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Causes: Birth Defects & Genetic Diseases, Health

Mission: Unified community connections, inc. Is a private, not-for-profit organization with the mission to support individuals with disabilities in achieving independence, productivity, and the quality of life they seek.

Programs: Residential services provide community based barrier-free housing, personal care assistance, and life skills training for adults with disabilities in agency-owned or leased single family homes and apartments throughout the state. Each home is modified by the organization to ensure accessibility, and individuals are supported 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year in leading active, productive lives as members of their communities. The residential program provided support to approximately 140 individuals with a wide array of disabilities and chronic health issues.

adult day programs offer men and women with developmental disabilities, 21 years of age and older, the opportunity to engage in meaningful individual and group activities. The organization operates five adult day program centers throughout the state. Medical adult day care is provided under the supervision of registered nurses for adults with significant and/or chronic health issues, and day habilitation services that focus on development of interpersonal, social and vocational skills are provided for other individuals. Adult day programs provided services to approximately 240 individuals with a wide array of disabilities and chronic health issues.

the delrey school provides special education, therapies, and medical support services to children with physical and/or cognitive disabilities, ages two to 21. The delrey school provided services for approximately 30 children.

in-home supports assist individuals who need or want supports such as personal care, housekeeping and case management in order to remain in their own homes. Support services may be requested by the individual or a family member. Accessible transportation services provide daily curb to curb pickup and drop-off to and from each day program center. The lift-equipped buses also provide transportation for day program participants on community outings and transport individuals in the residential program to and from medical appointments and recreational and leisure activities. Supported employment services provide assistance with developing vocational skills, job selection, interviewing, training and maintaining paid and volunteer positions in the community. Individuals are also assisted with finding and accessing transportation to and from their places of employment. No boundaries assistive technology center (the center) offers augmentative communication assessments and personalized training for children and adults with communication difficulties. Assistive devices are customized by staff to meet the unique needs of each individual. The center also serves as an equipment lending library.

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