What is Reach Inc.
What is Reach Inc.
Reach Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides services to adults with developmental disabilities. These services include residential, vocational, and transportation services. They have a Work Center, 6 full-service residential facilities, and 19 transportation vehicles. Quality of life, and opportunity doesn’t have to be hindered because of a disability, and that’s what Reach aims do – to better fulfill the lives and give supported opportunities and assistance, as well as a sense of independence to adults with developmental disabilities.
With six residential facilities in Bozeman, Reach has a full time staff on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to help all residents regardless of their level of needs. Their facilities include Standard Adult Group Homes, Intensive Group Homes (which has a higher staff to client ratio based on higher needs), and Transitional Living Apartment Complexes which are for the more independent clients, able to function alone for a big part of the day. Reach also provides in-home care for those who are not in a home or apartment situation.
Reach has an amazing set of vocational programs, the result of which being that there is a rate of 85% employment in our community, compared to a mere 18% nationally among other similar programs. Vocational programs include the Supported Employment Program which helps train and place people in local jobs. There is also Job Preparation Service, Intensive Day Services, and SEARCH Internship Program which places individuals at places like Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital and Bozeman Health Hillcrest Senior Living.
In order to help individuals meet their goals, Reach has made a fantastic fleet of vehicles available for transportation services. Whether it be shopping, a medical appointment, getting to and from a job daily, recreational outings or more, the Reach fleet is there to help with any sort of transportation need to ease the burden of having to pay an arm and a leg for a taxi service or rely on something unreliable. They make life easier, by getting people where they need to be.