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2005
August 8

2005

In the summer of 2005 DAC started Day Habilitation Services at its Vocational Center, which eventually outgrew the space. This service offers individuals opportunities to participate in community activities, as well as learning skills such as cooking, safety, etc. DAC also began offering Representative Payee services, and now provides this..Read More
1998
January 1

1998

G & G was accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) since in 1998 and continues to hold this accreditation since. G & G has been awarded CQL accreditation as a result of demonstrating proficiency in the following areas: • Basic Assurances ( ensuring fundamental safeguards related to..Read More
1997
July 14

1997

Manifest Destiny changed its organizations name to Midwest Opportunities, Inc. to better reflect the program and its mission of “Individual Achievement”  
1996
July 7

1996

DAC, Inc. purchased a for-profit injection molding plastics company (ITW-Fastex) which was called A-DAC Industries, Inc. This purchase enabled DAC to have a viable option for an “enclave” of workers to become part of a competitive work force.
June 6

1996

Another duplex was constructed and opened in Preston, Iowa. Since that time, several other homes have been purchased in the Maquoketa area, and are rented to individuals with disabilities to enable them to live as independently as possible.
March 1

MAR 1996

G & G partnered with CQL to pursue accreditation. It undertook a rigorous process to review and improve services and supports. G & G’s efforts were focused on empowering the people who receive support from their organization to make choices in how they live their lives … where they work,..Read More
January 8

JAN 1996

G & G Living Centers, Inc. expanded its services in 1996 to include Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) with locations in Guttenberg, Garnavillo, and Edgewood.
1995
May 5

1995

In May of 1995, DAC opened a duplex (dedicated to the memory of Fr. Bill McLaughlin) in Maquoketa, Iowa.
1993
October 10

OCT 1993

G & G’s first Intermediate Care Facility for Intellectually Disabled (ICF/ID) home opened its doors on October 10, 1993. Today, G & G Living Center, Inc. owns and operates six ICF/ID homes in the communities of Guttenberg and Garnavillo.
March 3

1993

In the early ‘90’s a home was donated by Oscar & Camilla Skott. One of the individuals served by DAC moved into the home in March of 1993. The home has since been sold and the proceeds used to purchase a newer home to allow living space to more individuals..Read More