Options for Community Living Named Top Workplace on Long Island

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Options for Community Living, Inc. has been named a Top Workplace by Newsday. Ratings are based on anonymous employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey measuring aspects of workplace culture like alignment, execution and connection.

WOODBURY, N.Y., Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Options for Community Living, Inc. has been named a Top Workplace

by Newsday, ranked #9 in the medium company category. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, (formerly Workplace Dynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution and connection, just to name a few.

"Top Workplaces is more than just recognition," said Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage. "Our research shows organizations that earn the award attract better talent, experience lower turnover, and are better equipped to deliver bottom-line results. Their leaders prioritize and carefully craft a healthy workplace culture that supports employee engagement."

One Options employee said, "My job helps support the well-being of individuals who are in need. On a personal level, that makes me feel really good."

"We are especially proud of this award because it is the direct result of employee feedback," said Lori Barraud, Director of Human Resources, Options for Community Living, Inc. "Our employees identify strongly with our goals and our vision. Their work is meaningful and important but not without challenges. We do our best to show our appreciation and provide a healthy and engaging workplace culture. This award tells us we are succeeding."

About Options for Community Living, Inc. Established in 1982, Options for Community Living, Inc. operates residential programs for adults recovering from mental illness, care coordination services for adults and children with chronic health conditions, and housing and services for people living with HIV/AIDS and other disabilities. Options' mission to assist people to live independently and with dignity in the community has grown through the years to serve more than 1,800 adults and children annually. The agency operates the Options Thrift Shop, which is open year-round, Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Thrift Shop's phone number is 631.676.4579. For more information about Options for Community Living, Inc., please visit the website at http://www.optionscl.org or call 631.361.9020.

About Energage, LLC

Headquartered in Exton, Pa., Energage (formerly known as WorkplaceDynamics) is a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools that help leaders to unlock potential, inspire performance, and achieve amazing results within their organizations. The research partner behind the Top Workplaces program, Energage has surveyed more than 47,000 organizations representing well over 16 million employees in the United States.


SOURCE Options for Community Living

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