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People with Disabilities Share Empowering Stories Across Pennsylvania

June 6, 2024

June 06, 2024 | Press Release.pdf PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – Community Options, a leading national non-profit supporting people with disabilities, is proud to share the impact of its employment storytelling program.…

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Let’s Talk Legacies: Breaking Barriers: The Community Options Legacy: Valley Bank

April 25, 2024

April 25, 2024 Dive into the inspiring legacy of Community Options and witness how this extraordinary organization has been breaking barriers and reshaping lives since its founding in 1989. From…

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Support for the Transformation to Competitive Integrated Employment Act

April 1, 2024
Timothy Hawk Northwest PA Communnity Options, Inc. had the pleasure of visiting with Rep. Mike Kelly and garnering support for the Transformation to Competitive Integrated Employment Act.

April 01, 2024 Timothy Hawk Northwest PA Communnity Options, Inc. had the pleasure of visiting with Rep. Mike Kelly and garnering support for the Transformation to Competitive Integrated Employment Act.

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Shapiro Administration Meets with Workforce Development Leaders to Chart Pennsylvania’s Labor Future

March 8, 2024
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March 08, 2024 | Online Article media.pa.gov Harrisburg, PA – Over a span of three days this week, Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Nancy A. Walker met with…

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Community Options visits the state capital in Nashville, TN

March 7, 2024
Meika McClendon, our Tennessee State Director, and Mercedes Owens, Executive Director in Chattanooga, engaged in a powerful conversation with State Representative Yusuf Hakeem to advocate better pay for Direct Support Professionals.

March 07, 2024 Today we visited our state capital Nashville, TN for Legislative Day on the Hill! We met with three Representatives from the Chattanooga area: Greg Vital, Greg Martin,…

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Community Options Secures $7.5 million Grant to Enhance Employment Opportunities for New Yorkers with Disabilities

January 4, 2024

January 04, 2024 | Press Release.pdf Community Options Secures $7.5 million Grant to Enhance Employment Opportunities for New Yorkers with Disabilities NEW YORK, NY – Community Options, a leading national…

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New Jersey young adults should not live in nursing homes

October 19, 2023
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October 19, 2023 | Online article northjersey.com The insightful report from Disability Rights New Jersey confirmed advocates’ suspicions that New Jersey sanctions placing individuals with disabilities into nursing homes against…

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Fixing Pennsylvania’s 12,000 Person Waiting List for Disability Services

September 18, 2023

Nonprofit Executives Meet with Secretary of Human Services to Address Critical Needs for People with Severe Disabilities September 18, 2023 | Press Release.pdf Philadelphia, PA – Executives from Community Options,…

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Letters to the Editor | July 21, 2023

July 21, 2023
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July 21, 2023 | inquirer.com online article Inquirer readers on historic district designations, taking action on climate change, and what justice means in the case of the Tree of Life…

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A Chance to Dance

June 28, 2023
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June 28, 2023 | latrobebulletinnews.com online article Community Options presents A Chance to Dance Members of the community will have an opportunity to cut it up on the dance floor…

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