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2018 Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, December 5th, the 47th Fidelity House Annual Meeting took place at the Andover Country Club. More than 140 staff and supporters gathered to celebrate another successful year of supporting individuals with disabilities to lead a rich and meaningful life. We have a large number of employees who have been with the organization for

National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month This month we take time to celebrate the immense contributions of friends and family who support a loved one by volunteering their time to help them manage their health and wellness. There are more than 44 million Americans who care for a family member, friend, or neighbor. According to

Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month “Every day, people with disabilities can and do make important contributions to America’s businesses. They have the drive to succeed in employment, and the skills and talent they need to deliver value and results for their employers.” – www.whatcanyoudocampaign.org National Disability Employment Awareness Month – October, is a time to learn about disability

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month Down Syndrome Awareness Month (#DSAM) is an opportunity to spread awareness and learn new information. During the month of October, we celebrate individuals with Down syndrome near and far! With so much information out there, learning about Down syndrome can be overwhelming. But don’t worry! We put together this

Great News: Affordable Housing Project Funded

We are delighted to announce that Fidelity House Human Services has been awarded a grant of $100,000 from the Cummings Foundation. The grant will be used to develop new housing models for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Board chair Andrew Novelline, says “this grant is fantastic news. We are grateful to the Cummings Foundation

Nurses Week 2017

Nurses Week is a great opportunity to take the time to celebrate and support the nurses in our life. Nurses are the heart and soul of Fidelity House Human Services! Today, we would like to recognize Beth Steele, MS, RN, CDDN, our VP of Health Services and Supported Home Care and Colleen Cumming, MS, RN,

April is National Minority Health Awareness Month

April is National Minority Health Awareness Month, a time when the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S Department of Health and Human Services challenge workers in the health care field to confront the health disparities that affect minority groups. According to the CDC’s 2013 Health Disparities and Inequalities Report, examples of

Rainy day Fun!

Rainy days provide great opportunities for indoor fun! Whether you plan to have a movie day, or like to get creative with some hands on activities, here are some great ideas and resources for you that can easily be adapted for individuals living with intellectual and or developmental disabilities.  http://www.recreationtherapy.com/tx/txdd.htm https://www.pinterest.com/saxydi/activities-for-disabled-adults/ http://atwiki.assistivetech.net/index.php/20_Fun_Activities_for_Kids_with_Disabilities

Links & Lanes Fun-Raiser

Announcing new event! Friends, families, co-workers are forming 6 member teams for bowling or 4 member teams for High Definition Golf, all to raise money for people with disabilities. Come enjoy a scrumptious Buffet. Win Prizes, Awards, Raffles and much more. For more information please email: LinksandLanes@fidelityhhs.org

A Movement of Acceptance

As we celebrate ‘Autism Awareness Month,’ Fidelity House Human Services would like to acknowledge the hard work, time and effort that autism advocates have put into this movement. Let us be reminded of the impact on all individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.   These events have sparked a movement of acceptance, tolerance and empowerment