Wingspan Life Resources operates an In-Home Program which provides personalized assistance and recreation to adults with developmental disabilities who do not live in a Wingspan home but with family, in foster care or on their own. Because these individuals are often cut off from a supportive community outside their families, many have few opportunities to make friends, socialize or nurture a talent or skill.
While providing a respite for family caregivers, the In-Home Program enriches the lives of consumers through these program components:
For more information about Wingspan’s In-Home Program, please contact Therese Davis at 651-644-2665 Ext 100 or use our contact form.
Three Directions is an innovative program that offers individually designed services for adults of all ages who are seeking retirement activity, volunteerism and/or paid employment. Working in partnership with Walker Methodist Residences, we provide persons with developmental disabilities the opportunity to meet and share with elderly residents in Walker’s long-term care and assisted living programs in ways that can enrich the lives of both.
Wingspan’s Three Directions Program is designed to serve adults with developmental disabilities who are headed in one of three directions:
Relationships are foremost in our priorities and can be developed in three directions:
Additional relationship support may include visiting friends or relatives, spending time in the community at a neighborhood coffee house, library or grocery store. All of these activities create opportunities to form new relationships in the neighborhood.
If interested in exploring possibilities with Wingspan’s Three Directions Program, please contact Maureen Merrill, Program Coordinator, at 651-242-5843 or use our contact form.