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UPCOMING EVENTS

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPORTS & SERVICES AT OPPORTUNITIES UNLIMITED

Community Based Day Services
Supported Employment
Family Support
Supported Living
24 hour Supported Living Services
Clinical Services
Case management
Transportation


Community Based Day Services
Day services at Opportunities Unlimited are community based i.e. individuals spend their day involved in activities of interest that facilitates their interaction and involvement with members of the community. Some places where individuals spend their time include – The RI Community Food Bank, Cranston Senior Center, Meals on Wheels, RI Hospital, SPCA. Staff assistance and support is available to insure a successful experience.

Supported Employment
ORS certified vendor in providing job seeking and job coaching services. Inclusive community employment focus for individuals seeking paid employment within their community.

Family Support
Services and supports are provided to an individual living at home with family. These supports/services can be designed to “teach” skills such as household management and budgeting and/or can be community based. An example of community based supports/services would be accessing recreational activities of interest.

Supported Living
Individuals who live on their own or with a roommate and do not require an intense level of staff support are eligible to receive supported living services. Staff supports are designed around the specific needs of the individual and can range from 2-3 hours a week up to 40-50 hours a week. Services are designed to support the individual to maintain the level of independence needed to live in the community.

24 hour Supported Living Services
Individuals who require a more intense level of support and supervision may choose to live in one of the 6 homes or 5 apartments operated by this agency within which 24 hour staff supports are available. Focus within these homes is on supporting individuals to develop skills needed to live, work and play successfully in their community. A variety of clinical supports usually are available within these homes.

Clinical services
A variety of clinical services are available. Examples of clinical services available include nursing, psychology, nutrition, counseling. Other clinical services such as physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy that may be required by an individual are accessed as needed. On call nursing supports are also available to those that require this level of nursing service.

Case Management
Individuals needing assistance with obtaining affordable housing, a roommate, medical services, transportation and other services can access the skills of management staff at the agency.

Transportation
As part of the individual Support Agreement, assistance with transportation may be identified as a need. This assistance may include teaching skills needed to access public transportation as well as provision of transportation to and from medical appointments, marketing, banking, recreation events, and to/from work.
 

The scope of supports and services in any of the areas is requested by the individual and detailed within the support agreement.


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