Announcing our next guest on the #BuildingBuchanan Podcast

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In the next episode of the Building Buchanan podcast, Colette sat down with Kelly Henry to get her take on the Coronavirus crisis that has changed life as we know it. Kelly is a social-organizational psychologist at Missouri Western State … Continued

Preschool to kindergarten – making the transition easier

We know your days are busy, but you won’t want to miss this! Listen as LeAndra provides great info. from the St. Joseph School District as well as tips and resources on classroom setup to IEPs, helping educators understand your … Continued

Listen now to Episode 03 of the Building Buchanan Podcast

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Episode 03 of the Building Buchanan Podcast is now available for your listening pleasure!   “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”- Mr. Rogers   In this episode, Matt Kneib, police officer with the St. … Continued

Special Education – What do YOU need to know

There is often confusion about what options are available for students who are not making progress in school and/or who have barriers to learning. Whether the issue surrounds academic difficulties, physical disabilities, learning disabilities, social and/or behavioral disorders, or mental … Continued

Accessible Apartment Available

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LOOK! Available now – Two bedroom accessible apartment at Keystone Place, 3812 Pickett Road, St. Joseph MO. Qualifying households must meet income and program requirements. The apartment has the following accommodations: central air, appliances, phone and cable hookups, laundry facilities, … Continued

PCS appears at the 2019 Engage SJSD Innovation Summit

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Last week, staff from Progressive Community Services appeared at the 2019 Engage Innovation Summit, hosted by the St. Joseph School District on September 27, 2019 at Central High School. The event featured a keynote address, dozens of teacher-led breakout sessions and … Continued

PCS Annual Report Now Available!

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We’re happy to announce that our 2018 Annual Report is now available for viewing!   Highlights Include: The People We Support At a Glance CQL Accreditation Progressive Community Services 40-year Timeline G.O.O.D Day LifeCourse for Littles Welcoming New Navigators Charting … Continued

It’s Happening and You Can Help Stop It

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The statistics are alarming. Adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) are being verbally, fiscally, physically, and sexually abused. The abuse is prevalent and pervasive, it happens in many ways, and it happens repeatedly to victims with all types of disabilities. and … Continued

SUPPORT COORDINATOR JOB OPENING

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Progressive Community Services currently has an opening for the position of Support Coordinator.   To apply please go to: https://www.indeedjobs.com/progressive-community-services/jobs/06ceec6b3703f6982b62

Transition Skills Day a Huge Success!

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Community organizations and businesses from across St. Joseph partnered together to host Transition Skills Day at Empower U on Thursday, March 28, 2019.  Almost 50 students with disabilities from St. Joseph High Schools gathered in this innovative, creative space for … Continued

Learn how everyday families use technology at the Family Tech Hack Event!

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PCS is hosting a FREE tech hack event and invites you to come and visit with families who use technology and apps every day. Our speakers will share how they have integrated tech hacks into their lives to provide independence, … Continued

PCS Awarded Four-Year Accreditation

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Progressive Community Services has been awarded the four-year Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation from CQL – The Council on Quality and Leadership. This award confirms the organization embraces person-centered solutions to improve the quality of life for people receiving supports and services. … Continued

APRIL – Autism Awareness Month

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Through the month of April, we’re celebrating Autism Awareness Week, a global campaign to promote autism awareness, acceptance and to draw attention to those with an autism diagnosis, encouraging friends and collaborators to become partners in movement toward acceptance and … Continued

Missouri ABLE Program

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The Missouri Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program was launched in 2017 by Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt. The Missouri ABLE program offers tax-free savings accounts for Missourians with disabilities. These accounts do not have a negative impact on … Continued

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