Edwards Work-Activity Center, Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews

Issues: Job Training

Location: P.O. Box 6269 Aloha OR 97007 USA

Mission: Edwards Work-Activity Center was founded in 1972 by family members to provide support for, and recognize the abilities of, adults with developmental disabilities.

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Rating: 5 stars  

My Brother David is one of the earliest residents at Edwards center. As far as I know, the only one who came in as a physical injury patient. David was in an accident in 1972, that was supposed to have claimed his life. When he survived and actually came out of the coma, the doctors were in denial. They said that there was just too much brain mass destroyed in the accident. They gave us instructions on how to take care of David, and sent him home. With the direct and explicit knowledge that he would not survive the year. I was young then, and I do not fully recall how Edwards came into the picture. I think it was through the news paper articles and the church. Anyways, they came and talked to my parents. " A new and evolutionary" plan. A home with 24 hour care, Dr's on staff and on call. Dave not only survived the year, he has survived almost 40 years. He has had a life. he has had Jobs. A job people, Dave loved working. I can not express enough the amount of respect and devotion I can give these people. They gave me my brother.

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Rating: 5 stars  

This company is below the radar, but is doing great work!! We have been donating monies and constantly inviting and promoting our friends and business associates to become involved with the good works of Edwards Center and their works. Working with the mentally challenged and changing their lives and the lives of their families is invaluable!!

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