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A ray of light for individuals with special needs

The passion of our staff and support team makes the difference

Opportunities Designed to Promote Growth

Vocational Training • Art • Adapted Recreation Area • Computers

Services that adapt to the client needs

Muliti-Sensory Therapy • Pet Therapy • Clinical Services

Business: Providing a Wide Range of Services

Manufacturing • Industrial Sewing • Electronic Recycling

Get Involved

Volunteer and Employment Opportunities • Community Projects

The Douglas Center serves to assist adults living with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in improving their independent living skills and enrichment of their quality of life.

Latest News < >

  • Join us for our Spring Art Fair and Sale

    April 29, 2021

    Come see our latest selection of beautiful gifts and home decor items at our Annual Art Fair from May 3rd through the 7th. Just in time...

  • Celebrating the Importance of Inclusive Employment

    October 8, 2020

    This month celebrates America’s workers with disabilities and reminds employers of the importance of inclusive hiring practices - National Disability...

  • Welcome Back

    August 5, 2020

    Participants are excited to return to The Douglas Center. The community day program for special needs adults reopened last week following the PPE...

  • Preparing for a Slow Reopen

    July 17, 2020

    As we are preparing to re-open, we are putting our participants’ safety first, while still enjoying things that they have come to expect from their...

  • Remaining Connected During COVID-19

    June 24, 2020

    We can’t provide services in our building at the moment, but that hasn't stopped us from connecting and interacting with our participants in inventive...

Ways To Help

Recycling Collection Location

Dispose of items safely and responsibly. Drop off your electronic items between the hours of 8:30am - 3:00pm, Mon-Fri. Please call ahead for larger orders.

Art From the Heart ♥ Creations®

Through a variety of mediums and workshops, we inspire participants to discover and develop their creative talents. The art is also available for purchase.

Volunteer and Giving

You can make a valuable difference. We greatly appreciate all volunteers, in-kind and monetary donations.

Save time and fulfillment costs

We offer many services: shrink wrapping, industrial sewing, rolling and packaging, computer and electronics recycling. Please call us to discuss a free estimate.