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Perspectives 9th Annual Memorial 5k Road Race!
Please join us for the Perspectives 9th Annual Memorial 5k Road Race & Ocean State Senior Olympics 5k National Qualifier on Sunday September 7, 2014 at 10:00am at Goddard Park.
 
 
The race is a benefit to raise money for a memorial burial fund for people who Perspectives has served and have passed away. In addition, there is a 1 mile fun walk. All 5k participants will receive all performance race t-shirts.
 
 
Reminder for Perspectives Employees, it is only $10 to register for the race. All Perspectives Employees can REGISTER at a reduced rate of $10 [either by mail or drop off at the main office].
 
 
You may download the registration form, here.
 
 
All community people can register on line at https://registration.strands.com.
 
OPEN HOUSE: Learn More About Employment Opportunities for Perspectives SLA Program
Have you ever thought about opening your home to someone with a disability & receive a tax free monetary reimbursement?
 
 
Perspectives Corporation is expanding its SLA Program and invites you to learn more!
 
 
This is a gathering to provide you with information and answer your questions about becoming a SLA Home Provider.
 
 
Where: Main Office – Building B (Training Room)
 
When: Thursday, May 1st, 2014
 
Two Sessions : 1p-3p & 4p-6p
 
 
Bring Family & Friends who might be interested!
 
 
RSVP: Dale Smalley 294.3990 ext 12 or dsmalley@perspectivescorporation.com
 
 
Employment First: A Public Forum on Employment Services for Individuals with Disabilities in RI
March 14, 2014Employment First RIOver two decades ago, Rhode Island made its place in history by becoming one of the first states in the nation to eliminate residential institutional care, and embrace community integration, for people with developmental disabilities.
 
 
Now Rhode Island is poised again to prove itself a leader in human services by providing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities in their communities through the Employment First initiative.
 
 
Employment First promotes community-based, integrated employment as the first option for employment services for individuals with disabilities, providing them with the same opportunities and responsibilities as all other citizens.
 
 
On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014, The Family Advocacy Network of Rhode Island will be hosting a session with representatives from the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH) to discuss Employment First policy, goals and outcomes. The session will take place at the offices of the Community Provider Network of RI (CPNRI) located at 110 Jefferson Blvd., in Warwick.
 
 
The Family Advocacy Network is a statewide group of family members, individuals & friends working together to secure adequate funding for supports for those who are developmentally disabled.
 
 
For more information about Employment First, you may visit the website at:
 
www.riemploymentfirst.ri.gov