COMMUNITY HABILITATION


This service at the Arc of Monroe helps people become as independent as possible by building daily living skills in the community while getting the opportunity to try new things and explore fun activities.
three young women at the zoo looking at penguins

Skills learned through this program include:

• Maintaining a home (doing laundry, cleaning around the house)
• Learning public transportation
• Learning about community resources

This service also provides group activities like cooking and fitness classes that help build social skills and peer collaboration.

How it Works:

• Work with an MSC to define goals and submit intake forms
• Get approval through OPWDD for weekly hours allotment (if not already approved)
• Develop a service plan based on goals

Eligibility

Must be OPWDD and Medicaid eligible

To learn more about this service, contact the Community Outreach Coordinator at (585) 672-2222 or fill out the form below.

Quick Facts

Great option for people looking to build social skills in the community

Group and one-on-one services available 7 days a week

Group sessions include up to four people

One-on-one sessions take place at a person’s home or in the community

COMMUNITY HABILITATION
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