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Our programs and services are funded by the State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH). We are contracted by the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), Department of Human Resources (DHR) and Mental Hygiene Administration (MHA) to provide supports to the citizens of Maryland with disabilities.

The dedication and commitment of our professional staff and the excellent relationships with the individuals we serve are exemplified in our commitment to the highest quality care. We offer the following programs and services:

Adult Day Support Services
Community Residential Support Services
Family & Individual Support Services
 

Adult Day Support Services

Located in our corporate office at 9411 Philadelphia Road in Rosedale, our Adult Day Support Services  Program operates Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. We believe the key to a successful Day Support Services is offering a meaningful learning experience on an individualized basis. With that philosophy in mind, our Day Support Services provides vocational development & training for individuals with developmental disabilities. Our professional and nurturing staff are committed to each individual we support and work diligently in the achievement of individualized life goals.

Our Day Support Services Program consists of a spectrum of daily structured activities. Vocational development & training activities are designed to increase and maximize employment potential. This program offers sessions such as money management, clerical enhancement, janitorial training, and effective communications skills. The day habilitation includes enhancing areas of personal development, personal hygiene/sensory stimulation, leisure skills, and community integration, motor skills, speech and language skills.

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COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

We operate over 30 housing units throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan area. We pride ourselves on supporting individuals in their home environments which promote good health and hygiene, safety, individualized choices and atmosphere of pride. Our well-trained and caring staff work closely with the individuals, family members, resource coordinators and other professionals to identify the specific wants, needs, and desires of each individual in our program. We utilize a team approach in identifying the needs, securing resources, and monitoring outcomes.

A variety of supportive services are offered to ensure successful community living in both our Adult Services and Youth Services Residential Programs. We work hard to help each individual be an active and responsible community member. Participation in recreational events and participation in community resources is key to successful community living. Individuals receive training in areas such as personal self-care, domestic skills, food preparation and shopping, and money management are important components of the Community Residential Services Support. Our staff receive agency-required trainings that are developed specifically for the individuals they are working with in addition to State of Maryland required trainings.
 

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FAMILY & INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Our Family & Individual Supports (FISS) Program has been providing services to individuals with disabilities since 1998. The program offers two levels of support to individuals with disabilities.

The short term, "rolling access" program provides support to individuals with disabilities eligible for DDA services but have not been through the DDA application process. Under the low cost program, individuals with disabilities can access a myriad of services to include funds for respite, therapies, adaptive equipment, summer camps, home modifications, and referral, case management, etc.

Creative Options, Inc. is supporting over 210 individuals with disabilities through the low cost program. The areas served in the program are Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Harford County.

The "long term" support program provides funding for in home support to over 30 individuals with disabilities residing in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. The program provides in-home support through a network of home health agencies and nursing referral agencies. The FISS program works extensively with individuals with physical disabilities. The program offers skilled case management services to assist in coordinating support for the individual in their home. The program has assisted individuals with modifying their homes to improve access and to maintain their level of independence.
 

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