Formerly known as Supportive Living Services (SLS), Community Supports Services are direct services provided in home and community settings to help individuals in acquiring, maintaining and improving skills needed to live successfully in the community. The goals developed for the individuals served through this program include gaining independence, and enjoying meaningful, integrated community activities.
DEC currently serves 85 people through this program, providing both individuals and group supports. You and your family can plan together to determine the goals for this service, and may include just about anything. Individuals supported through this program often need help with every day activities such as: going to doctor appointments; grocery shopping; cooking skills and household budgeting; attending planned social activities; going to the gym; or volunteering in the community.