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ALPHA SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICESALPHA SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICES
The mission of Alpha Supported Living Services is to serve individuals with developmental disabilities by providing accessible residential and other support services that will maximize each person’s quality of life. Read more
The mission of Alpha Supported Living Services is to serve individuals with developmental disabilities by providing accessible residential and other support services that will maximize each person’s quality of life.
Alpha Supported Living Services has been providing community residential services since 1974.
Alpha supports 152 clients in 54 homes with the following vital services: financial services; assistance with medical, dental, and hygiene-related appointments; behavioral/mental health support; and person-centered goal setting. Alpha also serves 60 representative-payee clients, preventing them from homelessness and providing essential financial and emotional support, and 37 individuals in the Community Access Program through the county. These additional service areas boost Alpha’s client base to approximately 250 individuals served.
Alpha uses the following strategies to support the mission:
Treating each client with dignity, respect and full consideration of individuality and civil and human rights
Recognizing our staff members' abilities and enhancing their growth and professional skills
Working cooperatively with other individuals and organizations that share our goals, and
Developing broad based sources of supports to maintain financial stability