DDA SERVICES
These services are geared towards individuals who are served in the community through the Developmental Disabilities Administration’s community pathways waiver:

Vocational Services:
Structured activities, training and assistance are designed and provided to individuals served to ensure that they develop and/or maintain appropriate work skills and receive vocational activities that reflect their needs, preferences, and interests based on their individual plan (IP). Vocational program services begin at the work activity center and progress from skills training to production and contracts work, including volunteer work at various sites in the community.

Day Habilitation Services:
Involves structured activities and training designed and provided to individuals served to increase and/or maintain skills in the following areas: communication/socialization skills, personal hygiene, fine motor skills, sensory integration, recreation and leisure, and community integration.

Supported Employment:
Involves training and supports designed and provided to individuals served who have competitive employment in community businesses or are self-employed; or who are engaged in a work program that requires supports to increase and/or maintain desired outcomes established in the individual plan (IP). Job skills training are provided with regards to specific jobs within certain services such as: grounds maintenance, housekeeping, janitorial, and clerical services.

Family and Individual Support Services:
Individuals served in the FISS are provided with in-home support services that will enable them to maintain their independence and well being, assist in preserving the family structure, promote a functional home environment, and teach clients to use available community resources. In-home assistance is provided through teaching and demonstration of practical living skills in the need areas identified for individual clients and families. Training and supports that are provided may include, but are not limited, to the following: practical living skills, use of community resources, and other supports including counseling, medication administration, help with accessing and completing education, and respite, behavioral, or other services needed by the individuals we serve.