The MENTOR Network and Rhode Island MENTOR are proud to recognize Carmen Ortiz, a Shared Living provider with Rhode Island MENTOR, who was recently honored by the AAIDD Northeast Region X as a 2012 “Unsung Hero Among Us.”
In the latest “Make a Difference at Home” blog post featured on HuffingtonPost.com, Chief Public Strategy and Marketing Officer Dwight Robson talks about The MENTOR Network’s upcoming Ripple of Hope awards.
The MENTOR Network is holding its second Mentor Appreciation Contest, with the winner receiving a Visa gift card. Any Mentor in our Host Home and Therapeutic Foster Care programs who has not previously registered is eligible to enter.
May is recognized across the country as National Foster Care Month, and throughout The Network our partners celebrated and honored their foster parents and Host Home providers for making a difference in the lives of others every day.
Damon Hill, program director at Cole Vocational Services, was featured in an MSN Business.com story on how small businesses can successfully integrate individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities into the workplace.
Each May, National Foster Care month provides an opportunity to shed light on the issues facing the more than 400,000 youth in out-of-home placement and the urgent need to ensure that all children have a safe, stable place to call home.
March is national Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and across The Network our partners are highlighting the need to raise awareness as more individuals transition to community-based services.