All our individuals attending COI will participate in some way with our “day program”. Each individual service plan will be set up to help them achieve the goals necessary to assist them in succeeding, learning and growing as an individual.
Clients can self-select or be nominated for different programs depending on their skill level and goals.
Training and quality control to help clients develop independent work skills that assist local businesses in project completion in manufacturing, assembly and packaging.
Each day clients are learning how to be part of a larger group and supported to develop relationships with others in our center. Using this opportunity to help them grow as individuals so that all relationships they have will improve from their gaining the skills to be a good friend and support others who learning too!
Police Academy/Training Opporutunities
Our academy curriculum gives officers and first responders general information about serving the intellectual and developmentally disabled population. Our instructors can custom design a program to fit your training needs for a full day or half day instruction that includes one on one or group interaction with individuals we serve. This class is geared towards assuring great outcomes for police interaction with individuals but also offers our clients the opportunity to see officers as a resource for them when they need help. To get more information contact Pam Masters at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music-small group activity
Clients are currently learning how to play recorders and will be learning more about music as they progress.
Provided to us by our sister company, we have 4 computers that give our clients the opportunity to gain computer skills, learn about email, and even participate in social media sites if they are interested.
Helping our clients understand how to best spend their money, look for savings in ads and with coupons and then making good shopping choices is a program offered those who are working towards this skills.
Each day one or more of our Work Skills Instructors develops a learning activity for the clients to participate and learn. From current events, history, famous people, weather, and much more every day offers our folks to continue their education and assists them in learning about their world.
Community Involvement - Volunteering
COI is a community based organization and we believe clients should not only have the opportunity to live in the community of their choice but should also receive any support needed for them to thrive here. Learning from service is a great part of our program and all of our clients love this opportunity.
Added to the daily schedule there is time to walk in our neighborhood, a line dance class, or just a stroll around the facility when weather does not permit outside activities.
Supervised group work team for clean-up after events, parties and other needs.
KD Kitchen Group
Food items and small event catering
Bud E. Bee Crafters:
Creating wonderful handmade items where the clients assist with every step of the process, painting, assembly, cutting, and selling at local craft fairs and online.
They take donated items and refurbish, repurpose and resell to give the clients opportunities to learn about retail and all aspects of repurposing donated items.