Mainstream Living Newsletter: Mainstream Living Employee Newsletter - Dec 2019
Mainstream Living is hosting a food drive to collect non-perishable items for the Food Bank of Iowa (Des Moines) and MICA Food Pantry (Ames). Collection boxes will be located at each office during the month of December. Items most in need include canned fruits and vegetables, boxes cereals, canned soup,...
Service Excellence Awards are given to individuals who have gone "above and beyond" in serving our members and/or the organization. If you would like to nominate a peer or direct report for consideration, please click here. Congratulations to this month's winners! Christina Wendel, nominated by Evelyn Hudson We have members...
The holidays can be a hectic time for many people. Your December likely includes more celebrations, plenty of cookies and treats, and preparing for friends and family to visit. It's an exciting time, but can also be very stressful. Here are some tips to help when you may feel overwhelmed... Read More on Tip of the Month
The TAY Program is designed to provide young adults (ages 17-25) guidance as they embark on their journey to recovery, while assisting them in developing skills to live independently. Our staff provide education and support in areas that promote physical and environmental health (taking care of home and self). This... Read More on Transition Age Youth (TAY)
After touring the Center recently, a family shared that they were very impressed with our services and all of the activities that we offer. Even though their daughter would have to travel almost an hour each way to attend Center, they decided to enroll her. Brittany started at Center at... Read More on Stories of Impact
Mainstream Living is a member of the Polk County Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) Network. Each month, training topics are provided to staff to use as a resource.