Devereux offers residential and placement services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them lead more independent and fulfilling lives. We provide safe, comfortable and supportive home environments to ensure adults have access to services that are appropriate to their cognitive, emotional and social development.
Each adult’s strengths and goals are incorporated into an individualized care plan that promotes independence.
We support individuals over the age of 22 with diagnoses including:
Residential services offer congregate living options for adults in the community, with 24-hour assistance from highly trained staff. This supportive home environment promotes well-being, and programming is designed to strengthen decision-making skills in community-based settings.
Devereux’s adult services emphasize long-term stability for individuals while they increase their independence.
The following principles are incorporated into all of our programs:
Devereux’s Shared Living Program is actively looking for compassionate caregivers who would be willing to welcome adults with developmental disabilities into their homes.
Shared Living Providers receive ongoing support, training and services to help them provide the best possible care, as well as a stipend based on the individual’s level of need.
Shared Living offers adults an opportunity to maximize their quality of life, while living in a natural community setting.
We work closely with families to provide positive matches with an individual.
Devereux’s Shared Living Program provides:
Responsibilities of Shared Living Providers may include helping the individual with:
For more information on becoming a Shared Living Provider, contact your nearby Devereux office.
At Devereux Massachusetts and Rhode Island, it is our policy to practice nondiscrimination in services. All activities are conducted without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
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