Community Services are provided throughout St. Clair and Sanilac Counties for individuals with developmental disabilities and mental illness who are authorized for services through Community Mental Health.

 
 

Comprehensive Community Supports (CLS)

Services include assisting, guiding and training in meal preparation, laundry, household care, shopping and activities of daily living such as bathing or dressing. Also includes assistance with money management, non-medical care, socialization, transportation, participation in regular community activities, and preserving health and safety.

 

Supported Housing (Independent Living)

Comprehensive community supports (see above) that includes night time supervision, assistance locating housing , referrals for furniture and household items and other pre-move necessities. Services are provided to individuals living in an unlicensed independent living setting or their own home.

 

Enriching Community Life

Enriching Community Life empowers, educates and supports people with disabilities in their efforts to live full and meaningful lives as integral respected members of their community. Through the ECL program, individuals have an opportunity to choose from a variety of classes that promote community inclusion, participation, independence, and/or productivity. At the same time, classes help individuals to enhance and build on problem solving, daily living, responsibility, and community connection skills.

 

Respite Care Services

Services are designed to assist in maintaining a goal of living in the community.  Our staff assist with this by providing temporary relief for the primary caregiver.

 

Staff Qualifications

  • Ongoing Staff Supervision
  • Ongoing Driving Record Reviews
  • CPR and First Aide Trained
  • Annual Performance Reviews
  • Job Shadow Prior to Starting
  • Diagnosis Specific Training
  • Annual Training Re-certification
  • Random Drug Screens
  • Criminal Records Check