Community-Based Services are designed to enable the person supported to become more independent, integrated, and productive members of their community as well as to assist the person to build relationships and natural supports.

Community-Based Services are designed so that a person spends the majority of his/her time, while participating actively engaged in activities in the community. Supervision , monitoring, training, education, demonstration, or other support is provided to assist with the acquisition of skills, not limited but inclusive, of the following:​​

Community Based Services

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Personal Assistance provides assistance with activities of daily living including household activities essential to the health and safety of the person supported, financial management, attending appointments, and interpersonal/social skills development to enable the person supported to live in a community home.

Supported Living Homes are shared by two (2) or Three (3) individuals and are staffed according to each individual's needs. Individuals receive care in daily living/self-help skills, meal preparation, shopping and community involvement.

Residential Homes provide the same services to the person supported, but the number of individuals served in each home varies.

Residential Services

Day Services are individualized services and supports that enable a person supported to acquire, retain, or improve skills in the areas of self-care, sensory/motor development, socialization, daily living skills, communication, and social skills.

Day Service therapeutic objectives and action steps are outlined in the Individual Support Plan (ISP) that is developed by the person supported Cicle of Support.

Day Services are provided on weekdays from 7:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. as specified by the ISP.

Personal Assistance

Supported Employment

Adult Day Services

Transportation is provided, when necessary, to ensure a person supported can arrive and depart from all activities detailed in their Individual Support Plan (ISP).

Supported Employment provides assistance to individuals so they can prepare for, locate, and maintain employment opportunities. Services provide the person supported the opportunity to earn income, develop new skills, enhance existing strengths, increase self-esteem, and improve their quality of life.

  • leisure activities
  • community/public events
  • utilizing community resources
  • educational activities
  • ​hobbies


  • sporting events

  • volunteer opportunities

  • maintaining contact with family and friends

  • shopping