Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Improving Quality of Life Our person-centered thinking, planning, and practices ensure individual goals and service delivery are based upon a balance between what is important to an individual and what is important for an individual. We work with individuals to improve activities of daily life (ADL’s) and to enhance quality of life through exercise, education, volunteerism, arts and crafts, and recreational/leisure activities. We assist those with intellectual/ developmental disabilities with supports that promote personal choice and community inclusion. We work to improve individuals’ activities of daily life and to enhance quality of life through exercise, education, arts and crafts, and recreational/leisure activities. Our Supported Employment program works with individuals to identify skills for competitive employment. Family Supports offers supports like respite, personal care items, and special dietary supplies for I/DD individuals. Residential Services Community Residential Alternative (CRA) services are for individuals who require formal supports 24 hours per day/7 days per week. Our residential homes are staffed to provide a range of supports and training for daily living skills. These services occur in small residential group settings of four or less within licensed group homes and certified Host Homes. Supported Employment We customize employment for those with intellectual/ developmental disabilities. Our staff assists individuals in entering and maintaining competitive employment based on the needs of the job seeker and employer. Job coaches in the SE program are certified by the Human Services Management Institute at the University of Georgia. Family Support Services Family Support Services is a non-entitlement program that brokers disability-specific services based on each individual and family’s unique needs. The sare based on the value that families belong together and individuals are best served in the community setting. These supports meet every day needs that are often critical in avoiding family crises. Community Access Services Our Community Access Services are individually planned to meet the person’s needs and preferences for active community participation. Our goal is to improve an individual’s access to the community through increased skills and natural supports, and/or less paid supports. The services are designed to be teaching and coaching in nature and assist in acquiring, retaining, or improving socialization and networking, independent use of community resources, and adaptive skills required for active community participation outside of the individual’s place of residence. Community Living Support Services Our services are designed to support the acquisition, retention, or improvement of life skills for an individual to facilitate residence in a participant’s own home or family home.