The Community Habilitation Program services are designed to assist individuals in acquiring, retaining and improving the self-help, socialization and adaptive skills necessary to become as independent as deemed possible.
The Community Habilitation Program provides regularly scheduled one-on-one visits and supports to help an individual reach his/her valued outcomes and goals that have been identified in their Life Plan. This service is provided to the person in a community setting or when necessary in his/her home. Services are usually offered in two to three hour increments a few times per week, in special circumstances there may be additional hours provided.
- Community integration and safety
- Accessing community resources and transportation
- Social skills and communication
- Money management and budgeting
- Healthy living practices
- Other essential personal or living skills
- Household maintenance
- Personal care
This service is available to people who range in age from adolescence to senior citizens. He or she must have a diagnosis of an intellectual or developmental disability and be enrolled in Medicaid and be Waiver eligible.