Fall River Life Skills Community Connections Inc.

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Contact Information

Community Connections Inc.
Contact: Rhonda Kershaw, Service Director
Email Address: rkershaw@communityconnectionsinc.org
Phone: 508-678-1210
Fax: 508-677-4515

125 Hartwell Street Fall River, MA 02721
Area Served: Southeast

Map Location Fall River Life Skills

Narrative

Serves developmentally disabled adults who have the ability to benefit from dailiy living skills training, enabling them to function more independently, with support, in their community. Community-based activites and volunteer opportunities are an integral part of the program. Physical, occupational, speech and behavioral therapies are avialable. Skills training includes computer skiils, nutrition and meal planning, exercise programs, health and safety skills, budgeting and social interaction.

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Day Activity
  • In-program Transportation
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Relationship/Friendship Trainings
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-Advocacy - Health and Safety
  • Self-Advocacy - Life Skills
  • Socialization Activities
  • Speech Therapy

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Case Management
  • Communication
  • Counseling
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Education
  • Personal Care
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Deaf
  • Developmental Disability
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Language Impairment
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Speech Impairment
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59

Languages Spoken

  • Portuguese

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: CARF
  • Fees: MassHealth, Private Insurance, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: Masshealth/DDS