Community Options to Open New Day Habilitation Program in Amarillo

September 4, 2018 | Press Release.pdf

PRINCETON, NJ (September 4, 2018) — Community Options, Inc. of Amarillo announces the Grand Opening of its new Day Habilitation facility, located at 3010 SW 27th. Community Options, Inc. is a nationally based nonprofit (IRS 501(c)(3) certified) organization incorporated in 1989 and headquartered in Princeton, NJ. Community Options serves thousands of individuals with disabilities throughout 11 states; Arizona, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah. The Amarillo location was established to provide support services to individuals with disabilities in the Texas Panhandle.

Day Habilitation programs are designed to enhance daily living skills, vocational and community skills through volunteerism and community integration. With the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce on hand, the program will officially open with a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 17 at 10:30 a.m. The program is expected to support approximately 50 people under a staff of 11 employees.

“Community Options Amarillo is opening the doors to a new site location to provide easier access, more space and hopes to involve the community in visiting us,” said Community Options Amarillo Executive Director, Nicole Britt. “We’re also looking to assist the community with volunteer and potential employment opportunities.”

Community Options supports people to actualize their potential, acquire new skills, develop meaningful relationships, contribute to their communities, build self-esteem and enjoy new experiences. 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 opportunities for people with disabilities. The Amarillo office supports support 75 individuals in Amarillo, while 437 individuals are served in all of Texas.

If you would like more information about Community Options, the Day Habilitation program or any of the other services offered, please contact Louise Blackmore at 806-654-7967 or louise.blackmore@comop.org.

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About Community Options, Inc.:

For 29 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment programs for people with disabilities – serving thousands of people through over 40 offices across 11 states. Community Options provides advocacy assistance to empower people with disabilities because all people – regardless of ability level – should live and work in the community with dignity, choice and self-determination. For more information please visit our website: www.comop.org and to follow along with the ComOpCares campaign, search #ComOpCares on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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