Our Mission

Our mission is to support the realization of personal potential for individuals with intellectual disabilities through person-centered planning, entrepreneurship, innovation, partnership and community engagement. 

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What is an “Anchor Person”?

The key to any successful business is an “anchor” person.    This is a person who loves where they live and wants to be a part of their community.   These are the people who have great potential but it may not always be obvious at first.    Every community has a number of these [...]

The Story of Lee’s Shop

REAL Enterprise can take many forms just like any business. Lee’s Shop is an oasis of kindness and creativity right in the heart of the Village of Canning. It is such an inspiring place, People First Kings County* member, Seward Bruce wrote and directed a short video about it.*Learn about People First Kings County  click [...]

Join CAPRE! Support what we do. We help people start their own REAL Enterprise and support them to succeed as REAL people living and prospering in their home community wherever that is. Here is the inspiring story of the late Tammy Parker who engaged a whole town with the way she did business.

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