Developmental Disability Services

Shared Living

Long-term shared living program funded by the Department of Developmental Services for adults 22 years of age or older who have mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. The individual is placed in the home of a family. The Shared Living Partner receives support from Gandara Center to make sure the needs of the individual are met. Support services for the partner include weekly stipend paid for room and board, clinical supports, MAP certification, CPR, and human rights training.

Location: Springfield Area
Closed Referral; Funded by Dept. of Developmental Services
Contact: Cynthia Wallace, cwallace@gandaracenter.org, (413) 736-8329, x259

Adult Long-Term Residential Program (ALTR)

Provides long-term housing funded by the Dept. of Developmental Services for adults 22 years of age and older who have mild to severe intellectual disabilities. Housing is staffed 24/7 and provides clinical support, day treatment and medication routines.

Location: Springfield Area
Closed Referral; Funded by Dept. of Developmental Services
Contact: Cynthia Wallace, cwallace@gandaracenter.org, (413) 736-8329, x259