Community Access Service
COMMUNITY ACCESS SERVICES are designed to assist the individual in acquiring,
retaining, or improving self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills required for active community
participation and independent functioning outside the individual’s home or family home
~ Community Access Group
~ Community Access Individual
~ Prevocational Services
~ Pre Employment Analysis
~ Job Development Analysis
~ Supported Employment
~ Job Coaching
Natural Support Services
NATURAL SUPPORT SERVICES provides training and education to Individuals who
provide unpaid support, training, companionship, or supervision to Individuals
~ Natural Support Training Services
Community Residential (CLS, Host Home, CRA)
Community Residential Alternatives
Community Residential Alternatives are available to individuals who require intense levels of
residential support in small group settings of four or fewer or in host home/life-sharing
arrangements. Services include a range of interventions that focus on training and support in
one or more of the following areas: eating and drinking, toileting, personal grooming and health
care, dressing, communication, interpersonal relationships, mobility, home management and
use of leisure time.
Host Homes are private homes of individuals or families, whether owned or leased, in which
life-sharing, residential supports are provided to one or two adults with developmental
disabilities, who are not to be related to the occupant owner or lessee by blood or marriage.
The homeowners or lessees may not be employed by the provider agency that subcontracts for
the host home services.
Respite Services provide brief periods of support or relief for individuals with disabilities or
their caregivers and include maintenance respite for planned or scheduled relief or
emergency/crisis respite for a brief period of support for participants experiencing crisis
(usually behavioral) or in instances of family emergency.
Community Living Support (CLS)
Community Living Support (CLS) - CLS Services include individually tailored supports that assist people in building the skills needed to maintain residency in their own home or in the home of a family member. Personal care/assistance may be a component part of CLS services but may not comprise the entirety of the services.