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Opportunity Centers

Opportunity Centers – Looking at the Year Ahead

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RISE Services, Inc. Arizona supports individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) with our creative services and personalized programs. One of those programs, our Opportunity Centers, allows adults living with I/DD to spend time together in a safe and encouraging environment. They can pursue creative hobbies, learn work-related skills, play games, and engage in […]

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Careers

What It’s Like to Be a Direct Support Professional with RISE

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If you ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a Direct Support Professional (DSP) with RISE Services, Inc. Arizona, now is a great time to find out. DSPs do more than care for and support children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Their job requires commitment, flexibility, and creativity. Discover what […]

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Tips

4 Tips for Including Individuals with I/DD in Holiday Celebrations

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While the holidays are known for being a joyous and celebratory time of year, they can be challenging for youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Whether you have years of experience navigating holidays with family members or this is a new adventure for you and your family, you can help make the […]

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Arizona Foster Care

4 Steps to Create a Special Christmas for Foster Children

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Foster parents do all they can to provide their foster children with a loving and secure home. This includes making holidays, such as Christmas, as special for them as possible. It’s difficult for them to be away from their biological families, even if their home environment is not as it should be. One exciting way […]

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Careers

Three Ways to Prepare for a Job Interview with RISE

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Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference in people’s lives? Would you like to be part of a growing team that promotes from within? If so, we encourage you to apply at RISE Services, Inc. Arizona. We offer advancement opportunities, professional development classes, and exceptional benefits, such as paid holidays, […]

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Direct Support Professionals

Celebrate & Learn About Our Caring Direct Support Professionals

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Each September, Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are honored nationwide during Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, and the RISE Services, Inc. Arizona team wants to express our sincere appreciation and gratitude for the compassionate DSPs we are fortunate to work with. You may be unfamiliar with the daily responsibilities of a DSP and wonder why those […]

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Arizona Foster Care

4 Ways to Support a Christmas Drive for Kids in Foster Care

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Would you like to host a Christmas gift drive for children in foster care? If so, August is a good month to begin. RISE Services, Inc. Arizona is grateful for the many groups and organizations providing foster children with a joyful and memorable Christmas holiday. If your school district, church group, local business, or family […]

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Activities & Hobbies

3 Benefits of Gardening for People with Disabilities

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At RISE Services, Inc. Arizona, we work with individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) daily, assisting them in several activities like cooking, exercising, volunteering, and gardening. Did you know gardening offers several benefits, specifically for people with disabilities? If you work with or take care of individuals with I/DD who enjoy being outside […]

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Tips

8 Simple Ways to Save on Groceries

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Over the last few years, the cost of groceries has risen dramatically. The latest news from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that at-home food costs have risen 7.1% over the last 12 months alone. Whether raising a growing family or living on a fixed income, reducing overall food costs is essential to staying within […]

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Arizona Foster Care

What Makes a Great Foster Parent?

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May is National Foster Care Month, and we’d like to give a huge shout-out to the amazing foster parents here at RISE Services, Inc. Arizona. If it wasn’t for their dedication and compassion, we could not provide safe and loving homes for foster children or help their parents create secure environments in which they can […]

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