Employment Barriers for Developmentally Disabled Adults

Research indicates that despite the eagerness and motivation to work, the majority of adults with developmental disabilities are unemployed or underemployed. Adults with developmental disabilities make up approximately one third of individuals in the workplace, facing challenging differences in wage and compensation. Stephen’s Place Provides Specialized Employment Training Programs Stephen’s Place is devoted to providing… Read More

Is a Residential Care Facility Right for You?

Making decisions for the care of your loved one is very important – how do you decide if a residential care facility is the right choice?  As you begin to explore the options, there are many factors to consider. Before beginning your research, it is important to evaluate the needs of your loved one in… Read More

How To Choose A Residential Care Facility

Choosing a residential care facility for your loved one is an important endeavor and requires more than a search of the internet and searching websites. It’s important before scheduling visits to residential care sites to create a list of questions with your cares and concerns.  You know your loved one and his or her needs… Read More

Welcome to Stephen’s Place!

By Sarah Seely A decade ago, Stephen’s Place was just a dream. A “wouldn’t it be amazing if” idea that sat in the minds of the Kuni family. It may be one of those things, that you wouldn’t really understand how needed it was, or how absent it was, until you needed it for yourself,… Read More

Lacamas Lake Living, March 2015

Making A Difference: Stephen’s Place Jacki Gallo, JD, LLM and CEO The Wayne D. Kuni and Joan E. Kuni Foundation continued their decades-long commitment to community service when they created Stephen’s Place. Stephen’s Place is a unique, not-for-profit community, specifically designed to provide positive living solutions for adults living with developmental disabilities so they may… Read More

The Columbian: June 26, 2013

Housing under construction for special-needs adults: Kuni Foundation is building 45-unit Stephen’s Place in Vancouver By Cami Joner, Columbian retail & real estate reporter Published: June 26, 2013, 5:13 PM After months of planning, an apartment complex for adults with developmental disabilities is under construction off East Mill Plain Boulevard and Interstate 205 in Vancouver. The… Read More

Housing under construction for special-needs adults | The Columbian

By Cami Joner What: A residential community for independent adults with developmental disabilities. Where: 501 S.E. Ellsworth Road, Vancouver. Developer: Vancouver-based Wayne D. Kuni & Joan E. Kuni Foundation, which supports housing and socialization for developmentally disabled adults and clinical cancer research. Web: stephensplace.org After months of planning, an apartment complex for adults with developmental… Read More

Stephen’s Place could break ground in June | The Columbian

By Cami Joner What: A residential community for independent adults with developmental disabilities. Where: 501 S.E. Ellsworth Road, Vancouver. When: June ground-breaking for a 2013 opening. Developer: The Wayne D. Kuni & Joan E. Kuni Foundation was founded to support two causes: Supported housing and socialization for developmentally disabled adults and clinical cancer research. On… Read More