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Community Options Presents Senator Bob Casey with Betty Pendler Award

November 19, 2020

Press Release.pdf PRINCETON, NJ – November 19, 2020 – Community Options, Inc. awarded U.S. Senator Bob Casey with their Betty Pendler Award today in recognition of his leadership and advocacy for persons with disabilities. The Senator was presented the award by Community Options Founder, President and CEO, Robert Stack, and Community Options Chairman, Tim Dunigan,…

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Trio of U.S. Senators call for more COVID transparency in psychiatric facilities, homes for people with disabilities

November 17, 2020
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November 13, 2020 | tennesseelookout.com Three U.S. senators are asking federal officials to require psychiatric institutions, group homes for people with disabilities and other treatment facilities for children and adults to report COVID-19 data and make it available to the public. Nursing homes have been asked since the onset of the pandemic to report coronavirus…

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New Study Reveals Disproportionate Impact of Pandemic on People with Disabilities; Mortality Rates Triple That of General Public

November 16, 2020

Advocates for Developmentally Disabled Note Lack of Data for Congregate Care Facilities Means That Mortality Rates Could Be Even Higher November 16, 2020 | Press Release.pdf PRINCETON, NJ – November 16, 2020 – A new study has found that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are three times more likely to die of Covid-19, compared…

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Choices 2020 November

November 11, 2020
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Choices November 2020 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 Have you seen the news? Community Options Enterprises opened its newest entrepreneurial business:…

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Hidden Crisis: Advocates Support Call by US Senators For Improved COVID-19 Data Collection on All Congregate Care Facilities

November 9, 2020

November 09, 2020 | Press Release.pdf Research by U.S. Senate HELP Committee Staff Reveals “Substantial Lack of Data”  for Children and Adults with Mental Illness and Disabilities Princeton, NJ – November 9, 2020 – Several U.S. Senators have called upon the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to issue guidance for mandatory comprehensive data…

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New NJ site offering paid work, training to those with disabilities

November 6, 2020
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November 06, 2020 | nj1015.com Being in a wheelchair will not stop Lashamiek McPhatter from earning a real job in her community. That’s what the South Orange resident wants everyone to know as she takes a major step toward reaching that goal. McPhatter, 27, is just one of the individuals with disabilities recently hired to…

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Community Options New York Welcomes Kerry Brady as State Director

November 3, 2020
Kerry Brady – New York State Director

November 03, 2020 | Press Release.pdf NEW YORK, NY (November 2, 2020) – Community Options New York, Inc. has named Kerry Brady as State Director in New York. In her new role, Kerry will oversee seven regional offices to provide residential, employment, and day habilitation services for people with disabilities. “Kerry has a deep understanding…

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Business people, Nov. 3, 2020

November 3, 2020
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November 03, 2020 | santafenewmexican.com Community Options Inc. has appointed Amanda Coriz as associate executive director of the Santa Fe office. Community Options provides housing and employment support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She previously worked at the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department and Easter Seals El Mirador. Coriz holds a…

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New Program Launched in Wayne To Provide People with Disabilities Competitive Jobs and Training for Future Employment

October 30, 2020
Community Options Enterprises formally launched The Daily Plan It at 41 Williams Street in Wayne – a unique entrepreneurial business that provides job training and competitive integrated employment to people with disabilities. Officials of the nonprofit were joined at the formal ribbon cutting by New Jersey state Senator Kirstin Corrado, Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney Jr., Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips and Wayne Mayor Christopher Vergano.

State and Local Officials Join in Opening of Community Options’ Daily Plan It Which Also Provides Office Space for Small Businesses October 30, 2020 | Press Release.pdf | View Event Photos Wayne, NJ – October 30, 2020– Community Options Enterprises formally launched The Daily Plan It at 41 Williams Street in Wayne – a unique…

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Community Options Expands Services to Franklin, Tennessee

October 23, 2020
Community Options, Inc. of Franklin was established in 2020 to provide community-based options for residential and employment support services to individuals with disabilities living in Williamson, Maury, Rutherford, and Bedford counties.

October 23, 2020 | Press Release.pdf FRANKLIN, TN – Community Options, Inc. is hosting an open house at its new office in Franklin, Tennessee on Monday, November 2nd. Community Options is a national nonprofit that provides housing and employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is Community Options’ fourth office in Tennessee, and…

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