Emmaus supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to reclaim their place in the community and live with independence in their own homes.
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Emmaus supports more than 300 adults with intellectual and developmental to lead fulfilling, independent lives in the homes and neighborhoods of their choice. The people we support are active members of their communities.
Solving the DSP workforce crisis is our top legislative priority. Despite systemic disinvestment of disability services at the state level, Emmaus has invested millions of dollars to ensure every Direct Support Professional earns a living wage.
Emmaus equips bold leaders. People we support take part in self-advocacy workshops and other skills training. We offer frequent staff training, certification courses, and a career path in place for those without degrees.
Emmaus Direct Support Lead, Natasha, has recently given the phrase “Work That Matters” a whole new meaning at Emmaus. Natasha is always...
People of faith often refer to their work as a “calling from God,” reflecting God’s invitation and initiative to include them in God’s...
Technology has always lent a helping hand for people with disabilities. Without it, Pat and many of our other clients could not grow to become more independent or connect with their loved ones. The technology that Pat uses on a daily basis has given him the chance to do routine tasks on his own. Since Pat uses a wheelchair, being able to do things for himself through limited movement or with the control of his voice is essential for his personal growth.