Archive for 2014

ResCare Direct Support Professional wins state award

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 25, 2014) – Swinging your partner to a call of “Do Si Do” may not sound like a big deal, but for over 20 years it has been an important part of life for individuals served by Direct Support Professional Lettie Gentry. When the father of a gentleman that Ms. Gentry served…
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ResCare employee named Mentor of the Year

LOUISVILLE, KY (April 15, 2014) — Financial Analyst Matt Sallee was named Mentor of the Year at the 26th Annual Louisville Education and Employment Partnership (LEEP) Business Breakfast on March 27. He received the award for his extensive involvement with the LEEP program and advocacy for at-risk youth. Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS), the city of…
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Blue Ridge Job Corps Center promotes literacy in their community

MARION, VA (March 28, 2014) — Job Corps centers nationwide repeatedly demonstrate their willingness to spring in to action when the call for help is sounded. Recently, Blue Ridge Job Corps Center in Marion was rewarded for their efforts when they proved to be a lifesaver for a local literacy program. During their 25th Anniversary…
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Rest Assured® provides the support and care needed for independence

FREEMONT, OH (March 26, 2014) — Todd Brem is pretty proud. He recently moved into his own apartment and bought his own car. These things may not have been possible without the help of Rest Assured which provides Mr. Brem with the support he needs with a combination of technology and real people. Rest Assured…
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Rehab Without Walls shows support for civilian soldiers

PHOENIX, ARIZ (March 24, 2014) – Rehab Without Walls recently joined thousands of employers nationwide when they signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve. Irwin Altman, Rehab Without Walls executive director, signed the certificate after being nominated by Barbara Anderson, the director of the physical therapy department, who also serves as company…
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Almost 200 operations ring in 15th year of Community Service Challenge

NATIONWIDE (March 20, 2014) – Results for ResCare’s 2013 Community Service Challenge are in and nearly 200 operations stepped out in to the community with their employees and the people they support to make a difference. Last year marked the 15th year of the Community Service Challenge, which amounts to thousands of hours by thousands…
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Homestead community supports Job Corps student learning

HOMESTEAD, FL (March 21, 2014) – Developing valuable skills, building up the youth of America and creating leaders are three core values that undergird the Job Corps mission. Homestead Job Corps Center demonstrated these values recently as masonry students paved the way in honor of those who have served our country while others took on…
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Resource Center joins campaign to stop the use of the “R-word”

LOUISVILLE, KY (March 14, 2014) — The ResCare Resource Center hosted a Best Buddies informational session and pledge event to end the use of the hurtful “R-word” as part of the movement to Spread the Word to End the Word. The “R-word” has found a place in common language despite the fact that its use,…
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Meet the Nominees

NATIONWIDE (March, 14, 2014) – Each year, ANCOR, the national association for providers of services to people with developmental and other disabilities, honors one Direct Support Professional (DSP) from each state, along with a National DSP of the Year, for exemplifying the high calling of the profession. This year ResCare operations nominated 130 DSPs from 34 states…
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ResCare participates in local Hiring Our Heroes event

LOUISVILLE, KY (March 10, 2014) — On February 27, ResCare and other Louisville businesses came together in a big way at a Hiring Our Heroes event to assist veterans in finding jobs. This is the second time the University of Phoenix Louisville Campus has hosted this job fair that works exclusively with the Hiring Our…
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