The latest news from Echoing Hills

ICF or Waiver

ICFs and Waiver Services – Which Is The Better Option? When someone has an Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability there can be questions about the best place to live as they get older. Will they live with family or a friend, on their own, or in a group setting? Waiver Services and Intermediate Care Facilities (ICFs) […]

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Welcome Ray Schmidt

Echoing Hills is excited to welcome our new Executive Vice President/Chief Program Officer, Ray Schmidt. Ray brings many years of professional and personal experience, all with an eagerness to contribute to the ministry immediately. While working his way through college Ray started helping in group homes, falling in love with both the work and the […]

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Halloween Party Delivers Screams and Smiles

Echoing Hills Community Living Central Ohio hosted its annual Halloween festivities recently, and it was bigger than ever! This year Jackie Householder, Program Director, wanted her and her team to create an exceptional experience.  “I wanted us to throw something together that was bigger than what we normally do,” shares Jackie, “the individuals have not […]

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A Day at Camp!

Friendship Drive Group Home recently joined Camp Echoing Hills for dinner and a movie as part of our newest event, A Day at Camp. The evening was great fun and started with dinner over a campfire. While enjoying hot dogs and corn fritters the campers were entertained with a Halloween story and a camp sing-a-long. […]

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Welcome Mary Ann Anderson

Echoing Hills is happy to welcome Mary Ann Anderson, our new Director of Finance. Mary Ann brings a wealth of knowledge to her new role, carrying a Bachelors of Arts with a major in accounting, a Master’s degree, and as a Licensed CPA in the state of Ohio. She has many years of experience in […]

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Welcome Jennifer Massaro

Empathetic and caring with a great sense of humor – this would describe our newest team member, Jennifer Massaro.  Jennifer joined the Echoing Hills team on October 5th as the Corporate Communications Specialist, bringing experience in Marketing, Sales, and Development, as well as positive energy for her new role. Jennifer was drawn to Echoing Hills […]

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Congratulations Lacey Richcreek

Volunteer of the Year Award – Lacey Richcreek Lacey Richcreek is a young woman who is wise beyond her 18 years. She thinks of others and how she can make a difference in this world. Lacey has a soft spot for the people who live at Echoing Hills. She attended Camp Echoing Hills when she […]

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Congratulations Heather Woolum

Every year OPRA encourages all member agencies to submit nominations to recognize those who have worked hard to help support the people they serve. The awards come in ten categories. Echoing Hills is excited to announce three team members have received the awards this year! Enjoy excerpts from Heather’s nomination. Behind the Scenes Award – […]

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Congratulations Maddie Jackson

Every year OPRA encourages all member agencies to submit nominations to recognize those who have worked hard to help support the people they serve. The awards come in ten categories. Echoing Hills is excited to announce three team members have received the awards this year! Enjoy excerpts from Maddie’s nomination. Direct Support Professional Award – […]

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Advocate, friend, family, confidant, caregiver…Direct Support Professional!

September 13th, 2020 kicked off DSP Appreciation Week…what is a Direct Support Professional? YAI Seeing Beyond Disability provides a wealth of information that explains in detail the many-faceted position of Direct Support Professional. DSPs help people of all ages with I/DD achieve their fullest lives possible!  By empowering them to overcome challenges in areas and […]

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