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Would you consider opening your home to a person with a disability?

Learn more about what Shared Living is all about here.


 

1. Seeking a shared living provider for a tech savvy man with Asperger’s Syndrome.  This active man in his 30s has interests in NPR, classical music, Scrabble, board games, reading, and jigsaw puzzles.  Ideal provider will be able to provide a consistent routine and support a gluten-free diet.  He receives some hours of staffed support in the community during the week.  Generous annual tax-free stipend of $34,000, room & board of $9,120 and respite budgets.  Contact Keiko Kokubun at Community Associates at (802)388-4021.


2. A woman in her 60’s with a mild developmental disability is seeking a home with a first floor bedroom, as she uses a walker to get around.  She likes animals and enjoys working on quilting projects.  Support is needed in ensuing a healthy diet, and meeting other health care needs.  Excellent boundary settling skills are important.  Annual tax-free stipend of approximately $26,000, plus room & board payment of $9,128 and respite budget. Call Keiko Kokubun at Community Associates.  (802)388-4021


3. Shared Living Provider sought for a 30 year old woman with mild developmental disability.  She enjoys an active life in Middlebury - dance, theater, football and basketball games weekly, church, volunteering, and a walk to the library!  She is self-employed and has involved family in the area.  Ideal match would be a home with early risers and w/out children, with consistent routines and pets.  Focus would be on maintaining and building independence.  She receives community integration services and has a respite budget.  Generous tax free stipend and annual room and board of $9,128.  Contact Keiko Kokubun at Community Associates. (802)388-4021


4. Shared Living Provider sought for a 19 year old man who just graduated from high school and is looking forward to building his adult life.  This young man who experiences a mild developmental disability is independent minded, very active, and creative.  He is a good singer and dancer and expresses himself through his art.  He also enjoys playing video games, cooking and making snacks, spending time with friends, and eating out at his favorite spots in Burlington.  He would like to stay busy!  He is getting ready to start his new job in Vergennes.  Ideal provider would be a resident in local towns such as Middlebury and Vergennes, who can assist with monitoring his medical condition.  A generous tax-free stipend of $28,000 per year, a monthly room and board payment of $760, and a respite budget.  Interested in playing a supportive role in this exciting stage of his life?  Contact Keiko at Community Associates (802)388-4021. 


(Application for Shared Living Provider is different than the agency application, please use application link below if interested in applying.)

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Click here for more information on shared living “Shared Living in Vermont:  Individualized Home Supports for People with Developmental Disabilities”, State of Vermont, Division of Disability and Aging Services

https://ddsd.vermont.gov/sites/ddsd/files/documents/shared-living-individual-home-supports.pdf

Please refer to this check list for the housing safety requirements:

https://ddsd.vermont.gov/sites/ddsd/files/documents/Housing_Standards_Checklist.pdf

 

Click Below to download and print application.  Or call (802)388-4021 to have one mailed to you. 

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