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Las Trampas supports adults with developmental disabilities to discover their capabilities and to lead full lives in their home, at work, and in the community.
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Our Past, Present & Future
1950's ~ Incorporated in 1958 by founding parents,
friends and community supporters.
The first Las Trampas building
1960's ~ In 1968 the new Las Trampas campus is completed doubling the number of clients
1970's ~ In 1971 Las Trampas opened its first
off-campus home for six of its adults
1980's ~ 1985 Supported employment gives people
jobs in the local community
1990's ~ 1990, Las Trampas becomes a State demonstration project for Supported Living Services
2000 ~ Adult Development Program adds services for those with higher support needs, first wheelchair accessible vans bring added mobility to ADP
2003 ~ We age, change, adapt, thrive~
Our 45th year of commitment to people
with special needs
2007 ~ This gorgeous quilt was made with original artwork created by Las Trampas consumers
2008 ~ Las Trampas celebrates 50 years of supporting people with developmental disabilities
2009 ~ Las Trampas started the Consumer Self-advocacy Group. By talking, making choices and taking action they are learning the meaning of self-advocacy and empowerment
2010 ~ Las Trampas launches Reuse-Recycle-Repeat where clients pick up donated bottles of shampoo, conditioner and lotion from local hotels. They sort, clean, refill and package the bottles and donate them to local homeless shelters. The LTI Entrepreneurs Club helps clients to start their own businesses.
2011 ~ Las Trampas Garden & Greenhouse has grown! Thanks to Lafayette Eagle Scouts we have a new garden fence, gate, garden beds & walkway.
2012 ~ The Adult Vocational space gets an update! We now have individual work stations with computers and wireless adaptors, work tables, supply cabinets and storage lockers. The ADP program assists individuals in developing job related skills.
Las Trampas is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization,
based in Lafayette, California since 1958.