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Community Options’ $500 COVID-19 Vaccine Incentive Proves Effective, Vaccinations Amongst Staff Triples

September 9, 2021
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September 09, 2021 | Press Release.pdf | insidernj.com online article Princeton, NJ – Community Options, Inc. lauds the preliminary success of its $500 incentive bonus for all employees who become fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As of today, the number of documented vaccinations amongst employees has tripled since the initial announcement. Community Options is a national…

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Community Options Appoints James Buckley to Board of Directors

September 2, 2021
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September 02, 2021 | Press Release.pdf | insidernj.com online article Princeton, NJ – Community Options, Inc. today announced the appointment of James Buckley as Treasurer of the Board of Directors. Community Options is a national nonprofit that develops housing and employment for people with disabilities. Community Options supports over 5,000 people with disabilities across 10 states.…

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Summer camp helps young adults with disabilities learn about pre-employment transition services

August 19, 2021
binghamtonhomepage.com Summer camp helps young adults with disabilities learn about pre-employment transition services

August 19, 2021 | binghamtonhomepage.com online article BINGHAMTON, NY – A local organization is helping young adults with disabilities learn about pre-employment transition services. This is Community Options second annual Summer Camp and this year, it added a second week.The activities range from developing social life skills, self-advocacy, job exploration, workplace readiness, resume building and…

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Other Voices: Torturing children legally at taxpayers’ expense

August 15, 2021
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August 15, 2021 | post-gazette.com online article A cattle prod is a handheld device used to make cows move in the direction you want by applying relatively high voltage, low current electric shock. It can be quite effective. You can buy this device online for less than $600. They were repurposed in movies like “Alien”…

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New group home offers stability to Central New Yorkers

August 10, 2021
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Aug. 10, 2021 | spectrumlocalnews.com Having a safe and accessible home is something many people take for granted, but that can be especially hard to find for adults with disabilities. Community Options assists people with developmental disabilities. Recently, it opened a new individual residence alternative in Brewerton. Jonathan Lapoint recently moved in to the person-centered…

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$500 Incentive for full COVID-19 vaccination offered to employees by one nonprofit

August 7, 2021
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August 26, 2021 | njspotlight.com online article State and local governments nationwide have offered different incentives for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, from New Jersey with its “Shot and a Beer” program to New York’s free tickets to attractions, all the way to the million-dollar lotteries offered by several states, including Massachusetts, Michigan and…

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Community Options Picks the Perfect Spot for Grant Ceremony

August 2, 2021
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August 2, 2021 | tapinto.net Community Options, the Farber Road-based non-profit that has developed housing and employment supports for people with disabilities for more than 30 years, will receive a $10,000 grant from the OceanFirst Foundation in a ceremonial presentation Tuesday, August 3, at 2:30 p.m. at Vaseful Flowers and Gifts at 305 Witherspoon Street.…

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Local Nonprofits Receive $100,000 Grants from Impact 100 Garden State

July 19, 2021
From left to right; Debby Seme, President, Impact 100 Garden State, from Community Options Enterprises: Phil Lian, Chairman of the Board; Dina Casalaspro, Managing Director; Robert Stack, President/CEO, Community Options, Inc.

July 20, 2021 | Press Release.pdf | morristowngreen.com article online All-women philanthropic organization supports underserved populations in northern New Jersey Three local nonprofits were each awarded a $100,000 grant from Impact 100 Garden State at a July 15 luncheon at the Morristown Club. Impact 100 Garden State is an all-women volunteer organization that pools members’…

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Program helps adults with disabilities

July 8, 2021

July 09, 2021 | foxcarolina.com Thank you to Fox Carolina News for interviewing Christine and showcasing how far she has come. Christine just moved into her own apartment. We are so proud of her! Video Captioning; We are committed to you. We are looking into a program for adults with intellectual disabilities. Community Options in…

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New Jersey Business Leader Appointed to Community Options Enterprises Board

June 18, 2021
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June 28, 2021 | Press Release.pdf | insidernj.com article online PRINCETON, NJ – Community Options Enterprises is pleased to announce the appointment of Adolfo S. Alvarado to the Board of Directors. Community Options Enterprises is a nonprofit organization based in Princeton. Community Options operates innovative entrepreneurial businesses to provide integrated employment for people with disabilities.…

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