Alternative Residential Care operates Residential Care settings in Southern Maine Areas. These Residential Programs include fully accessible licensed homes and specialized behavioral homes with an emphasis on Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism. All programs meet the guidelines set by the State of Maine Health and Human Services and the Division of Licensing and Certification.
Alternative Residential Care provides the following services to Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Autism as approved by The Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS) :
- Observation and assessment of the individual’s functioning or behavior to enhance the individual’s health or safety or the health or safety of others.
- Protection from environmental hazards – the reduction of risk in the physical environment to prevent unreasonable injury or accident.
- Assurance that the individual’s abilities and needs adequately accessed and that each individual is offered all necessary services