Feb 28
Alisha Glover, Senior Director
Dungarvin New Jersey

Dreaming of Being Independent

Image: Dreaming to Become Independent

Everyone wants to belong. To be independent. To be part of a community where they know who you are, know your name. To be able to freely come and go, stroll the Avenue, take in the sights and sounds, to reflect in the solitude of your freedom. To be in charge of one’s life, … Read Full Post

Jan 24
Keith Jones, Program Services Coordinator
Dungarvin Wisconsin

Dreams Do Come True: “I Want to Be a Rock Star”

Photo: Aaron and the Band

Aaron had dreams of being a rock star. As a Program Services Coordinator for Dungarvin Wisconsin since February 2010, I am responsible for supporting individuals with involved behavior support needs that are geared towards safety. Community integration can be limited for some of the individuals we support in these programs. Aaron came to Dungarvin in … Read Full Post

Dec 13
Karla Jones, Area Director
Dungarvin Oklahoma

The Best is Yet to Come in Oklahoma!

Dungarvin Oklahoma has successfully completed three transitions as a result of institutional closures mandated in Oklahoma in 2012. The plan developed by the Department of Human Services (DHS) to move 242 individuals into the community is now being implemented. The plan incorporates best practices determined by DHS to successfully move these individuals into homes … Read Full Post

Nov 07
Michael DeStefano, Program Director
Dungarvin Indiana

An Exceptional Lake Michigan Boat Ride

Captain of the boat

Dungarvin Indiana operates two homes licensed in the "Exceptional Support Needs" category, or ESN.  These are transitional homes for people whose behavioral support needs are much greater than other individuals who live in the community.  Our goal is to provide intensive support to each person so that he or she may develop the skills needed to … Read Full Post

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