Residential Services

Woman Washing DishesCommunity Living of Rhode Island, Inc., provides 24-hour Residential Services to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. This program is designed to afford enormous opportunities for Participants to live successfully in their communities with Dignity, Respect, Safety and full participation. Here at Community Living, we design some environmental and programmatic safeguards that protect the Participants, our neighbors and community members to the extent possible; from behaviors that pose a risk to people or property and/or interfere with the rights of others. Our structured homely environment affords the Participants the opportunity to make positive choices, resolve or manage behaviors that require intensive intervention and supervision.

Outside View of Four Persons Residential ModelCLRI Residential Programs provides shared support services to three or four adult individuals living together in the comfort of their homes respectively; in accordance with Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH) regulations. In all our Residential Programs, support services are tailored to individuals’ needs, with adequate Care, Skills Training and Supervision in a less restrictive setting. Our Support Services include assistance with improvement in skills related activities, Activities of Daily Living ADL; Behavior modification plans, Management of Aggressive Behaviors, Employment search and Job retention, Education and learning skills, Social and Sexuality skills training.

Generally, support services in all CLRI Residential programs are Person-Centered which foster and maintain independence by creating an environment that provides as many opportunities as possible for an individualized experience.