Reach for Resources, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support individuals with disabilities and mental illness to reach their full potential. We do this by providing individualized services that maximize independence, promote community involvement, and improve physical and mental well-being.
Impact and Programs
Adaptive Recreation: Held 328 individual inclusion sessions (up 40% from 2017) with 27 different programs; Increased inclusion contact hours by 67% from 2017 to 931.10; Billed 1,045.37 inclusion hours (up 57% from 2017).
Case Management: Acquired Community-Directed Community Supports under DD waiver and expanded department, hiring 5 new case managers.
Independent Living Supports: became completely paperless; added another Employment Specialist; awarded a contract from Hennepin County to provide Housing Supports-Independent
Mental Health: Began an ARMHS contract with Ramsey County and provided cultural awareness training for staff.
Our Strategic goals: Expand number of individuals supported, expand promotion of programs and services, inspire a positive culture to provide a great experience to those associated with us, invest in more programs & services that advance our strategic priorities, invest in our employee development & training, invest in technology advances to create efficiencies in our work.
2019 Goals & Objectives: Increase program growth by 15%; cultivate positive culture & trust in Reach's leadership; continue to support & invest in our employees; ask & incorporate feedback, including reasons why ideas may not be incorporated; continue to ask for feedback through our annual survey & 1:1 meetings; communicate regularly with employees regarding the organization
Suti HR: implement on-line programs-Time & Attendance, Recruitment & On-Boarding, and Performance; Revamp orientation - employees complete paperwork prior to coming to the Reach office & orientation will be more about Reach, how the employee can add value to the organization, & our mission, values, history & future; communicate the ‘Why’.
Continue to invest in technology: Investigate obtaining a domain to increase security on our mobile devices; look at current processes in regards to auction, registration, volunteers, and events to make sure that SalesForce and auction platform is offering us the best solution for our needs.
Adaptive Recreation & Inclusion: Get a report set up to have the newsletter mailing list all in SalesForce; balance program income and expenses with insufficient registration cancellations; create a new weekend program that is community based for all abilities; allow participants to have the ability to log in to complete registration process (have their own account) in SalesForce; get access to a new gym and/or kitchen.
Community Living Supports: Grow Employment Services by 50 individuals; determine Housing Support Services; revamp Current Trainings.
Development: Increase Major Individual Giving to $74,500; increase Game Farm Gala funding to a level of $59,000; maintain Grant income at $75,000; increase Quarterly Events to $39,000.
Community or Constituency Served
Reach for Resources, Inc. support adults and children with developmental disabilities and mental health conditions through a variety of supports and services.
Geographic Area Served
The majority of individuals we support live in the 7-county metro area but we support individuals across Minnesota.