Individual Services

Individual Services offers a unique approach to serving individuals who have Medicaid services. The Arc hires, trains and supervises support staff. Services based on individual need as well as funding.

(Medicaid and State Funded Services through Alliance Health and Cardinal Innovations Healthcare or Private Pay)

NOTE: We currently have a Wait List for some of our Individual Services have a Wait List. Please call our office for details and information on getting on the Wait List. 

For more info call 919-942-5119 x121


Innovations Waiver Services

Alternative Family Living (AFL) is a housing option for people who want to live in a family setting. An individual lives with a family in a private residence, with or without other people with disabilities, and the family serves as a natural support system, meeting needs that may arise.

Community Living and Supports

This service provides training to help the participant acquire and maintain skills that promote independence. Community Living and Supports (CLS) is a supplement to family and natural supports and consists of an array of services that help enhance the individual’s life in the community, including but not limited to:

  • Interpersonal skills and how to develop and maintain personal relationships
  • Community living skills such as shopping, banking, and other community activities
  • Services that are essential to health and wellness, such as therapeutic exercises, supervision of self-administration of medication, transferring, ambulation, and using special mobility devices
  • Transportation to activities that support CLS related goals

 There is an additional component of support and supervision in regards to a participant’s performance of daily living skills which could include the following areas:

  • Personal hygiene and bathing
  • Eating
  • Dressing
  • Performing housekeeping chores deemed essential to the individual’s health and welfare and incidental to care or otherwise included in the Individual Specific Plan
  • Assessing and monitoring health status through activities such as transferring, ambulation, and the use of special mobility devices

Community Navigator

Community Navigator Services provide support to individuals in developing social networks and connections within local communities. The purpose of the service is to promote self-determination, increase independence, and enhance the individual’s ability to interact with and contribute to his or her local community.

  • assists with locating non-Medicaid community supports and resources; this includes social activities, classes, volunteer opportunities, and educational resources.
  • assists the individual and family with advocating for school services.
  • assists in locating options for renting or purchasing a personal residence; assist with purchasing furnishings for the personal residence.
  • assists the family in locating day/child care options.
  • assists the individual with identifying a self-advocacy organization or other advocacy resources.
  • assists with explaining guardianship and alternatives to guardianship.

For more information, please contact Steph Madara at 919-316-9973

Community Networking

This service provides access to activities that help the participant integrate with the community at large and learn to develop relationships with non-disabled individuals in the community. Community Networking consists of an array of services designed to help the individual find meaning in his/her life and to promote independence, including but not limited to:

  • Attending classes dedicated to hobbies/leisure interests
  • Participating in adult education
  • Volunteering for a local business
  • Using public transit
  • Transportation from the individual’s residence to the training site(s)

Respite

This service provides periodic support and relief to a participant’s primary caregiver so that the caregiver may attend to errands, spend time with other members of the family, or participate in events. Respite may include services in or outside of the participant’s home and can include the following:

  • Overnight care
  • Weekend care
  • Emergency care
  • Continuous care for up to 10 consecutive days (This service is only for the individual, not for any siblings or other family members.)

Supported Employment

This service provides support to adults looking for permanent employment in the community. Services include coaching, intensive training, when needed one-on-one support, and long-term follow along. 

Supported Living

This housing option is for individuals who are ready to be on their own, but still need support. Services are available to people who reside in their family home, apartments, or houses. 

 

B3 Medicaid Services

Respite

This service provides periodic support and relief to a participant’s primary caregiver so that the caregiver may attend to errands, spend time with other members of the family, or participate in events. Respite may include services in or outside of the participant’s home and can include the following:

  • Overnight care
  • Weekend care
  • Emergency care
  • Continuous care for up to 10 consecutive days (This service is only for the individual, not for any siblings or other family members.)

Supported Employment

This service provides support to adults looking for permanent employment in the community. Services include one-on-one support and long-term follow along. 

Community Guide

  • assists with locating non-Medicaid community supports and resources; this includes social activities, classes, volunteer opportunities, and educational resources.
  • assists the individual and family with advocating for school services.
  • assists in locating options for renting or purchasing a personal residence; assist with purchasing furnishings for the personal residence.
  • assists the family in locating day/child care options.
  • assists the individual with identifying a self-advocacy organization or other advocacy resources.
  • assists with explaining guardianship and alternatives to guardianship.

For more information, please contact Steph Madara at 919-316-9973