Straight Path SLS/ILS

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Program Information

Independent Living Services Program

The Independent Living Services (ILS) Program offers one-on-one training to consumers who wish to live on their own in the community. ILS utilizes systematic teaching methods to foster independence and assist individuals as they learn to perform the daily tasks needed for an independent lifestyle.  Services include:


Budget development and money management training
Personal/social development
Assistance with personal health and hygiene (knowing who to contact to monitor your health, buying personal hygiene products)
Use of dental and medical services and self advocacy
Personal assistance in menu planning, meal preparation and shopping in natural environments
Home maintenance
Community resource awareness and use of public transportation
Additional extended support as needed

Supported Living Services

The Supported Living Program offers a variety of services to consumers who wish to live independently. Utilizing the Person-Centered Planning process, consumers design and implement their own plans to secure and maintain chosen housing and staffing. Ongoing monitoring and support is provided by Straight Path on a regular and responsive basis. Services include:

Location of appropriate, accessible home or apartment

Home maintenance
Community mobility training, resource awareness and use of public transportation
Facilitating circles of support, personal/social development
Assistance with hiring, training, and supervising staff
Arranging for installation of technological and adaptive devices (i.e. grab bars, ramps, lifts, environmental controls, communication equipment)
Development of customized emergency response systems
24-hour emergency assistance
Budget development and money management training
Assistance with personal health and hygiene (knowing who to contact to monitor your health, buying personal hygiene products)
Use of dental and medical services and self advocacy
Personal assistance in menu planning, meal preparation and shopping in natural environments
Additional extended support as needed