Grant Recipients

Progress, Inc.

Grant Amount: $50,000 and under
Grant Term: 1 Year
Apr 15 2009

Progress Inc. was established in 1971 by a group of parents.  Progress is now the largest provider of residential supports in the region and also makes available employment opportunities, community integration and day services to adults with developmental disabilities/mental retardation.  The mission of Progress Inc. is to enhance the lives of teens and adults with developmental disabilities and encourage their full participation in community life by providing compassionate, effective supports unique to each individual.  This critical needs grant will cover the cost of breaking leases, deposits on new apartments/homes and moving fees to move twelve residents with disabilities into apartments with other adults with disabilities.  The State has mandated that the agency move all their clients into double occupancy apartments/homes by June 2009. 

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