Tag: disability services
Celebrating Our 2022 Accomplishments
Here we are again! It’s December and we are working to close out the year with so many positive memories and accomplishments. It’s the perfect time to reflect on our successes and cast a bit of a vision for 2023. Here’s a brief spotlight on what we’re proud to have accomplished in 2022. The Neighborhood Network expanded! Thanks to grant… read more
Benefits of Becoming a Shared Living Provider
Are you a Direct Service Provider (DSP) looking for a stable, rewarding job you can do from home? Working as a Shared Living Contractor may be the perfect career opportunity for you! In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits of becoming a Shared Living Provider and how to get started as one. What is Shared Living? Shared Living (also known… read more
Shared Living Model: Changing lives together
Are you looking for a safe, nurturing living environment that provides your loved one with the opportunity to learn and grow? GoodLife’s Shared Living Model does exactly that! In Shared Living (also known as Professional Family Teaching Model), an individual with intellectual or developmental disabilities lives with a carefully selected family in their home. One of the most appealing aspects… read more
What if my child/loved one doesn’t like their roommates?
Living with roommates can be a fantastic experience. You get to know new people, learn about their interests, and build lasting friendships. Most of our residents get along with their roommates and enjoy living together. But, what happens if your loved one with intellectual or developmental disabilities doesn’t like their roommates? If there are any challenges between housemates, our well-trained… read more
What are the options for residential services and who gets to decide what program my loved one will be placed in?
Imagine what it would be like to have your loved one with an intellectual or developmental disability in a safe and supportive residence, to know they’re surrounded by people who care about them and are trained to assist them in reaching their fullest potential. That’s what GoodLife’s residential services can provide for those we serve. We offer several residential options… read more
When Can My Loved One Move into GoodLife’s Residential Services?
The decision to move your loved one into residential services is a big one, and it’s important to consider all your options before making a choice. When looking at housing options, there are several things to think about, including the support your loved one needs and their goals. GoodLife provides residential services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that… read more