Community Based Supports

What Are Community Based Supports

Services that provide direct support and assistance for participants, with or without the caregiver present , in or out of the participant’s residence, to achieve and/or maintain the outcomes of increased independence, productivity, enhanced family functioning, and inclusion in the community, as outlined in his/her Service Plan. Community- Based Supports are delivered one-on-one with a participant and may include but are not limited to: assistance with community-based activities and assistance to, as well as training and supervision of, individuals as they learn and perform the various tasks that are included in basic self-care, social skills, and activities of daily living.

Examples of Community Based Supports Activities

*Please note that examples are not all inclusive of everything that can be funded through this service

  • Support from staff to enable an individual to attend an event, take a class,
  • Support from staff to assist an individual participating in activities such as: assistance in completing activities of daily living, ordering off a menu, purchasing items, learning basic cooking, laundry skills, etiquette, travel training, accessing activities in the community,
  • One-on-one tutoring
  • Support on a job site to assist in basic self-care, social skills, and activities of daily living

Clinical Setting Only

Program Director:
Daijanae Upshaw, BA
Office Phone: 856-579-7715
Work Cell: 856-536-2303