Community Living Viability

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Contact Information

Viability
Contact: Victoria Fisher, Director
Email Address: info@viability.org
Phone: 413-499-1248 x11
Fax: 413-499-7545

2 South Street Suite 290 Pittsfield, MA 01201-6296
Area Served: West

Map Location Community Living

Narrative

The Community Living program provides case management, direct care, and referral services to individuals with disabilities that enables them to live in the community with dignity.

A variety of housing and support models are available, including:

  • Adult Family Care / Home Share
  • Self-Directed Household
  • Congregate Housing
  • Continuous Resident Support Program
  • Supported Living Outreach 
  • In-Home Supports
  • Outreach and 24 hour Residence for Co-occurring Disorders: Substance Use and Mental illness

In addition to providing care supports, Community Living provides participants with a number of opportunities for personal growth, community participation and networking with each other. Some of these opportunities have included:

  • Art classes
  • Writing groups
  • Health & fitness activities
  • Monthly Wii fitness groups
  • Monthly lunches
  • Day trips
  • Annual picnics
  • Community volunteer work

 

Service Types

  • Adult Education
  • Case Management
  • Cooperative Apartments
  • Disability Awareness
  • Food - At home
  • Mental Health
  • Skills Training
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Adult Foster Care
  • Counseling
  • Housing
  • Independent Living
  • Jobs
  • Mental Health
  • Personal Care
  • Relationships/Friendships
  • Respite
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amputations
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Arthritis
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Blood disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disability
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Eating Disorders
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Joint Disorder
  • Kidney Disease
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurogenic Spinal Deformity
  • Phobia
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Substance Abuse

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: CARF
  • Fees: MassHealth, Medicare
  • Licensed By: DMH, DDS