Designed for adults with mild intellectual disabilities and those that have experienced an acquired brain injury, Annandale Village’s Independent Living Program provides a comprehensive range of residential, vocational, recreational, and social supportive services in an off-campus environment that fosters lifelong skills acquisition, community integration, and independence.
Individuals served through Annandale’s Independent Living Program receive the following provision of services:
Community-based Residential Living: The opportunity to choose their place of residence and where and with whom they live on an equal basis with others
Person-centered Planning and Service Delivery: Services that reflect the individual’s preferences, goals and unique needs, and that maximize opportunities for success.
Integration of Health Care Services: Comprehensive mental and physical health and dental care necessary to maintain optimal health.
Coordination of Services: Assistance in coordinating services and establishing partnerships to optimize the ability to prosper in the community.
Personal Safety: Safety and security in home and community settings.
Individual Rights and Dignity of Risk: Support to exercise rights, make informed choices, and to accept personal responsibility.
Community Inclusion and Socialization: Support in developing and maintaining family connections and friendships, and assistance in accessing resources and participating in the community.
Vocational & Educational Supports: Meaningful work, productive activity or appropriate educational opportunities.
Advocacy: Training and support for living in the community and navigating the service-providing system.