Offers many different types of supports for successful day-to-day home life, the Division of Community Living promotes opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to live in a setting that best meets their needs and desires. Services can be provided in Erie and Chautauqua counties.
Individual Residential Alternatives (IRAs):
IRAs offer opportunities for individuals of varying capabilities to live in a setting consistent with the person's need for support.Staff is available based on the individual's needs and can be supported up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Aspire operates 43 groups homes that support 320 individuals.
Community Supports & Independent Living:
Aspire can work with an individual and the important people in their lives to plan and develop their preferred living arrangements. Aspire staff, through Community Habillitation and Consolidated Services and Supports (CSS), provide skills training and development so the person can live as independently as possible. Shared living opportunities to address day-to-day living expenses can also be explored.
Community Habilitation at Home:
Community Habilitation is provided by trained Aspire staff in a person's own home. This suppport assists the individual and their circle of support to develop and expand what's important to the individual and for the individual.
Aspire offers hourly and overnight respite services designed to give family members a break from the rigors of caring for a person with a disability. See our Respite services page for more information.
For more information on Aspire's Community Living Services, please call: (716) 505-5288.