Adult Day Program

Sherwood’s Adult Day Program operates Monday-Friday from 8:30am – 2:30pm, 260 days a year. Services are provided both on and off-site in a small staff to participant ratio (1:4 to 1:6). Each participant served has an Individual Support Plan (ISP) that determines the services that are to be provided to help them meet their individual goals.  

Day Habilitation Services focus on skill development and maintenance to assist participants achieve maximum self-sufficiency. Programming emphasis includes activities to increase independence, socialization, adaptive skills to reside in the community, community safety, and self-help skills.

Supported Employment Services offer a range of services to support career planning, pre-vocational skills, job development and supported employment.

  • Career Planning is a person-centered, employment service that provides comprehensive assistance to enter employment.  All components of this service assist the individual to identify an employment goal by participating in an assessment of interests and abilities, job exploration, job shadowing, and labor market research.
  • Pre-Vocational services provide learning opportunities and experiences to assist individuals in further developing their general, non-job specific skills which are needed to succeed in employment. Skills that may be targeted during this time are workplace communication with supervisors, co-workers, and customers; workplace conduct and dress; attention to tasks, workplace problem solving skills, and workplace safety.
  • Supported Employment offers ongoing support services for individuals within the employment setting. This may include on-the-job training in work and work-related skills, ongoing supervision and monitoring of the individual’s performance on the job, and training in skills needed to retain employment.
  • Job Development is a support service to assist the individual in obtaining competitive work in an integrated work setting. Support may include assistance to complete job applications, practicing interviewing skills, negotiation with the employer, and employer education on how to promote full inclusion.

For more information, please contact us at programs@sherwoodcenter.org or call (816) 333-3344.