Our signature Garden Party fundraising event was held on Wednesday, June 20th at the grounds of Brady Sullivan Tower. The annual event is one of our major fundraisers and also honors a person or persons who have made a positive impact on the greater Manchester community.
This year’s honoree was Michael L’Ecuyer, president and CEO of Bellwether Community Credit Union who also received a proclamation from Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig.
Matthew Ertas, former Chief of the Bureau of Developmental Services, gives a lecture to Moore Center staff about the history of services for people with disabilities in NH. Matthew brings a wealth of knowledge on the history of New Hampshire’s Regional Service System and its evolution to today’s model.
Watch the full video presentation here!
Randy Pierce spoke at the Moore Center’s annual celebration about his 2020 vision quest. “I can’t see, but I celebrate ability awareness. What you can do is always going to be more important than what you can’t do,” Pierce said.
With his guide dog Autumn at his side, Pierce shared how he lost his sight to a neurological disorder.
But from his lowest point, he chose to reach the highest by climbing New Hampshire’s tallest peaks.
A Life Skills Coach is a coach, mentor and teacher. They help individuals with intellectual disabilities, like autism & Down syndrome, develop the skills needed to integrate into the community and pursue opportunities for employment, improving their overall quality of life.
We were honored to donate $20,000 today to Moore Options for Seniors!
As a nonprofit organization, their mission is to serve the community by providing superior elder care that offers the best quality of life at the most affordable cost. If you want to find out more, check them out!
Nick Hebert is very ambitious – especially when it comes to his vending machine business. He loves talking snacks and he knows his stuff!
Nick was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at a young age. After graduating from high school he began participating in The Moore Center’s day program, where he was given with the opportunity to stock The Moore Center’s vending machines.
The best way to avoid the high cost of a nursing home is to avoid incidents that take your choice away. This is by far the most cost-effective approach to ensuring the best quality of life for the least possible cost.
To help you identify incidents that could take your choice away we offer a Free In-Home Risk Assessment. This assessment will help you understand the high-risk activities that your elderly loved one faces that could cause them to lose their independence and end up in a nursing home.
The Moore Center
Creating Opportunities for a Good Life!
Based in Manchester, New Hampshire, The Moore Center is a state and regional innovator with more than 50 years of experience in helping people become productive, fulfilled members of the community.
Working closely with each individual, The Moore Center identifies unique needs and creates individualized programs to enhance that person’s quality of life and that of the community as a whole. We are an award-winning leader recognized for providing high quality, cost-effective services with a personal, caring touch to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and acquired brain injuries, as well as services to children and senior citizens and training for the human services workforce.
Compassion, commitment and community provide the foundation for all of The Moore Center’s initiatives and inspire our primary goal: Creating opportunities for a good life.
The Moore Center serves people with intellectual, developmental and personal challenges by creating opportunities for a good life.
We envision a day when all people, despite their challenges, are fully engaged in their communities and living a good life.
Honesty: We deal with each other in an open and sincere manner.
Integrity: We act in a manner consistent with our words and beliefs, always honoring our commitments.
Respect: We treat one another with kindness, courtesy, dignity and empathy.
Diversity: We value and respect differences among all individuals.
Accountability: We take fiscal and programmatic responsibility for our own words and actions.
Innovation: We foster and encourage creativity in facilitating options.
Interview With Matt Savage
Watch this insightful interview Paul Boynton conducted with Matt Savage, guest speaker and performer at our annual meeting who overcame issues associated with Pervasive Development Disorder, a high-functioning type of autism, to become a renowned performer.
Learn More About Us
The Moore Center is an award-winning leader recognized for providing high quality, cost-effective services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and acquired brain injuries, as well as children and senior citizens. Read more…
Who We Serve
We offer services across all age groups, from children through seniors. We work with a network of service providers to ensure that the needs of our clients are met, all focused on our mission of Creating Opportunities for a Good Life! Learn more…
Moore Options for Seniors
We offer an array of creative programs to help seniors remain in a home environment for as long as possible. We provide in-home personal care and innovative alternatives to nursing homes that are significantly more affordable. Learn more…
Here are some featured posts from our blog:
Explore careers in Human Services! On-the-Spot interviews with hiring managers, internships, full & part time/per-diem/flexible hours with training & career development. Register to win a $250 Visa Gift Card. No babysitter, no problem – kids welcome!read more
We’re offering FREE ESL training! We’re working in partnership with the Manchester CC WorkReadyNH program to help those who want to increase their English language proficiency to qualify for employment within our organization. Register here!read more
Enthusiastic, fun-loving, engaging, creative, determined, outgoing… these are all words used to describe Matt. He brings a wonderful sense of humor and is truly engaged in each moment, making others feel good about being there with him.read more
The 2018 Garden Party honoring Michael L’Ecuyer, president and CEO of Bellwether Community Credit Union was a huge success with 500 guests in attendance and over $218,000 raised. As you can see in the photos, a lovely evening was enjoyed by all!read more
NO EXPERIENCE – Our community residences for individuals with intellectual disabilities, such as autism and Down syndrome, need additional staff to cover all shifts. It’s a family setting where everyone helps each other overcome daily challenges. See more at…read more
Our Career Development and Community Connections departments, also known as our Day Program, are now the proud owners of seven new transportation vans! The vans are larger and safer, with glass windows all around the perimeter, improving visibility and making it much...read more
Joseph, like many of our clients, faces great challenges every single day. He copes with both physical and intellectual disabilities, but that didn’t stop him from wanting to face and conquer another challenge… getting a college degree!read more
Sign up for The Moore Center’s Social Thinking camp! It’s free for Region 7 families and is $100 for all others. We’ll spend a week practicing social interactions and learning about social thinking in a fun, activity-based camp. Open to all ages under 21.read more