Trivium is incorporated in Monona, Iowa as “Monona Services, Inc.” to serve eight individuals with disabilities.
Held our first Annual Board Meeting
Received our first CARF Accreditation (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)
Moved our headquarters to Missouri Valley, Iowa
Opened our first Supported Community Living home and begin offering Residential Services
Adopted the name Crossroads of Western Iowa
Opened our first Day Habilitation program 2008 Welcomed Brent Dillinger as CEO 2009 Served over 200 individuals
Expanded our services to Sioux City, Iowa
Employed over 300 people
Moved headquarters to Council Bluffs, Iowa Merged with two other organizations — Cherokee Work Services and Cass Incorporated — to bring our services to Cherokee and Atlantic, Iowa
- Cherokee Works Services was established in 1968 and became a licensed as a day habilitation facility later that year. They received their first CARF accreditation in 1988. The success of their Adult Day program led to their 2010 building expansion project, allowing them to offer more services. Their Executive Director Ben Shuberg joined us as Reginal Senior Direct following the merger.
- Cass Incorporated opened on September 1, 1977 as a work/activity center with five employees serving 16 individuals. In 1981, they began providing Residential Services. Two years later, they received their first CARF accreditation. Their first Supported Community Living home opened in 2003. In 2017 they were named the National Rehabilitation Association’s Community Organization of the Year. At the time of the merger, their Executive Director retired and their human resources officer, Chris Blake, joined our Senior Leadership Team as Chief Human Resources Officer while their COO Kevin Allen became a Regional Senior Director.
Acquired Recovery 4 Life and A New Path, two Idaho-based organizations focusing on substance use disorder and domestic violence treatment. Amy Jeppesen, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and an Advanced Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor, founded Recovery 4 Life in 2010. She led the way to industry-changing treatment, becoming the largest provider of Substance Use Disorder services in Idaho. This journey included starting the first women’s trauma full-intensive outpatient program, men’s trauma program, and specialty programming for ages 19-25 and receiving a federal grant for her groundbreaking work. With the acquisition, Ms. Jeppesen became Trivium’s Behavioral Health Director and COO Melanie Simon joined us as a Regional Senior Director
Merged with Ida Services, Inc. to bring our services to Battle Creek, Iowa & adopted the name Trivium Life Services to better encompass our mission and services.