Easterseals Central Texas and Vaughn House Announce Merger
Easterseals Central Texas, a leading nonprofit providing services to children and adults with disabilities, and Vaughn House, a nonprofit helping adults who are deaf and have intellectual and developmental disabilities, have an agreement to merge which was in effect on January 1, 2015.
Overview of Vaughn House
Vaughn House is a local nonprofit that has been serving deaf adults with disabilities in Central Texas since 1969. Vaughn House serves adults ranging from 18 to 70 years of age and more than 50% of their deaf clients have additional disabilities such as intellectual and development disabilities, cerebral palsy, and visual impairment. They empower multi-disabled deaf adults to participate fully and equally in society through these four programs: Workforce, Day-Habilitation, Supportive Home Living, and Job Quest/Readiness.
Vaughn House, Inc.
1701 Evergreen Avenue Austin, Texas 78704
Vaughn House Programs
Trains, employs, mentors and supervises clients in the custodial and auto detail industries through state use and private contracts.
Supported Home Living/ Representative Payee Program
Provides in-home training, assistance and case management to clients needing additional support with daily living skills such as grocery shopping, cooking, budgeting and money management.
Provides a supervised daily group setting where clients who are not ready or able to participate in vocational training learn basic social, communication, and daily living skills and engage in arts and crafts, games, and twice-weekly community outings.
Job Quest/Readiness Program
Provides training, assistance and coaching to help clients prepare for, seek and secure employment in the community.
At Vaughn House, it is our vision that multi-disabled deaf adults are empowered to make informed decisions at their highest level of potential and to live as independently as possible in the community.
To create opportunities for deaf adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live satisfying, independent and productive lives and to enjoy the same rights, freedoms, and responsibilities as their fellow citizens.