- Catastrophic flooding damaged several of the homes of the individuals we serve. Over 100 staff members’ homes were flooded and damaged.
- A building was donated in Minden, LA to Evergreen. The North Central Louisiana Division’s social enterprise, Possibilities ~ Antiques & Collectibles, moved into the space.
- Officially closed the doors of the North Lake Supports & Services Center, with all individuals successfully being moved into community homes.
- $85 million budget
- Over 1,300 men and women served
- Tax based dollars decreased by $2.5 million since 2009 and continue to decrease
- The Timeless Café & Tearoom opened in Minden, LA
- Opened first Cultural Arts Center in Fort Worth, TX
- Opened a Cultural Arts Center in Sherman, TX
- Began in-kind programs to help meet the needs of Evergreen’s expanding day centers and community homes.
- Entered an agreement with the state to assume operations of the North Lake Supports & Services Center until Evergreen is able to move all individuals off the campus and into community homes.
- Leased the West Calcasieu Multi-Handicapped Center until we were able to move its residents, who were living in poor conditions, into community homes.
- Opened two new divisions – West Calcasieu, North Lake
- Evergreen hires first female CEO, Sue Buchholtz
- Vice President of Operations for the Central Region, Sharon Gomez, served as President of the National AAIDD organization
- Began providing adult services in Arkansas