Jan. 2, 2019 – Expanding its national footprint to Florida, The Columbus Organization, a leading provider of care coordination services for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, today announced that the company has acquired Support Associates of Tampa Bay. Founded in 2000, Support Associates of Tampa Bay has provided support coordination services, life skills training, and personal adjustment counseling under the Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Waiver and Adult Cystic Fibrosis Waiver in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellascounties. Additionally, the company has offered training services to support coordinators throughout Florida.
The Columbus Organization President Jeff Klimaski stated, “With a mission to support as many families as possible, this acquisition expands Columbus’ services to Florida, a state with a large population of underserved individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. We are confident that The Columbus Organization’s long track record of success in care coordination, combined with the expertise of Support Associates of Tampa Bay, a high quality and compassionate organization already providing excellent services in the state, will allow for more individuals to be supported and more lives to be improved. We welcome the SATB team into our Columbus family as we share a vision for the future and the people that we serve.”