Making Community Connections
Community Access Groups help individuals with developmental disabilities connect with the community, engage with their peers, and participate in a variety of enrichment activities, with topics including art, music, and wellness. These programs help improve socialization skills, and provide avenues for meaningful community participation.
Meeting Community Needs
Community Access group participants have the opportunity to volunteer in the community. By donating their time, they are helping to solve shared problems, strengthen their community, and improve the lives of others. Some of our volunteer opportunities have included:
*Habitat for Humanity Re-Store
*Meals on Wheels
*Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia
Check Out Ability In Action!
For the past six years, Paulze has worked at Largo-Tibet Elementary school with an important task: making sure hundreds of students are fed each day. Working behind the scenes, Paulze unloads food from delivery trucks into the cafeteria’s cooler. It’s not easy work,...
John is a quiet, thoughtful young man, always focused on making sure that he’s carefully following the rules and doing his best. He’s a Courtesy Clerk at the Rincon Kroger, and in addition to assisting shoppers by bagging their groceries, he is responsible for taking...
Some people are natural-born ‘super connectors’ – people who thrive on interaction with others, stay active with multiple groups, and always do what they can to be of service to others. Chris is one of those people. “He’s very caring about other people,” says his...