Passages, Inc. Fast Facts

Our Mission: Passionately leading or assisting people with disabilities into a thriving and meaningful life.

Our Vision: To enable people with disabilities to discover their potential and achieve a meaningful day.

Budget: $5.5 Million, $4 Million of which is payroll

Employees: 135

Group Homes: 3 homes in Whitley County, 24/7/365 fully staffed homes, 24 individuals served

Supported Independent Living, non-24 hour sites: 11-24 hour homes/apartments, and seven non 24 hour homes/apartments in Whitley County, 50 individuals served, support provided as needed: budgeting, mealtime, medications, appointments, etc.

Creative Learning Center: Over 70 individuals served, Programming includes: Passages Bridge 333 Art Studio, Spotlight Avenue, Creative Arts, One on One Art, Computers, Healthy Lifestyles, Pathways to Employment, Senior Program, Life Skills Training and Hobbies and Recreation.

Website: www.passagesinc.org

Donation information: http://passagesinc.org/donate

Office Locations: 

Creative Learning Center: 333 North Oak Street, Columbia City, IN 46725
Phone: 260-244-7688, Fax: 260-248-2027

Van Buren Building: 301 West Van Buren Street, Suite 201, Columbia City, IN 46725
Phone: 260-244-7688, Fax: 260-244-7688

Contact Information:

Jason Meyer: President & CEO
Phone: 260-244-9310, Cell: 260-402-0002, E-Mail: jmeyer@passagesinc.org

Dave Lehman: COO/VP of Finance
Phone: 260-244-9340, E-Mail: dlehman@passagesinc.org

Donna Dake: Sr. Director of Community Supports
Phone: 260-244-9316, E-Mail: ddake@passagesinc.org

Pam Hoyt: Sr. Director of Residential and Day Programs
Phone: 260-244-9327, E-Mail: phoyt@passagesinc.org

Sonya Rubrake: HR Manager
Phone: 260-244-9320, E-Mail: srubrake@passagesinc.org

Our Values

We value partnership development with our employees, our referral sources, persons and families served, and the community.

We provide supports that involve the person served in making choices.

Dignity, respect and personal responsibility are key values in our delivery of supports.

We adapt our services and training to each customer’s needs as they move through life stages.

We believe in the financial health of the organization.

We believe that a commitment to human resources in an environment of continuous improvement and learning is essential.

We value a diverse community.

We believe in making the community a better place.