Modell Gault, Jr. is a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving his country from 1967 - 1971 before receiving an Honorable Discharge. He is a former employee of the New York State Department of Correctional Services. From 1972 - 1978, Mr. Gault served as a Correction Officer at the Attica Correctional Facility.
Upon taking an Associate’s Degree in Mental Health from Erie Community College (ECC), Mr. Gault assumed various positions at healthcare institutions including Buffalo General Hospital, Brylin Rehabilitation Facility, Horizon Health Services, Erie County Medical Center Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Clinic and while at the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation center he was a Rehabilitation Counselor.
Mr. Gault has also worked with emotionally challenged youth at the Father Baker Community Organization, Berkshire Farms, and the New York State Child and Family Services. Following his retirement in 2012, Modell was rehired at the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center as a part time Counselor.
Mr. Gault takes pride in being a Community Activist in the City of Buffalo, a role he has performed for more than 20 years. His frequent trips to Egypt, Ghana and West Africa provided him with great amounts of historical knowledge that he loves to share with others. He is also a member of a village in Ghana, West Africa and conducts regular tours to Africa.
Our mission is to transform the overall well-being of the Buffalo community by connecting, engaging, and developing effective relationship strategies for sustainability in health, literacy, training, and employment.
We want to move people from APATHY to ACTIVITY by providing comprehensive services that are culturally sensitive, person-centered, competent, and specific to the needs of the individual in order to promote a productive, healthy community.
We use a holistic approach to problem-solving and rehabilitation as foundational aspect of ITAV's training philosophy that incorporates the following motivational underpinnings for successful, long-term employability: engaging, enriching, encouraging, enhancing, enlightening, enriching, energizing, ensuring, equipping, entrusting, educating, and empowering.