Displaying items tagged: Disability Advocates of Kent County
New operations center to ensure continuity of Go!Bus paratransit services
The Interurban Transit Partnership has received board and federal approval to purchase a $1.95 million property in Grandville for its new paratransit service operations center.
$975K grant to help Disability Advocates of Kent County modify low-income senior housing
Disability Advocates of Kent County received a $975,000 grant to continue its work helping Michigan’s low-income seniors age at home.
Employers increasingly rely on workers with disabilities amid work-from-home, talent shortage
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Trina Edmondson rarely got calls from employers interested in hiring a person with a disability.
Disability Advocates of Kent County announces new $2.5 million HQ, accessibility showroom
BYRON TWP. — Disability Advocates of Kent County is launching the public phase of a $2.5 million fundraising campaign to move its headquarters and create an accessibility showroom at a nonprofit hub under development in Byron Township.
Remote working highlights struggles, long-term opportunities for workers with disabilities
Advocates for people with disabilities are hopeful that the work from home trend spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic will make employers more open to accommodations workers might need in a post-pandemic workplace.
Pilot program to boost mobility options for people with disabilities
GRAND RAPIDS — A partnership between Grand Rapids’ transit agency, a health care tech startup and area disability advocates will expand mobility options during the pandemic with pre-scheduled and on-demand rides.