Mission: Marc community resources provides opportunities for people who have disabilities to determine where and how they live, learn, work, and play.
Programs: Community living services marc community resources served 125 individuals in developmental disability group homes or behavioral health residential programs. Without such programs, the vulnerable individuals that we serve would be at high risk of being placed in costly institutional care such as skilled nursing facilities also known as icf/mrs, hospitals or jails. By avoiding skilled nursing care in an icf/mr, taxpayers saved over 6 million in this past year. 99 of those receiving services expressed satisfaction with the quality of programs and also experienced a progressive move or maintained residency in the most optimal setting during the program year.
employment related services 339 adults with severe disabilities were placed in competitive employment at an average wage of 10. 50 per hour. 71 of all people placed in competitive or supported employment retained their jobs for 90 days or more. Within two years of competitive placement, individuals returned the total cost of services in taxes. Stated differently, for every dollar invested in rehabilitation, individuals with disabilities returned 7 in taxes once gainfully employed. While the arizona department of economic security/rehabilitation services administration averages in excess of 90 days, 87 of individuals at marc community resources referred for job placement participated in an intake within 15 days of initial referral. 97 of external stakeholders expressed satisfaction with the effectiveness of the services provided.
home and community based services hcbs including all supportive housing maintained a 100 success rate in supporting the consumers to continue living within their own home or within the home of their family as opposed to foster homes, nursing care, or shelters. 100 of survey respondents report that services exceed their expectation and that they are satisfied with the services received. Marc community resources home and community based services continued to serve the clients of the area agency on aging. Hcbs averaged four days from the family/individuals selection of marc community resources to start of service delivery.