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LSR Annual Report 

 July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018
   (Click for latest Published Version) 

 

LSR Mission Statement: 
It is our mission to provide training and support to individuals with disabilities so they may achieve maximum potential for self-reliance and active participation in the community.  

 

Locations:  
1038 South Washington - Afton, Wyoming - Administration Office, Day Programming, Vocational, Thrift Store  
720 Adams - Afton, Wyoming - Residential Habilitation  
250 Van Noy Pkwy - Thayne, Wyoming - Day Programming, Offices and Vocational  
130 Wright Street - Thayne, Wyoming - Residential Habilitation
140 Wright Street - Thayne, Wyoming - Residential Habilitation
20 Adaville Drive - Diamondville, Wyoming - Day Programming, Offices, and Vocational  
1660 Nations - Kemmerer, Wyoming - Residential Habilitation  
100 Bear River Drive - Evanston, Wyoming - Day Programming and Offices  
1912 West Morse Lee - Evanston Wyoming - Residential Habilitation  
208 Champs - Evanston, Wyoming - Residential Habilitation  
112 John Hancock - Evanston, Wyoming - Residential Habilitation  
48 East Aspen Grove - Evanston, Wyoming - Residential Habilitation  


CARF Accreditation:  
LSR, Inc. maintains CARF accreditation for Community Integration; Community Housing; Supported Living; and, Community Employment Services: Employment Supports.  LSR received another Three-Year Accreditation at the conclusion of our accreditation survey conducted in November 2016.  
“CARF accreditation is a process that demonstrates a provider has met standards for the quality of its services.  CARF established these standards to guide providers in offering their services.  CARF also uses the standards to evaluate how well a provider is servicing people and how it can improve.”  
July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018  

         

 


LSR History:  
Lincoln Self Reliance, Inc. has been in operation as a Section 501(c)(3) corporation since July 2000.  LSR, Inc. maintains physical facilities in Diamondville, Kemmerer, Afton, Thayne, and Evanston Wyoming.  The Administration Office is located in Afton Wyoming.  


LSR’s Thrift Store located at 1038 South Washington had another successful year.  LSR continues to employ individuals with disabilities at the LSR Thrift Store.  LSR is very appreciative of the local community and their generous support for the store.  Customers have commented on how clean and nice smelling the store is compared to other thrift stores they have shopped in.  Gross revenue from the Thrift Store for the fiscal year was $87,647.  


This past year at our Evanston service locations we continued to have several facility improvements.  We replaced all of the carpeting at our John Hancock home with vinyl planking.  The new flooring looks great and makes for a lot easier cleanup when accidents happen.  The paved parking in front of John Hancock was also expanded for staff parking and a sidewalk added to allow for staff and clients to safer access to vehicles.  The day programming building received a new metal roof on the west wing to address water leakage that had been occurring.  

New flooring at John Hancock Evanston  


Leadership:  
LSR, Inc. maintains a Governance Board of five to ten members from various backgrounds and communities in Lincoln County.  LSR, Inc. employs an Executive Director, Darrel Skinner, MSW, to manage the day-to-day operations of the organization.  Board members serving at the close of the 2017-2018 fiscal year were:  

Board Members included:
· Marti Halverson, President (Etna - Politician) 

· Darren Bateman, Vice President (Kemmerer - Energy)  
· Anji Taylor, Secretary/Treasurer (Afton - Banking)  
· Harold Jones, Member (Afton - Commerce)  
· Lisa Beachell, Member (Evanston - Homemaker)  
· Kimberly Zuniga, Member (Kemmerer - Education)  
· Carter Petit - Member (Evanston - Commerce)  


Human Resource: 
On June 30, 2018, LSR employed one hundred seven (107) staff.
LSR also employed sixteen (16) persons served on-site.  
1  Executive Director
1  Deputy Director/Program Manager
13 Lead Direct Support Professionals
73 Full-Time Direct Support Professionals
4  Persons Served Shredding/Recycling
7  Full time Administrative Assistants
3  Program Managers
4  Part-Time Direct Support Professionals
3  Part-Time Thrift Store Clerks
8  Persons Served Custodial Duties
1  Part-Time HR Trainer
2  Persons Served LSR Thrift Store
1  Part-Time Information Technology
2  Persons Served Yard Work


Programs and Services:  
During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, LSR provided services to 75 individuals.  
· Twenty-nine individuals received Residential Habilitation services through LSR.  
· Sixty individuals received Day Programming/Community Integration Services through LSR.  
· Twenty-one individuals received Supported Living Services through LSR.  
· LSR also provided Personal Care, Supported Employment, Respite, Companion Services, Adaptive Equipment,
and Intervention Services during the fiscal year.  


