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2018 Idaho Miss Amazing – Miss Senior Queen Shannon Brown

Events| Peer Network

We are thrilled to hear one of our Idaho participants, Shannon Brown, was crowned 2018 Idaho Miss Amazing last Saturday, March 17. Shannon will move forward to compete in the National Miss Amazing pageant, August 3-6, in Chicago. Congratulations, Shannon! Shannon loves to volunteer, having given her time and efforts to the West Valley...

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Advocating for Accessibility and Inclusion

Peer Network

In recognition of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we asked our Peer Network members “Why accessibility and inclusion is a big deal to you?” Suzette – Caldwell, Idaho I am the mother of a beautiful young lady named Shannon. Shannon has been given the amazing opportunity to move into an...

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Transition To Adult Services

Announcements| Events

We welcome you to Transition Fairs coming near you soon. Learn about community resources and services available for young adults, 14-18 years of age, who are transitioning to adult services. There are three opportunities to join in and learn more: March 14, 2018 – Transition Field Day Where: Kellogg School District Community Building – 800 Bunker Avenue, Kellogg, Idaho When: 12:00-3:00 PM Focusing on...

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2017 DSP Appreciation

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I am thankful to live in this great land where we are afforded the right to maintain independence at home and in the community.  I grew up with cerebral palsy and have needed assistance with daily living activities for my whole life.  I’m also thankful to work for a...

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“We Run Because We Can”

Events

Idaho resident Jim Kinnard turned 17 on July 6 and celebrated his birthday over the weekend in Montana by running in the Missoula Marathon. Running with his mom, Jann, and his community service worker, Jared, with his dad, Jeff, watching in attendance, Jim completed the half marathon in 2:23:48. This is...

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2016 W-2 Information

Tax

The IRS requires that all 2016 W-2s be mailed to employees no later than January 31, 2017. Consumer Direct has mailed W-2s through the United States Postal Service. If you have not received your W-2 by February 16, 2017, please contact your program coordinator.

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Letter From Judi

Testimonial

Dear Consumer Direct folks,                  I just want to thank you for the letter and bag sent to me for 5,000 hours of caregiving. What a nice thing to do! We 24/7 caregivers sometimes feel forgotten and need a little encouragement from time to time. The bag is coming...

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Caregiver (DSP) Appreciation

Events

Last month, we ran our Caregiver Appreciation program in coordination with Direct Support Professionals Week, September 11-17. We recognized 3,583 direct support professionals in eight states for their outstanding service to assist people in their homes to maintain independence. The feedback we received before and during the week was...

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