Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), founded in 1977, benefits and proudly supports more than 4,000 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injury. It is the mission of FREE to assist individuals of all abilities realize their full potential. FREE provides a diverse array of supports and services including: housing; recovery services; transition to work; employment; day, community and family services; respite; crisis services; education and after school support; specialty health services; and advocacy.
Awards Luncheon Sponsor
"In the city that never sleeps, Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is on a tireless mission to give every New Yorker the tools they can use to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, we’ve worked with thousands of individuals and their families to create pathways to rich and productive lives by offering housing, employment, skills-building, treatment and rehabilitation. And in a world that seems to get more complex every day, we are nimble. We respond to peoples’ emerging needs in the moment – and for the long haul."
Vaya Health, formerly Smoky Mountain MCO, is a whole-person health organization helping those with behavioral health and intellectual or developmental disabilities connect with the right providers on their journey toward healing, recovery and hope. They operate in 23 western North Carolina counties that are home to over 1 million residents who may be eligible for our prevention, treatment and crisis services.
Social Networking Event Sponsor
YAI supports people of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities in achieving the fullest life possible by creating new opportunities for living, loving, working and learning. YAI is a network of agencies with programs that empower and enhance the lives of thousands of people we support and their families.
Tote Bag Sponsor
RHA Health Services is a multi-state company providing a comprehensive network of support services for people with intellectual, physical and developmental disabilities and those with behavioral health needs or substance use challenges. Their services are person-centered, outcome-driven and tailored to reflect our commitment to community inclusion, holistic, wrap-around support and the integrated care model. They serve both children and adults and support every level of need.
Therap is the industry leader in providing electronic records and documentation in long-term care services for people with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities. Therap is a web-based application suite that was designed to provide a comprehensive solution for the planning, documentation, reporting, communication and billing needs of organizations supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in home and community-based services (HCBS) and other settings.
The Becket Family of Services is an alliance of nonprofit agencies founded in 1964 by Marine Sergeant John J. Wolter Ed. D., with the goal of helping struggling adolescents find a “zest for life" and succeed in the “business of life.” Inspired by Dr. Wolter’s pragmatic and comprehensive vision, Becket has evolved to serve a range of youth and adults in various settings throughout central and northern New England. Our programs and services include home and community based treatment and support, residential treatment programs, group homes, and special education schools. Becket is known for its ability to achieve successful outcomes with difficult-to-serve individuals.
Based on the concepts of well-being, positive psychology, and the most modern management techniques, the Quillo app brings the power of video directly to caregivers when they need it most. Every video story is sixty seconds or less, designed to engage, inspire, and educate. Content is delivered daily in one of four categories:
Daily Focus - Priority, one-minute content is pushed by Quillo or agencies each day to make an impact.
Share Experiences - From rainy day activities to creative outings, browse a variety of curated ideas to experience together
Learn Together - Help navigate topics ranging from relationships and sexuality to how well your shoes fit
Take a Moment - We are concerned about your well-being. Take a breather. Relax. Activities to find a little bit of pease in the midst of a chaotic day.
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