HABILITATION INFORMATION VOCATION & EDUCATION INC

creating possibilities

aka The HIVE   |   Bowling Green, KY   |  http://www.thehivebg.org

Mission

OUR MISSION: To empower individuals to lead fulfilling, self-determined lives by providing the needed supports to make informed choices, build relationships, experience respect, and make contributions as fully participating citizens.

OUR VISION: A barrier-free community in which all individuals may live, work, and enjoy access to limitless opportunities as valued citizens.

Ruling year info

2015

Founder, CEO

Laura Rigsby Orsland

Main address

1818 US 31W Bypass

Bowling Green, KY 42101 USA

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EIN

47-4628505

NTEE code info

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

Disabled Persons' Rights (R23)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

HIVE classes

We offer classes in
-Independent living skills
-Arts education (i.e. photography, acting, polymer clay, painting)
-Music exploration
-Nutrition/food preparation
-Fitness education and activities
-Personal hygiene
-Budgeting and money management
-Computer skills
-Social skills
-Intro to sports
-Sensory diet
-Adapted book club
-Self advocacy

Population(s) Served
Adults
People with intellectual disabilities

The HIVE provides resource connections to families or individuals who are looking for services. The HIVE is connected to a network of provider agencies, professionals, and community supports so that we can assist in linking the individual to the resources that are the right fit for her/him to create the system of supports she/he needs.

Population(s) Served
People with intellectual disabilities
Adults

Members may come in with their Direct Support Person to use our classroom to work on their individual Community Living goals as needed between other community activities

Population(s) Served
People with intellectual disabilities
Adults

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Our goal for each member is to offer the opportunities, guidance, information, and support to uncover their potential for maximum independence.

Our goal for our community is to create more opportunity for employment, volunteer work, and inclusion for people of all abilities.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Youth and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities/autism spectrum disorder and their families.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Paper surveys, Community meetings/Town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We receive consistent feedback from the people we serve and plan programming accordingly. One example being during the COVID-19 quarantine we have maintained contact with our members via virtual activities, social media groups, and sending home supplies. We are also developing a music program with an inclusive choir in response to feedback from our members.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    We have always operated this way.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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HABILITATION INFORMATION VOCATION & EDUCATION INC

Board of directors
as of 2/26/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Dr. Shannon Sales

WKU Clinical Education Complex FRP

Term: 2019 - 2020


Board co-chair

Michelle Antle

KY Autism Training Center

Term: 2016 -

Holly Talbert

HCA Healthcare

Michelle Antle

KY Autism Training Center

Carol Greer

Top Crops Garden

Ginna Greer

Top Crops Garden

Cameron Levis

Bowling Green Parks & Rec- Special Populations

Clark Hayden

Lockshield Partners

Amy Hardin

National Corvette Museum

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/19/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/19/2021

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.