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Residential, Independent, Supported Board & Care

Please Note: These resources are provided solely for your consideration. The Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles makes no endorsement of any agency or their services.


Antelope Valley Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled
43439 Copeland Circle Lancaster, CA 93535
Tel: 661-945-7290
Adult development center, day activity center, behavioral activity center, employment training, behavior management, community integration, self-advocacy, self

Jennifer Pippard, Acting Executive Director
6456 Whitsett Ave.
N. Hollywood, CA 91606
Tel: 818-762-4365

Services Provided:
INDEPENDENT RESIDENTIAL LIVING: Residents, referred by their Regional Center, live in a house or apartment independently with the support of Direct Service Professional (DSP) staff. Residents pay rent, utilities, food, and other living costs. ARC residents learn to live independently, supported by DSP staff trained in Adaptive/Independent Living Skills. DSP staff train and assist clients with daily living tasks including meal preparation, self-administration of medication, money management, shopping, laundry, personal care, safety, healthy choices and getting along with roommates and neighbors.

Other services include Respite care, Saturday camp, Adult Day Program

2603 W Ave K Lancaster, CA 93596
Tel: 909-623-6651
Services Provided: Presently, B.R.I.D.G.E.S. offers state licensed and certified transitional and long-term residential programs throughout the communities of San Gabriel Valley, San Fernando Valley, and Antelope Valley. Our residential treatment programs are founded on a psychosocial rehabilitation philosophy, and utilize an integrated approach when providing services to individuals with co-occurring disorders. B.R.I.D.G.E.S.' commitment extends beyond supervised residential care, and supports ongoing community integration and self-sufficiency. To this end, B.R.I.D.G.E.S. also offers paid community employment, with support, for clients with severe disabilities.

California Mentor Vickie Wippel, Program Recruiter 141 E. Badillo St. Covina, CA 91723 Tel: 626-859-9109 Services Provided: Residential Services for Adults with Developmental Disabilities We provide family homes to adults with developmental disabilities in a model similar to foster care. Our clients live in private family homes with trained "mentors" (home providers). Each client has his/her own room and our hope is that clients will learn independence, master life skills and develop relationships in a natural home environment.

Community Options Incorporated Ingrid Rushing Main Office 16461 Sherman Way, Suite 275 Van Nuys, Ca 91406 Phone 818-780-0031 Services Provided: They offer an Adult Family Home to 18 yrs and older individuals with developmental disabilities, who express a desire for a home and would benefit from a close personal relationship. They recruit, screen, train, and monitor the Family Home Providers.

Dillon Guest Home Evangelina & Joe Balancio 131 S. Dillon St. Los Angeles, CA 90057 Tel: 213-384-2340 Service Provided: Adult residential program, providing care and service for adults with developmental disabilities.

Exceptional Children's Foundation Shirley Bianca 8740 W. Washington Bl. Culver City, CA 90232 Tel: 310-204-3300 Services Provided: Supported employment, residential, day programs, art center, etc. Need Regional Center Referral. Children's program, ages 0-3 years. Accepts Medical

Golden Years Adult Day Health Care Cheryl Wizer 60 E. Live Oak Ave. Arcadia, CA 91006 Tel: 626-447-0202 Services Provided: They provide physical therapy, occupational therapy, group exercise, psychological services, computers, English classes, dancing, live entertainment, arts and crafts, BKF lunch and snacks, complimentary transportation, weekly outings, lots of love and much more! Also available are a complete medical staff, social workers, and RN's. They accept Medical.

Independent Living Center of Southern California 43805 N. Division St., Suite A Lancaster, CA 93535 Tel: 661-945-6002 Services for persons with disabilities, informational and referral, housing assistance, advocacy, attendant referral, independent living skills training, emergency food and shelter referrals, cross-disabilities, peer modeling/peer counseling, personal assistants and others, internet computer skills, systems advocacy, assertive technology.

Independent Enterprises 36722 Rose St. Palmdale, CA 93550 Tel: 661-285-4038 Services Provided: Board and care for mentally disabled; transportation, supervision of medications


L.A.R.C. Ranch (Los Angeles Retarded Citizen Foundation) Kathleen Starkey 29298 Bouquet Cyn Dr. Saugus, Ca 91390-1133 Tel: 661-296-8636 Services Provided: Residential and Day program services. Accepts Medical.

Laurel Canyon Retirement Community 5527 Laurel Canyon Blvd Valley Village, Ca 91607 Tel: 800-560-9090 or 818-769-6626 Services Provided: They provide Non medical assisted living to people over 60 yrs old with and without disabilities. Alzheimer-Dementia Experts

Merci 525 N. Chandler Ave Monterey Park , CA 91754 Tel: 626-289-8817 Services Provided: Independent living skills, self care skills, pre vocation/vocation skills, social/recreational skills, group home, day program, extended services

Modern Support Services PO Box 10365 Glendale, CA 91209 Tel: 818-244-2677 Services provided: Independent Living Skills

New Horizons 15737 Parthenia St North Hills, CA 91343 Tel: 818-894-9301 Services Provided: They provide a day program for adults with developmental disabilities including vocational skills and supported residential living. They accept Medi-cal.

SRCR (Southern California Rehabilitation Services) Sharon Russell 7830 Quill Dr., Suite D Downey, CA 90242 Tel: 562-653-1126 or 562-862-6531 x26 Services Provided: The mission of SCRS is to promote independence for persons with disabilities of all ages by empowering them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to achieve full participation in the community and promote opportunities for independence. Services provided are: peer counseling and support groups; independent living skills; personal assistants (PA); benefits advocacy; assistive technology; housing; training services; vocational services; community advocacy.

Special Services Dept, Division of Adult L.A.U.S.D. Career and Education Metropolitan Skills Center 2801 W. 6th St. Los Angeles, Ca 90057 Tel: 213-368-0113 Services Provided: They serve adults with disabilities, individuals who are vocationally ready. They coordinate supportive service by providing specialized materials or adaptive equipment necessary.

Valley Village 20830 Sherman Way Canoga Park, CA 91309 Tel: 818-587-9185 Services Provided: Adult day program and residential programs, as well as, after school programs.

Villa Esperanza Services 2116 East Villa Street Pasadena, Ca 91107 Tel: 626-449-2919 Services Provided: Independent Living Skills (ILS) Program provides ILS training in areas such as: money management, cooking, social skills, community resources, and health and safety. This program is offered in individual homes and our 6 independent living apartments in Pasadena.

Work Training Program of the Antelope Valley 348 E. Avenue K-4, Suite B Lancaster, CA 93535 Tel: 661-723-7484 Independent living skills program (assessment, training) day programs for developmentally delayed high school grads.