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Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center provides treatment and education services in a least restrictive setting, through a continuum of care, with the highest respect for individuals and families served. Glenwood leads the state in providing behavioral health care and educational services that are responsive and complimentary to a continuum of care for persons with autism disorders. Glenwood boasts the only service of its kind in Alabama to serve adults with autism. Adults with autism share the common human goals of being respected members of the community, participating in activities of interest, maintaining valuable relationships and living as independently as possible. The services they need to succeed can be as varied as the people themselves. That is why Glenwood offers multi-faceted Adult Services programs to help adults live, work and learn in environments that are best suited for their individual needs. Glenwood’s Adult Services include The Sullivan Center, an Adult Day Program, residential programs and community homes. Adult Programs : Art Therapy Program and Horticulture Therapy Program Adult Residential Services : Blanford House, Donita House, Harper House, Ireland House, Jernigan House, Mitchell House, Mott Webb House, and Parkland House. For more information contact, Glenwood, Autism & Behavioral Health Center, 150 Glenwood Lane, Birmingham, Al 35242, Main Phone: (205)969.2880, Main Fax: (205)795.3383, or send Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The ARC of Tuscaloosa County offers the PESE (Palk Enterprises Supported Employment) program. A program funded by the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services that provides community-based assessments, job development, job coaching, and extended support to meet the employment needs of the individuals served. For information, contact Tim Green, Program Coordinator (205)758-1875
Cornerstone House is a non-profit corporation providing long-term, 24-hour residential care for developmentally disabled young adults located in Carpinteria, California. For more information, call (805) 684-5840.
California Department of Developmental Services provides an array of residential programs and services to adults with developmental disabilities. Supported Living Services (SLS) are provided to adults who own or lease their own homes/apartments. Community Care Facilities (CCFs) provide 24-hour non-medical residential care to children and adults with developmental disabilities who are in need of personal services, supervision, and/or assistance with activities of daily living. Family Homes provide adults with developmental disabilities an opportunity to reside with a family and share in the interaction and responsibilities of being part of that family. To learn more about these residential services, call (916) 654-1690.
California Supported Living Network is an informational and advocacy organization that works to promote the concept of Supported Living, the idea that that every Californian with a developmental disability has the right to live in a home of their own with the supports needed to live the life that they choose. The Network's website is a great informational source for families and individuals who wish to pursue supported living.
Oak Hill provides group home living as well as supported apartment living. Apartments and group homes are located in areas that provide easy access to the community. Oak Hill's residential services provides ample opportunity to learn and grow, providing leisure time to develop interests; skills training to build skills in self-feeding, cooking and social awareness; and community activities to strengthen social interaction capabilities. For more information, call (860) 242-2274.
Quest Inc., serving Central Floridians with disabilities, offers a Supported Living program which ranges from providing group home situations to offering support services for consumers living on their own within the Central Florida community. Via their program, each consumer is assessed to determine his or her capabilities, and to identify individual challenges. After this assessment, the consumer and a Quest program manager work together to set realistic short and long-term goals, and to implement a support plan that will help the consumer meet those goals. To learn how Quest can help you on your path to living independently call (407) 889-4530.
Jacob's Village, located in Evansville, Indiana, is a residential community that supports adults with Functional Developmental Disabilities in their pursuit of developing life skills, interests and maximum independence. They offer a comprehensive program of residential, vocational, recreational, enrichment and social support services in an environment that fosters lifelong learning, self-sufficiency and dynamic community. To learn more, call (812) 963-5198.
Pathfinder Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization offering Community Group Living services for adults with developmental disabilities in the Northern Indiana counties of Huntington, Wabash, Marshall and Starke. For more information, call (800) 833-1571.
Leander House, Inc., located in downtown Great Barrington, Massachusetts, offers residential living and day support to adults with developmental disabilities. To learn of admissions, contact Peter and Jennie Stanton at Leander House, Inc., 48 West Avenue, Great Barrington, MA 01230. You may also call them at (413) 528-8491.
Ledges, The is a resident community for developmentally disabled adults, age 18 and older located in Hopedale, Massachusetts. Each resident's options are based upon his or her preferences, special needs, and developmental progress. Each home within the community is designed to offer an optimal level of independence, so residents can grow into a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Additionally, an individualized learning program, to include on and off-campus classes will be developed for each resident. For more information, call (508) 473-6520.
