|What population do you
Harbourview Training Center Inc. Provides
services to adults who have an intellectual
disability as their primary diagnosis.
|Are there any age
Client assist base rather then age. Therefore
services are modified to address requests Are
there prerequisite skill in order to participate
in your program or services ? Programs and
services can be developed and modified for each
individual to best suit their specific needs.
|What level of
independence is required for the consumers who
participate in your program ?
Acceptance is not determined by a person's
independence, or lack there of; as our programs
and services are designed to enhance the level
of independence already achieved, as well as
assisting in developing new skills.
|Do you serve people
with multiple challenges ?
Physical Limitations, wheel chair, vision or
hearing impaired) Harbourview Training Center
Inc. serve not only those who have an
intellectual disability but also those who may
have intellectual disability with other
challenged including physical.
|Can people with
challenging behaviors be served in your program
We are open to those individuals with
challenging behaviors. Although safety for other
clients and staff is our priority, a decision
would be based on as assessment and as
evaluation to determine whether or not our
services are suitable for that individual
|What is the ratio of
staff to consumers ?
Our staff to client ratios vary from program
to program and are dependent on the ability as
well as the type or program chosen by the
individual. What type of training does your
staff receive regarding people with spacial
needs ? Qualifications of staff working with
clientele range from certified completion of
Human Services Program, or equivalent education
|Is there a cost to
families ? How do they apply ?
The cost of services is determined by the
individuals program, of which staff to clientele
ratios as well as number of hours requested are
also contributing factors. Once a family or care
giver has met with the Disability Support
Worker, if that is the path they choose they
will be issued a DSP worker. Upon acceptance
contact Judy Hennessey at (902) 687-3032 an we
will assist the client in the transition to our