Services for People with Disabilities

Stories of Dreams Achieved

This year has brought many challenges as we all adjust to changes in our daily lives. But this year has also brought opportunities for innovation and creating positive change that...

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When you and the person in your care begin living like a family, when they are able to trust you and open up, then you know you’re getting somewhere.”

A Home Where Heidi Can Thrive

Anita has a passion for empowering individuals with disabilities, ensuring they have equal opportunities, and encouraging them to achieve their dreams and independence. She has 15 years of experience serving...

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Building a Bond

Julie was friends with Jacob’s mom and years ago, she made a promise: If anything happened to her friend, Julie would take care of Jacob. When Jacob’s mom passed away...

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Moving Forward Together

Over the last year, we have learned that we are stronger together. Our communities were resilient in the face of every hardship. And our human services workforce across the state...

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Compassion in Crisis: LSI on the Frontlines

COVID-19 has turned our lives upside-down. But nothing will stand in the way of our mission of hope and healing. As part of our Compassion in Crisis Campaign, we’re sharing...

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Creating Her Community

Paulynn had a dream of what she wanted in life: Lots of friends, a job she loved, a healthy lifestyle, and a sense of community. But it was difficult for...

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The Best Kind of Bond

Bruce thought he had tried everything. His daughter, Amanda, had received 24-hour supported community living care for years, living in a busy home with three roommates. And while he was...

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A Friend for Life

Laughter echoes from one corner of a Village Inn restaurant, where Stephanie and Brenda have stopped for a piece of pie. The two meet on Mondays and Fridays each week...

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Finding His Independence

Logan and his mother, Michaela, didn’t know where to turn. Since he was 5 years old, Logan had moved in and out of hospital visits and residential treatment centers across...

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A New Kind of Family

All her life, Kristie has known she wants to help kids. That’s why she decided six years ago to become a respite caregiver for LSI’s Services for People with Disabilities....

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