It's amazing what can happen when you believe in the power of people! Good-2-Go Oregon was started in 2009 with only a handful of members. Today, our agency serves hundreds of members throughout Central Oregon and the Portland Metro Area.
We are firmly committed to the belief that people with developmental & intellectual disabilities can lead independent lives and be active members of their community. We believe in personal empowerment, not dependence.
Good-2-Go has thrived with its exceptional services and focus on client choice. We embrace the idea and practice of DIGNITY OF RISK, and employ this concept daily in our work experience.
We know that you have choices in your service provider agency. We appreciate your faith and trust in us to help you achieve your goals for personal growth & independence.
Thank you for your support and partnership.
Mr. Tracy L. Young, MA, MFT
Founder & Managing Director
Learn about the key social and learning concepts and theories that inspire our services. These include the Social Learning Theory, the Dignity of Risk, the concept of Informed Choice, and focus on Community Based Services.
Good 2 Go Serves clients experiencing Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities through 3 unique programs. Find out how we improve the lives our clients with in every aspect from personal life skills to social and employment skills.
August 2008 – Good-2-Go starts providing limited recreational and 1:1 supports. Services are provided by founding member Tracy Young and a few friendly volunteers.
May 2009 – G2G completes its incorporation process and brings on the first group of employees. The agency is offering recreation opportunities and direct supports to 30 members.
May 2012 - G2G begins offering employment services through the Oregon Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.
June 2012 The agency is offering more than 20 recreation & travel opportunities per month. Total individuals under contract exceed 130.
June 2013 - G2G loses funding for its flagship recreation services. The agency reorganizes to focus on 1:1 supports (life skills training, employment supports, and respite services).
July 2013 – G2G receives a 5-year license through the Oregon Department of Human Services.
February 2014 - G2G begins offering respite services to its customers who are funded through Full Access.
January 2015 - G2G begins offering services to local County Disability Programs in Central Oregon (Deschutes, Jefferson, Crook). All services offered to CDDP's are the same under the state's new reorganization.
August 2015 - G2G opens new expansion office in the Portland Metro area - Good-2-Go West. Independent Living Services will lead the way.
October 2015 - G2G recognized by Central Oregon Employment First Chapter as Job Development Program of the Year 2014 - 2015.
January 2016 - G2G offers community inclusion program, Applied Community Experience (A.C.E.), a revision of previous "recreation" program.
January 2018 - G2G West begins A.C.E. Services.
April 2018 - Good-2-Go Oregon converts to Medicaid Agency status.
April 2019 - Good-2-Go West begins Employment Services.
May 2019 - Good-2-Go Oregon East celebrates 10-Years of Service!
August 2020 - Good-2-Go West celebrates 5-Years of Service!
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