Support Services for adults with developmental disabilities.
provide 24-hour non-medical residential care to adults with developmental disabilities who are in need of crisis intervention, supervision, and/or assistance essential for self-protection or sustaining the activities of daily living.
consist of a broad range of services to adults with developmental disabilities who choose to live in homes they themselves own or lease in the community.
is a service designed to teach, support and guide adults with developmental disabilities to be more effective in the use of their daily skills at home and in the community.
We believe in the importance of giving people second chances.
Kishin resided with his parents and sister in their family home in San Mateo County for much of his life. In August of 2009, he experienced some legal challenges for which lead him to seek a mental health treatment facility of which provided intensive treatment and counseling. However, due to Mr. Kishin’s lack of participation in activities and therapy groups required in order to receive treatment, it was recommended that he find support elsewhere. Despite his recent difficulties in finding a program tailored to his specific needs, in September of 2012, Kishin transitioned to The Avenue Home, an adult residential facility in Redwood City, operated by Omelagah, Inc,.read more
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As the Forensic Social Worker at Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC), Ebony worked on over 500 cases involving individuals with developmental disabilities who had forensic invlovement. Over the years, Ebony became frustrated by the lack of community-based support for these individuals. Many service providers would refuse to work with these individuals once they understood they were forensically involved. This resulted in many institutional placements, homelessness and lack of quality service options. Convinced that many of the people she served would thrive in the community if provided with an opportunity, Ebony left her job at GGRC to develop services to meet the unique needs of this population. Our Leaders