Press Releases

Greg Thoennes of Austin has been appointed as Regional Vice President and Jamie Reynolds as state director for Community Options.

January 29, 2020
Community Options' executive leadership discussing 2020 plans for its Texas regions at the annual planning meeting.

Greg Thoennes of Austin has been appointed as Regional Vice President and Jamie Reynolds as state director for Community Options. Founded through a grant from the Texas Workforce Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, the nonprofit has been working to find people with significant disabilities housing, day supports and employment. Now with over 5,000 staff and a…

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Community Options will host its 12th annual Cupid’s Chase 5k event in support of people with disabilities

January 1, 2020
Cupids Chase 5 Family Runners Posing

Community Options to host Annual Cupid’s Chase 5k January 01, 2020 On Saturday, February 8th, Community Options will host its 12th annual Cupid’s Chase 5k event in support of people with disabilities. Therer will be 31 Cupid’s Chase races taking place on February 8th across 9 states. All funds raised will be utilized to support…

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Community Options Begins Meaningful Life, Meaningful Love in Phoenix

December 13, 2019

Community Options, Inc. recently announced the start of Meaningful Life, Meaningful Love, a self-advocacy training program designed for young adults with developmental disabilities living in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. The program will provide people with disabilities with the confidence, education and tools necessary to cultivate and maintain healthy romantic relationships. “Every person has the right…

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Community Options, Inc. Appoints Tracy Mendola To Lead Its Northern NJ Operations

November 12, 2019
morrisfocus.com

November 12, 2019 | Press Release.pdf | morrisfocus.com | parsippanyfocus.com MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Community Options, Inc promoted Tracy Mendola to Regional State Director in Northern NJ. Community Options owns and manages housing for persons with developmental disabilities. In this role, she will oversee Morris, Sussex, Essex, Somerset, Bergen, Passaic, Middlesex, and Monmouth Counties. Tracy,…

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Community Options’ Sweeney Awarded NJBIZ CFO of the Year

November 12, 2019
Congrats to @COINATIONAL CFO David Sweeney!

October 30, 2019 | Press Release.pdf | towntopics.com PRINCETON, NJ – David Sweeney, Chief Financial Officer of Community Options, Inc., was awarded the 2019 CFO of the Year Award for Large Nonprofit organization by NJBIZ. Sweeney received the honor at the annual awards breakfast ceremony in Somerset, NJ. “We are fortunate to have David on…

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Community Options’ iMatter Fall Golf Classic a Huge Success

November 1, 2019
On October 7th, 2019 Community Options, Inc. hosted its golf outing at TPC Jasna Polana in Princeton, New Jersey.

November 01, 2019 | Press Release.pdf Princeton, NJ – On Monday, October 7th, 2019, Community Options, Inc hosted its annual iMatter Golf Classic in support of people with disabilities. For the second consecutive year, the golf tournament was held at the TPC Jasna Polana in Princeton, New Jersey. Over ninety golfers participated in the tournament,…

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Community Options Awarded $50,000 Grant to Conduct Self

September 24, 2019

September 24, 2019 | Press Release.pdf Princeton, NJ- On September 20, 2019, Community Options, Inc. in Arizona was notified that it was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Arizona Developmental Disabilities Council to conduct self-advocacy classes on Meaningful life and Meaningful Love. This program will provide people with disabilities with the confidence, education and tools…

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Community Options of Maryland Issued 3-Year CARF Accreditation

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019 | Press Release.pdf Princeton, NJ- On September 17, 2019, Community Options, Inc. in Maryland was notified that it had received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its Children’s Services program. Community Options operates children’s group homes in Rockville, MD for the social services administration. The accreditation will…

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Kathryn Conticelli Joins Community Options as Executive Director in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico

September 4, 2019
Kathryn Conticelli - Executive Director of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico

September 03, 2019 | Press Release.pdf Princeton, NJ- On March 1, 2019, Community Options, Inc. appointed Kathryn Conticelli as the Executive Director of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit that serves over 3,500 people with developmental disabilities across 10 states by providing them with housing and employment services.…

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Community Options New York Receives $1.5 million Grant to Support Students with Disabilities

August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019 | Press Release.pdf BINGHAMTON, NY – Community Options New York, Inc. was announced as a recipient of a $1.5 million grant from the New York State Education Department to provide Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) to over 1200 students with disabilities over the next five years. Service implementation of the grant will begin…

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