Advocacy and supportive services:
Protect an individuals’ rights and dignity and enhance independent living by:
Providing individualized human rights training and instruct/support individuals in self-advocacy.
Maintaining an active Human Rights Committee as a forum for reviewing incident reports, investigations, complaints, as well as policies and procedures of the agency.
Providing crisis intervention and management for individuals related to a variety of emergency situations involving individuals’ health, medical well-being, and safety.
Advocating for individuals’ best interests in matters pertaining to housing and government benefits. Assist individuals with conducting direct interactions with various federal, state and local government agencies and assist with completing government/benefits-related forms.