Mentorship services will be provided to promote self-advocacy through a variety of methods which could include providing instruction and experiences, and modeling behaviors and advising as needed.  This service could include support in interviewing potential providers, understanding complicated health issues, and participating on boards or advocacy groups.  The mentor will assist the participant in problem solving and decision making.  Participants who are parents will receive training in parenting skills and will be connected to appropriate resources.  This service will be provided in the environment that is most appropriate – in the home or community, as identified by the participant and the Service Plan.

Day Habilitation – Supported Community Connections (SCC)

Supported Community Connection services will enhance integration in the community to build natural supports and positive relationships.  Participants will be encouraged to participate in typical activities of community life, which could include community education or volunteer opportunities.  The activities will be offered in a variety of settings to encourage integration with community members without disabilities.  These supports may include socialization, adaptive skills, and support for participation in community activities.  These services may be offered in a group or individually.

Enhanced Homemaker

Enhanced homemaker services consist of direct training and instruction of household tasks, including cleaning, laundry, and cooking skills.  The goal of the service is to increase knowledge, skills and independence in maintaining a home.

Personal Care

Personal care services will assist the participant with a variety of activities for daily living, including hygiene, money management, attending medical appointments and grocery shopping.  The supports will be provided in the home or community as appropriate.  Elevated Supports staff will assist the participant in identifying his or her needs in this service area.