Community Support Services (CSS)

NRM’s community support specialists provide individualized skill development training to help the client enhance problem-solving abilities, contribute to home life, and/or enhance community engagement. The 1:1 support provided by the CSS is intended to encourage the client to take positive steps toward independent living. 

 

 

CSS services may include assistance with:

  • Accessing the community, medical appointments, and other resources

  • Creating schedules and routines

  • Developing and/or modifying compensatory strategies (i.e. ways to use your strengths to compensate for a decrease in functioning in a particular area)

Common focus areas include:

  • Budgeting & Bill Paying

  • Health & Wellness

  • Home Organization

  • Meal Preparation

  • Vocational/Volunteer Exploration

  • Other Home and/or Community-based Activities

  • Communication & Socialization