Children, teens, and adults who are medically fragile or have behavioral problems. State supported living centers provide 24-hour residential services, comprehensive behavioral treatment services and health care services, including physician services, nursing services and dental services. Other services include skills training; occupational, physical and speech therapies; vocational programs; and services to maintain connections between residents and their families and natural support systems.
Types of admission:
Respite: is temporary care to provide help or relief to a person with a developmental disability or his or her family. Respite can be provided for up to 30 days with one 30-day extension.
Emergency: is temporary care for someone who has an urgent need for services. This can last for up to 12 months.
Regular: is the long-term placement of someone who requires rehabilitative services, care, training and treatment.