Supported Living Services (SLS) is a program for developmentally disabled adults, designed to train them in skills that help keep them healthy and safe in their homes and community. There are three types of services:
The Five Principles of Supported Living Services:
Types of Training:
Last revised August 2016
Emergency Prep in your home and community, training on leases, developing cleaning schedules, cooking, safety and prevention, coordination with In Home Support Service (IHSS) support, Sacramento Housing support.
Personal Care & Motor Skills Coordination:
Through the acceptance of entitled resources such as IHSS, we help coordinate approved IHSS services with IHSS employees such as: bathing, dressing, grooming, hygiene, mobility, bowel and bladder care, and assistance with durable medical equipment.
Wellness & Healthcare:
Facilitation and advocacy at doctor appointments, schedule for preventative care, medication management.
Memorizing, tools, appliances, forms, math, reading, and spelling.
SSI, banking (including online banking), savings, record keeping, bill pay, and budgeting.
How to advocate for one’s self, understanding rights and responsibilities, stress management, boundary setting, decision making, and self rewards.
How-to create and maintain a circle of support and friendships, community involvement, volunteer opportunities, work, school, and free and low cost events.
1. A Home of One’s Own
Choose your home, what happens in it, the appearance, and who you invite over.
2. Choice and Self Directed
You make informed choices, directing your services, your life, and your future.
You choose who to have relationships with and how your family, friends, neighbors, circle of support, and staff support you in your life.
4. Community Membership
You choose, and have the opportunity to learn about your community including; volunteer opportunities, churches, classes, support or leisure groups, coffee shops, and community resources and events.
5. Flexible and Tailored Services and Support
Your Individual Service Plan (ISP) that you create with support, will direct the services provided in your home and in the community. This living document will change as your needs change.