On April 17, Redeemer Community held a volunteer appreciation luncheon for 25 of their volunteers who are also residents of the community. Jenny Warner of East Dayton Senior Collaborative was a guest speaker that gave a motivating speech highlighting various types of volunteers: purposeful, seasonal, and accidental. One resident volunteer is a purposeful volunteer who […]
“Helps to lift my spirits and deal with loneliness,” states resident Roberta about the Java Music Club program meetings now being held at Graceworks Housing Services Good Shepard Community. The need for meaningful human connection and belonging is both physiological and psychological. Loneliness is a distressing feeling and a chronic subjective experience but is not the […]
What started out as two college students looking for volunteer hours turned into an inter-generational learning experience at Lutheran Community, part of Graceworks Housing Services, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The students wanted to volunteer by sharing their love of baking with the residents and arranged to bake pies. They also shared that they would like to open their […]
Each year Graceworks Housing Services selects an employee that illustrates outstanding customer service from across 18 communities in the tri-state region. The award is given to the person or team that exemplifies our mission, our customer service philosophy, and our Faithful Caring tenants while acting as an inspiration to others. The award is announced and […]
Trinity Community in Union City, Indiana is currently in the middle of an expansion. Housing Services received grant funding to increase accessibility. Six one-bedroom units are being updated to be ADA compliant. The expansion also allows for an addition of a health and wellness center. Check out the expansion progress […]
Thanks to Graceworks Housing Services, this summer Lorenzo learned how to paint a fence and more importantly, how to perform a job. He is one of six youths who completed a valuable project at Redeemer Community, Graceworks Housing Services in Dayton, as part of the Summer Youth Work Experience program of Capabilities, Inc. “It was […]
On Oct. 3, Graceworks Housing Services celebrated its 20th Anniversary of serving individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or have physical disabilities, through St. Mark Community in Dayton. Fifty persons joined in the celebration, with scripture, stories, a City of Dayton proclamation and fun fellowship.