A community inclusion program for individuals with disabilities, offering a variety of educational, community and recreation activities
Community Connections offers individuals with disabilities training in life skills, education and opportunities to be included in the community. The program is designed to provide creative and meaningful activities that help them build skills and increase their independence. Participants choose the activities they wish to participate in and identify personal goals and skills they wish to develop.
- Design Success Classes — In this creative arts program, participants create unique crafts and designs that are sold in the Helping People Succeed shop, as well as other retail outlets.
- Sewing Classes — for both personal use and to sell in retail outlets
- Computer Classes – develop everyday computer skills
- Music and Movement Classes — combining music appreciation and exercise
- Recreation and Leisure Activities — out in the local community
- Volunteer Opportunities — such as assisting with Meals on Wheels
Work on Wheels:
Work on Wheels partners with local businesses to provide opportunities to work at the business's location. Adults learn work-related skills and earn an income while participating in Work on Wheels. This program teaches a range of employment skills and workplace etiquette.
- Eligibility: Community Connections is open to adults with disabilities who receive Medicaid waiver services or on a private pay schedule.
- Staff: Our competent, professional and qualified staff is trained and certified in all areas required by the Agency for Persons with Disabilities.
- Hours: Weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Individuals may attend daily or weekly.
- Transportation: Transportation may be arranged if necessary.