Developmentally Disabled Centers,
Mission: TO PROVIDE QUALITY SERVICES TO PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES IN A MANNER THAT RESPECTS INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS, ENHANCES ABILITY, AND ENABLES PEOPLE TO HAVE CONTROL OVER THEIR OWN LIVES
Results: In its 103-year-old history, KenCrest has continuously served people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities across the Delaware Valley, providing opportunities for these individuals to live a more independent and fulfilling life.
Target demographics: Children, youth & adults with developmental disabilities and their families.
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 7,000
Geographic areas served: Southeastern Pennsylvania and entire state of Delaware
Programs: Administrative management and oversight of other non-profits.
kencrest operated daycare centers for children with inclusive settings. Fees charged for this program were at a reduced rate. This program served approximately 107 children per month.
kencrest centers owns residential and child care centers that it rents out, below market value, to other nonprofit agencies that serve individuals with intellectual disabilities or developmental delays. The rental proceeds are used to cover the maintenance of the properties, to pay mortgages, and to pay for other occupancy expenses.
KenCrest is a large nonprofit located in the Philadelphia area, Delaware, and Connecticut serving children and adults with disabilities and autism. Through community living , employment assistance, preschools, and therapy, KenCrest enriches the lives of people with disabilities. They support over 8,000 people with a staff of 2,000 employees, and they do their work humbly.