Making a Good Life

What does it take to live a good life?  Community Crossroads works together with individuals and their families to help individuals reach their goals and live the good life. Here is a collection of some of many stories about how people are doing just that!

Travis...

Travis began working at Kiddie Academy in August 2016 with one four hour shift a week. He quickly moved up to two shifts a week. After Travis signs into the computer system to officially begin his shift and is greeted at the front desk. Continue reading...



Mallory...

Mallory's hard work has paid off and she has obtained a part time, seasonal, paid position at a local department store! Mallory had previously been building on her skills through volunteer opportunities. Continue reading...

 

 

Derek...

Derek began his Meals-On-Wheels volunteer work one day in May, up and ready to help out the community of seniors that morning. Having no idea what the day would bring, he was his usual smiling self and chatted with us on the way. Continue reading...

 

 

Tommy...

Tommy works at Romano's Pizza in Salem, and anyone who lives in town knows they make the best pizza and subs. Tommy's job responsibilities include making pizza boxes and making sure the front counter is completely stocked and ready with boxes for the start of the day. Continue reading...

 

 

Jodie...

“Don’t forget the heart and the bow!” Jodi’s reminder for the finishing touches in the making of her “comfort” dolls. Continue reading...

 

 

 

Derek...

If family, friends, home, community, and recreation are are what makes a good life,, Derek has it made! Continue reading...

 

 

 

Scott...

With some initial employment supports, Scott began working at Goodwill Stores in 1996 and has been a valued employee ever since. Continue reading... 

 

 

Donna...

Life changes are challenging for many  of us, but perhaps especially so for those who have disabilities.  Donna is an “over 50” lady with Down Syndrome who has thrived on living at home with her family. Continue reading...

 

 

Lorraine...

Lorraine Butler has received many awards in her Lifetime and most recently, the Janet Smith Memorial Shining Star Award, given by Play Among the Stars, a local theater troupe. Continue reading...

 

Nate...

Nate is in his third year working for Sears in the Mall at Rockingham Park in Salem. Though he was initially hired on as a seasonal employee for the weeks leading up to Christmas, 2010, Nate has successfully maintained his position and currently works on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Continue reading...

 

 

Keith...

Keith works six hours per week at Giuffre Auto Service in Salem and absolutely loves his job! Keith helps the owner, Ray, by keeping the parts and shop area neat and organized. With the support of his job coach, also named Keith, he has been able to learn and retain new skill and become a valuable employee. Continue reading...

 

 

Kenny...

Kenny is a 22-year-old young man who has been working at Wal-Mart for a littleover two years now. Before he started working, Kenny was on Social Security and Medicaid and he and his family were concerned about him starting a job and losing his benefits. Continue reading...

 

 

Rachel...

It didn't take long to realize that Rachel is not into cleaning. So coming up with an employment strategy for her took some brainstorming around the things she likes. After politely presenting ourselves to three or four places for employment opportunities and being turned down, we knew we needed a new approach. Since "dogs" is on her list of likes, it didn't take too long to come up with the idea of Rachel starting her own business; we could dog sit! Continue reading...

 

Paul...

Paul works at Dodge Grain in Salem and has been a staple there for about 10 years. Paul's main duties include stocking the store from the warehouse. He checks the different birdseeds in the store, gets a count for what is needed, then gathers up the supplies from the warehouse. Continue reading...

 

 

 



Director of Community Services

Kelly Judson

603-893-1299 ext. 331

kjudson@communitycrossroadsnh.org

 

Intake Coordinator

Kristine Houle

603-893-1299 ext. 330

khoule@communitycrossroadsnh.org

 

 

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