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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Apr
25

Kalamazoo 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! RSVP to Patty Nikolich, at 269-270-7150 or pniko@samaritas.org. Our office address is 4341 S. Westnedge Ave. Suite 2000, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.
May
4

Troy Foster Care Orientation

Provide a safe and loving home to children by becoming a foster parent with Samaritas. Register for orientation by contacting Renee Yancy at (313) 269-7895 or jtayl2@samaritas.org. All orientations are held at the Samaritas Troy Office: 2170 E. Big Beaver Rd. Ste. B , Troy, MI 48083 (We are...
May
4

Foster Parent Respite Date

On May 4th,  we will be planting flowers in small pots for children to take home, playing games and doing outside activities if the weather is nice! Snacks will be provided. 1545 Keystone Ave Lansing, MI Please contact Kayla Polzin for more infomration.
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