Chiquita Favors is a Care Coordinator based in Buffalo who serves individuals throughout Erie County. Care Coordination, which involves linking people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to the resources and referrals they need, is at the core of Person Centered Services’ work. People like Chiquita help us empower over 17,000 individuals, making a key difference in so many lives.
How long have you been with Person Centered Services?
I have been with Person Centered Services since July of 2018.
How did you first hear about the company?
I first heard about Person Centered Services during a work meeting that discussed our transition from Medicaid Service Coordination to Care Coordination. The transition was a bit intimidating, but our leadership understood and worked with their new Care Coordinators to accomplish a smooth transition.
What is your favorite thing about working at Person Centered Services?
My favorite thing about working at Person Centered Services is the understanding and supportive nature of the company. If I look to the left or to the right, there is always someone willing to assist me when needed — I appreciate that. I work with a great team who will not let me fail and are always willing to lend a helping hand.
How does your work help Person Centered Services thrive?
I believe I help Person Centered Services thrive by being active with my caseload and tending to the needs of the individuals I serve. The support I get from my team aids me in being a great Care Coordinator. Person Centered Services also has a great mission and vision for the company that encourages my work.
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
I really enjoy going to church on Sunday, hanging with my family and friends, watching TV shows like “Martin,” “Golden Girls,” and “King of Queens,” and, of course, shopping for things I don’t need!
Person Centered Services is so grateful for the work of Care Coordinators like Chiquita who make our mission possible!