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Officially Viability in Enid!

A couple weeks ago, Viability in Enid, OK hosted a ribbon cutting as part of an Enid Chamber Business Spotlight event. They officially changed their name to Viability to make all the office’s name changes complete! They had a great turnout and proudly displayed the Viability name throughout the office. Everyday the great staff, Business […]

A Heart So Big

This is Jacquelyn Santiago, age 22, and she was referred to Viability from the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services in Connecticut a few years ago as a working interview that placed her at the Hartford Knights. After only 40-hours of showcasing her skills and talents, she was immediately hired! Jackie grew up in an impoverished family […]

A Champion of the Community

For 30-years, Susan Smith, the Senior Employment Coordinator at Forum House in Westfield, has been developing transitional, supported and independent employment positions for members thus creating countless opportunities for them to return to work and develop substantial career paths.  Last week, she was graciously awarded the 2018 Judge Frank Freedman Community First Award for exemplifying […]

Viability announces the appointment of Dr. Lynn Ostrowski-Ireland as Chief Operating Officer

Viability, Inc. today announced that Lynn Ostrowski-Ireland, PhD has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within Viability, reporting directly to the President and CEO, Dick Venne. Venne said, “Viability is thrilled to bring Dr. Ostrowski-Ireland back to Western Massachusetts.  She is an experienced leader with an intimate knowledge of what Viability is working […]

02/26 – Gales Ferry Open House

Monday, February 26 from 2pm to 4pm Please come and learn about our exciting program! We have a very active health and wellness club We frequently visit many different locations, community parks and recreational sites We provide a broad range of educational and work readiness activities as well as personal growth activities Viability, 1649 Route […]

02/01 – ‘Cupcake Wars’ in Pittsfield, MA

The 4th Annual Cupcake Wars will be held on February 1, 2018 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Berkshire Hills Country Club. Bakeries from throughout Berkshire County, including Linda’s Pastries,Berkshire Pathways – A Program of Viability and Simply Sweet, will compete for the best cupcake in the following categories: Best Tasting, Most Creative, Best Presentation and People’s Choice. Tickets […]

12/08 – Holiday Dinner in Holyoke, MA

Viability Holyoke Community Living Holiday Dinner (Cena de Fiesta Navideña) For Consumers, Homeshares and Staff (Para Consumidores, Cuidadoras y Empleados) Come join us for a Holiday Dinner and enjoy good company & great food.  (Vengan disfrutar con nosotros de una cena de días de fistas.) DATE/FECHA: December 8, 2017 TIME/HORA: 4pm to 7pm (please do not arrive […]

Viability at Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass

Join us for this year’s Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass! The region’s best one-day business event! More than 150 exhibitors and 2,500 attendees are expected for a show that is packed with a number of special programs, speakers, and learning opportunities. Be a part of this incredible day! Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017 […]

A new grant from a wonderful donor!

VIABILITY received a generous donation this week.  Forum House in Westfield received a grant in the amount of $7,200 from the Westfield Academy for our student internship program for students at Westfield State University to assist members in educational pursuits at Forum House.