Crossroads of Western Iowa is working to enhance the quality of life for people living in Siouxland. And they've opening a fifth location in Sioux City. Tuesday, they cut the ribbon on the new facility next to the Fareway on Sergeant Road. The non-profit agency will provide residential services to help individuals gain their independence.
"What we try to do everyday is find out what they want to do, the people that we serve, what can we do to make sure that all their hopes and dreams are met right," said residential director Jamie Gross.
They help individuals in their own homes, or in homes operated by Crossroads. The goal is to teach daily living skills, get them involved in the community, and take part activities that interest them.
"I think Crossroad's strength really lies within its staff, its people, the connections within the community," said CEO Brent Dillinger. "We're really here to coach individuals, to provide opportunities and to empower individuals."
Crossroads provides services to more than 300 people with disabilities, mental illnesses and brain injuries.
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