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Causes: Group Homes, Human Services

Mission: Stars family services is organized to

Programs: Residential program - residential homes are for those with intellectual or developmental disabilities. This is a supportive living arrangement. Program service/objectives: sfs seeks to provide residents with the tools to develop life skills needed for independent or semi-independent living. The life skills which are focused on are; 1. Cooking (identifying cooking implements, basic cooking skills, using small and large appliances) 2. Cleaning (identifying and using cleaning appliances and products, keeping bedroom clean, keeping common areas clean) 3. Grocery shopping (following a grocery list, appropriate store behavior, unload groceries at home and appropriately put away) 4. Interpersonal relationships (appropriately socializing with housemates, staff, and new acquaintances/visitors) 5. Personal responsibilities (time management, using public transportation, money management, being prepared for outings) 6. Personal care (hygiene, safety, emergencies, knowledge of personal info) clients serviced: all residents of the sfs home, up to 4 males. Days of care provided: 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, currently excluding a number of major holidays when residents spend time with family or friends. Program service measurements: 1. Each resident's progress is assessed using the resident independence assessment form. 2. Based on the above assessment, each resident is provided with an individualized life skills plan. The individualized lsp provides residents with with individualized goals and objectives to move them closer to independence in all areas of life skills development. Staff works individually with residents to ensure that all individualized goals are being addressed.

job partner program - provide job partner coaches at the college church,wheaton resale shops to come alongside those with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The partner coach will assess and design goals for each partner. The goals are designed to move job partners closer to independence as they complete tasks in a resale shop environment. All participants in the partner program will perform their tasks according to these values. Excellence: we will perform task to the best of our abili

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