Meet Daniel

Jul 9, 2024

For the past three years, Daniel has been a shining star in our Adult Day Program (ADP)! He thrives on being part of our paid janitorial team, gaining valuable workplace skills and earning his own paycheck. This independence allows him to choose exciting activities with Las Trampas, like attending an Oakland A’s game last month ...

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Meet Daniel

Meet Dara

Jul 3, 2024

Meet Dara, an Adult Day Program Instructor who has been with Las Trampas since last September! Dara is also co-president of our new Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) committee. Dara enjoys supporting participants who choose to enroll in our paid janitorial opportunity, because they get to work on soft skills, such as work ethic ...

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Meet Dara

Community Foundation of Lafayette Grantee

Jun 27, 2024

We are incredibly grateful to the Community Foundation of Lafayette for their generous donation to Las Trampas, which will allow us to continue to provide and enhance our gold-standard person-centered services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The Community Foundation of Lafayette aims to support people and organizations in Lafayette that face significant ...

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Community Foundation of Lafayette Grantee

Juneteenth 2024

Jun 18, 2024

Las Trampas will be closed tomorrow, June 19th, in observance of Juneteenth. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is an American Holiday that commemorates the official end of slavery in the United States. Today reminds of the ongoing fight for equality. We believe in a world where everyone, regardless of their race or ability, can ...

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Juneteenth 2024

Autistic Pride Day 2024

Jun 18, 2024

Happy Autistic Pride Day! At Las Trampas, we are celebrating our participants with Autism and their unique strengths and contributions to our community. We are proud to advocate for a more inclusive society, while supporting adults with Autism to discover their capabilities and lead full lives.

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Autistic Pride Day 2024

Terri’s Story – Spring Appeal 2024

Jun 11, 2024

June 2024 Donate Now Dear Friends, Terri’s life has changed a lot in the 7 years she’s been living with her three Las Trampas roommates on a quaint cul-de-sac in Pleasant Hill. Before she came to Las Trampas, Terri lived for twenty years in Sonoma Developmental Center, initially established in 1891 as an institution for ...

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Terri's Story - Spring Appeal 2024

Golden YES Awardee

Jun 10, 2024

We had the pleasure of attending the Contra Costa & Alameda Developmental Disability Council Award Ceremony last week at the Pleasant Hill Community Center. We are honored to have been presented with the “Golden YES Award,” not only for our work supporting our participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), but also for supporting the ...

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Golden YES Awardee

Happy Pride Month!

Jun 4, 2024

This Pride Month, we celebrate ALL people for who they are! At Las Trampas, we believe that everyone, including those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), deserves to live safely, openly, and genuinely in their communities. We will always work to support LGBTQIA2S+ individuals in our community to discover their capabilities and live fulfilling lives. ...

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Happy Pride Month!

Lafayette Community Day

Jun 3, 2024

We are proud to have been a part of Lafayette Community Day on June 1st! Thank you to those who helped us sand and re-stain our benches, which are a favorite spot for our day program participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to enjoy a quiet space and break from activities. We had a ...

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Lafayette Community Day

2024 Spring Newsletter

May 30, 2024

Dear Friends, As our beautiful campus bursts into bloom this time of year, we at Las Trampas are celebrating the blossoming potential within each of the individuals that we support. Spring is a season of growth and hope, and we are filled with optimism as we reflect upon the past few months. ADVOCACY There is ...

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Join Lafayette Community Day on June 1st!

May 20, 2024

Looking to be a part of #LafayetteCommunityDay on Saturday, June 1st?! Volunteers can sign up to join an outdoor Bench Improvement Project on our campus in Lafayette. We will be sanding and re-staining these benches, which are a favorite spot for our day program participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to enjoy a quiet ...

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Join Lafayette Community Day on June 1st!

Mobility Awareness Month & Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 16, 2024

May is Mobility Awareness Month and today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day! At Las Trampas, we are celebrating the power of inclusion and removing physical and digital barriers so that participants can discover their capabilities, increase their independence, and become active members of their communities. Join us in breaking down barriers and creating a more ...

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Mobility Awareness Month & Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

May 8, 2024

This May, we are honoring the incredible contributions of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander individuals, including those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). We are especially inspired by Alice Wong, an Asian American disability rights activist and the founder of the Disability Visibility Project, working to challenge perceptions and amplify disability media and ...

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Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

Lowell Berry Award

Apr 29, 2024

Huge thanks to the Lowell Berry Foundation for their generous grant! Their donation will allow us to continue to provide gold standard services for our participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), supporting them to discover their capabilities and lead full lives. We are incredibly grateful for their continued generosity.

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Lowell Berry Award

Meet Kim

Apr 22, 2024

Meet Kim, who has been a part of Las Trampas’ Adult Day Program (ADP) for almost a year and is newly a part of our Supported Living Services (SLS)! Kim likes to do math, play card games, and spend time outdoors with her friends at Las Trampas. She especially loves listening to 90’s country music ...

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Meet Kim

Deaf History Month / National ASL Day

Apr 15, 2024

This month, we honor those who are members of the Deaf community! Did you know that April 15th is also National American Sign Language (ASL) Day? ASL is considered to be the backbone of the Deaf community. It allows people who are Deaf or hard of hearing to communicate their opinions, beliefs, and values. It ...

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Deaf History Month / National ASL Day