Having enough Direct Support Professional (DSP) staff is our biggest challenge. Staffing was harder than usual during the first year of the pandemic. As the vaccines started going in arms, we dared to hope that the staffing situation would improve. Instead we were consumed by a perfect economic storm that nearly sank us.
This May, David and his roommates participated in a volunteer day, repainting park district picnic tables.
We feel grateful to be out, taking advantage of events and resources available in the community.
Each year, Goldie B. Floberg Center prioritizes and budgets a list of capital improvements to be completed within the fiscal year. And...each year, a good portion of these projects are [...]
“I can say that I have noticed it has made the bond that I have with the people I serve even closer since we live together."
Goldie B. Floberg Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon (Gary) Eggers, Jr., of Rockford, IL, to the Goldie B. Floberg Board of Directors. Gary Eggers represents the third generation of his family to volunteer and serve on the board of directors for the organization.
Goldie B. Floberg Center Board of Directors elected Scott Krowczyk, RSM US Wealth Management, LLC, president for a two-year term. Directors also appointed Chris Benson, Blackhawk Bank, to the 2021 [...]
Thank you, Stateline Chamber of Commerce for awarding Goldie B. Floberg Center the honor of Pride of the Stateline. The Pride of the Stateline award recognizes an individual, business or [...]
Our Pins and Mechanisms The continuous pivots of 2020 have been a test of the strength of the pins and mechanisms of our agency as well as those of our society... (Read [...]
Sometimes I think of the Goldie B. Floberg Center as a big machine. A machine made to empower and enrich the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. A machine where every part is essential in supporting the next. A machine constantly pivoting to address the needs of the people we serve and the ever changing challenges of the world around us.