GRBJ - Intentional communities help adults with IDD

By Mary Muliett

One thing almost every person desires is the ability to live independently while remaining connected to a community of friends and peers.

For some, this goal is easily attainable; it’s just the natural flow of life. For adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), however, this goal is not so easy to achieve. At Samaritas, we serve 172 adults with IDD in 12 group homes, and in our At Home Support Services throughout Michigan. We also provide stable, secure, affordable housing to more than 1,200 seniors, families and individuals. National research reveals that in many American locales, waiting lists are growing for people with IDD to find housing and community living support; in some instances, access to support is not only delayed but even discontinued.

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Jun
17

Refugee Youth Art Exhibit

Paintings by refugee youth in Samaritas’s foster care program will be on display at Tabooli in East Lansing for World Refugee Awareness Week! Stop by to learn about their stories through their work and show your support by leaving notes for the young artists! Click Here for more...
Jun
18

Flint Foster Care Orientation

Join us to learn more about becoming a foster parent! A 2-3 hour orientation will give you all you need to take the next steps! 1024 Professional Dr, Suite A3 Flint, MI  48532      Contact: Lauren Smith Resource Family Development-Team Lead Direct: (734)...
Jun
18

Flint Foster Care Orientation

Join us to learn more about becoming a foster parent! A 2-3 hour orientation will give you all you need to take the next steps! 1024 Professional Dr, Suite A3 Flint, MI  48532      Contact: Lauren Smith Resource Family Development-Team Lead Direct: (734)...
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