QWE Practice Guideline: 310: Partner with organizations and peers in the local community
Target group: Any organizations supporting the employment and community involvement of individuals with disabilities
PARC has a long history of community involvement that crosses city, county, and state lines; it regularly reaches the nation's capital as its chief executive officer is deeply involved with SourceAmerica®, AbilityOne® and the NCWC. Contingents from PARC regularly participate in SourceAmerica's Grassroots efforts. PARC has received SourceAmerica's highest honors, including the Villines and Usdane awards.
- Staff trained to connect with community leaders and peers
- PARC lobbied Utah's senators and congressmen to become AbilityOne champions.
- Locally, PARC has a well-worn footprint across northern Utah and is a leader in community job placements and contract work.
- PARC has a partnership with United Way, various service clubs, the state association of CRPs and has its own Community Partnership Foundation Board.
NPA: Pioneer Adult Rehabilitation Center (PARC) Location: Clearfield, UT Date Submitted: 2013 Website: https://www.parc-ut.org/
Resources: Quality Work Environment Workbook