Community Habilitation is a program that is available to people who do not live in a residence which is certified or operated by OPWDD. Community Habilitation can be delivered at any location, including the individuals home. Our supports include assistance with activities of daily living (hands-on), community inclusion, relationship building, training and support for independence in travel, transportation, adult
educational supports, development of social skills, leisure skills, self-advocacy, informed choice skills, and appropriate behavior development to help the individual access their community.
It is usual for children and adults to learn daily living and social abilities in their home with their family members. Jewel Human Services, Inc. will assist each person with learning the abilities that they need. We also assist them in integrating these abilities in the community. Our staff will work one on one with each person to assist them in achieving the greatest possible independence in numerous areas. The areas can range from mastering self-care, and household chores and not limited to acquiring independence in the community including ordering food in a restaurant and navigating