Direct support professionals work closely with individuals, one on one and in group settings, to assist them in learning daily living activities ranging from laundry, grocery shopping, menu planning and budgeting to learning to access the community resources in their neighborhoods. All services are provided in the community or the individual’s home.
Family Support Services
Financial assistance for family recreation activities and transportation to low-income families are available. To be eligible, individuals must be living at home with their family and be a Monroe County resident.
Individual Support Services
Individuals Supports and Services (ISS) Housing Subsidy is designed to support income-eligible individuals with developmental disabilities who choose to live in their communities, whether alone, with roommates, and/or with live-in caregivers. These individuals must be financially and legally responsible (e.g. lease holder) for their housing unit as a responsible tenant. Individuals may also be eligible for assistance with their security deposit and other moving expenses.