Mar 17
Steve Valente, Senior Director
Dungarvin Colorado

The Story of a Colorado Foster Family

Photo: Stock Image Family Silhouette Sunset

Heather and Ben Gonzales have been foster parents with Dungarvin in Colorado for the last eight years. During that time, they have provided a supportive home to several children with significant challenges. They have spent too many hours in the emergency room, had more encounters with the police than anyone should, and spent untold … Read Full Post

Feb 10
Juan Encarnacion, Program Director
Dungarvin New Jersey

So Much More Than Pica

Jimmy, who suffers from pica, and his Christmas inflatable decoration

Pica is defined as the persistent craving and compulsive eating of non-food substances.   Similar to the Monopoly Board game, Dungarvin operates a four bedroom group home on Park Avenue.  The development of this home located in Burlington County, NJ, was generated by Dungarvin winning a Request for Letter of Intent (RLI) requested by the New … Read Full Post

Jan 12
Lukio Chagama, Support Services Coordinator
Dungarvin Ohio

Summer Fun in the Big Apple

Adventure in the Big Apple

“See you, I am going to New York on vacation” said Donald, as he was saying good bye to his roommates. It was August, 2015 and Donald was ready to say “hello” to the Big Apple. A long time employee at Goodwill Industries, Donald had been saving up for his dream vacation in New … Read Full Post

Nov 13
Steve Hobby, Director of Development
Dungarvin Indiana

Jacob’s Art Exploration

Jacob A. has always enjoyed art. When he first started in services with Dungarvin in 2014, Jacob used art as a daily activity. Eventually he was able to start day service with Wabash Center in the Greenbush Industries workshop. Working with rivets, he quickly excelled as one of the top performers in his area. Although … Read Full Post

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