In 2003, Trinity Assistance was born when a group of people (direct care staff, clinical staff, administrators, people with developmental disabilities and families) that shared a passion for providing individualized services that had firsthand experience working, caring & assisting people with DD began to see a gap on the services. It seemed that with growth, most of the services lost their vision. “Individualized” became “homogenized”. “Independence” was overshadowed by protection. “Integration” never fully emerged and “Productivity” meant life in a workshop or a few days a month of volunteer work instead of earning a fair wage.
The members of the board of directors from Trinity Assistance sought out guidance from the Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities Service Office to assist them in achieving Trinity’s Mission, to provide personalized innovative programs designed in partnership with individuals with developmental disabilities, recognizing both their individual choices and common interests and Trinity’s Vision, to be recognized by the community and its partners as a world class organization and a premier provider. READ MORE