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  • Oct 05, 2023

    People Inc. Continues Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Ensuring that people with developmental disabilities and other disabilities secure and maintain meaningful, competitive employment is an important part of what People Inc. does year-round. Each October, People Inc. recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a time set aside

  • Oct 04, 2023

    People Inc., NYSID and NFTA kicked off National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Celebrated $22,000 Matching Grant to Support Employing People with Disabilities

    The combined nearly $44,000 will additionally create strong community partnerships to support more people with disabilities in their work. People Inc., New York State Industries for the Disabled (NYSID), and the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) shared details at a news conferen

  • Sep 18, 2023

    Mt. Olive, People Inc. Mark Groundbreaking for Affordable Housing in East Buffalo

    Mt. Olive Development Corporation, People Inc., and several government and community leaders celebrated the start of construction of a $27 million affordable apartments initiative on property adjacent to the Mt. Olive Baptist Church, located at 701. E. Delavan Avenue on Monday, September 18. Mt. O

  • Sep 15, 2023

    Celebrating Our Direct Support Staff

    Direct Support Professional Recognition Week held this year from September 11–15, is a time to celebrate the efforts and dedication of our frontline staff, who make a lasting impact on the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Whether they are te

  • Sep 12, 2023

    Family & Friends Tours Return In-Person

    People Inc. proudly announces the return of the in-person Family & Friends Tours for people who want to learn more about our services. These tours may be of interest to: a person seeking supports, family seeking services for a loved one, teacher/school transition coordinator, or a care coordina

  • Sep 08, 2023

    People Inc. Respite…Where Friends and Fun Meet!

    People enrolled in our Hamburg-based Southtowns Afternoon Respite had a blast this summer, visiting local attractions and taking part in fun activities! Staff took special care to plan each trip, catering the group’s schedule to attendees’ wants and needs. From sporting events to skill-

  • Aug 03, 2023

    Annual Drive Fore Disabilities Golf Tournament a Success

    Our annual People Inc. Foundation Drive Fore Disabilities Golf Tournament was held Monday, July 24! Many thanks to all of the businesses, sponsors, golfers and volunteers for their generous support to help make the sold-out event a success! Their participation supports our mission to provide excell

  • Jul 28, 2023

    People Inc. Celebrates Opening of Folwell Senior Apartments

    New York State Governor Kathy Hochul and several other elected officials and community partners joined People Inc. President and CEO Anne McCaffrey today in celebrating the opening of People Inc. Folwell Senior Apartments, a $15.3 million conversion of the former Women and Children’s Hospital

  • Jul 28, 2023

    Author with Autism Hopes Newest Book Will Help Others Connect to People Inc.

    When Robert Kneitinger was a child, he was teased and bullied. Classmates made fun of his social awkwardness and communications challenges.  Eventually, Kneitinger was diagnosed with a developmental disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder. Now, at age 58, Kneitinger has turned the pain of his child