MEET SANDY MCCANN
Sandy has been a dedicated employee providing residential supportive services with Coleman Professional Services since 2006. As a Housing Tech, she assists 60 clients all suffering from mental illness and addiction within the Lima community. Sandy is a role model within the residential team. Her work ethic is second to none. The experience Sandy has allows her to handle all situations with professionalism and patience. Sandy enjoys spending time with family and helping those family and friends that are closest to her when she is not at work. Coleman Professional Services and most importantly, the clients being served, are blessed to have somebody as compassionate as Sandy watching over our housing locations.
HALLER STREET AND NORVAL AVENUE APARTMENTS
The Haller Street and Norval Avenue apartments were built and are operated by Coleman Professional Services. These single-unit apartments house 4 individuals in each complex who were homeless and who battle mental health and substance use conditions. Clients living in these units are in recovery and receive supportive services to assist them with maintaining their recovery.
UNION SQUARE APARTMENTS
Union Square is a beautiful 24-unit apartment building in Downtown Lima. The mission of Union Square is to offer housing to homeless veterans and others in need of recovery assistance for mental health and addiction issues. The apartment complex not only provides housing, but it is also equipped with 24-hour security along with supportive services like case management, life skills training, employment, and peer support. Coleman Professional Services operates the security and supportive services at this property.
MEET KATHY NICHOLS
Kathy Nichols is the Residential Services Coordinator for Coleman Professional Services. She has worked in the community mental health field since 1998. Currently she is a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant and is enrolled at Rhodes State College to complete her degree in Human Services. Kathy is chair for the local Housing Continuum of Care, facilitates Thinking for A Change and Relapse Prevention. She is passionate advocate for those who are living in substandard housing to get them into safe, decent and affordable housing. She started a Christmas project 18 years ago where she committed that clients in the residential settings would have a gift to open on Christmas morning, making sure they know they have people in this world they can call family.