Program Status Update – 5/8/2020
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Murray Ridge Adult Day Centers are CLOSED to program participants at this time. Updates on the closure will be communicated when known.
Murray Ridge School will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019/2020 School Year, and remote learning will continue.
You may contact us by phone with any specific concerns or questions. The phone numbers for all Agency programs/facilities (except the Meister Road Home) will be routed to a single line that will be staffed by a receptionist during regular business hours (between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, except on any holidays or Program Closing Days reflected on the Agency calendar). One phone number that may be used to connect with the receptionist on duty during regular business hours is the phone number for our Administrative Offices: (440) 329-3734. For emergencies outside of regular business hours, please call the Crisis Hotline at (440) 282-1131.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Special Olympics Ohio has extended the suspension of sports training and competition, including the State Summer Games, through July 6, 2020. To read the entire statement from Special Olympics Ohio, click here.
To view the document entitled, “Employee Rights – Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act,” click here.
About Murray Ridge
Our mission is to ensure the availability of services and supports that assist eligible individuals in living the life they choose; to promote their health and safety; and to assist and support the families of these individuals in achieving these goals.
For more than 50 years, the Lorain County Board of Developmental Disabilities, more commonly known as Murray Ridge Center, has been providing lifelong services for Lorain County citizens with developmental disabilities. Accredited by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Murray Ridge Center is committed to excellence.
Our broad range of services and supports assist more than 2,000 individuals and their families annually. Murray Ridge Center operates throughout Lorain County, and has a variety of sites including its Meister Road residential facility, Supported Employment offices, Murray Ridge School, Service & Support Administration offices, and three Opportunity/Vocational Centers located in Elyria, Lorain, and Oberlin. All our efforts may be summed up in these words: “Helping people…for a lifetime.”