Past Newsletters

Spring 2020

Introducing Southern Oregon Aspire’s New CEO, Sarah Collins

Southern Oregon Aspire is excited to announce that Sarah Collins has been hired as our Chief Executive Officer. Sarah had been the interim CEO since August of 2019. Sarah brings a wide scope of industry experience to the role. Prior to becoming the interim CEO, Sarah was [...]

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Winter 2019

Message from our Interim CEO, Sarah Collins

YEAR-END GREETINGS

As we are heading towards the end of 2019, it’s good to look ahead and think about what the New Year may unveil.

I would like to start with a huge thank you to all of the staff at Southern Oregon Aspire. Thank you for [...]

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Fall 2019

Midstep Renovation Project!

This project made its debut in last quarters newsletter but to say the least, it has been a huge undertaking than we originally thought it would be. The Midstep multi-unit complex is part of our Residential Supported Living Program. This program offers individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities the choice to live [...]

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Summer 2019

Southern Oregon Aspire Needs YOUR help!

We are currently in the middle of major renovation projects for our residential homes and multi-unit complex, Midstep. Aspire received a $20,000 grant award from the Four Way Foundation for part of the Midstep renovations but additional funding is needed to finish these projects before the year is over. [...]

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Spring 2019

Employment Services Myth Busters

Myth – Supported individuals are looking for a 25-40 hr./week job

Fact – Many of our people are looking for limited hours, some as low as 8-10 hours a week. This could be a few hours a day, a couple of days a week.

Myth – I don’t currently have [...]

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Winter 2018

Happy Holidays!

Our Services

Residential – We currently support 42 people in 10 residential homes with-in our community. Most of our residential homes are staffed 24 hrs. Supported Living- We have 27 individuals living independently in the community. This program offers them support in budgeting, medical appointments, nutrition, shopping, etc. Community Inclusion Day Supports- Every [...]

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Fall 2018

Thank you!

We probably haven’t said this enough to everyone that supports us…so THANK YOU for supporting Southern Oregon Aspire in one way or another. You may have given financially, you may have attended one of our tours, you may have donated goods or services to us. However you have supported or engaged with us, [...]

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