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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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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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New nonprofit hopes to fill gaps left by closure of Glenwood Resource Center

December 22, 2022
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December 20, 2022 | iowapublicradio.org online article Council Bluffs is expanding its treatment options for Iowans with developmental disabilities, after the announcement that the nearby Glenwood Resource Center would be…

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Murphy administration needs to stop warehousing people with disabilities

January 4, 2021
Crowded together and warehoused in large congregate-care facilities, people with developmental disabilities are placed at even greater risk of dying from COVID-19, says Robert Stack, the founder and CEO of Community Options, Inc, which provides housing and employment supports for thousands of people with disabilities. He says we can’t simply wait for the vaccine to solve this life or death issue.

January 04, 2021 | nj.com The Murphy administration needs to act now to protect the lives of thousands of New Jerseyans largely forgotten during the pandemic. More than 9,000 state…

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Non-profit urges state to pull residents who are disabled out of long-term care centers

December 16, 2020
Non-profit urges state to pull residents who are disabled out of long-term care centers

December 16 2020 | newjerseyglobe.com A Princeton-based non-profit urged Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson to pull more than 9,000 state residents with disabilities out of New Jersey’s long-term care centers.…

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Letter urging transitioning people with disabilities during COVID in TX

December 11, 2020

Robert Stack letter to TX.pdf December 14, 2020 Honorable Cecile Erwin YoungExecutive CommissionerTexas Health and Human ServicesBrown-Heatly Building4900 Lamar BoulevardP.O. Box 13427Austin, TX 78751-2316 Dear Commissioner Young, Thank you for…

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Letter urging transitioning people with disabilities during COVID in SC

December 11, 2020

Robert Stack letter to SC.pdf December 14, 2020 Mary PooleState DirectorDepartment of Disabilities and Special NeedsS.C. Department of Disabilities and Special Needs3440 Harden Street ExtensionColumbia, SC 29203 Dear Director Poole,…

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Letter urging transitioning people with disabilities during COVID in PA

December 11, 2020

Robert Stack letter to PA.pdf December 14, 2020 Honorable Teresa MillerSecretaryPennsylvania Department of Human Services625 Forster StHarrisburg, PA 17120 Dear Secretary Miller, As you are aware, the Centers for Medicare…

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