Group Main Stream (GMS) is a non-profit organization that has been serving people with intellectual disabilities since 1981. We currently have fourteen homes and one supportive apartment in the Greater Portland area. GMS also provides Shared Living and Case Management services to both adults and children. GMS assists people with intellectual disabilities to accomplish and maintain their highest attainable living skills. We improve the quality of life by supporting independence.
To assist individuals integrating into the community, thereby enhancing the diversity of our community and the quality of life for each consumer. We provide them with a safe environment that is productive, enjoyable and respectful of their needs. Our goal is accomplished by obtaining and training a professional workforce who embodies knowledge and promotes teaching by spreading tolerance and understanding of all people’s varying abilities.
Our Core Values
- Understanding and respect
- Growth and learning
- Quality services, equal opportunity and a safe environment
- A team-based approach to services and meeting goals
- Community integration
As consumers’ needs and desires change, GMS will be there to design programs that enhance, support and teach through knowledge, respect and dignity.
Our Employee Benefits
- Life Insurance
- 11 Paid holidays for full-time employees
- Earned benefit time package
- Employee Assistance Program
- Training opportunities