Developmental Disability Services
Providing Individualized Support
Mental Health Support Services' developmental disability services provide flexible and individualized supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities. These include, among other services, residential supports to adults, training and support to individuals (age 11 to adult) with developmental disabilities.
- Day Support Services
- Developmental Disabilities Residential
- Employment Services
- Service Coordination
Day Support Services
Day Support Services promotes the individual service needs of our clients and offers a variety of services to address each person’s individual needs and behavioral wellness. Our services include center based group day services, community coaching services and community engagement services.
Center Based Group Day Services
Center based group day services include skill building and support for the acquisition or retention of adaptive skills, community integration, employability, self-help and socialization.
Services may include skill development and positive behavioral support for persons to be successful in their career planning, community, connection to community resources and home environments.
The ratio of service is one staff person to seven service participants.
Community Coaching Services
Community coaching services take place in a community setting only and is designed for people who need individual support to address a barrier to participating in community engagement and build a skills set.
Activities include building positive relationships and natural supports in the community, community activities and events, educational and cultural activities, and skill building tasks.
The ratio of service is one staff person to one service participant.
Community Engagement Services
Community engagement services take place in a community setting only and provides opportunities to facilitate and build relationships and natural supports in the community and utilize the community as a learning environment.
Activities are conducted at naturally occurring times and settings in which the individual actively interacts with persons without disabilities (other than those paid to support the individual), such as cultural and educational activities, unpaid work experiences, and other community based exposure.
The ratio of service is one staff person to three service participants.
Developmental Disabilities Residential
Developmental Disabilities (DD) Residential provides residential supports to adults with intellectual disabilities based on the individual’s needs. Types of residential services include:
DD Waiver Group Homes
- 24-hour staffing supports
- Three to five-bedroom homes
DD Waiver Supported Living
- 24-hour staffing on-site
- One to two-bedroom apartments
DD In-Home Services
- Access to 24-hour on-call support
- Live in the community or with family
- Receive minimal support to maintain their independence
DD Intermediate Care Facilities
- 24-hour staffing
- High need of support from various professional disciplines
- Multiple bed facilities
- In addition to other specialized care based on identified needs, individuals receive:
- Nursing care
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Speech therapy
Chesterfield Employment Services
Chesterfield Employment Services (CES) provides assistance to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in securing and keeping employment in the community. Our services include:
- Job coach supports to discover your interests, develop a resume, submit applications and interview
- Evaluate how earnings may impact your government benefits
- Behavioral support
- Transportation to and from work
- Assessments in real job situations
- Training once hired
- Follow up supports for you and your employer
Service Coordination provides individualized and flexible support to persons with developmental disabilities. Service coordination intake and case management services include:
- Assessments on current abilities and needs
- Assistance in applying for benefits
- Information and referral
- Informational workshops
- Initial evaluation
- Overview of agency services
- Referrals to outside agencies
- School transition planning
- Short-term case management