Impact and Programs
In 2015, Lifeworks supported 783 individuals to work 471,000 hours at 259 businesses while earning $4.2 million for themselves. Lifeworks provided about 1,400 ride daily for individuals and logged over 470,000 miles with our 33 vehicles. Lifeworks incorporated all-new technology centers for individuals which allows access to projectors, touchscreen displays, and iPad Air tablets to pair with our technology curriculum. Our learning and enrichment programs provided opportunities for over 150 individuals to participate in the creation of beautiful works of art that were displayed throughout the community.
Strive for operational excellence by defining service models in accordance with the Lifeworks Way. Implement year one of the technology roadmap. Establish baseline assessment of cultural competence. Implement employee engagement roadmap
Expand self direction and Inclusion by evaluating current customer markets and expand services to individuals who want to increase self direction and inclusion. Establish criteria for new opportunities and partnerships. Implement the small group employment model within local businesses to increase individualized focus on an individual’s career assessment, employment exploration, and ultimately leading to successful job placement.
Evolve our business to meet future challenges by playing a leadership role in the development of the Altair ACO with a focus on increased use of the LifePlan and participating in the integration of data to a Health Information Exchange
Community or Constituency Served
Individuals with developmental disabilities.
Geographic Area Served
Primarily in the Minneapolis/St Paul area as well as Mankato.