Shared Living Venture Community Services

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Contact Information

Venture Community Services
Contact: Laurie Reynolds, Director of Operations
Email Address:
Phone: 774-334-2111

1 Picker Road Sturbridge, MA 01566
Area Served: Central

Map Location Shared Living


The Venture Shared Living program focuses on providing people with developmental disabilities a  compatible home environment to enrich their lives.  Providers welcome an adult with a disability into their homes, lives and families.  The ultimate goal is for the individual and provider to establish a mutually supportive relationship.

 Shared Living Caregiver Guidelines

* Provide the participant with a safe, clean, and comfortable home

* Assist with and schedule the individual’s medical and  dental appointments

* Ensure that physician recommendations are being fulfilled

* Assist with cultivation of daily living skills

* Develop a relationship with participant based upon     mutual respect

* Possess a valid driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle

* Foster community involvement, social development, and positive relationship building

* Ensure the overall wellbeing of the participant and      welcome them into the family unit


Respite care and professional training are provided as well as a tax free annual stipend.

Venture Community Services 23 – 59, 60 + Sturbridge Laurie Reynolds 774-334-2111 11435 Shared Living Respite 5) Central 1 Picker Road Director of Operations 01566 MassHealth, Personal Funds All Disabilities Local Area Director of Operations WORCESTER, AUBURN, PAXTON, BOYLSTON, WEST BOYLSTON, LEICESTER, HOLDEN, SHREWSBURY, STURBRIDGE , FITCHBURG, LEOMINSTER

Program Type

  • Respite

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DDS