Welcome to Bayberry Inc.! We are a nonprofit human services agency specializing in supports and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Bayberry Inc. uses a person-centered approach to providing supports and services, which means the individuals we support direct the decisions that impact their lives. All services are individualized and geared toward success in their community based on choices, preferences, and lifestyle. We strive for empowerment by focusing on strengths, talents, and abilities while ensuring safety and health. This approach is ongoing and ensures each person is supported towards their personal goals, even as they evolve and change.

Bayberry Inc. supports over 75 individuals in our Supported Living, Independent Living, and Residential Services programs in Napa, Solano, Lake, and Sonoma Counties.

The people who provide support are Bayberry Inc.’s most valuable resource. We match each individual in our programs with the most appropriate support staff and create unique support plans with each person’s interests in mind. Every day, support staff empower individuals by focusing on individual strengths, talents and abilities all while ensuring safety and health. These supports are often life changing.

 

It is our mission to collaboratively provide access to sustainable methods of empowerment and community integration with passion and commitment.

Bayberry Inc. is:
Driven by a passion for community service; 
Guided by the fundamental truths of liberty, equality and diversity; 
We shall provide services and supports to the people of California 
To strengthen, enhance, and enlighten our community.
Faithful to the concepts of choice, freedom and responsibility; 
Celebrating the value, dignity and potential of each individual; 
Person centered always, we shall teach, guide and support 
To empower people with disabilities.
Accountable to the people of California and our Vision; 
Developing, enriching and enriched by our employees; 
We shall seek by dedication, integrity, and professionalism 
To excel in all that we do….. That is our mission.

Elizabeth Vermilyea, PhD

She has been working exclusively with trauma survivors and the people who advocate for them since 1991. She is an independent consultant specializing in traumatic stress consultation, training, and program development. Elizabeth creates and delivers customized traumatic stress education programs and consultation to a broad range of professional, paraprofessional, and public audiences, including caregivers
and frontline service providers in child and adult mental health, public and private school systems, sexual assault and domestic violence settings, providers working with the homeless, corrections, developmental disabilities agencies, crime victim assistance agencies, and substance abuse programs
across the U.S. and in Canada.

Jessica Sadowsky

Founder and manager of a small public policy firm with a focus on health care policy advising. Specializes in federal and state Medicaid policy as it relates to maximizing the ability of vulnerable individuals to live and work in their community of choice. Effective advocate at the state, local and national levels to address policy, regulatory,
and systems issues that effect the provision of quality, long term services.