Since 1969, the Handicapped Development Center has been a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities. We believe all individuals are endowed with the same fundamental rights and needs, are entitled to opportunities promoting the fulfillment of those rights and needs, continue to develop throughout their lives, and should have the opportunity to become contributing members of their community.
As a premier service provider, we passionately advocate on behalf of individuals with disabilities by creating opportunities for them to succeed, to achieve, to grow, and to be happy.
The Handicapped Development Center is accredited by Carf for its Community Services and Employment Services programs. In the Fall of 2016, we underwent a Carf survey and received our 12th consecutive maximum three-year accreditation.
During the first 6 weeks of Covid-19, the HDC, Board of Directors, Boosters, and H.A.N.D.S. Auxiliary all made extra efforts to show appreciation for our essential workers. Some examples of this gratitude were pizza, popcorn from a local shop, Girl Scout Cookies,...
Thank you to State Farm for donating a $500.00 Amazon Gift Card to HDC. Special thanks also to supporters Tim Flanagan and HDC board member Samantha Schulze for directing this gift to us.
The Finest Moments Medals program was created as a way to recognize all the extra efforts being made throughout the organization during this challenging time. This recognition is a way to acknowledge those employees who act with integrity and compassion outside their...