Covid-19 Update
ALPS

UPDATED: JANUARY 8, 2021

Dear Parents, Guardians, Clients, and Friends,

I hope this New Year is off to a great start. I wanted to update you on our reopening of programs. As you are aware, January 19, 2021, has been our targeted reopening date. However, at a meeting with DDD yesterday, we were informed that they had canceled that date. Unfortunately, they have not settled on a reopening date as of this email. We will be notified two weeks before we are allowed to open; as soon as I become aware of a new reopening date, I will reach out to you. I know this is unfortunate news; however, I understand why the State is postponing its reopening of services. The safety and well-being of those in our care and those of our coworkers are our top priority.

Sincerely,

Br. Tom, OH

 Executive Director of St. John of God Community Services

The Fulfillment Center

UPDATED: JANUARY 13, 2021

Dear Parents, Guardians, Clients, and Friends,

I write to inform you of the latest information regarding the pandemic related to our reopening plan. Last week, you would have noticed that we announced to our clients who attend our ALPS Program the delay in reopening their program. DDD has taken the lead on that situation. The Fulfillment Center will not reopen on January 19, 2021. Our new-targeted date for reopening is now Monday, February 1, 2021. The decision is based on the recent surge in New Jersey. Also, we are responding to positive exposures in the area. This continues to be very disappointing on so many levels. Highest among them would be not being able to welcome our clients on-site for programs. Remote services will continue as is. As we continue to monitor the situation, we will keep you informed of any changes. I am sorry for this unfortunate news but again, remind you that the safety of those we serve and our coworkers is our top priority.

As always, you may contact me at any time.

Sincerely,

Br. Tom, OH

 Executive Director of St. John of God Community Services

Agency Reopening Plan