Easterseals - Providing Help, Hope & Answers
As America’s largest nonprofit health care organization, Easterseals is committed to the comprehensive health and wellness of the more than 1.5 million people it serves each year and is prepared to respond to the needs of the one in four Americans living with disability today with outcomes-based services for all disabilities throughout the lifespan. With locations in Hilliard, Chillicothe, Mt Vernon, South Point and Portsmouth, Easterseals Central & Southeast OH serves thousands of Ohioans.
Among their services: early intervention, inclusive childcare, medical rehabilitation and autism services for young children and their families; job training and coaching, employment placement and transportation services for adults with disabilities, including veterans; adult day services and employment opportunities for older adults – in addition to a variety of additional services for people of all ages including mental health and recovery programs, assistive technology, camp and recreation, caregiving support including respite – and much more.
Today and every day, Easterseals offers indispensable resources to more than a million people and families living with a disability annually. Our best in class, inclusive services are provided through a network of local Easterseals facilities in communities nationwide. Easterseals offers hundreds of home and community based services and supports—categorized into five distinct support areas: Live, Learn, Work, Play and Act. LIVE: Hands on comprehensive, vital programs and support to help people reach their full potential: • Adult and senior services • Autism services • Medical rehabilitation and health services • Mental health services • Residential and housing services LEARN: Programs designed to help children and adults learn—and often relearn—basic functions, master skills need to develop and thrive, and be sharp and active across the lifespan. • Online development screening tool • Assistive technology services • Early intervention services • Child care services • Children services WORK: A range of training, placement and related services helping people prepare for the workforce. • Veterans and Military family services • Workforce Development services PLAY: Fun, healthy programs for children, adults and caregivers to relax, connect with friends and engage in constructive activities. • Camping and recreation • Respite services • Supportive services ACT: Involvement opportunities for our vibrant community of friends and supporters. • Community engagement and outreach • Educational programming
They’re always looking for people interested in giving their time, and financial support. To learn how you can help: Easterseals Central and Southeast Ohio | Ways to Give.
Special thanks to Pandora Dupras and her team for their efforts and dedication.