ACCORD ACCESS Center provides more than just food “Adam” came to ACCORD Corporations Wellsville ACCESS Center in late January 2012 to receive a food box.
During his conversation with the Services Navigator he mentioned that he was facing foreclosure proceedings and that he wished there was something he could do to stop it. His frustration and anger were apparent.
The Services Navigator linked him to Southern Tier Legal Services and an appointment was made to meet with a lawyer on Monday of the following week at the ACCESS Center. “Adam” collected his food box and after many thanks; left for home.The following Monday, “Adam” returned to the ACCESS Center to meet with Southern Tier Legal Services who agreed to represent “Adam” in his plight to save his home.
He had several more meetings with STLS over the next three months. “Adam” was always sure to let the Services Navigator know how things were going and how thankful he was that the ACCESS Center is able to provide him with not only food, but linkages and referrals to services he did not even know existed.“Adam” returned to the ACCESS Center in late April 2012. He had stopped to say thank you because Southern Tier Legal Services successfully argued his case and stopped the foreclosure proceedings on his home.
He said “If it wasn’t for your agency and the services you provided, I would be homeless. I can’t thank you enough for what you did for me and my family.”