Our residential supports are offered in group homes or community settings and vary according to individual's needs. Services assist and develop self-help, socialization and adaptive skills that improve the person's ability to independently reside and participate in an integrated community. "Residential Habitation" supports people who require ongoing daily support and "Independent Habitation" supports people who need supports on less than a daily basis.
Family Support Services
Family Support Services are offered in a person's family's home. This is a family-centered support service based on the person's or primary caregivers's need for support in meeting the health, developmental and safety need to remain in a n appropriate home environment. Family Support Services may include parenting support, extended home health care, in-home support and family care option.
Services for people who have brain injury or autism are available pending HAV-IT's capacity at the time of referral.
HAV-IT provides day program services supporting people during the day. People who have developmental disabilities may participate in any combination of the services below.
Day Habitation is a day program of scheduled activities that provide formalized training and staff supports that promote skill development for the acquisition, retention, or improvement of self-help, socialization and adaptive skills. Activities might include:
- Arts such as music, dancing, painting, etc.
- Hobbies such as fishing, knitting, painting, crafting woodworking, gardening, photography
- Education in areas such as fire safety, wellness & health, current events
- Sports such as basketball, bocce, bowling, or softball
- Outdoor activities such as games, mini-golf, 4-wheeler rides
- Visits to community sites such as museums, farms, nursing homes,or zoos
- Participating in community events such as food drives and celebrations
Employment Support assists people in obtaining and maintaining paid employment in an integrated setting. Services are designed for people who need intensive, ongoing support to perform in a work setting. Services include on-the-job or off-the-job employment, including job development. Employment supports includes individual employment support and small group employment support.
Prevocational Services offer formalized training, experience and staff support designed to prepare people for paid employment in integrated community settings. Services are structured to develop general abilities and skills that support employability in a work setting. Services are not directed at teaching job-specific skills, but ar specific habilitative goals outlined in the individual's person-centered service plan.