Dear STARS family,

I am thrilled and deeply honored to announce that I have been appointed as the new Executive Director of STARS. Since joining STARS in 2011, I have had the privilege of serving in various capacities within our wonderful organization, most recently as the Director of Operations. These experiences have provided me with a profound understanding of our programs and the incredible impact we have on our participants, their families, and our community. I am committed to STARS’ mission and I am excited about what we can achieve together in this new chapter.

With heartfelt gratitude, 

Claudia Chavez, Executive Director

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Meet incredible individuals whose seamless entry into the workforce exemplifies the dedicated support provided by these STARS programs.

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Join us for our next eye-opening tour Wednesday, August 14th at 10am! Visit the Osborn Campus to experience our participants dedication to their job through the CommunityWork program.


Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are some of the most joyous people you can find anywhere. It is our mission to improve the quality of their lives through day programs, on-site work centers, community-based employment training opportunities, and transition programs for young adults. We provide a welcoming, inclusive environment for this underserved population of residents with programs and activities that focus on them and the things they love to do.