Benco established its non-profit 501(c)(3) status in October 1997.
Benco Mission Statement
To create and support an atmosphere in which an individual can live a quality lifestyle based on social and community involvement, maximum independence and personal security. Teaching life skills and staff support are tailored to the needs of each individual.
Benco operates under a Board of Directors. The Executive Director oversees all general operations and reports to the Board of Directors.
Benco serves and provides support to adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in all aspects of the individual’s life. We provide a safe and caring environment and encourage the individuals to live a healthy lifestyle. We provide housing and staff for each individual to help with his or her day-to-day living.
Benco assists each individual we serve with accessing state and government help, such as Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Adult and Family services and Mental Health Services. We assist each individual with medications, accessing doctors, and any other medical, mental or behavioral support the individual may need.
Benco began operations in 1997 with five 24-hour Residential Programs an Alternative to Employment Program and a Supported Living Program. Since 1997 Benco has added five more 24-hour Residential Programs.
- As of 2012, Benco owns 7 properties.
- As of 2018, Benco operates ten 24-hour Residential Programs and a Supported Living Program.
- Benco provides services to 50 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Corvallis, Oregon, area.
Benco’s services are funded through the State of Oregon. Each person eligible for services works with Benton County Developmental Disabilities Program to receive services through Benco.