Our Community Living Arrangement homes are licensed by the state. In each facility, there is a small ratio of staff to residents and individuals are under 24-hour supervision. Each individual will have his/her own spacious bedroom that allows for personal taste, we take into consideration each occupant’s personality/needs and match them with prospective roommates. Accommodation for family sleepovers/visits is always available.
Each home offers caring, respectful, and licensed staff that encourages building home living skills. Homes are constructed to facilitate its occupants, wheelchair bound to those that are able to ambulate independently. Healthy home cooked meals are regularly provided.
This living arrangement gives our individuals the opportunity to be in a “[blank]-Family” into a loving and caring home. This also establishes new relationships with people other than their peers; opportunity to explore new adventure: go on vacation with the family, seeing and enjoying new exciting places. This environment gives the individual a sense of purpose, fulfillment, love and acceptance.
Touching Lives has a day program that offers life skill instructions and support services designed to enable our individual’s to succeed and ultimately live self sufficient lives.
Touching Lives is a state licensed agency by the department of Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD). We are accredited by CARF.
To provide an establishment where our individual’s feel loved, respected, and, their needs are being attended to .
To integrate our individual’s into the community. To increase their quality of life by exposing them to different experiences in the community, home and day program.
To encourage and support them with their goals and aspirations.
To encourage independence and person centeredness
To maintain health and safety.
To assist with building fine and gross motor skills
To provide excellent service that correlates with the individual’s preferences.