Providing services for adults with disabilities.

(530) 242-8580

We are passionate about people with disabilities. We have been pioneers in this industry for almost 30 years. We can help you.

        Sadie Hess, CEO & Founder

We like to partner with organizations who are passionate about integrating both person-centered thinking and effectiveness with a measure of efficiency into their services.  We have a number of topics that we offer consulting on, though not an extensive list:

  • Strategic Planning/Thinking
  • Organizational Leadership and Development
  • Service Design
  • Person Centered Thinking
  • Effective Use of Software
  • Staff Training
  • Quality Assurance and Audit Readiness

Our pricing & packages are tailored to your agency size and situation.  If you want to learn more about our consulting services and fees, please contact us.


Melanie Bazile Anderson

Melanie has been serving the I/DD community in a leadership capacity for over 30 years in various settings including Day Services, Supported Living and Independent Living. Melanie received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from CSU Sacramento. Melanie is passionate about innovation, organizational culture, person-centered approaches and helping teams to be the best version of themselves.

Melanie has extensive experience consulting, developing content and curriculum and training teams.  Melanie has a vault of valuable experience and is a gifted trainer and consultant. She has received formal training and/or certifications in the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and Managers, The Speed of Trust, Lean Six Sigma, Four Disciplines of Execution, Strategic Planning, Non-Traditional Communication, Languages of Appreciation, Relationships and Sexuality for People with Disabilities, end of life and futures planning, adaptive leisure, team building, employee coaching, Crisis and Conflict Resolution, and Person-Centered Thinking. Melanie is currently the Director of Innovation and Expansion at Compass.


I feel so fortunate to have work in my life that is meaningful, providing opportunity for stories, connection, continual growth, and service. I am grateful for my incredible work family, my beautiful adult children and the resilience and presence that comes from being a cancer survivor.