2/1/17 Creating Home News (Archive)

Creating Home News
February 2017

Welcome To New and Returning Subscribers!

About This Newsletter
The Community for Permanent Supported Housing e-newsletter has stories, calendar of events, and other features about creative housing options for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities or social challenges, as well as independent living in North Texas.

About CPSH
CPSH is a charity and works with families and community partners to create more housing options in the Collin, Denton, Dallas, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall and Tarrant Counties for over 97,000 adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities or social challenges regardless of IQ who need safe, affordable housing with support. CPSH has created an independent living guide for parents everywhere in Texas.

Find Housing here
Special announcement-Female Roommate Wanted: Someone who understands or has Autism; Someone who has like interests: anime, video games, heavy metal music; Someone who can withstand some noise. I play bass in a metal band. Plano or North Richardson. Please contact lorihildebrandt162@gmail.com.

Have you responded to the New CPSH Survey? Your response help CPSH plan for the next 5 years. The survey is here.

2/10/17 Celebrate Love Across North Texas
Some of the Proms and Dances for people with disabilities on 2/10/17.

Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Host: Alsbury Baptist Church
RSVP: Steven Wesson, 817-295-0134

Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Host: Compass Christian Church
RSVP: Robin Crocker, 817-906-1478

Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Hosts: The Servant House and St. Ann’s Catholic Church
RSVP: Email Patrice or Debbie

Grand Prairie
Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Host: Crossroads Christian Church
RSVP: Lindly, 817-557-2277

Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Host: First Methodist
RSVP: Samantha Fergason, 817-477-2287

Event: Valentine’s Dance,6:30-9:30pm, $25.
Host: My Possibilities
RSVP: 469-241-9100

Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Host and RSVP:
Prestonwood Baptist Church

”The Road To Home”
CPSH is sharing 2017 activities with parents, educators and everyone interested in how CPSH is creating more housing options and helping parents transition their adult children into independent living with supports. During January, hundreds of North Texas attended these meetings and gave feedback on the projects CPSH should pursue in 2017. The Projects will be announced in March.

The following meetings have already been scheduled. You are invited to attend. Please RSVP at the link below.
4/4/17 Coppell
5/1/17 Crowley

Educators and Service Providers, please share the links to these meetings with your students and families. Flyers are available to distribute on the calendar pages.

Planning 2017 Home Safety Training Classes
Watch the video from parents and participates on the last day of training, read the outcome report, and add your name to the interest list here.

Needed: Locations for training: Eight classes, two hours per class. If you know of a location, please contact Jacky Sylvie, CPSH Community Liaison.

Planning for Independent Living: A Texas Parent’s Guide to Independent Living for Adult Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

48 pages, full color, bound.

Find out about the guide, here.

Read feedback and order the guide, here.

Just $6 per copy!

School Districts, Businesses and Organizations, contact CPSH about volume printing, here.

Have you read the CPSH Independent Living Guide? Please, share your feedback

Creating Home News and Calendar here
February 2017 Donor Challenge:
Your donation matched up to $200 total
Give Now for 2017 Safety Training!

CPSH can only succeed with your help. If you appreciate the importance of what we are doing in the DFW area, please donate.

Your donation will be used to lease training rooms for CPSH Safety Training Classes and will help decrease the cost of training for families who attend. Donating is easy and only takes a second, Give2CPSH.
8 Ways to Support CPSH, here.
Watch the CPSH Animated Mission Video, here.
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