impact magazine – maine’s workforce challenges by our own bonnie-jean brooks

OHI is a nonprofit agency with services in six rural counties. We provide a wide variety of supports for over 600 people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) or mental illness, and to many who are homeless. Like most states, Maine providers are faced with looming workforce shortages that are getting worse. aine is the … Continued

trade association selects ohi employee as maine’s award winner

HERMON, ME – Danita “Dani” McKenney-Hallett of OHI received her American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) 2018 Maine Direct Support Professional (DSP) Recognition Award April 17 at a ceremony in New Orleans, La. McKenney-Hallett is the fourth OHI DSP to receive the award in the past six years. In addition to McKenney-Hallett, winners … Continued

abused and betrayed in maine

The Maine Developmental Disabilities Council, in collaboration with the University of Maine at Augusta, invites you to a Maine State Forum addressing the sexual abuse of people with developmental disabilities. We Hope You Can Join Us Wednesday, April 25, 2018 6:00—7:30pm Jewett Hall University of Maine Augusta. This event is free, open to the public, … Continued

qualifying for social security benefits

If you or someone you love is unable to work due to an illness or life-long disability, you might be eligible for assistance. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers resources for people who are unable to earn a living wage due to a disability. If your disability will last for at least a year or … Continued

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