News from United Rehabilitation Services

Project Search Graduation!

We would like to congratulate the graduates from this year’s Project SEARCH program! We are so proud of you! Story from the Springfield News-Sun Nine graduate from Project SEARCH internship program By Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD — Nine Clark County students received high school diplomas and career passports Monday at Springfield Regional Medical Center after completing internships […]

Project SEARCH – Hard at Work!

Project SEARCH is a one year high school transition program, which works with fifth-year seniors on job readiness and training skills to prepare them for competitive employment in the community. The program takes place at Springfield Regional Medical Center and it operated through a collaboration of several partners including Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD), […]

Phone/Internet Down

In order to better serve you, we will be upgrading our phone/internet systems on Wednesday, April 29, at 12:30 pm. Due to this upgrade, our phone system will be down for approximately 1-2 hours and our internet will be spotty for several hours starting at 12:30. In case of an emergency, you can reach the front desk at […]

URS Opens Adult Day Habilitation Program in Springfield

United Rehabilitation Services (URS) announced the opening of a new Adult Services Day Habilitation Program in Springfield, Ohio for adults and seniors with disabilities or other special needs.  The new center, located at 2963 Derr Road in the Moorefield Shopping Center, will focus on meaningful community integration activities to enhance physical, social and psychological needs […]

Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving for URS!

This March, Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its authentic fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, is joining forces with more than 120 local charities for the company’s 5th Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. Last year’s Month of Giving raised $2.1 million for more than 100 different charities nationwide and this year Jersey Mike’s hope to […]

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month!

Each year, during March – Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month – United Rehabilitation Services (URS) focuses on peoples’ abilities and similarities rather than differences, and encourages everyone to welcome people with developmental disabilities into their communities. Many new opportunities are emerging in this spirit throughout the state, including community-based employment options and residential opportunities that more […]

An Oasis of Freedom and Justice for All

Dayton Daily News Editorial, January 16, 2015 Dennis G. Grant, Executive Director, United Rehabilitation Services As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches once again, I was thinking about the opportunity I had last year to speak to the subject of King’s speech titled World House Vision and how this relates to the work I do […]

Unsung Hero Jean Henry

Adopting Special Needs Children is her ‘Lifelong Ministry’ Her children “are the heroes” Posted on WHIO: 6:12 pm. Friday, Nov. 18, 2014 ENGLEWOOD — If someone told Jean Henry in high school that she would become the mother of six children, she wouldn’t have believed it. Today, the Englewood woman is the mother of six […]

Seeing is Believing!

A picture is worth a thousand words. Everyday we have the honor of supporting the most vulnerable individuals in our community and we are keenly focused on providing compassionate care that promotes independence and supports the children and adults we serve everyday. We have learned to take nothing for granted and to celebrate the small miracles our […]

Another Broken Egg Raises Money for URS!

We are so thankful to Another Broken Egg Cafe at Austin Landing for choosing URS as the beneficiary of their soft opening this weekend! They invited their friends and family to take a sneak peek of the new restaurant from November 6th through November 8th. During these events they asked each diner to make a […]