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To The Encouraging Teacher

“I remember going home that day having more self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-love than I’ve had in awhile, if not ever.” – Elizabeth Mintz Today we recognize every educator who has dedicated their career to making the lives of every student, with or without a disability. Your patience, empathy, and passion are exactly what this world needs. You

Thank You, Lanes & Games

On this #ThankfulThursday we are extremely grateful for all who were involved in the 2018 Lanes & Games FUN-Raiser. The efforts of 24 sponsors, 56 raffle and auction item donors, 12 volunteers, 95 registered bowlers and HD gamers, and over 40 online donors raised $25,000 for people with disabilities!   Thanks to you, over 200 children, teens and adults with

Brain Awareness Week

#ThankfulThursday is here and today we highlight Brain Awareness Week and show our appreciation to all brain advocates worldwide! Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Founded in 1996 by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations

International Women’s Day 2018

It’s #ThankfulThursday and today, on International Women’s Day, we are so incredibly grateful for every single woman who continues to inspire hope in their communities! What is International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action

Lanes & Games Sponsor Highlight

This #ThankfulThursday, we highlight Conlin’s Pharmacy and Home Medical Equipment as a Lanes & Games sponsor! Your valuable gift and long-time partnership with us continues to inspire hope and is now helping us provide recreational programs for people with disabilities. About Conlin’s Pharmacy and Home Medical Equipment: As the healthcare environment changes, Conlin’s Pharmacy and Home Medical Equipment

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER OPENINGS

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE HAS TWO VOLUNTEER OPENINGS. Medical professionals, your experience is needed to monitor and protect the rights of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities who live in residential settings managed by Fidelity House Human Services. The committee meets monthly and members serve a two-year term. Opening #1: A physician, dentist, or nurse. Opening #2: A psychologist or Masters

Residential Management Team

This year, we are highlighting the various departments that make Fidelity House Human Services all that it is. This #ThankfulThursday, we are extremely grateful to our Residential Management Team! Fidelity House Human Services provides opportunities for small group-living in 20 community residences located throughout Lawrence, Methuen, Haverhill, Georgetown, and Andover. Homes are staffed 24 hours a day and provide a

Lanes & Games Sponsor Highlight

This #ThankfulThursday, we highlight our FIRST Lanes & Games sponsor! A humbled thank you to our Board of Directors Chair and President of Abbot Financial Management, Andrew Novelline, for all that you do to continue inspiring hope. Your valuable gift is helping us provide recreational programs for people with disabilities. About Abbot Financial Management: Clients look

Thank You, Harvard Pilgrim

On December 21st, Fidelity House Human Services was selected to receive a Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant in appreciation of the work that we do in our communities. More specifically, the purpose of these funds was to pay for a holiday meal for households where the dads have been removed because of domestic violence and

“He Really Likes Gymnastics”

John Martin and his wife Erin were troubled when they got the news that their son Jack, now five years old, was diagnosed with autism and global developmental delay. Leading up to it, John says “I just knew something was off. Especially being our second child, I could see the differences in the way he