About Junction 505

Based on respect and dignity for all people –
Junction Five-O-Five is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for adults with disabilities by providing them with the opportunity to join the mainstream in employment.

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Available Services

Junction Five-O-Five provides various services to help our consumers reach their goals.

· Assessment
· Mobile Parks Crew
· Enclaves
· Community Placement
· Job Coaching
· Ongoing Support

Advantages To Supported Employment

A Winning Combination — For the consumer, employment will give them dignity, as they become contributors to their community.

For the employer, services result in:

· High performance
· Excellent safety record
· Dependability
· Excellent attendance record
· Low employee turn-over rate
· Work opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
· On the Job Training
· Pre-screening to ensure appropriate job match
· Paid Job Coaches
· Follow-up services

“Our working consumers are paying taxes, and collecting less in subsidies. They are giving more back to the Community and taking less.”
Iris Woolly – Executive Director

Established: 1981
Formerly called Geranium Junction, we changed our name to Junction Five-O-Five in 1991, merging with 505 Personnel Services.

Tax Exempt status: 501(c)(3)
Junction Five-O-Five is a private, not-for-profit business organized to aid people with disabilities.

Provided by a volunteer board of directors who are elected to serve three-year terms. Junction Five-O-Five Board of Directors schedules 9 monthly business meetings annually.

Disability characteristics include:
Intellectual disabilities, autism, hearing impairment, seizure disorder, blindness, cerebral palsy, speech disorder, behavioral disorders, physical impairments, emotional disabilities, and chronic mental illness.

Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

Primary Funding Sources (with approximate percentages): Brenham Outreach Advisory Council (BOAC); Daybreak; Department of Assistive and Rehabilitation Services (DARS); MHMRABV; MOSAIC, Inc. (34%); Contracts (60%); Donations and Fundraising (5%); Other (1%)

Financial statements are prepared monthly by the office manager and distributed to board members.