Since 1980, Rural Employment Alternatives has helped individuals with disabilities achieve their fullest potential and live productive lives as contributing members of the community. Governed by a Board of Directors with representatives throughout the service area, REA, Inc is a private, non-profit charitable corporation.
REA, Inc is a United Way partner agency, certified by the Department of Labor, and Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid Waiver.
REA, Inc. serves between 70 and 80 people each year. The impact of this collective work force is significant. Persons who might otherwise depend only on government programs and charity, instead add to the local economy, generate tax revenues, and contribute to the overall economic health of the community.