River Brook Residence, located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, offers community living to women with developmental disabilities. River Brook encourages full community participation and offers life skills training and various educational and recreational activities. For more information, call (413) 298-4926.
Specialized Housing, Inc. works with families seeking supportive independent living situations for adults with developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, physical disabilities, or psychiatric illness. They offer supportive housing opportunities in condominiums and apartments in Brookline, Cambridge, and Arlington, Massachusetts as well as in Providence, Rhode Island. The individual, family, or a trust owns the unit and the adult occupying the unit is supported in living as independently as he or she is able. Residents are involved in the planning of each new household and meet regularly to discuss household policy, problems and needs, household chores and maintenance, to plan celebrations, and to participate in staff hiring. For more information, call (617) 277-1805.
Montana Disability Services Division offers 46 adult community homes in which anywhere from three to eight residents may live. Individuals residing in these homes receive assistance with activities of daily living and individualized skill acquisition training designed to assist them to move towards greater independence and to become a participating member of the community. For more information, visit Developmental Services Division: Adult Community Homes.
Tobosa Developmental Services, located in Roswell, New Mexico, offers assisted living services and group home living to adults with developmental disabilities. Assisted living is available to adults that do not require 24-hour assistance. Group Homes provide adult participants with 24-hour assistance and support. Participants live in groups of two to four in homes located in safe, clean neighborhoods. Each home reflects the preferences and tastes of the residents, where individuals have the privacy of their own rooms. Residential services incorporate opportunities for active participation in daily routines and preferred activities at home and in the community.For more information, call (505) 624-1025.
Community Access is a non-profit agency providing housing and advocacy for people with psychiatric disabilities. They offer a number of housing programs, which include both transitional and permanent housing environments. Transitional housing focuses on rehabilitation, while permanent housing offers tenants an opportunity to hold leases and to receive services as needed. If you are interested in obtaining more information about either of these housing options, call (212) 780-1400.
Community Living Corporation, a not-for-profit service provider, located in Mount Kisco, New York, provides care for people with developmental disabilities through community based living. They operate a number of group homes and supportive apartments in various communities throughout northern Westchester County. They also offer recreational and vocational programs. For more information, call (914) 241-0032 or e-mail email@example.com.
Crystal Run Village, Inc., operating in the Orange, Rockland and Sullivan counties of New York, offers several residential options to individuals with developmental disabilities. Via their Supportive Apartment Communities they provide independent living services to people with mild or moderate intellectual disabilities who do not need 24-hour supervision. The supportive apartment program provides a case worker as auxiliary support for the continued success of their independence. They also provide Group Home living. They operate forty-three houses in total, accommodating 4-14 people each. Suburban and rural environments offer easy access to the outdoors, shopping, amusements, neighborhood happenings and religious services. The services provided in these home-like settings include 24-hour staffing, meals, daily program planning, transportation, medical assistance and help in defining personal preferences and individual goal achievement. For more information, call (845) 692-4444.
East End Disability Associates, Inc. offers Individual Residential Alternatives (IRA). Living in an IRA enables individuals to reside in a home like environment with staff support. Individuals residing in an IRA will be full partners with EEDA staff and their Service Coordinator in creating an Individualized Service Plan (ISP), that identifies the hopes and dreams he/she wishes to attain. This alternative living option affords individuals the opportunity to participate in the care of their own home, full community access, and the prospect for socialization, recreation and leisure. For more information, call (631) 369-7345 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Independent Group Home Living, Inc. (IGHL), a non-profit agency, offers a number of programs throughout Suffolk County, New York. It has been the mission of IGHL to "enrich the lives of the developmentally disabled population within their communities through education and housing." They offer a number of group homes located within communities and neighborhoods of Suffolk County. For more information, call (631) 878-8900 or e-mail email@example.com.
