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Barbara Cervoni

Community Advisor

A lifelong Westchester resident, Barbara Cervoni is Director of Services and Communication for Support Connection, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that provides free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Barbara is responsible for communications and media outreach to promote the organization's events and support services. She also is responsible for management and oversight of all service provision. Prior to joining Support Connection's staff in 2004, Barbara worked as Communications and Outreach Coordinator for CAREERS for People With Disabilities. As a licensed social worker with a Master's degree from Columbia University School of Social Work, Barbara spent the first 11 years of her professional career as a social worker in a variety of settings, where her experience spanned direct service, consultation, training and supervision.

Barbara Cervoni's Contributions

  1. Wells Fargo Gives Yorktown's Support Connection $7,500 Grant

    Wells Fargo Gives Yorktown's Support Connection $7,500 Grant

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Area residents affected by breast and ovarian cancer that receive free help from Support Connection, can take heart their services will continue with a $7,500 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation’s Community Connection Grant Program.The grant will be used to help fund the not-for-profit organization's free counseling, support groups, educational programs, and other ...

  2. Yorktown High Football Team Donates To Support Connection

    Yorktown High Football Team Donates To Support Connection

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Players from the Yorktown High School football team recently paid a visit to the Triangle Center offices of Support Connection to give the organization a $2,500 check. The money was raised from the team's ticket and T-shirt sales from a fall game. The team annually organizes a fundraiser to help a local charity. This year the selection was Support Connection, a ...

  3. Yorktown's Support Connection Gains Top Nonprofit Honor

    Yorktown's Support Connection Gains Top Nonprofit Honor

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- GreatNonprofits, a leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations, recently announced that it's honoring Yorktown Heights-based Support Connection with a prestigious 2016 Top-Rated Award.Support Connection provides free support services -- like counseling, support groups and other programs -- to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer.The ...

  4. Thousands Participate In Support Connection's Annual Walk

    Thousands Participate In Support Connection's Annual Walk

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- On Sunday, FDR State Park in Yorktown Heights was filled to capacity for Support Connection’s Annual Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer. Thousands of participants and volunteers gathered to walk, pay tribute to those affected by breast and ovarian cancer, and raise funds for Support Connection’s free counseling and other support services. To learn ...

  5. Yorktown Heights-Based Organization Hosts Ovarian Cancer Webinar

    Yorktown Heights-Based Organization Hosts Ovarian Cancer Webinar

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown Heights' Support Connection, Inc. is inviting women nationwide to participate in a free educational webinar on clinical trials and ovarian cancer on Thursday, Sept. 15. Dr. Stephanie Blank, a Gynecologic Oncologist at the NYU Clinical Cancer Center, and a Principal Investigator in numerous cancer research studies will be the guest speaker. Blank is an ...

  6. Support Connection Offers Support Group In Yorktown

    Support Connection Offers Support Group In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Support Connection will offer a host of support group meetings in September in Yorktown, Chappaqua and Cortlandt.Support Connection is a a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer.At its Yorktown headquarters, a breast and ovarian cancer support group will meet on Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. A ...

  7. Support Connection Offering Support Groups In Putnam, Dutchess

    Support Connection Offering Support Groups In Putnam, Dutchess

    PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. --Support Connection will offer a host of support group meetings in September in Putnam and Dutchess County. Support Connection is a a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer.Meetings will take place at the East Fishkill Community Library in Hopewell Junction on Sept. 13 at 10:15 ...

  8. Support Connection Celebrates 20 Years With Birthday Bash In Briarcliff

    Support Connection Celebrates 20 Years With Birthday Bash In Briarcliff

    BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. --More than 80 people came out to The Briarcliff Manor to help Yorktown's Support Connection turn 20. Support Connection's founding took place in July 1996. In the 20 years since Support Connection was established, they have helped thousands of women and families cope with the challenges that result from a breast or ovarian cancer diagnosis. Support Connection’s ...

  9. Yorktown's Support Connection Launches Team Spirit Campaign

    Yorktown's Support Connection Launches Team Spirit Campaign

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. --   Support Connection is hoping everyone gets into the spirit.The organization, which helps women battling breast and ovarian cancer, announced the launch of the 2016 “Team Spirit” campaign for their annual Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer, which will take place on Oct. 2  at FDR Park in Yorktown Heights.The Team Spirit Campaign encourages friends, ...

  10. Support Connection Hosting Walk Kickoff Breakfast At Hudson Valley Hospital

    Support Connection Hosting Walk Kickoff Breakfast At Hudson Valley Hospital

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Support Connection is gearing up for its annual walk.The Yorktown-based organization, which assists women battling cancer, will be holding a kickoff breakfast on Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the lobby of Hudson Valley Hospital. The breakfast is free and open to everyone.Support Connection staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and assist anyone ...

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