Family Support Services provides individuals with an intellectual disability and/or autism, and their families, with a lifetime of home and community-based services in one-on-one and group settings. The services are designed to meet each person and family’s individual needs.
In-Home and Community Supports
All of the In-Home and Community Supports noted below are tailored to meet the needs of each individual and family. The services are provided by skilled and qualified staff for individuals living in a private home. The service is provided in the person’s home or the community, based on the service and the person and family’s needs. Service-based activities include but are not limited to:
- Daily Living Skills
- Socialization and Civic Activities
- Money Management
- Health & Safety
- Accessing Community Resources/Inclusion
- Pre-employment Activities
- Volunteering Opportunities
Community Support Services
Community Support Services are provided with funding through the Autism Waiver. These services are provided by skilled and qualified staff. Community Support Services focus on improving and growing activities of daily living, social and communication skills, pre-employment and individual goals, as well as address any behavior support needs.
Recreation and Community Inclusion Program
Please note: All Recreation and Community Inclusion Program services are currently suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Recreation and Community Inclusion Program is designed to foster friendship and independence through social events and activities. Caregivers can find comfort in knowing their loved ones are enjoying events and activities while they enjoy personal time off from their caregiving responsibilities.
The Arc’s Recreation and Community Inclusion services are provided by skilled and trained staff and volunteers to meet each person’s individual needs.
Please note: All Adult Transportation services are currently suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chester County adults registered with Office of Developmental Programs, who receive Waiver Funding and live in their own private homes, may access safe, reliable, door-to-door transportation to and from their day programs through The Arc’s Adult Transportation program. Each vehicle is staffed by a skilled and qualified driver and, when necessary, an aide. Our fleet is handicapped accessible.