Offers a family-like environment for men and women who live in community residence homes. Currently there are 32 homes in residential communities throughout Suffolk County. Two to twelve adults live in each IRA. With the help of agency professionals, they work together and form their own new family support system. The program maintains and enhances the skills and abilities of its residents, giving them an opportunity to shop, partake in leisure activities, and become part of their community. Social workers and service coordinators help the residents with all of their programmatic living and social needs. The program also includes room and board, transportation and supervision of medical needs.
Disabled - Developmentally
Suffolk County residents 21 years or older with a primary disability of intellectual disabilities. Must meet OPWDD eligibility requirements.