Client Services

Star of Hope has been providing vocational, community inclusion, residential and community support services for adults with developmental disabilities for fifty years.
Star of Hope has developed a long list of services to meet the needs, preferences and goals of the individuals we serve.
We offer assessments, classes, individualized skill development and community activities in the following areas:


Life Skills

Self Determination

Making Choices and Decisions
Controlling Personal Matter
Developing New Skills
Understanding Self-Advocacy
and Rights and Responsibilities

Health and Safety

Street Safety
Safe Community Intergration
Emergency Response
Medication Safety
CIRCLES Training

Communication Training

Adaptive Sign Language-Expressive
and Receptive Language Skills
Using Graphics/Picture Boards
Using Adaptive Equipment

Social Skills

Community Integration
Interpersonal Relationships

Self Management

Personal Hygeine
Dining Procedures
Appropriate Dressing

Sexuality Education

Healthy Relationships
Health and Safety
Victim Awareness Training

Supported Employment Program

Work Skills Assessment
Interviewing Skill Development
Job Skills Training
Community Development Exploration
Job Retention Skill Development
Job Coaching

Social and Leisure Supports

Arts and Crafts
Fitness Club
Parties and Dances
Action and Adventure Club
Leisure Planning
Community Activities

Community Supports

Supporting Individuals Living Independently
Resource Referrals
Personal Financial Training
Housing Acquisition Assistance
Food Preperation Assistance and Training
Shopping Assistance

Volunteer Civic Opportunities

Social Leisure Assistant
Action and Adventure Club Membership
Committee Organizers
Recreational Buddy