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Victoria Community Living Program

Our Community Living Program teaches skills and encourages residents to make choices about their living accommodations, school locations and work/leisure activities. Designed around person-centered planning, a process that identifies existing and natural supports, the program incorporates individual preferences and strengths, and provides strategies and resources for achieving effective outcomes.

Assessment and Support Planning

Embracing an interdisciplinary team approach, our Community Living Program emphasizes the improvement of independent functioning and access to community resources. The program staff, comprised of psychiatrists, physicians, nurses and vocational professionals, utilizes carefully designed comprehensive evaluations and initial assessments. These assessments evaluate psychiatric, physical, vocational, social and developmental, living skills, recreation, strengths and personal goals. Individual care plans are then developed to address each resident’s needs, and they are continuously monitored for progress and modifications.


The following system of services are available to all individuals enrolled in our Community Living Program:

  • Case management
  • Dietary services
  • Counseling
  • Nursing services
  • Physical therapy
  • Supported living
  • Occupational therapy
  • Habilitation training
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Pre-vocational training
  • Social work
  • Supported employment
  • Psychological services
  • Respite care


Enrollment in the Community Living Program is limited to the number of individuals in specified target groups and Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services-approved geographic areas. Private referrals are accepted for individuals with:

  • A diagnosis of an intellectual and/or developmental disability
  • A mental illness with ability to live in non-restrictive community settings