Summer at Siffrin

Attention Parents and Guardians

Agreement on Protocols for  Safety during Visitation in Supervised Living Homes

 Congratulations, Brian! 

To Staff, Individuals, Partners and our Community,

It has now been seven months since Siffrin took appropriate actions to guarantee the health and safety of those we serve and our dedicated staff. Some programs were discontinued, some were relocated and others took place electronically. We initiated safety precautions, acquired PPE’s and put policies into place for the safety of all. While we certainly continue our diligence and sincerity in maintaining a safe environment, we are taking steps to return to providing services and addressing the needs of our individuals. Our day service programs are opening back up with limited numbers of participants to maintain the required physical distance. We are transporting individuals to day services again with limited numbers in our busses. Siffrin has been a leader in the field in conducting virtual learning, and we continue to be creative in developing electronic instruction for those who choose to participate. The two Siffrin Academies have also resumed services, and there has been increased interest in persons wanting to enroll. It is through the combined efforts of Siffrin’s Board of Directors, Administration, Management and Direct Support Professionals that we have been able to minimize the effect of COVID in the organization. Siffrin will continue to keep abreast of the latest trends and patterns of this pandemic and act preventatively to ensure everyone’s safety.

 

Bradley L. Vincent

CEO, Siffrin

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Making a Difference                

Tammy tells WKBN News why she donated her stimulus check to local charities. 

How kind and generous, Tammy!

A Statement from the CEO 

Siffrin’s purpose, mission, philosophy, and culture are based on the premise that all persons have equal rights and should be able to freely and without distinction, safely integrate within their communities.  We believe that regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability all persons should be treated with respect and dignity.  Siffrin will maintain an open dialogue, discussion, and thus, awareness among our employees and stakeholders about the importance of equal treatment of all people within our organization and the community. It resides within us all, the responsibility to change the negativity in our world and restore the hope and promise of justice for all.

Bradley L. Vincent

Direct Support Professionals Appreciation
Thank You

During these very difficult times, Siffrin is doing all it can to assure the health, safety, and well-being of both the individuals we serve and our staff. We are succeeding in our endeavors, but this would not be possible without the help and support of others.

I want to thank the Stark Community Foundation for its generous grant award of $35,000, which has allowed us to maintain the leases on our facilities and secure them for the time when this crisis has passed. Together we are stronger, and I thank the Stark Community Foundation for partnering with us to address the needs of persons with disabilities in our community.

Bradley L. Vincent, CEO

Siffrin Inc.

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We are pleased to announce that Siffrin has been issued a three-year accreditation from CARF International. The survey which took place in January applies to our services in Employment Support, Job Development, and Community Housing. This marks the 10th consecutive 3-year accreditation from CARF which is the highest award. We continue our dedication and commitment to improving the lives of those we serve since our first survey in 1993. This accreditation will extend until March 31, 2023.

 

 

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Letter of Accreditation

CARF Accreditation Report

Value of CARF Accreditation

CARF accreditation signals a service provider's commitment to continually improving services, encouraging feedback, and serving the community.  Providers that meet our standards have demonstrated their commitment to being among the best available.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

While the Canton office is closed:

We are asking everyone to utilize our services via email, fax, or phone. We are asking that any correspondence be left in our dropbox that is located just to the left of our front door. 

For those who receive payee services, checks will go out as scheduled. With the office closed, we are asking that you fill out any requests online or drop those in the box at our front entrance. 

The online form is available HERE.

Kim Larson-Phillips, Siffrin COO, is featured in a video to help stay healthy. 

Please watch the video HERE.

Please use the following links for more information.

Ohio Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

If you have further questions or concerns,  

please email Kim Larson-Phillips  klars@siffrin.org

or call 330-478-0263 extension 121.

Siffrin Academy saw its first location open in 2017. Based at Siffrin’s Mahoning Regional office in Austintown, Ohio, the program offers postsecondary education and pre-vocational training. This program is geared to those transitioning into life after high school and those on a path to employment.

Siffrin Academy in Stark County will be underway soon at Kent State University Stark Campus. The university setting will allow those enrolled in the Academy to interact with students on campus and allows those KSU students to work with those in the Academy as part of a mentoring program. The relationship between KSU Stark and Siffrin will give participants a unique opportunity to make their own choices with their education in an integrated learning environment.

Siffrin Academy Launches a Location in Stark County

Brad Vincent, Siffrin CEO and Denise Seachrist, Dean of KSU Stark

Community Integration * Siffrin Academy * Employment Support * Residential * Financial Management * Transportation

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3688 Dressler Rd. NW

Canton, Ohio 44718

T: 330.478.0263

F: 330.478.0140

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Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Closed Daily: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm for lunch

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Siffrin is a non-profit provider of disability service options.

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