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Meridian Services Volunteers Returns to Nepal

September 30, 2016

Volunteers from Meridian Services traveled with Headwaters Relief Organization on a relief trip to Nepal to provide disaster relief in response to the major earthquakes that caused widespread damage over a year ago. This was Headwaters’ second trip to Nepal where isolated villages still struggle to rebuild. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Headwaters volunteers presented a […]

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Meridian Services, the Olmstead Decision and the Olmstead Academy

September 23, 2016

In 1999, the United States Supreme Court ruled the segregation of people with disabilities is illegal. This “Olmstead Decision” said that people with disabilities are best served alongside everyone else, in the community as much as possible, with the necessary supports. On January 28, 2013, Governor Mark Dayton issued an Executive Order which established an […]

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2015 Meridian Services Survey Results

July 25, 2016

In 2015, Meridian Services polled the family and guardians of the people we serve and the results were overwhelmingly positive. To view the results of an individual survey click the link below. Meridian IDT Meridian Person Served Meridian FFS IDT Meridian FFS Person Served

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Meridian Services’ Case Management and March Zenith Services Move to a New Building in Hopkins

March 25, 2012

In recent years, Meridian’s Case Management department has grown substantially as we have actively and successfully sought to build our caseloads. Meridian Services’ Case Management Department and Zenith Services moved into the new building in Hopkins, in March.  In recent years, Meridian’s Case Management Department has grown substantially as we have actively and successfully sought […]

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Rebecca Thomley Becomes a Member of The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

March 3, 2012

Rebecca Thomley became a member of the national association of women business owners (NAWBO), whose mission is to propel women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide by strengthening the wealth creating capacity of our members and promoting economic development within the entrepreneurial community. Rebecca Thomley became a member of The National […]

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Orion Associates Receives a Psychologically Healthy Workplace, Best Practices Honor

March 3, 2012

Our “Leader in Service” program is intended to remind us all and to promote our organization’s culture of service. Orion Associates received a Psychologically Healthy Workplace, Best Practices Honor, from the American Psychological Association for its “Leaders in Service” program in March.  Our “Leader in Service” program is intended to remind us all and to […]

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Orion Associates, Meridian Services, and Zenith Services Receive Another Three-Year CARF Accreditation

February 25, 2012

We are pleased to announce that CARF, the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission, has reaccredited Orion Associates, Meridian Services, and Zenith Services for another three years!  This is the third reaccreditation awarded to our organization since our organization first became CARF accredited in 2003. This outcome represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to […]

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Rebecca Thomley Becomes a Member of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)

February 25, 2012

Rebecca Thomley became a member of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) in February. Women Impacting Public Policy’s mission is to be the voice for women in business in our nation’s capital.  Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) is a national nonpartisan public policy organization that advocates for and on behalf of women and minorities in business […]

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