AXIS KC Volunteer Day at JC Day Center

AXIS KC Volunteer Day at JC Day Center

Friday, August 19th, AXIS Capital’s Kansas City Philanthropy Committee honored GoodLife by donating their time and effort to help us clean up at our Johnson County Day Services Center in addition to an incredibly generous financial gift. The amazing group of AXIS volunteers teamed up with GoodLife staff to clean up the landscaping outside of the Day Center and deep… read more

Community Service Tax Credits Awarded to GoodLife

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GoodLife is pleased to announce that we are a proud recipient of 2022 Community Service Tax Credits awarded by the Kansas Department of Commerce. The tax credits will support our initiative to build a 4th home to support individuals with disabilities at Midnight Farm. After the announcement was made on July 12 by the Department of Commerce, GoodLife’s CSO, Megan… read more

GoodLife U Consulting Ramps Up

GoodLife U Consulting Ramps Up

GoodLife University is GoodLife’s consulting branch, a joint initiative made possible by our 40 year partnership with the University of Kansas Department of Applied Behavioral Analysis. For more than 3 decades, GoodLife has been consulting with other care providers across the nation to implement next-generation service models and approaches. In 2018, GoodLife U launched to specifically provide much needed solutions… read more

GoodLife U and iLink Technologies at ANCOR

GoodLife U and iLink Technologies at ANCOR

After connecting virtually during the pandemic, we were finally able to travel to see our community at ANCOR’s hybrid conference!  The ANCOR 2022 Conference theme, ELEVATE, recognized the many ways in which our community of Care Providers has risen to the occasion over the past few challenging years and the ways we will take community-based I/DD services to the next… read more

GoodLife Judges at the Kansas Job Olympics

GoodLife Judges at the Kansas Job Olympics

A few representatives from GoodLife volunteered to judge at the Job Olympics and we had such a wonderful time! Job Olympics is a competition developed to promote transition and employability skills for a broad spectrum of high school students in special education. Job Olympics brings together over 500 students from 40 different schools throughout the area. Competitions representing actual job… read more

C-TRAN Tours Neighborhood Network

C-TRAN Tours Neighborhood Network

On Wednesday, March 23rd, GoodLife welcomed C-Tran for a tour of our Douglas County Neighborhood Network program and residences.  The Lawrence Public Schools Community Transition Program (C-TRAN) is a special education path for young adults 18-21. The program provides direct instruction, continued work experience, functional academics, independent living and self-care skills and development in order to help students with daily… read more

GoodLife Awarded Community Development Block Grant Funding in Lawrence

News: GoodLife Awarded CDBG from City of Lawrence, Kansas.

We are honored to announce that the City of Lawrence has awarded GoodLife funding under the 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding cycle to help improve and rehabilitate the homes for more than 40 individuals served in Lawrence, Kansas. Federal Housing and Urban Development‘s CDBG program provides communities with resources to address a range of development needs. Each year, nonprofit and for-profit organizations submit… read more

GoodLife Receives Donation from Summit Homes

Summit Homes KC

We are so grateful to connect with local companies like Summit Homes – Kansas City. Thank you for your generous donation of $100,000 to GoodLife.  We love partnering with like-minded organizations and people to make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities.  We look forward to growing this relationship in the future and continuing to give back… read more

ANCOR featured recent GoodLife article on partnership

ANCOR featured recent GoodLife article on partnership

The July edition of Connections, the newsletter published by ANCOR, featured an article from our blog. The piece outlined ways our ANCOR partnership is helping and empowering other home and community-based service providers with tools and strategies to redefine what’s possible for independence.  ANCOR is a support to and a voice for providers nationwide and as both a member agency… read more

Join Dr. Mike Strouse at The ARC NCE Summer Leadership Institute

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At GoodLife, we like to partner for possibility, and sharing GoodLife U: Innovative Workforce Schedules and Pay Strategies with other agencies and their leadership supports this goal.  Join CEO Mike Strouse on July 12th from 4:00-5:00pm EDT for the Summer Leadership Institute, which is a this virtual event this year.  We excited to share our innovative solutions for helping community… read more

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