for Families in Need

2018-01-22T11:55:06+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

Mt. Holly, N.J. – Oaks Integrated Care recently kicked off their annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive to help families in need throughout New Jersey. The nonprofit organization will collect frozen turkeys and nonperishable Thanksgiving food items through Monday, November 20. The drive ensures deserving community members living in poverty and struggling with mental illness or developmental disabilities can celebrate the holiday with a traditional Thanksgiving feast. Oaks Integrated Care hopes to collect over ­­­­­­­­­­1,500 turkeys to make Thanksgiving special for families in their programs. Chief Executive Officer, Derry Holland, shares, “Thanksgiving is a time to come together and share in a special tradition. The donations we receive will make a warm, home-cooked meal accessible and create meaningful holiday memories for [...]

30 Vehicles Pulled Into the Moorestown Mall

2018-01-12T09:06:33+00:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

Moorestown, NJ - On Saturday, September 23, 2017 Oaks Integrated Care’s sixth Annual Touch A Truck event pulled into the Moorestown Mall parking lot! Thanks to the support from volunteers, sponsors and local organizations, children of all ages had the chance to see, touch, explore and learn about their favorite trucks. 30 vehicles were on display from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Moorestown Mall parking lot on the Route 38 side of Boscov’s department store. The event featured fun, family-friendly activities including a moon bounce, face painting, balloon artist, auction, games, photo contest and more. Children and their families honked away behind the wheel of trucks of all kinds including: Ambulance Tow Truck Mobile Laboratory Humvee Construction Vehicles [...]

Touch A Truck is Pulling into the Moorestown Mall September 23, 2017

2018-01-12T09:08:45+00:00September 5th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

Moorestown, NJ - On Saturday, September 23, 2017 Oaks Integrated Care’s Touch A Truck event is pulling into the Moorestown Mall parking lot! The sixth annual event gives children of all ages the chance to see, touch, explore and learn about their favorite trucks. Touch A Truck will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, in the Moorestown Mall parking lot on the Route 38 side of Boscov’s department store. Admission is free for children and $5.00 for adults. Tickets for food and activities will be available for purchase. The event features fun, family-friendly activities including a moon bounce, face painting, games, photo contest and more. Some of this year’s participants include: Ambulance Mobile Laboratory Humvee [...]

Oaks Integrated Care Sends 900 Children Back to School Ready for Success

2018-01-12T08:59:41+00:00September 1st, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

Mt. Holly, NJ- Every child deserves a great first day of school. Thanks to the overwhelming outpouring of support from generous individuals, local companies, community groups and faith-based organizations, Oaks Integrated Care collected and stuffed 900 new backpacks for children and teens in need of support this upcoming school year. The backpacks were filled to the max with school supplies such as lunch boxes, binders, notebooks, pencils, glue sticks, crayons and more. For the last 10 years, Operation Fill-A-Backpack has helped thousands of children in Oaks Integrated Care programs. Chief Executive Officer, Derry Holland, says, “Unfortunately, many parents of children in Oaks programs simply cannot afford new backpacks and essential supplies. With the help of our local community, children in [...]

Oaks Integrated Care Announces Opioid Overdose Recovery Program in Burlington County

2018-01-12T09:20:12+00:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

Mount Holly, NJ- The opioid epidemic has devastated thousands of families across our nation, state and local communities. To help combat this crisis, the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services awarded Oaks Integrated Care the Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP) in Burlington County. The program, projected to start in October, is part of a state-wide effort to engage and support survivors reversed from an opioid overdose, explore recovery pathways and link them to treatment programs. Derry Holland, Oaks Integrated Care CEO, shares, “Expanding our mission and continuum of care through addiction programs gives individuals and families increased access to critical services. We all know someone impacted by substance abuse- a family member, friend, neighbor, colleague- the disease has no [...]