Mission: Hit supports people with disabilities through self-directed services that promote independence, dignity and respect.
Programs: Residential serviceshit provides residential group home services to people who have various developmental disabilities. The organization operates eight group homes that are licensed to serve four to seven individuals. There are a total of twelve homes and sites. Services provided at these sites are individualized to resident needs. The primary purpose of a group home is to provide an environment that is the least restrictive and yet gives support where needed. This gives the individual the opportunity to belong to the community around them in the most inclusive manner. Two homes serve children under the age of 21, nine homes serve adults and one home primarily serve retired individuals who will benefit from a 24 hour residential setting. The program in the retirement home is committed to assisting aging individuals in retaining a meaningful level of physical and mental health by developing interest and encouraging participation in activities.
developmental day activity programhit's day programs provide individuals with a personalized program of achievement based on the individual's goals and objectives. The programs fall primarily into one of three areas - day activity, senior program and training center - and offer the flexibility of moving between the three areas as needs and desires dictate. The day programs operate from 9am to 4:30pm monday through friday and are headquartered out of the hit administration building at 2640 sunset drive and 1007 18th st nw, mandan. Work contracts, recreational and leisure activities and other programs are carried out throughout the communities of bismarck and mandan. The day program offers services to the public through west river produce and west river lawn services.
rehabilitative brain injury serviceshit inc. Provides different levels of brain injury services. Dakota alpha offers physical, occupational, and speech therapies, cognitive retraining, independent living skills training, social services, activities, and dietary services, and is staffed 24 hours per day by professional nursing staff. Dakota pointe offers more of an independent living type setting. The two facilities have a total of 30 beds. The new brain injury social & recreational services provide extra one-on-one time for the individuals within dakota alpha and dakota pointe.
hit inc. Employment services provides job development, job placement and follow along services to assist individuals with disabilities acquire gainful employment. We assist the consumer with location, obtaining and maintaining employment in the community which there is two phases to our supported employment services. Training and stabilization focuses on teaching job tasks and meeting other employment related requirements. Extended services are designed to provide the on-going support necessary to maintain employment after training and stabilization is completed. West river head start (net of donated services) is dedicated to the empowerment of children, families and staff through community partnerships in order to provide exceptional services in a holistic environment one child and family at a time. West river head start has four center-based sites with a total of 7 classrooms: four classrooms in mandan and one classroom in hazen, carson, and new salem. West river head start is a comprehensive early childhood program for eligible preschool children and their families. Other programs such as right track, the k. I. D. S. Infant development program, individual supported living arrangement program (isla), family care options iii (fcoiii), family support services (fss), childcare, and the missouri river educational cooperative are also provided by the organization.