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    After much consideration SNS narrowed it down to 3 major values that fit us personally & professionally.


    Through compassion...

    we create connection.

    Compassion means not only caring about one another but also acting accordingly.


    Through connection...

    we earn respect.

    Connection is when two or more people interact with each other and each person feels valued, seen, and heard. It is the feeling of being part of a community engaged in something bigger than any one person.


    Compassion, Connection, Respect

    Respect is the act of showing appreciation for someone's traits, qualities, or treating people with dignity and gratitude. An attitude of respect should come as standard in the workplace regardless of any personal feelings.

    We're here for you.

    Suzan Breen has been a resident of Ray County for over 25 years.  She is the founder and Executive Director of Special Needs Services of Ray County. She previously worked for the State of Missouri in the field of developmental disabilities from 1999 to 2013. Suzan worked for Ray County Board of Services for the Developmentally Disabled between November 2013 and December 2016 as the Targeted Case Management Director. Suzan was given the support from that employer to create this non-profit perpetual entity that provides support coordination to Ray County citizens. 

     Suzan is well known within the entire State of Missouri as a tireless advocate for individuals and for her ability to match individuals with unmet needs to resources.  She is the primary caregiver for an individual with developmental disabilities. Suzan is a member of Rayville Christian Union Church and a member of Richmond Rotary. Suzan was a former leader of Guys N’ Gals 4-H Club of Ray County.  [email protected] 

    Meet Our Team

    Kellie Schutte-Support Coordinator

    Kellie Schutte-Support Coordinator [email protected]

    Kellie Schutte is a resident of Orrick, MO. She lives on a 5 acre hobby farm with her family. Kellie has always felt it important to give back to her community and has done so as a teacher and parent educator for 19 years. Prior o teaching, she worked as a caseworker in the family support division. Kellie was inspired to come to SNS to help lift-up those needing assistance in Ray County. She looks forward to working diligently to meet the needs of those we serve.
    Cassie Hobeck-CAP Coordinator

    Cassie Hobeck-CAP Coordinator [email protected]

    My name is Cassie Hobeck, I have been a resident of Ray County for 11 years. I currently live in Lawson, where I have been for the past 5 years. I joined SNS as the Community At Play (CAP) Implementer. This program is for EVERYONE…all ages and all abilities. People from different communities, backgrounds, and lifestyles have come together and experienced the positivity and genuine connection with one another through opportunities provided by CAP. It is so easy to become isolated and lonely, but sometimes this can quickly lead to negative outcomes. I think we have all had seasons in our lives that we have separated ourselves and/or felt rejected, felt different than everyone else, or felt judged by others. The Community At Play program is here for you, we understand the importance of social interaction, feeling a sense of belonging and to have true connection with others. We all have something that makes us different than everyone else, and sometimes, with support that can become a shining quality!I have been inspired and truly believe the Community At Play program is making a positive widespread change, one interaction at a time. We do not heal in isolation…but in community.

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