Acts of kindness

Choices 2020 Spring Special Edition Meet the Leadership

May 26, 2020
Regina Taylor-Tuck - Executive Director, Manhattan, New York

Choices June 2020 | Special Edition Community Options believes in the dignity of every person, and in the freedom of all people to experience the highest degree of self-determination. Embracing this philosophy, Community Options provides housing and employment supports to people with disabilities. #AllItTakes NEWSLETTER.PDF Special Edition: Meet the Leadership of Community Options Learn about…

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Choices 2020 Spring Special Edition Acts of Kindness

April 30, 2020
Christian, John, Latoya, and Anthony in the kitchen of a home in NYC

Choices Spring 2020 Newsletter Special Edition – Acts of Kindness Community Options believes in the dignity of every person, and in the freedom of all people to experience the highest degree of self-determination. Embracing this philosophy, Community Options provides housing and employment supports to people with disabilities. #AllItTakes HEROES WORK HERE!!!! Acts Of Kindness highlighting…

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Community Options Enterprises Staff Transitions to COI Residential Hero

April 30, 2020
Nijah Bishop

Nijah Bishop joined Community Options Enterprises as a DSP at our Princeton Daily Plan in 2017. On March 17th, the COE day programs were instructed to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nijah was given the option to continue working within one of the residences that Community Options owns and operates. Nijah agreed and has…

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Saleh Hussien, a Hero in Santa Fe, New Mexico

April 30, 2020
Saleh Hussien holding an award for 'Employee of the month'

The definition of the word hero brings one name to mind and his name is Saleh Hussien. Saleh is an amazing man who has committed himself to Community Options and the residents for over 11 years. He has taken every change in stride and with class. He exemplifies the message that our founder Robert Stack…

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Leon Howze as Well as Other Staff go Above and Beyond in Syracuse

April 30, 2020
A woman standing with Leon Howze

A woman standing with Leon Howze As we experience a “different normal” amid the COVID-19 virus, there are times of worry, frustration, and uncertainty. Do we have enough healthy staff to care for the individuals? Do we have enough PPE? Will the individuals and staff become ill? When can we get back to the way…

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Ijeoma Obidegwu Donates Masks in Maryland

April 30, 2020

We would like to offer a great thank you to Ijeoma Obidegwu, one of our new Direct Care Staff in Maryland. She wanted to contribute to the cause by donating her own homemade masks. We cannot thank her enough for being so thoughtful. Thank you Ijeoma! Read Newsletter. Rockville, MD Post navigation ← Amber Marinier,…

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Amber Marinier, Rebecca Hammond, and Catalina Achica go the Extra Mile in Tucson, Arizona

April 30, 2020
Be strong and courageous and other encouraging messages written with chalk on driveway.

We have some truly amazing staff in Tucson, Arizona. The three ladies that live at our Copperhead group home have had some challenging situations during this time. The staff continue to keep the individuals engaged by doing special projects and coming up with personal encouraging words about themselves as well as for others. Amber Marinier,…

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Leadership Personified by Latoya Scott in New York City

April 30, 2020
Christian, John, Latoya, and Anthony in the kitchen of a home in NYC

Being in a crisis situation can reveal a lot about someone. Some people only tend to think about themselves while conversely, others thrive by putting the wellbeing of others above themselves. Latoya Scott, Sr. DSP in NYC, is one of those brave souls who showed her true nature in fulfilling her duties during the COVID-19…

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Fredricka Cross and Willisha Ewing Show Their Dedication in Dallas, Texas

April 30, 2020
Willisha Ewing holding up a poster that says, "Joy"

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fredricka and Willisha, as well as all staff, have been encouraging, stepped up when needed, and haven’t missed a beat. When the staff was confronted by a person we support because they were upset about not being able to maintain their normal routine, the staff stepped up immediately…

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Amber Staten in Arizona doing an Amazing Job

April 30, 2020
Amber Staten - Senior Direct Support Professional

Although the Greater Phoenix region has had many shining stars throughout this unprecedented time, the new Senior DSP for the Darrow Home, Amber Staten, has shown very brightly. Amber has only been with Community Options since the end of February 2020. She recently moved to Tempe, AZ from a small town in Missouri and has…

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