Home & Community Habilitation in Erie
As an option in our individualized day service programs, Home and Community Habilitation provides individuals with the opportunity to explore day activities of their choosing and focus on becoming active members of the community. As an alternative to traditional facility based programs and adult training facilities, this program is based out of the individual’s home and allow for greater flexibility in exploring their community and reaching their personal goals. Many adults choose to volunteer at various organizations as a way to not only explore their interests but also as a way to give back to their community.
What is Home & Community Habilitation?
Home and Community Habilitation is a one-on-one program that allows individuals the opportunity to explore day activities and become active members of their community.
Participants concentrate on a wide array of everyday living skills such as safety, communication, choice, money management, and socialization while working to become more independent in their home and gain connections to their neighborhood.
Unlike other adult programs, Home and Community Habilitation is based out of individual's homes and allows greater flexibility and connection to community activities and resources. Many individuals choose to utilize their independence and time outside of the home volunteering at local organizations as a way to not only pursue their personal interests, but to also give back to their community.
Popular activities include:
- Volunteering at food pantries
- Taking arts and crafts classes
- Attending Public Library Events