The Children's Day Habilitation Program (Section 28) provides in-home and community services to children ages 20 or younger with developmental disabilities and any diagnosis under the Autism spectrum. We are dedicated to helping our clients reach their fullest potential, learn to express themselves with positive communication, and build healthy relationships. We encourage families to better understand their child's special needs. Staff are certified, skilled and proficient.
Northern Maine General provides home supports to individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, brain injuries, and other related conditions, in order to help them live an inclusive life within their communities.
Qualified direct support professionals support individuals in their own homes or apartments or in an agency operated group home, otherwise known as waiver homes. Support can range from a few hours a week up to twenty-four hours per day and provides treatment geared to assist a person to increase or re-learn independent living skills, such as:
Shared Living provides a home and supports for an adult with intellectual disabilities in the home of a qualified independent contractor. Shared Living is similar to foster care, but with the emphasis that the home is a cooperative sharing of space and supports between adults. In essence, the individual becomes part of the Shared Living Home Provider's life and family.
NMG acts as an Administering Agency to the Shared Living Provider (SLP). In order to provide the services as a SLP, the SLP must enter into a contract with a qualified administering agency of their choice. The Agency role is to provide essential consultative services, such as:
Northern Maine General's Day Program provides facility and community based supports to individuals 18 years of age and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism, and/or other related conditions. The purpose is to assist the individual to develop the skills necessary to reach his or her full potential for independent living and navigating in the community.
Support can range from a few hours each week to 22 hours per week and provide treatment geared to assist a person to increase or re-learn independent living skills such as cooking and light housekeeping, physical and occupational fitness, personal hygiene, general and community safety, money management, accessing and engaging with community resources, and facilitating friendships and natural supports. The adult community support program is accredited by CARF.
QUALIFIED STAFF MEMBERS ARE ADDITIONALLY TRAINED IN AREAS THAT INCLUDE