Alexandria Community Services Board offers day programs for adults, including placement in jobs, work crews, sheltered workshops and pre-vocational programs.
Bellwether Behavioral Health programs provide services and supports for intellectually and developmentally disabled adults from Virginia in residential and day community settings. Both Center Based, Community Coaching and Community Engagement are offered. Each program is state-licensed and provides intensive treatment for individuals with challenging behaviors as well as supports for those with significant adaptive needs.
Our program focuses both on functional enhancement and behavioral improvement to ensure individuals gain the skills essential for
independent living and the provision of varied, daily opportunities to ensure our individuals are able to pursue their interests, enjoy their hobbies and jobs and develop a social support network in the community.
Based on the “clubhouse” model, where choice and opportunities are the focus, this unique program provides diverse activities for adults with multiple and co-occurring disabilities, both facility based and primarily in the community. Activities and training are geared to enhance mobility, communication, socialization and leisure skills, while promoting community assimilation and involvement. Goals are to assist participants to enhance life skills, while developing new relationships and enjoying new experiences.
Respite and In-Home Services:
Provides an array of supports to families and individuals who live in their own home. Type and level of support vary based on the needs and preferences of the family and/or individual. Support may be one-time-only, such as an environmental modification, or can be on-going, such as drop-in or friendly visitor support, to more intensive monitoring and training. In-home supports are very flexible and the goals are to assist individuals to stay in their own homes while maximizing their opportunities for independence.
CR offers individuals with disabilities supportive housing and the physical, mental and emotional services needed to facilitate independent and dignified living within the community.
Community Systems, Inc. is a four-state family of non-profit, tax exempt corporations whose MISSION is: helping persons with disabilities to find happiness in their own homes, in their personal relationships, and as contributing members of their community.
There is a story behind every man and woman that becomes a part of the ECHO family. Through the support of their families and the caring staff at ECHO, each individual is able to overcome barriers to employment and community access and achieve their optimal levels of personal and economic growth through ECHO programs that provide jobs for people with disabilities and much more.
Programs & Services include:
Extended Employment Services
School-to-Work Transition Program
Medically Fragile Day Support
Training in Work Skills and Socialization
Legacy Farms is committed to helping individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities explore opportunities that advance their employment, education, life skills, health, and well-being. Our programs provide experience in a wide array of agrarian based job skills and settings, all designed to give our farmers “hands-on” learning opportunities and contribute to their community.
Specialized Day Programs
At Legacy Farms, our role is to provide the proper support needed for those who choose to utilize our employment and day support services and offer a welcoming and safe environment to learn. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to do meaningful work, therefore we offer a selection of services to meet the individual needs of each participant. They include:
Job Skills Training;
Supported Employment Services; and
We also offer an weekday services and programs to aid participants in reaching their fullest potential. By providing a variety of options, they are able to expand their interaction with their peers, their community and the world at large within structured settings. These include:
Introduction to Self-Employment;
Legacy Farmers Giving Back;
Farm and Art Therapy; and
Health and well-being.