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Residential and Community Based Services

Indian Creek Foundation's Residential and Community Based Services division provides a continuum of individualized services to support adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities in exploring their place in the community. Twenty-four hour a day care is provided in group homes throughout the area.

This division also provides long and short term supports to children and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities living with their families and in the community.

For more information, contact the Residential and Community Based Services Director at (267)203-1500 ext. 153.

Homes in the community where adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities reside. Direct Support Professionals, working on a shift basis, provide support and supervision tailored to the specific needs and preferences of the individuals living in each residence. In most cases, staff support is 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Each resident is taught individual skills and is supported in realizing his or her goals.

Admission to our CLA homes is initiated through the county referral process. Contact your Supports Coordinator for more information on the residential referral process.

Individually licensed homes in the community supporting six to eight adults. Direct Support Professionals, working on a shift basis, provide active treatment teaching new self-help skills and preventing individuals from losing their current skills. Staff support is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The staff teaches skills that assist each individual in developing or maintaining their self-dignity and functioning more independently in the community.

Admission to our ICF/ID homes is initiated through the county referral process. Contact your Supports Coordinator for more information on the residential referral process.

Lifesharing allows individuals with developmental disabilities to live with families who provide care in their private home. The Lifesharing provider helps each individual learn and apply new skills while becoming a part of the family’s everyday life. The Lifesharing provider also provides food, shelter and care of personal needs.

Indian Creek Foundation registered nurses take an active stance in the areas of advocacy, protecting individual rights, respecting human dignity, promoting independence and maintaining an optimal level of functioning. Nurses oversee the provision of healthcare for all residents. The nursing staff also operates an internal nurse-run clinic that provides treatment for acute health concerns related to chronic conditions. These services are available to all individuals in Indian Creek Foundation programs.

Respite services offer short-term relief for families caring for someone with a developmental disability. Services are offered on both and hourly and overnight schedule and are available in-home or through a host family. Families may wish to use either option, depending on their particular needs. 

This program provides social, recreation and educational resources for people age 16 and older with an intellectual or developmental disability. The focus of this program is to emphasize social growth while having fun. Bi-monthly meeting features games, dancing, arts & craft lessons or talent nights. 

Supported Living provides support services to adults with a developmental disability living on their own in the community. A variety of supports are provided for each individual based on their needs. These services may include arranging medical appointments, assistance with daily living skills, providing recreational opportunities and financial management.