News from United Rehabilitation Services

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 […]

URS will host the 36th Annual Telethon on Sunday, December 7th!

Tune in on Sunday, December 7 from 11 am – 2 pm on WDTN Channel 2 as we host our 36th Annual Telethon, presented by IBEW/NECA. This year’s Telethon Chair is Colleen Ryan, President of Vectren and our Ambassador is Grace and her parents Amanda and Paul. The Telethon features a ‘Year in Review’ of […]

Living Dayton Interview

Thanks to Living Dayton for interviewing Dennis yesterday about the important events happening at URS this month and in the coming months! The interview talks about National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the importance of Issue 11 in November, the Human Services Levy in Montgomery County, and our Annual Telethon!

URS Rubber Duck Regatta Splash Down 2014!

Thanks to our dear friend, Andy Snow, for using his Phantom camera to get a flying “ducks eye view” of the 2014 URS Rubber Duck Regatta DUCK DROP! URS Duck Regatta Splash Down 2014 from Andy Snow on Vimeo.