RISE Center was pleased to take part this past Saturday in the first annual Kite Festival, hosted by the Beaumont Health Coalition Academy Sports and Outdoors was a generous sponsor, by donating a basketball goal to the event, and making a health-conscious contribution to our local community. We appreciate you Academy! Our own Executive Director, Jim… Read More RISE Center Takes Part in First Annual Kite Festival Hosted by Beaumont Health Coaltion
RISE hosts several events throughout the year, geared toward the goals and independence of our consumers. One of these events were hosted recently in the form of an art/peer support class. The staff and consumers enjoyed pizza and art expression in a low-key environment. Observe our artistic talents at work!
Texans With Disabilities CAN Influence the Outcome of Local and State Elections! For information on how you can influence the election:
RISE Relocation Specialists and Executive Director Join ADAPT in March at State Capitol to Advocate for Community Attendants RISE Relocation Specialists and Executive Director joined forces with ADAPT of Texas to advocate and “educate the public and state officials on personal attendant work issues and economic survival.”
If you have questions or concerns about the most recent legislature and funding concerning individuals with disabilities, look no further! Coalition of Texans with Disabilities has all the latest information on the 85th Texas Legislature and how it will affect individuals with disabilities, including Special Education. For their latest newsletter, click here: The CTD E-Newsletter / February 15, 2017
Texas AHEC (Area Health Education Center) is gearing up for another fun-filled educational Summer camp experience for those students who have demonstrated an interest in health professions, as well as a commitment to completing their education. In conjunction with community partners like Lamar University, Chambers Health, Beaumont Baptist Hospital, Shriners Hospital for Children, and St. Luke’s Heart… Read More Texas AHEC (Area Health Education Center) Gearing up for Health Careers Summer Camp 2017
PACT has started a Texas Attendant Project to recruit attendants and supporters of attendants to add their voices and faces to the call for decent wages for community attendants in Texas. There is a petition on the Adapt of Texas Website in English and Spanish you can download and sign to support better wages. There will be a Respect and… Read More PACT and Texas Attendant Project to Host Rally
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Staff at RISE.