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CCHS to Offer Fundamentals of Adult Guardianship Classes

Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. to Offer Guardianship Classes Please join the Supreme Court of Ohio Judicial College for Adult Guardianship classes at Columbus Center for Human Services. The following classes will be at the main corporate office. There’s no need to sign up beforehand, all paperwork will be done in the main office. Donuts and coffee will be provided! 2/13/18 – 9 am – 3 pm – Fundamentals of Adult Guardianship (recorded version) 5/14/18 – 9 am – 12 pm –...

In Memoriam: Maria Stevens

In Memoriam: Maria Stevens We are saddened by the passing of Maria Stevens. Maria Stevens, age 47, passed away on January 14, 2018 at Doctors Hospital West.  Maria was born on April 27, 1970 in Berea, Ohio to James G. and Carol A. (Soker) Stevens.   She has been cared for by her Park West Court Apartment family for the last 6 years. Prior to that, she was at Mount Vernon Developmental Center for 8 years. Maria attended Community, Activity, Community five...

In Memoriam: Jeanette Cahill

In Memoriam: Jeanette Cahill We are saddened by the passing of Jeanette Cahill. Jeanette was a resident of our Supported Community Living branch, and she attended Career, Activity, & Community. She loved visiting animals, taking cooking classes, and going out with friends to Steak and Shake. Jeanette was known for her sense of humor, kindness and sweet tooth, and she will be dearly missed. ...

Weather-Related Closure Notifications go High Tech

Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. Now Provides Weather-Related Closure Notification via Automated Phone Call and Text Alerts While we make every attempt to stay open during the winter months, there are times when it is necessary to close our day programs because weather conditions have become unsafe for travel. New for this year, individuals, families, and staff will receive both an automated phone call and a text alert notifying them if there is a weather-related closure. These prompt notifications will help...

Kegler, Brown, Hill + Ritter Show Support with Generous Gift

Kegler, Brown, Hill + Ritter Show their Support with Generous Gift Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. would like to express our deep gratitude to Kegler, Brown, Hill + Ritter for their recent gift of $2,500.00! Their generous contribution will help to pay for a new state-of-the-art Therapy Room located at Park West Court Apartments. Individuals from every division of Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. will be able to work with therapists to achieve goals such as greater mobility, improved...

CCHS to Offer Speech and Language Internship through Partnership with OSU

Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. Partners with The Ohio State University to Improve Communication Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring that all of the individuals we support have a voice (even those who do not use words) and can communicate their basic needs, interests, and make choices in their daily lives. To make this goal a reality, we have partnered with The Ohio State University’s Department of Speech & Hearing Science to offer an internship position focused...

In Memoriam: Larry Joe Ross

In Memoriam: Larry Joe Ross We are saddened by the passing of Larry Joe Ross. Larry was a long-time resident of Park West Court Apartments and attended both Career, Activity, & Community and Open Door Art Studio. Larry’s love for painting and his unique style gained him a significant following in the local art community beyond. Larry left an indelible mark on the hearts of everyone he met and he will be sorely missed. Larry Joe Ross, age 60, passed away peacefully...

Holiday Heroes Helped to Make the Season Bright

Thank You to the Holiday Heroes that Brightened the Season for so Many Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. launched the fundraising campaign, Be A Holiday Hero, with the aim of brightening the holiday season for all of the individuals we help to support. Thanks to the generosity of our Holiday Heroes, over 500 individuals were able to take part in holiday celebrations across our service divisions complete with a home-cooked meal, entertainment, visits from Santa, and a gift card to spend...

DSPOhio Launches Jobs Website, Advertisements in Effort to Recruit New DSP’s

Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. Hopes that DSPOhio and its Multi-Media Advertising Campaign Bring New DSP’s to the Field We, along with many other providers in Ohio have struggled to find enough qualified applicants to fill open Direct Support Professional (DSP) positions. The Ohio Provider Resource Association (OPRA) is taking aim at this problem by launching a new website DSPOhio.org, and running targeted advertisements in an effort to boost recruitment of new DSP’s to the field. Potential applicants can learn...

Director’s Download: November 6, 2017

Director’s Download: Week of November 6, 2017 CCHS Annual Holiday Dinner Kofi Anno awarded statewide Outstanding DSP at fall OPRA conference Career, Activity, & Community and Open Door Art Studio & Gallery increase community experiences Employment success for individuals Recap of referral bonus program Director’s Download is a weekly video series designed to provide company-wide updates in an easily accessible and quick format. Each video will feature important information, highlight events, and provide a vehicle for employee recognition.

In Memoriam: Don “Batman” Bovee

In Memoriam: Don “Batman” Bovee Don “Batman” Bovee. Born May 24, 1942, in Fostoria Ohio, Don lived his life to the fullest and was loved by many. He passed away peacefully August 29, 2017. He was loved by many in his local community and is considered a legend among local and national acts for his performance of the theme to “Bat Man” with numerous bands who have crossed the Columbus Area. It was a common rite of passage for bands to...

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