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Timeline

1995-2016

  • 1995: Leeway opened its doors to provide care, comfort, and compassion to individuals with HIV/AIDS.
  • 1996: Leeway’s medical staff adds antiretroviral medication to care plans and adds a spiritual support program for residents and families.
  • 1997: Leeway actively recruits and utilizes volunteers in an effort to create more community involvement. Alternative medicine is added to the care regimen.
  • 1998: The Catherine Kennedy Foundation is created to help ensure the longevity of the organization.
  • 1999: Leeway hosts the National Conference on AIDS and Long Term Care.
  • 2000: Leeway adds 10 additional beds to its 30 bed facility.
  • 2001: Leeway begins to explore supportive housing needs and options for people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • 2002: Leeway increases advocacy activity at the State Capitol. The organization creates a Speakers Program to present prevention and awareness programs to schools and community organizations.
  • 2003: Leeway expands medical services to include behavioral health care.
  • 2004: A Therapeutic Recreation department is added to the Services offered at Leeway.
  • 2005: Leeway provides case management to 5 supportive housing units.
  • 2006: The Leeway Alumni Organization is founded.
  • 2007: Leeway purchases the Leeway-Welton property for supportive housing expansion.
  • 2007: Leeway launched the Alumni Society for Discharged Residents, Community Support and Advocacy
  • 2008: The Medicaid AIDS waiver presents new opportunities for Leeway.
  • 2009: Leeway launches the Quality of Life initiative
  • 2010: The Leeway-Putnam supportive housing 17 unit independent housing with case management grand opening
  • 2011: Construction begins for Leeway-Welton 10 unit independent housing with case management
  • 2012: Leeway-Welton 10 unit independent housing with case management grand opening
  • 2013: Residential Care Housing established. 10 units
  • 2013: Leeway implemented Patient Care Clinical Computer System
  • 2014: Ground breaking for an additional 20 Residential Housing beds.
  • 2014: Leeway continues advocacy at the legislature to secure the Future of her mission
  • 2014: Leeway awarded bond funding by (DSS) of (3) million for addition of (20) Residential Care Beds
  • 2014: Brick Campaign Initiated for the Catherine Kennedy Memorial Gardens
  • 2014: Leeway quarterly Gazette started
  • 2014: Leeway purchased the original (5) (PILOTS) units of supportive housing
  • 2015: Leeway received 2.7 million in grant funds from DSS for community case management
  • 2015: October grand opening of the new wing of Residential Care Beds
  • 2016: Community Case management collaborative launched
  • 2016: Fund Raising began for the Catherine Kennedy Gardens

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