Residential Services

Our Service Models:

GoodLife’s residential services offer a variety of living arrangements developed around the level of need of the individual.

Service Coordination

Neighborhood Network

The Neighborhood Network offers semi-independent adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities a safe option to live independently and on their own terms with support when they need it. Residents most often live in an apartment with a roommate.

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Professional Family Teaching Model

Family Teaching Model

The Family Teaching model uses a variety of staffing strategies to meet the greater support needs of the people who live in the homes. Family Teaching Model homes are primarily duplexes where the individual with disabilities lives in one side and staff lives in the other.

The Family Teaching Model

Shared Living Model

Our Shared Living (also known as Professional Family Teaching Model) is a program where an individual, couple, or family provides services in their home for a person with disabilities.

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Benefits to our Residential Services

Each person who chooses to live in a GoodLife home benefits from a Quality of Life Plan and an individualized schedule of preferred daily activities. GoodLife professionals, including nurses, behavior specialists, therapists, and other clinicians, provide support as needed. We’ve designed our services to create safe, comfortable, and long-term home environments that naturally support community involvement, consistent individualized care, and opportunities for learning new skills.

Quality Assurance

Our partnership with the University of Kansas helps us monitor our progress through our quality assurance program and guides us as we implement changes based on the most current research to create meaningful services for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD).

Questions about our Residential Services?

We recently compiled a list of the Top 5 Questions we get about our Residential Services. Check out our blog article to read the answers!

Top 5 Questions on Residential Services

Admission Process

To begin the admissions process, please contact Stephanie Thorne, Director of Intake, for additional information or to set up a tour. At any time you may complete the online initial application form using the link below.  Stephanie will be glad to walk you through the process, answer any questions, and communicate with you about the status of your application. As always, we welcome collaboration with families, guardians, team members and case managers.

Contact Stephanie at or 785-979-1922. INITIAL SCREENING FORM


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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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