The Association for Independent Growth, located in Philadelphia, provides residential, adult day care, employment and retirement services to more than 350 individuals. The company has a staff of professionals who provide support for individuals and their families. It provides a variety of support services in community homes and apartments and supports individuals with mental retardation and physical disabilities. It serves individuals of ages 21 to 84 years with 24-hour staff. The Association for Independent Growth helps in building strengths of individuals and their families. It also offers family living programs and a variety of support services, including assistance with banking, nutrition, home maintenance and long-term planning. Additionally, the company offers health care support services, such as medical, dental, psychiatric and therapeutic services. It also assists individuals in obtaining health insurance and managing medications. The association was established in 1984, and offers social and recreational activities, volunteer work and paid employment opportunities.