Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Support and opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to pursue their personal interests in the local community

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Service Overview

Community Engagement Activities take place in community settings based on the interests of individuals in order to build relationships in the community, become involved as active community members, and enjoy community participation based on their interests. Activities include introducing individuals to volunteer jobs, exposure to job opportunities, using recreational resources, accessing classes, and seasonal event participation.  Community Engagement fosters the ability of the individual to choose, acquire, retain, or improve skills necessary to build positive social connections, interpersonal skills, greater independence, and job readiness skills.


Contact Info
Available Locations
Eligibility Criteria
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have diagnosis of intellectual disability or developmental disability
  • Must have funding source for full payment of service
  • Must be able to be served in a 1:3 staff to client ratio
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  • Personal care supplies if needed: briefs; medical supplies (finger sticks, test strips); change of clothing; special eating utensils/clothing protection gear
  • Medication in pharmacy packaging; OTC in original packaging
  • Signed Physician’s order documenting all prescribed and OTC medications and health care protocols
  • Activity funds ($10 per month)
  • Appropriate attire to wear to go out in the community

FAQs

You can find answers to our most frequently asked questions about this service here. If you’ve got a question we haven’t covered, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Expand How do I get a referral to the Meadowcreek Community Engagement program? How do I get a referral to the Meadowcreek Community Engagement program?

Referrals are made through DD Case managers.  Individuals may tour the program and arrange for a visit. Case managers can contact the program director to clarify any restrictions to available openings.

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Expand What are some examples of exclusionary criteria for programs at Meadowcreek? What are some examples of exclusionary criteria for programs at Meadowcreek?
  • Clients are unwilling to participate in implementation of ISP.
  • If there is a documented reason that placement of a client in the program at a given time would not be in the best interest of the applicant and/or the current participants of that program due to the client’s needs and wants exceeding the programs available resources, services would not be offered.
  • Violent or threatening behaviors that pose a threat to the safety and welfare of clients and staff.
  • Disruptive behaviors that interfere with the service delivery to other clients.
  • Limited openings for individuals who are non-ambulatory due to safety and staffing ratios.
  • Personal care, medical or behavior support needs exceed staff resources to safely and adequately support individual.
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Expand What kind of services can I expect with Meadowcreek Community Engagement? What kind of services can I expect with Meadowcreek Community Engagement?
  • Individuals are paired with others who have similar interests in community events and activities
  • The duration of an activity and the frequency are based on individual choice and staff availability
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Region Ten buildings and grounds are smoke free. We offer Auricular acupuncture and smoking cessation groups, which have been proven to help reduce cravings.

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Key resources

Region Ten Financial/Billing Resources
DBHDS Resources for DD
CSB Directory
Community Mental Health and Wellness Coalition
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