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Programs

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Community-Based Day Supports

Highlights

CBDS is tailored around individual needs and preferences. Activities are community based, with full integration and inclusion into the community. Activities take place in mainstream settings with small group ratios

Eligibility

Must qualify under the Department of Developmental Disabilities and be either: A working-age adult looking to explore a pathway to employment,

or an individual that has a part time job. All members are individuals who need a structured, supervised program during the day to enhance employment skills and allow the person to pursue specific interests and develop new skills.

Types of Activities

  • Career exploration

  • Employment related workshops and classes

  • Travel training

  • Benefits counseling

  • Skills training for a specific occupation

  • Socialization activities to support and enhance interpersonal skills

  • Health and Wellness

  • Independent living skills

Day Habilitation Program

Highlights

Program hours are Monday - Friday for 6 hours each day, year round. Members may attend 3, 4, or 5 days. Our day program is goal-oriented and offers a structured schedule with an array of community activities. Our participants are in the community everyday!

Typical ratio is 1 staff to 7 participants.

Eligibility

Must have MassHealth. Must also have a developmental disability that is likely to continue indefinitely and results in functional limitation in three or more of the following areas: self-care; understanding the use of language; learning; mobility; self-direction; or capacity for independent living. 

Types of Activities

  • Cooking classes

  • Money management/budgeting classes

  • Social Skills training

  • Team sports

  • Volunteering

  • Accessing community classes and resources offered at the YMCA, community centers, etc.

Transitional Services

Highlights

Follows home school district calendar September - June, and also offers 6-week summer program. We have small class sizes to allow students the opportunity to work on individual goals and interests. Students are out in the community daily for recreational activities in addition to classroom time. 

Eligibility

Studnet must be aged 18 to 21 and still attending school. Must have a 504 plan or IEP in place.  Home school district must agree to fund the placement. 

Types of Activities

  • MCAS prep, if applicable

  • Work on IEP goals

  • Budgeting, planning and cooking

  • Social Skill instruction

  • Vocational and Transportation training

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Daily exercise (going to the gym, local rec centers, hikes)

  • Classes at community colleges

  • Other classes offered in community

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