Sample supports was established in 2010 with the vision to create a unique service agency focused on serving persons with developmental disabilities that are under served in the community. Carmen sample HAD primarily worked with children and adolescents with developmental disabilities since 2003 in the Foster care system and was interested in providing long term care to adults. Carmen and mark sample HAD Also been host home providers for several years and HAD a unique perspective on provider needs when working with clients that have extensive needs. With this. Sample supports was established with the following intentions: provide quality attention and care to OUR employees and providers. Sample supports recognizes that OUR primary function is supporting and training OUR direct care providers well AS they in turn provide excellent care to the clients in OUR services. We believe that happy employees and providers result in happy clients. Provide employment focused services for ALL persons with disabilities. We believe that ALL persons CAN BE employed. Despite skill level. Sample supports has created unique in house opportunities AS well AS contracted with local agencies to ensure that we CAN offer employment to ALL of OUR clients. Develop solid programs that interface with ALL areas of a Client’s life. Sample supports has established quality programs that work in unison with ONE Another. Many of OUR residential clients choose to Also access OUR employment services. DAY program. And/or behavior services. Because we offer ALL available services in house we CAN offer a continuum of care and ease of service delivery. Provide in house resources tailored to OUR Client’s needs. We have established in house trainers for NON violent crisis intervention. CPR/FIRST AID. And various mental health and disability specific issues. By having in house resources. We are able to quickly provide intervention to specific situations that need extra attention before a situation becomes a crisis. Provide creative services that attend to mental health issues in addition to disabilities. Sample supports has created unique service delivery options for persons with mental health diagnoses. Trauma histories and substance abuse issues in addition to developmental disabilities. OUR team is comprised of several staff with masters degrees and licensed social workers. Because of this unique SKILLSET we CAN offer services that address unique needs of clients that MAY have dual diagnoses. sample supports is an agency with a long term focus and commitment to working to improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities. We are continuously RE designing OUR programs to ensure that we are offering the most innovative options to help OUR clients achieve increased Independence and stability in their lives while Also ensuring they are setting and meeting their personal goals.
Supported apartment. Host home and Family CAREGIVER program sample supports is the only program in Colorado that offers specialized incentive based residential programming for each individual. We provide several creative models for clients looking for an Independent apartment setting. Family CAREGIVER or host home. We provide competitive contracts for OUR valued providers and deliver lifelong SUPPORTS. Behavior program we are the only agency in Colorado with CROSS-TRAINED clinicians in disabilities. Mental health. And substance abuse. We develop integrated plans to decrease challenging behaviors and offer guaranteed LONG-TERM SUPPORT. Supported employment for clients WHO are NOT YET ready for competitive placement. Sample supports offers supported employment. Supported employment is a unique WAY for clients to work on team building. Problem solving. Communication. And critical thinking skills while earning money and building confidence. We CAN Also provide 1:1 individualized support for employment in both internal and external JOB OPPORTUNITIES. Community JOB placement we work in partnership with the division of vocational rehabilitation to identify areas where support is needed for JOB skill development and obtaining competitive employment. Situational assessments are provided to accurately evaluate a client’s work abilities in a variety of environments. Individuals seeking Independent work in the community receive services from ONE of OUR trained JOB coaches to facilitate the JOB placement process. We continue to provide ongoing support once preferred employment is SECURED. Sls program the only SLS provider in Colorado that offers guaranteed access to OUR in-house employment options for ALL levels of Independence. We champion the needs of OUR clients and connect them to OUR comprehensive in-house supports and community resources. We have dedicated ourselves to providing the most integrated services in COLORADO. PERSONAL CARE PROVIDERS assist individuals in building a Greater understanding of budgeting and money management to help develop financial Independence. Clients will Also receive assistance with attending appointments and interpreting medical orders. Providers assist clients in creating a hygiene schedule and offer verbal prompting to ensure tasks are completed adequately. Of SLS clients with sample supports WHO are currently living with their Family. 75% have ambitions of living independently ONE DAY. And we actively support them in this GOAL. Enhanced homemaker services this service helps to ensure the residence of a client is kept clean. Organized. And maintained. Clients work with a provider to identify needs and develop a training program within the home that will enable them to facilitate long term Independent living. With the services from sample supports. 55% of SLS clients are actively working on Kitchen safety. Cleaning. And food prep. Sample supports has created a homemaker curriculum to best support clients in acquiring NEW Kitchen SKILLS. Priority access to services an added benefit to choosing sample supports AS your SLS provider is immediate access to OUR employment. Behavior. And DAY programs. These are high demand services that are often WAITLISTED for other individuals. Of sample supports clients. 64% are working on JOB skills for employment or are already successfully EMPLOYED. COMMUNITY based PROGRAMMING OUR DAY program provides a variety of classes and activities in the community to promote Independence while adding creative structure to the daily lives of clients. Through education. Socialization. And recreation. OUR clients are able to positively enhance their skills and develop NEW knowledge and interests. Sample supports chooses to provide 100% community based programming to ensure that clients experience daily social integration.
Sample Supports has offices in Longmont, Arvada and Fort Collins