What Matters – A Statement from the ODC

Posted On:August 16, 2017

The Occupational Development Center is not a political organization. We serve individuals with developmental disabilities. It doesn’t matter what color they are. It doesn’t matter what religion they are. It doesn’t matter what language they speak or if they can […]

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Small Group Employment Success Story Number ONE!

Posted On:July 10, 2017

We have recently been the recipient of some excellent news… The Occupational Development Center has partnered with Kinsey’s Outdoors in Mount Joy, PA to provide a new service called, Small Group Employment. Three days a week, the ODC will be […]

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Our Declaration of Independence

Posted On:July 4, 2017

As we celebrate our freedoms during this Independence Day weekend, we should take some time to think about what freedom and independence mean for the people we serve at the ODC. For nearly 70 years the Occupational Development Center has […]

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Celebrating with Our Supporters

Posted On:June 9, 2017

This week we got to spend some celebrating with two groups of folks who are our longest running supporters: the ODC Parents Group and the ODC Auxiliary. Each year in June we meet with them at their annual meeting (and […]

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Creating Opportunity Through Community

Posted On:May 12, 2017

If you look at our website and signage, you’ll notice the phrase “Creating Opportunity Through Community” surrounding our new logo.   This was a phrase developed by our web and logo design team from the Curio Collective after they sat […]

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The ODC Story

Posted On:April 19, 2017

Back in late 1948, two Lancaster women had a bold idea. When Marian Headrick and Oliva Stoner met, they had two things in common: they both had children in their families with developmental disabilities, and they both knew that these […]

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