Services provided by ACTS include:

  • Supervision to help learn and use life skills.
  • Support in choosing activities to participate in that are personally meaningful, such as work or recreation.
  • Support to learn to participate in community life.

To be eligible as a individual at ACTS, a person must meet 4 requirements:

  1. Are 18 years or older (including people who are aging)
  2. Are diagnosed with a developmental disability or a related condition
  3. Receive Home and Community Based Services through MA or county contract or-
    Receive Home and Community Based Waiver (such as DD waiver) or-
    Receive Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals (CADI waiver) or-
    Are living in an Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (ICF/DD)
  4. Make an informed choice to get this service.

For people who are screened to meet all 4 eligibility criteria, DHS may pay for services.  Private pay or other funding options may be available.

ACTS offers a School Transition Service which is a coordinated work/school program.  Students usually attend school half a day and work at ACTS half a day.  ACTS receives a variance from the Department of Human Services to serve students who are under 18 years of age. 

If you know someone who could benefit from this service, please give us a call. If you have any questions, are interested in setting up a time to tour our facility, or would like to make a tax deductible donation to ACTS, please contact us.Client training