Back row, left to right: Nicolas, intern; Sarah Deckman, Manager of Project SEARCH; Julie Digilio, Job Coach with Siffrin; Elizabeth, intern; and Charles, intern. Front row, left to right: Sarah Chill, Director of Employment Support Services with Siffrin; Heather, intern; and Tori Durm, presenter and former intern. Photo by ODD.

Internships at Aultman Hospital Help People with Disabilities

As part of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s Cabinet Day in the Mahoning Valley on December 18, 2019, Aultman Hospital in Canton provided a presentation about its Project SEARCH program for young adults with disabilities. In collaboration with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) and Siffrin, the program helps young adults secure permanent employment at the hospital and within the community.

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Siffrin would like to thank the Stark Community Foundation for the award of a charitable grant of $35,000 for use at Siffrin Academy, a Kent State University Stark Campus-based program for transition services for persons with disabilities.

The contributors who made this grant possible:

The Louise F. Ruhnke Fund

The Peter and Judith Schurman Charitable Fund

The William J. Lemmon Charitable Fund

The Edward J. and Helen L. Harhager Donor Advised Fund

The Wright Family Charitable Funds at Stark Community Foundation

Siffrin is grateful for your generosity to help those we serve.

Congratulations  Catrina Benson, CIS Coordinator in Mahoning County. 


Catrina is the winner of Siffrin's TV drawing for


4th quarter of 2019. 


Christmas Party 2019 

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Read our November 2019 Newsletter here.

January Closing

We will be closed on January 20th 

in observance of

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Siffrin Academy would like to express their appreciation to Crum and Forster Pet Insurance Group for their generous donation to Siffrin Academy at KSU Stark Campus. Senior Vice-President, Bob Capobianco (left) presented the gift to Brad Vincent, Siffrin CEO. The ceremony was attended by Denise Seachrist, Dean KSU Stark and Amanda Piccari (right), AVP at Crum & Forster and President of the Siffrin Board of Directors. Pictured L-R back row: David Howe, Siffrin Regional Director in Mahoning, Madalen Muntean, Assistant Manager at Siffrin Academy, and Suzanne Dugan, Manager of Siffrin Academy at KSU Stark Campus.

Thank you Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group!

Also in attendance were Siffrin Academy Students, Dr. Khrissy Kautch, Darcy McBride, Dr. LaTarsha Miller, Dr. Robert Sturr and Dr. Lisa Hart.

Siffrin Academy saw its first location open in 2017. Based at Siffrin’s Mahoning Regional office in Austintown, Ohio, the program offers postsecondary education and pre-vocational training. This program is geared to those transitioning into life after high school and those on a path to employment.

Siffrin Academy in Stark County will be underway soon at Kent State University Stark Campus. The university setting will allow those enrolled in the Academy to interact with students on campus and allows those KSU students to work with those in the Academy as part of a mentoring program. The relationship between KSU Stark and Siffrin will give participants a unique opportunity to make their own choices with their education in an integrated learning environment.

Siffrin Academy Launches a Location in Stark County

Brad Vincent, Siffrin CEO and Denise Seachrist, Dean of KSU Stark

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