Support in their residential setting which promotes independence. Offering assistance in the areas needed such as grocery shopping, social activity organization, transportation, meal planning, health and wellness, personal and community safety and much more.
Typically these services are offered when an individual has made the transition from a caregiver's residence to a residence of their own.
The hours of support provided each day/week/month vary for each individual. A program/schedule is established according to each individuals needs. Needs are determined based on collaboration from Parents/Guardians, the individual, Case/Care manager, and others.
The goal of this program in general is that each individual will become more independence in their everyday life and activities.
Our DLST program uses a small group approach (6-8 clients) to teach and train skills in areas needed but not limited to cooking, cleaning, laundry, budgeting, socialization skills, communication, driver’s testing preparation, personal and community safety, time management.
The goal of this program is to enhance or increase the skills needed to lead a more independent lifestyle. These skills could be used in the individual's own residence or it could be used in their current home.