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GESMV Developmental Disabilities services

Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley is the area leader in services for adults with special needs and developmental disabilities. We offer safe, caring, home-away-from-home and person-centered programs for those who want to experience independence in the community. We respect the preferences, choices, abilities and culture of all individuals as they relate to our services. Choose from our flexible scheduling and programming with Door-To-Door Transportation, Personal Care Service and Community-Focused Activities.

All of our programs promote personal growth through a variety of community activities and interactions. The individualized programs are initially built by completing person-centered planning with individuals and their teams to determine what is important to and for the individual.

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GESMV Developmental Disabilities services

Services for individuals with disabilities

Young man with developmental disability in wheelchair being assisted to wipe dry a wooden spoon.

Adult Day Programs - Beavercreek

Adult Day Supports is day programming for individuals with significant or severe
developmental disabilities. Individuals attending Adult Day Services are either not
interested or not capable of integrated community employment.
Adult Day Services includes door to door transportation for participants, and it operates Monday through Friday during the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Adult Day Supports participants engage in daily programming activities such as arts and crafts, “grub
club,” and community outings. Community engagement is an integral part of Adult Day Supports programming. To ensure community integration occurs on a daily basis, Goodwill Easterseals operates Adult Day Supports based on a small census, serving
up to 15 individuals per Adult Day Supports site.

Young man with developmental disability in wheelchair being assisted to wipe dry a wooden spoon.

Adult Day Programs - Centerville

Adult Day Supports is day programming for individuals with significant or severe
developmental disabilities. Individuals attending Adult Day Services are either not
interested or not capable of integrated community employment.
Adult Day Services includes door to door transportation for participants, and it operates Monday through Friday during the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Adult Day Supports participants engage in daily programming activities such as arts and crafts, “grub
club,” and community outings. Community engagement is an integral part of Adult Day Supports programming. To ensure community integration occurs on a daily basis, Goodwill Easterseals operates Adult Day Supports based on a small census, serving
up to 15 individuals per Adult Day Supports site.

Young man with developmental disability in wheelchair being assisted to wipe dry a wooden spoon.

Adult Day Programs - Piqua

Adult Day Supports is day programming for individuals with significant or severe
developmental disabilities. Individuals attending Adult Day Services are either not
interested or not capable of integrated community employment.
Adult Day Services includes door to door transportation for participants, and it operates Monday through Friday during the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Adult Day Supports participants engage in daily programming activities such as arts and crafts, “grub
club,” and community outings. Community engagement is an integral part of Adult Day Supports programming. To ensure community integration occurs on a daily basis, Goodwill Easterseals operates Adult Day Supports based on a small census, serving
up to 15 individuals per Adult Day Supports site.

Adult Day Programs - Piqua

Adult Day Supports is day programming for individuals with significant or severe
developmental disabilities. Individuals attending Adult Day Services are either not
interested or not capable of integrated community employment.
Adult Day Services includes door to door transportation for participants, and it operates Monday through Friday during the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Adult Day Supports participants engage in daily programming activities such as arts and crafts, “grub
club,” and community outings. Community engagement is an integral part of Adult Day Supports programming. To ensure community integration occurs on a daily basis, Goodwill Easterseals operates Adult Day Supports based on a small census, serving
up to 15 individuals per Adult Day Supports site.

Young man with developmental disability in wheelchair being assisted to wipe dry a wooden spoon.

Adult Day Programs - Lima

Adult Day Supports is day programming for individuals with significant or severe
developmental disabilities. Individuals attending Adult Day Services are either not
interested or not capable of integrated community employment.
Adult Day Services includes door to door transportation for participants, and it operates Monday through Friday during the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Adult Day Supports participants engage in daily programming activities such as arts and crafts, “grub
club,” and community outings. Community engagement is an integral part of Adult Day Supports programming. To ensure community integration occurs on a daily basis, Goodwill Easterseals operates Adult Day Supports based on a small census, serving
up to 15 individuals per Adult Day Supports site.

Young man with developmental disability in wheelchair being assisted to wipe dry a wooden spoon.

Adult Day Programs - Trotwood

Adult Day Supports is day programming for individuals with significant or severe
developmental disabilities. Individuals attending Adult Day Services are either not
interested or not capable of integrated community employment.
Adult Day Services includes door to door transportation for participants, and it operates Monday through Friday during the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Adult Day Supports participants engage in daily programming activities such as arts and crafts, “grub
club,” and community outings. Community engagement is an integral part of Adult Day Supports programming. To ensure community integration occurs on a daily basis, Goodwill Easterseals operates Adult Day Supports based on a small census, serving
up to 15 individuals per Adult Day Supports site.

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Community and Job Support

JobCom provides job coaching and retention supports for individuals with developmental disabilities who are employed in the community. Often operating
on a model of 1 job coach per 4 employees at one employment site, Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley also provides transportation assistance to individuals served through JobCom.
All individuals served through JobCom are independent employees of a company with specific job duties and individual performance expectations. Coaches from Goodwill Easterseals provide coaching and assistance to individuals to meet performance expectations and retain community employment.

For youth, we have a summer employment and community experience program.

Many of our workforce development programs benefiting those with developmental disabilities are referral based. Please contact us for more details.

Man in wheelchair with spinal cord injury getting food from his home health aid

Residential Direct Care

Homemaker Personal Care (HPC) provides direct care to individuals with developmental disabilities who are living independently or in group homes throughout the community.
Services include providing home visits, helping individuals to attend doctor’s appointment, ensure groceries are present in the home, interact within the community and attend activities.