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REALITIES

Melodee Benton
Associate Director

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Do you have questions about REALITIES? Please contact me!

 

 

REALITIES
Living On My Own...

The REALITIES program can provide up to 8 hours of individualized services to approved individuals.

Is the REALITIES Program right for you?

  • Are you living in your own home (not with family members) or preparing to move out on your own?
  • Are you a current resident of St. Charles County?
  • Are you eligible for services from the Department of Mental Health (DMH) or the Developmental Disabilities Resource Board of St. Charles County (DDRB)?

What are some of the ways a Willows Way Community Resource Coordinator can help you?

  • Menu planning ideas for healthier living
  • Roommate and house searches
  • Limited transportation
  • Help with doctor’s visits, keeping track of prescription medications
  • Help with advocacy and case management
  • Budgeting, and managing bill payment strategies
  • Problem solving

Willows Way also offers services for clients still living with family members. These services include: Home Skills Development and Community Integration. These are wraparound services to support the individual to build independent living skills while developing friendships and community connections. These services support success for individuals planning a future move to Independent Living Services.

What are some of the ways Willows Way Home Skills Development Services can support independence?

  • Menu planning ideas for healthier living
  • Budgeting, and managing bill payment strategies
  • Help with doctor’s visits, keeping track of prescription medications
  • Help with advocacy and problem solving
  • Roommate and house searches

Get active with Community Integration Services

REALITIES Program

  • St. Charles Photography Meet Up Group, Craft Club, Wednesday Walker Meet Up Group, swimming and client-sponsored dinners
  • Volunteering with many local charities (Habitat for Humanity, food pantries, etc.)
  • Enhancing or developing community safety skills
  • Connection to community resources
  • Limited transportation

 

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