LSR Outcomes:  
· In a Satisfaction Survey conducted in December 2017, stakeholders indicated 100% overall satisfaction with Day Hab Services, and 100% satisfaction with Residential Services.  
· LSR did not have any formal grievances filed by clients or stakeholders during the fiscal year.  
· LSR provided 25,752 transportation rides during the fiscal year.  
· In an employee Satisfaction Survey conducted in December 2017, respondents indicated 92% employment satisfaction working for LSR.  
· LSR provided $21,300 in free unfunded services during the fiscal year.  

 


The Afton day programming facility received a makeover with new vinyl planking flooring installed in the entire day room.  

 

 

Staff also gave the Afton day programming room a new look with fresh paint and new colors. 


Community Involvement - Persons Receiving Services and Staff:  
LSR staff and persons served have been highly involved in community activities.  

 

· Persons receiving services volunteered at:
Animal Shelter – Thayne & Kemmerer  
Raising Readers in Wyoming - Diamondville  
NAPA - Evanston  
South Lincoln Nursing Center- Kemmerer  
Food Bank – Afton & Thayne  
Thayne Branch Library - Thayne  
Uinta Senior Center– Evanston  

 

· Persons receiving services worked at:  
LSR Thrift Store - Afton  
First Bank - Evanston  
Archway Jewelry - Afton  
Broulim’s - Afton  
Burger King - Afton  
Subway - Afton  
Pizza Hut - Evanston  
Smith’s - Evanston  
LSR Document Destruction - Afton/Evanston  
LSR Cleaning Services - Thayne  
Rocky Mountain Yeti - Evanston  

 

· Persons receiving services and staff participated in:  
Chambers of Commerce – Kemmerer/Diamondville, Star Valley, & Evanston  
Meals on Wheels - Evanston  
Human Resource Confederation – South Lincoln County & North Lincoln County  
Plan of Care Meeting – Staffing, Team Meeting, IEP, etc.  
LSR, Inc. Quarterly Safety Committee Meetings  
LSR Board of Directors Quarterly Meetings  
Community Events – Fossil Fest, Mountain Man Days, Lincoln County Fair, Oyster Ridge Festival  

 

· Persons receiving services and staff network with: 
WYNOT, Wyoming Independent Living, Parent Information Center, Behavioral Health Division, CARF, Protection and Advocacy, Wyoming Guardianship, Law Enforcement, Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, Public Health, Department of Family Services, Employment Services, OSHA, WIND, ANCOR, Wyoming Community Service Providers
Association, Turning Point, etc.  

 

· Staff participated in:  
Star Valley Rotary Club, Kemmerer Rotary Club, Evanston Rotary Club, Star Valley Chamber of Commerce, Evanston Chamber of Commerce, Diamondville/Kemmerer Chamber of Commerce, Human Resource Councils Lincoln County, Wyoming Community Service Providers Association, Behavioral Health Division Work Group Committees, CARF Peer Surveying, etc.  


Celebration of Achievements:  
An exciting evening was enjoyed by all who attended the Annual Awards Banquet held at the Thayne Community Center, Kemmerer Events Center, and Evanston Round House.  All persons receiving services with LSR received recognition for accomplishments throughout the past year.  Community Service Awards were presented to:  
· Thayne Branch Library - Star Valley Community Service Award  
· Kum & Go - Diamondville/Kemmerer Community Service Award  
· Aspen Cinema - Evanston Community Service Award  


Financial:  
A financial audit of LSR records for the period July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018; was completed by DeCoria & Company PC, Certified Public Accountants.  The audit found no significant financial irregularities for the fiscal year.  


Income From Grants:  
· Lincoln County $ 5,000.00  
· United Way     $19,052.00  
· Silver Star    $ 1,000.00  

 

Income From Donations-Fundraising:  
· Cash Donations $ 13,567.00  
· Fund Raising   $ 21,934.00  

 

General Funding Sources Fiscal Year:  
· HCBS Medicaid Waivers  $3,788,068.00  
· Room/Board             $  169,853.00  
· Thrift Store           $   87,647.00  
· LSR Shredding & Janitorial  $11,497.00 



The front ramp at Oakwood was also rebuilt with a roof installed over the ramp to help prevent snow and rain from making the ramp slick.  



The Oakwood residential home also received new flooring throughout the entire home.  A tile carpet was installed and clients were able to select the color of flooring they wanted in their bedrooms.  

 


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