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Welcoming 2021 comes with a focus on opening doors and crossing bridges…

By Janet Butler / December 31, 2020

Promise & Possibility Dear CSI Family, Welcoming 2021 comes with a focus on opening doors and crossing bridges. The past year of unprecedented challenges has taught many lessons and brought many gifts of learning, collaborations, and friendships. We have faced tragedies and challenges never imagined. As we cross over to 2021, we are filled with […]

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A Social Butterfly!

By Janet Butler / December 4, 2020

  A Social Butterfly   While many of us have struggled through this pandemic, Lisa has been making the most of every opportunity she can find. She has been thriving and transforming during this time while taking refuge in safety like a cocoon.Happiness Happens in Zoom Meetings Lisa has been focusing her energies and efforts toward […]

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Honoring our Heros

By Janet Butler / November 11, 2020

For all we have that our bravest and best provided… We say thank you! In honor of Veteran’s Day, Community Systems, Inc. wishes to extend our deepest appreciation to all the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We couldn’t be prouder of the Veterans  in our CSI community As […]

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Looking to Thanksgiving in a Pandemic

By Janet Butler / October 30, 2020

To: All Members of the Community Systems, Inc. Community FR: Janet Butler, CEO/President Holiday gatherings and the pandemic As we approach the holiday season, the issues and concerns of the pandemic are forefront in my mind and plans.  Since March, CSI has prioritized limiting any potential exposure to COVID 19 as the approach to help […]

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Needing your support….

By Janet Butler / October 7, 2020

Community Systems, Inc. Giving Day Saturday, 10.10.2020 Helping persons with disabilities to find happiness….. CSI is going to raise $100,000 on 10-10-20!! Our CSI Family and Friends are asked to donate on that day…. $10, $100 or $1,000! Reach out to 10 of your friends and ask them to support CSI!! Help CSI cover the costs the […]

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Words of Wisdom

By Janet Butler / October 5, 2020

Hello CSI, As I reflect on the quote below, I am reminded of the Social Commitment Paradigm, a belief in a transcendent body of ideas and strong identifications with a group, institution, or method that is based on those ideas. In other words, socially committed people believe in something greater than themselves. In the human […]

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An Update on CSI Pandemic Plans

By Janet Butler / September 27, 2020

Update on CSI Plans related to pandemic September 25, 2020 Community Systems, Inc. has continued to stay abreast of the best scientific information in making our decisions related to how the people CSI supports, our staff and our extended CSI families maintain optimum health during this pandemic.   The CSI focus for the last seven months […]

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A Commitment

By Janet Butler / June 24, 2020

A statement shared with CSI staff last week. CSI is deeply committed to engaging in actions, policies and practices that are respectful, fair and promote the personal development of all people regardless of race, sex, disability, religion, or gender identity, The world is at a crossroads with the Black Lives Matters movement bringing to the […]

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CSI Update

By Janet Butler / May 8, 2020

To All of the CSI Family, I want to ensure everyone is informed on the next steps at CSI, what will happen as the world round us starts to reopen.  It may get very confusing over the next few weeks.  You will be hearing things in the news, and through other channels of changes in […]

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Being Safe at Community Systems, Inc.

By Janet Butler / April 23, 2020

“Safety isn’t expensive, it’s priceless.” Author Unknown Our mission…. Helping persons with disabilities to find happiness in their own homes, in their personal relationships and as contributing members of their community. For more than 30 years, CSI has focused on helping people to find happiness and be active, contributing members of their community.  Behind the […]

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An Update from the CEO

By Janet Butler / April 13, 2020

It has been about a month since our world became influenced by COVID 19. I wanted to provide an update on how respect, integrity, compassion and perseverance are guiding CSI! CSI is weathering the storm!  All supports are on modified schedules bringing the transitions down to 7 or less each week for every support.  That […]

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A Day to Reflect……..

By Janet Butler / April 12, 2020

Today is a day that brought about the need to reflect and give thanks.  Easter is normally a day many people spend with families, deep with traditions, surrounded by loved ones and often sharing our faith.   In our world of new schedules, mandates and quarentines  many people are unable to be with their families and […]

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