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.

Governance:
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.

Certifications:
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.