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Causes: Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Job Training, Ukraine

Mission: To empower individuals with disabilities to live a full and meaningful life by affording them the opportunity to live, work, and play in the community.

Programs: Marcs intermediate care facility for the intellectually disabled program provides residential services with a 24 hour care program. Each residence is located within community neighborhoods and house from 6 to 13 individuals each. Each resident has an individualized program plan that is co-developed by the client and his/her interdisciplinary team. The objective of each plan is to help the client achieve the necessary skills to become as independent as possible.

marcs home and community based services program includes residential homes, in home support, supported home living, and foster care. Residential homes have 4 residents living in each home. Residents participate in programs developed by their support team which includes goals to help each individual obtain the highest level of independence possible. In home support allows individuals to live in his/her own home with marc staff available to implement programming and training developed by the team. Supported home living is for individuals who choose to live in their own homes or apartments. The support team develops a plan with goals for each person. Staff supports the individual with training, transportation and social opportunities. Foster care is a facet of hcs whereby adults live with their families or an approved foster parent. The support team develops a program to be implemented at home. The person may attend marcs vocational program or other available day programs. Each person supported in the hcs program participates in a job related activity provided by marc.

marcs daily enrichment day habilitation or day hab program addresses the needs of individuals with disabilities who have not obtained work skills. Although more than 60 men and women included in the program do not have jobs in any work environment, marcs staff strive to help each individual reach his or her highest level of ability in an extended learning environment. Each individual receives one on one mentoring during daily curriculums. Together with marc staff, the client may set personal goals to include development in communication, self-awareness, speech, social skills, and general well-being.

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