Douglas County

Services

 

Neighborhood Network

The Neighborhood Network offers semi-independent adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities a safe option to live independently with support when they need it.

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Shared Living

In the Shared Living Model (also known as Professional Family Teaching Model), an individual lives with a carefully screened and trained host family in a nurturing home environment. This arrangement is similar to a private home experience to provide an individual with the most independence and best quality of life.

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Day Services

Day Services are adult programs and activities that provide meaningful opportunities designed to enrich the lives of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Individuals enrolled in Day Services participate in a variety of activities at our centers and in the community and can enjoy learning opportunities such as daily-living skills, health and recreation programs, and volunteering opportunities.

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Family Teaching

The Family Teaching Model uses a range of staffing strategies to accommodate the various support needs of people who live in the home. Most Family Teaching Model residences are duplexes where individuals with disabilities live on one side, and the Family Teacher lives on the other.

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Midnight Farm

Midnight Farm offers a chance for Residents and Day Service attendees to connect with nature and explore various forms of creativity on a beautiful, 40-acre farm located in Douglas County, KS.

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Our Process

How To Get Started with GoodLife

1. Complete an Initial Screening Form
2. Talk with our Director of Admissions about your options with GoodLife
3. If GoodLife is a fit for you, complete and submit the full application

We understand that getting started with services can be overwhelming. We’ll help guide you through every step of our application process and make sure you feel comfortable with the transition into GoodLife’s services. Our application process is extensive so we can ensure that every resident is placed where they will thrive.

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Douglas County Key Staff

Stephanie Thorne

Stephanie Thorne

Director of Admissions

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Michelle Ray

Michelle Ray

Director of Douglas County Regional Services

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- Joe, Neighborhood Network Resident

"The Neighborhood Network is one of the best programs I’ve ever lived in. One of the best things about it is the staff. They are all here for us and they help us get where we want to be. Everyone is caring and they help with problem solving when we have a bad day. I am blessed to wake up here every morning and know that I am around my number one family.

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Welcome to the GoodLife!

Great news! After 44 years serving individuals with disabilities, CLO has expanded its mission under a new parent company called GoodLife Innovations, Inc. New name, new website, same belief: a purposeful life of choice, dignity, and independence is possible for those with diverse abilities. Come along as we continue to make a meaningful difference.

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