Kishin resided with his parents and sister in their family home in San Mateo County for much of his life. In August of 2009, he experienced some legal challenges for which lead him to seek a mental health treatment facility of which provided intensive treatment and counseling. However, due to Mr. Kishin’s lack of participation in activities and therapy groups required in order to receive treatment, it was recommended that he find support elsewhere. (more…)
2020 is a special year for Omelagah, Inc. as it marks our 10 year anniversary as an agency!
10 years ago, 0ur agency was founded with a simple purpose to provide community placements for two men transitioning out of Porterville Developmental Center. Both men had been turned away by every other community agency who came to visit them. Today, we are still operating with the same person-centered approach and the sprit of providing second chances for people.
We have come a long way in the last 10 years and our collective work has improved the lives of many people with developmental disabilities. We should all take pride in creating opportunities for people where there was once no clear path.
After nearly 32 years spent in a secure developmental center Darrell transitioned to The Avenue Home, in Redwood City in July of 2012. The Avenue Home is operated by Omelagah Inc, and provides support for individuals with forensic involvement. Mr. Cody has successfully maintained placement at The Avenue Home. Darrell has quickly adapted to his new environment. He has steadily improved in all objectives surrounding community integration. He is currently looking to develop a partnership with Department of Rehabilitation in efforts to gain employment. (more…)