Stories from Our Clients

Nelson Colon overcame a troubled past after joining one of CRJ's residential programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Only after his passing in 2018 from health issues did the full depth of CRJ's impact on the lives of Nelson and his family emerge.

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Dan Kentley Shares the Secret to His Success at Work

The grocery store hired Dan, who is supported by CRJ/CS’ shared living programs, when the store first opened in 2014. Dan is a bagger but does many things to help the store run smoothly and to make customers happy. “I bag, and I make sure there are customers that come into my line,” Dan said.…

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Touring the Nation’s Capital: David’s Trip to D.C.

In helping CRJ’s clients grasp a better understanding of the world around them, CRJ staff encourage our clients to embark on an exploratory trip, big or small, to learn about what goes on in life beyond the residential programs. David Prioa, of Wrentham, had the opportunity in February to visit our nation’s capital. David had…

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Reaching for the Stars: Justin’s Story

A whiz with computers and social media, Justin has used his skills to help staff at Westminster House with computer issues. He’s taken classes in broadcasting and dreams of one day working for a sports radio station. Justin says the support he’s received at Westminster House has helped him develop new skills. “I didn’t use…

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