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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Developmentally Disabled Centers, Disabilities, Family Counseling, Human Services, Job Training, Mental Health, Mental Health Disorders, Sheltered Employment

Mission: To assist developmentally individuals and mentally ill persons to live full and abundant lives.

Programs: Community integrated living arrangement (cila) a comprehensive array of individually tailored community residential alternatives for developmentally disabled individuals.

behavioral health (bh) - comprehensive array of individually tailored community residental alternatives for the mentally ill.

developmental traning (dt) - habilitation experiences for adults, twenty- one years or older in the areas of independent living, vocational and social leisure time activities.

school - educational services to children and adolescents, from the ages of three through twenty-one, under contract with several public school districts. Supported employment (sep) - vocational experiences for disabled individuals in regular work settings, alongside non-disabled persons with and without job coaches. Trinity living center i (tlc i) - a residential home serving 16 individuals each who need more assistance than would typically be available in the community integrated living program. Trinity living center ii (tlc ii) - a residential home serving 16 individuals each who need more assistance than would typically be available in the community integrated living program. Trinity living center iii (tlc iii) - a residential home serving 16 individuals each who need more assistance than would typically be available in the community integrated living program. Reno - program operates intermittent and 24 hour supported living arangements, an adult learning program and a work center in the reno / sparks, nevada area for developmentally disabled adults. Other - therapeutic horseback riding program (strides), home based support services, support services for children with autism, in home respite services and miscellaneous activities for the developmentally disabled. Upport for 501 c (3) organization of which one of its purposes is to promote public education of developmental disabled individuals and their needs. Mobile crisis team a mental health psr support service teams that provide on-site technical assistance and training persons with a develomental disability in a medical or behavioral situation that challenges their ability to live in the community. Mental health psr - day clinics with group and individual counseling, evidence based treatment and social and community integration activities.

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I am a current employee of Trinity. I've been with the organization for 6 years. Trinity is comprised of friendly people who genuinely care for the needs of those being served. Many clients do not have family. Staff routinely go above and beyond so that everyone is treated with love, respect and dignity.

2 Melinda9

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I was employed by this organization for almost four years, in a variety of capacities. Trinity has several divisions, each of which serve a different population. I worked in two divisions (Autism and Family Counseling), and worked with several clients in the community living/group homes division. With state funding falling, Trinity has been remarkably creative in coming up with new revenue streams, including their own printing business. Yes, some of the adults in community or independent living homes had to move recently, largely due to state budget cuts. However, in an area with high needs and low resources, I've found that Trinity does a tremendous job of serving as many individuals as possible. Were I to offer a criticism, I would ask that Trinity communicate better with the community what it provides, and the positive impact of the services offered.

2

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 1

Trinity Services, Inc. states that they desire to provide fulfilling lives to people with disabilities. In my brief time working with employees at this non-profit, I have come to realize that they truly do nothing to support these men and women. For the most part, the agency provides care for people 21 and older. They also have a wide variety of programming options so that the people living with them can have activities to participate in. Although this sounds great, the managers who work for Trinity rarely attend to problems or concerns regarding the people they serve and they definitely do not provide guardians with information regarding their family members of clients. Additionally, when things go wrong, they attempt to cover the problems up or find excuses rather than admitting that they did something wrong. Finally, a number of people who live with the agency were moved to different group homes within the agency without ever being asked to move or asked if they wanted to move (guardians were never spoken to either regarding this matter). Therefore, many people were forced to move homes simply because it was convenient for managers to make these moves. This agency does not promote independence or fulfilling lives and I would not recommend them to anyone.