Provides a range of services for students desiring to live on their own, which include: assisting in housing selection; setting up the home (decorating, furniture placement, etc.); teaching organizing, time management, money management, meal planning, cooking, cleaning, and basic maintenance skills; assistance with grocery and personal shopping; coordinating all in-home support services with other providers; helping students build relationship skills with roommates; assisting with home safety plan, medicine schedule, transportation, medical appointments and managing third party benefits; help prioritize students' daily responsibilities; mediate disputes between roommates or with landlords; providing 24-hour on-call service for emergencies.
Supported Living Details
- Help determine student’s housing needs
- Housing needs – buying/renting a place to live, organizing utilities, cleaning skills, buying & caring for furnishings.
- Help move into home or apartment
- Help student make the home accessible, if necessary
- Groceries & personal shopping
- Health & Safety – arrange and assist with transportation, medicine schedule, home safety plan, monthly inspections for repairs, etc. Assist & supervise with medical & dental appointments. Emergency procedures.
- Encouragement to develop & enjoy leisure activities
- Money management – check & debit card use, paying bills, saving, budgeting, tax returns
- Coordinating all in-home and residential support services with other providers
- Dietary –buying food, pricing items, menu planning, preparing meals, nutritional coaching
- Help prioritize students’ daily responsibilities
- Teach time management skills
- Teach basic living skills: cooking, cleaning, etc.
- Help find compatible roommates
- Teach and help build relationship skills with roommates
- Self-Respect and respect for others
- Mediate disputes between roommates or with landlords
- 24 hour on-call for emergencies
- Assist student with managing third party benefits