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You are always in good hands.

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Team Lead for our new Ambassador Program! 

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We ensure our employees are current in their licensing and training; so you don't have to worry.  Expect the best.

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When a caregiver gets a good nights' rest, everybody benefits. Our Weekend Respite program serves the whole family.  

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With the state of the economy in California, it is no wonder that MANY families who have the responsibility of caring for their loved ones are struggling.  For some, being able to take a much needed break is out of their budget completely.

We are asking for your financial assistance to help us sponsor our clients for either our annual BIG Trip or for our Recreation Dances (monthly) or for an extra weekend or two at one of our Respite Weekend Programs.

$20 buys a Recreation Event.

$150 buys a Respite Weekend Night.

$500 can make a BIG Trip a reality!

Please make your ongoing contribution today!

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Whether a day trip to a museum or a sporting event, or a weekend in Disneyland we're always planning for our next big adventure!

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Our Mission:  STARR is dedicated to providing intellectually or developmentally challenged adults with superior programs that promote social skills through activities and respite for individuals and their families.

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Subject:  Ongoing Event Cancellation


Ensuring the health and safety of our families, our staff, our volunteers and the clients we serve is a top priority for STARR. As a safety measure and to promote social distancing to inhibit the spread of COVID-19, as recommended by the CDC, State of California and El Dorado County Public Health Department, we are still suspending Respite Weekends and our Recreation Events, until further notice.  We can't wait to see everyone in person as soon as we are able to do so safely.

 We miss you all terribly!

We will continue to answer our phone, monitor questions via our Facebook page, email address and will post notices on our website as things change. 


If you need to stay in touch, please contact us through email at: info@starrprogram.org if you would like to be added to our Mail Chimp Notifications.  We will need a first name, last name, email address and phone number.


Find us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/starrprogram/

 or for more urgent concerns, please call us at (530) 876.6067.


We appreciate your patience and understanding with these temporary changes as we attempt to navigate these uncertain times with the COVID-19 pandemic with an abundance of caution. 


~~~ STARR Board of Directors:  Rebecca Giles, Domini Yeske, Sharon Hanson, Georgia Wright.