Services for adults include service coordination for housing, benefits, employment, transportation, providers, community integration, health and much more. Services are coordinated with the needs of individuals in mind. Employment, vocational, day habilitation, seniors and recreational services are available. Individuals may be connected to those services by working with their SSA (Service & Support Administrator).
Hardin DD contracts with private providers to provide various supports for individuals with disabilities. Individuals have the right to choose from any willing provider. Everyone, regardless of disability, should have the opportunity to be in an integrated community-based setting.
Individualized plans may include services such as job shadowing, job developing, and on-the-job training and integration services. We have a number of providers that support our individuals with employment services. This coordination of job-related services helps to ensure mutual satisfaction by the employee and the employer.
VOC HAB AND DAY SERVICES
Day service providers offer opportunities for meaningful work allowing individuals to develop employment skills through sub-contract work with local industry. Some providers offer sub-contract operations with local businesses that provide a variety of outsourcing support. Providers include: RTC Industries (RTC is also a provider of Artistic services at Union Station), IHS (provides dog training and pet care). The Adult Services Program serves over 130 individuals.
Hardin County has many transportation options for individuals with developmental disabilities. There are multiple Non-Medical Transportation options in Hardin County that can assist individuals with getting to and from adult day services, vocational habilitation services, and community employment sites.