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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Developmentally Disabled Centers, Disabilities, Human Services

Mission: To provide supports and services to people with developmental disabilities

Programs: Lifequest provides vocational services (training, job coaching, job placement, follow up, etc) to approximately 150 people who have developmental disabilities. About 75 have jobs in the community and about 75 receive vocational training at the agency's day program (m-f, 9:00 a. M. -3:30 p. M. ).

lifequest provides residential services to about 135 people who have developmental disabilities - 45 in group homes, 35 in supervised apartments, and 55 in monitored apartments in the community. Staff provide support services of all kinds - personal care, food services, shopping, transportation, social-recreational supports, etc.

lifequest provides family support services (service coordination, financial assistance, respite care, personal care, etc. ) to about 700 families around the state of south dakota so that they can keep their sons and daughters at home, to prevent out-of-home placement.

other programs include 1) service coordinators, who coordinate the various services people with disabilities receive from the organization and 2) nursing/medical care, which provides for basic nursing and medical care for the people with disabilities receiving services through the organization.

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