New Hope Community residential housing excels at providing person centered home environments. In such, the agency’s homes adapt to all extents possible to meet on-going changes in lifestyle for persons in their care. Several individuals choose to reside in double occupancy bedrooms while the agency looks to provide independence and single accommodations when possible. Each home is staffed with dedicated and highly trained Direct Care Professionals whose skills and sensibilities have been fine-tuned to meet the needs of the individuals for whom they advocate; Training is a constant. Nurses, clinicians and service coordinators make up an integral part of each home’s team. One will always find compassion, care and advocacy stemming from home. For more information contact New Hope Community at: 5 New Hope Community Drive P.O. Box 289, Route 52 Loch Sheldrake, NY 12759, or by Phone at: (845) 434-8300, or Email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pathfinder Village, located in Edmeston, New York, offers residential living to children and adults with Down Syndrome. The "village" is modeled after Early American communities, with its family homes and buildings situated around two greens. The "village" includes 10 residential homes, a restored 1841 chapel, an art center, a sports and recreation center, a school and the Kennedy-Willis Center on Down Syndrome. For more information, visit their website, call (607) 965-8377 ext. 101 or e-mail email@example.com.
PRALID is a non-profit agency located in Rochester, NY that provides residential services and community based rehabilitative services to individuals who, due to brain injury or other neurological disorders need some supports to enable them to live within the community. PRALID provides a continuum of residential options. Participants have a choice of living arrangements, including private or shared apartments, individual residential alternatives (IRA's), or their own private residences within the community. Residential support services are available and, based on the consumer's needs, might range from a few hours a week to 24-hour-a-day assistance. Individual abilities, needs and interests are considered in determining which residential option is most appropriate for each consumer. For more information, call (585) 442-6420.
United Cerebral Palsy of Cleveland assists individuals locate accessible places to live in neighborhoods where they have access to banks, grocery stores, churches and other frequently used services. Through ILP, individuals also receive case management and daily support services to assist them with decision making, financial management, participation in social activities and personal care. For more information, call (216) 791-8363.
Down Home Ranch, is a working farm and ranch, where about 40 adults and children - including 20 with Down syndrome and other disabilities - live year round, caring for 340 acres of the Post Oak Savannah in Central Texas Built and operated by parents of a daughter with Down Syndrome, the ranch invites those willing and able to work to join their community. For more information, call (888) 926-2253 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
CommonGround Ministry, Inc, provides physical, spiritual and emotional support to people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS regardless of religious beliefs, race, gender, or sexual orientation. They provide a safe, supportive transitional living environment through their group home, Elena's House which provides the means for residents to move toward independence in the community or to a death with dignity. They provide a wholistic ministry that is both personal and communal. For more information about CommonGround or Elena's House, please call (414) 453-3890 or email them at email@example.com.
Creative Community Living Services, Inc. offers highly individualized residential support to individuals with developmental disabilities. They offer supportive home care to individuals in their own apartments. Individuals living in supportive apartments can have live-in staff if they so choose. They also offer group home living in both Adult Family Homes, three and four bed State Licensed facilities and Community Based Residential Facilities, five to eight bed State Licensed facilities. Each offers services unique to their residents. For more information, call (920) 261-1345 or e-mail jenna cclswi.com.
Homes for Independent Living (HIL) is a for-profit organization serving 10 Wisconsin counties with over 90 programs for adults with developmental disabilities. HIL offers Adult Family Homes (2-4 persons), Community Based Residential Facilities (5-6 persons), Community Supported Living Arrangements (1-4 persons), Supported Apartment Programs, and Group Homes. Many of the residential and group homes are fully accessible. The residencies are also furnished with specially designed furniture to meet the needs of disabled individuals. Their website offers a number of links to other helpful resources as well. For more information call (262) 334-2284.
Inspiration Ministries, serving Walworth County, Wisconsin, offers a variety of assisted living environments. Their Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) has 16 private and companion rooms offering daily Nursing care, personal services, health care services as well as a meal plan. Assisted Living apartments are available for residents needing increased care services. These apartments offer independence and privacy, while still having assistance close at hand when needed. They also offer Independent Living Apartments. Residents in this type of accommodation live virtually independently, with assistance close at hand in case of emergency. For more information, contact Tim Schnake, Vice-President of Resident Services by phone at (262) 275-6131, by mail at PO Box 948, Walworth WI, 53184, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan is a non-profit agency offering group home settings, providing skills training, financial services, recreation and leisure activities and health monitoring. They also offer family home residential settings. For more information, call (414) 281-4400.
Options in Community Living, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization serving Dane County, Wisconsin. They provide residential support services to individuals with developmental disabilities that are 18 years of age or older. Services are tailored to each individuals needs and are designed to assist individuals live as independently as possible within their community. They offer assistance in locating housing, roommates or a home aid and also assist individuals obtain access to community resources. For more information about these and many other services, call (608) 249-1585.
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