Community Habilitation is a Medicaid-funded, OPWDD certified program designed to provide one-to-one training to people with intellectual/developmental disabilities enhancing the skills needed to live more independently in their homes or in the community.

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Community Habilitation supports the person’s Life Plan and contains activities that are developed to help the person achieve his/her goals. It is then implemented through home visits and community activities as set by a schedule between the person with intellectual/ developmental disabilities and the provider.

Community Habilitation supports can include:

  • Maximizing Independence 
  • Skill development
  • Community inclusion and relationship building
  • Development of social skills
  • Travel training
  • Money management 
  • Leisure skills
  • Appropriate behavior development to help the individual access their community