Our neighbors with developmental disabilities rely on The Community Place of Greater Rochester for programs that develop intellectual and physical skills for a more positive life experience. We offer access to a broad spectrum of services in our community aimed at increasing independence and quality of life. Please check here to see our safety plan for our OPWDD programs.
The Sky is the Limit is daily program for individuals with developmental disabilities aged 5-22, that offers a structured recreational environment. The social and recreational program focuses on enhancing social skills, providing opportunities for physical development, and opportunities for inclusion in mainstream activities, including weekend respites. Meals are served and transportation is provided.
The Sky is the Limit operates five days a week, year-round. We offer programming from 2:00 PM to 6:45 PM (transportation runs from 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM)
Our Parenting Skills program provides training, support and education to parents who are developmentally disabled. The goal of the program is to provide parents the skills necessary to parent their children without the aid of in-home support or direction. Program participants receive on-going coaching to address concerns and issues related to parenting. Transportation and meals are provided at each session.
The Family Reimbursement program allows families to apply for money to offset the cost of goods and/or services related to the caring of developmentally disabled family members. These resources are distributed based on established need and are accessible after other alternatives have been exhausted. Requests are reviewed and determinations made jointly with the Developmental Disability Services Parent Committee.
Community Place’s Family Outreach program is a support, advocacy program for parents with children with developmental disabilities. This program also provides additional learning opportunities for families on accessing various community services, advocacy rights, and programs for those with developmental disability.
Community habilitation is a one-on-one skill development and community inclusion program designed around the assessed needs of each individual. Community Place staff assists individuals in identifying their needs and goals to develop an appropriate and rewarding experience.
Our mission, to provide employment support, through OPWDD for workers with Developmental Disabilities. With intentions of finding careers within their own Community. Our aim is to create jobs and career opportunities for individuals with disabilities. We hope to gain and develop partnerships with businesses and provide a professional and valued workforce to any team.