Fidelity House, Inc.

Merger of Fidelity House and Career Resources Corporation

“Individually, Fidelity House and Career Resources Corporations are a critical part of the disability services landscape in Essex County, Massachusetts. Combined, these organizations will be able to offer a more comprehensive breadth of services to individuals with disabilities. The merger of these two organizations, becoming “Fidelity House CRC,” officially took place on January 1, 2019. Support from the Tower Foundation will allow Fidelity House CRC to undergo three projects necessitated by the merger: (1) consolidating and replacing end-of-life servers with one new server to handle the increased demands of the combined organizations, (2) migrating to a new phone system, and (3) re-branding.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Lawrence, MA
AMOUNT: $100,000 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019
WEBSITE: www.fidelityhhs.org


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued