Stories

Below are a few stories of our children in our Infant Toddler Program and adults supported in our Adult Employment Services Program. We are thankful for our families and clients that are willing to share their stories. These stories help prospective families and the community learn more about the services Holly Ridge Center provides. If you would like to share your story with us, please contact edelma@hollyridge.org.
Jack

Jack

Jack began Early Intervention Services at Holly Ridge Center around age one. He received numerous therapies and services. Our therapists, educators, and social workers developed wonderful relationships with Jack's family. Critical services happened both in Jack’s home...

Leo

Leo

Leo spent about a year working with a speech therapist and playgroup teacher at Holly Ridge Center to help with his speech delay. Leo received services in person before Covid-19 restrictions and then successfully via Telehealth. Now that he's 3, Leo has been promoted...

Katie Is The Giver Of Joy

Katie Is The Giver Of Joy

Katie is a giver of joy and has been providing smiles to Applebee’s customers and the team of staff at the Kitsap location for three years now! Her Holly Ridge Center Job Coach calls her the “hostess with the mostest” and says that she brings joy, a hard work ethic,...

Charlotte

Charlotte

My child’s name is Charlotte. I heard about Holly Ridge Center while working as an elementary school teacher in the North Mason School District. Holly Ridge came up at Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings and as an important resource for families.  Charlotte was 2...