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Perriaye Powe Standing Out in Chattanooga

April 30, 2020
Perriaye Powe - Direct Support Professional

There is an old adage that says trouble comes in threes. Although we are only a few months into 2020, we have already seen flooding, COVID-19, and tornado disasters. These events have affected the people we support in one way or another. However, Direct Support Professional Perriaye Powe has refused to let these challenges disrupt…

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Thank you Brooke Smith from Washington, Pennsylvania!

April 30, 2020
Brooke Smith, the new Administrative Assistant in Washington, PA at her sewing machine sewing masks

We would like to offer a great thank you to Brooke Smith, the new Administrative Assistant in Washington, PA. After the Governor’s order and our significant lack of PPE, Brooke went to Walmart to see if she could find bandanas to make masks. The next morning, she came into work with her sewing machine, 40…

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Nysheema Epps, Bryant DeShields, and Jerome White from Burlington, New Jersey Excel During COVID-19 Recovery

April 30, 2020
Nysheema Epps, Bryant DeShields, and Jerome White from Burlington, NJ donning their own personal protective equipment.

On March 23, 2020, Nysheema, Bryant, and Jerome, the staff in Burlington, New Jersey shined as one of our residents in Florence, New Jersey was taken to the emergency room with a temperature of 103. He was assessed and diagnosed with pneumonia and immediately hospitalized. During the initial assessment, COVID–19 testing was performed, but after…

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Ruth Yekeson from Bucks County, Pennsylvania Stepping up at Every Opportunity

April 30, 2020
Ruth Yekeson - Direct Support Professional

Ruth Yekeson is being honored as Bucks County’s Direct Support Professional Hero. Ruth is strong, dedicated, and fearless when it comes to her job and supporting those with whom she works. When the home in which Ruth works had a positive case of COVID-19, Ruth was the sole Direct Support Professional willing to work without…

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Shana Owens Shining in South Carolina

April 28, 2020

Shana Owens, a relatively new staff who works in the Summerville, South Carolina region, was recently promoted to a new position as a lead staff due to her amazing work ethic and passion for helping the people supported by Community Options. She is passionate about all aspects of her job but especially loves helping the…

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Sandra Granado Setting an Example for Everyone in Las Cruces, New Mexico

April 28, 2020

Let me tell you about Sandra Granado! She is a hero in our Las Cruces, New Mexico region. She always keeps the individuals involved and active, she makes them feel comfortable, and treats them with respect often going above and beyond in any given situation. During this difficult time due to COVID-19, she continues to…

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Nasima Madbouhi’s Leadership in Utah

April 27, 2020
Nasima Madbouhi - Senior Direct Support Professional

During these turbulent times, the individuals in our care seek the stability provided by the heroes that work for Community Options. In Utah, many of the individuals have found their stability in Nasima Madbouhi. She has always had the attributes of a hero, which are further exemplified throughout these unprecedented times. Beyond the earthquakes, shortage…

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A Caravan of Appreciation

April 13, 2020
Van with Thank You DSP on it. Morristown NJ had a small vehicle caravan to say THANK YOU to our direct care staff

The team in Morristown, NJ held a mini, yet loud, caravan to display gratitude and say THANK YOU to our direct care staff and Program Managers! The parade went to all of the homes in the region and was met with many cheers from the staff, people we support and even highway commuters! THANK YOU…

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United Way of Amarillo & Canyon awards COVID-19 emergency relief

April 13, 2020
abc7amarillo.com

April 13, 2020 | abc7amarillo.com Funding from United Way of Amarillo & Canyon Emergency Relief Fund is helping people cope with economic challenges brought on by (COVID-19) outbreak AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — The United Way of Amarillo & Canyon recently allocated $184,550.00 from it’s Emergency Relief Fund to 14 organizations/non profits in Amarillo and Canyon.…

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Putting a Hobby to Good Use

April 11, 2020
Evelyn from New York City who is our Traumatic Brain Injury Service Coordinator sewed masks for the people we support.

Evelyn from New York City who is our Traumatic Brain Injury Service Coordinator sewed masks for the people we support. Read More. New York City, NY Post navigation ← Organization helps people with disabilities regain normalcy during coronavirus isolationGiving to those in greatest need →

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