Through contracts with the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) TCRS offers training and support to individuals with developmental disabilities in their own homes and communities. Types of training and levels of support are specifically tailored to the needs of each individual program participant. Benefits for individuals participating in our program include:
- Training in maintaining good health.
- Development of necessary precautions to increase personal safety.
- Support in exercising personal power and choice.
- Enhanced personal value and positive recognition by self and others.
- Exposure to a range of experiences which encourage involvement in community activities.
- Improved ability to develop and maintain good relationships with friends and relatives.
- The development of competence to manage daily activities and pursue personal goals.
Services offered include:
- Meal preparation
- Bathing and Dressing
- Financial Resource Management
- Household assistance
- Personal hygiene
- Body care
- Eating assistance
- Self-medication assistance
- Transfer positioning
The cost of our services for most participants is covered by various governmental agencies. Some participants pay for their own services or receive financial support from their families.
The Community Living program provides Representative Payee services to individuals who receive Social Security benefits. TCRS charges a fee for service.
The Protective Payee program provides money management services to individuals receiving funds through General Assistance for the Unemployed (GAU) or Temporary Aid for Needy Families (TANF).
Behavior Support Services
TCRS provides behavior support services to individuals, families, or other agencies. These services include Functional Assessments; Positive Behavior Support Plans; Education and Supports; and Counseling. Referrals are made through the Division of Developmental Disabilities.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
DBT is a specialized program provided by TCRS. DBT is an intensive therapy using four concepts: mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation and interpersonal effectiveness. The DBT program provides supports and training to specific individuals and their care provider(s).