Kathleen & Daryl's Commitment Kathleen and Daryl met ten years ago at a dance with Community Living’s Adult Recreation program and started dating shortly after. Kathleen says she remembers Daryl’s mom commenting that they made a nice couple, saying “This is what my son should have.” Not everyone in their families approved right
Tosstoberfest: Round Two In 2019, Jamie Roderique, the Director of Employment Services “tossed” a new event idea to the Development Department. A cornhole tournament to benefit Community Living’s Employment Services program – now that’s a new idea! So, we created a checklist to make sure this NEW event would be a hit!
DSP Highlight: Meet Danny Danny has been a Direct Support Professional in Community Living’s Residential program for around three years. He primarily works with the men who live in the Howell Road House, but works as a sub in other houses and enjoys being able to meet new people and help out where
DSP Highlight: Meet Megan Megan was working a full-time job she didn’t enjoy and wanted to pick up part-time hours doing something fun for a little extra income when she learned about an opening in Community Living’s Adult Recreation program. She’s worked as a Direct Support Professional in the program for a little
DSP Highlight: Meet Cherie Cherie built her career working with children as a librarian and then a support person in a local school district, but decided to take a risk and change career paths over the summer. She was looking for more meaningful work and said, “I felt that I could do more.”
DSP Highlight: Kenzie & Maddie Kenzie had never worked in a program like SOAR before but decided to apply for a role as a Direct Support Professional anyway. “I gave it a shot and after month two I couldn’t see myself doing anything else.” Her favorite part of her job is forming relationships
DSP Highlight: Meet Angelique Angelique got her start working with people with disabilities she moved to Texas to help her cousin care for his son with Autism. While living there, she found a job working in a residential program and soon transferred to their day program similar to Community Living’s Support Services for
Meet Katie: Director of Respite Services As part of our strategic plan, we reorganized the structure of some of our programs this year. We combined our three respite programs into one big umbrella and found that we needed someone to lead the department. The search began and Katie Corrigan was selected as our