Deschutes is also home to several unincorporated communities:
If you or a loved one lives in this Central Oregon county and has an intellectual or developmental disability, we would be honored to be your service provider.
Deschutes County fully embraces Oregon’s Employment First policy and philosophy. It’s based on the principle that working-age children and adults with I/DD can achieve competitive employment in settings that are fully integrated into the community.
ALSO is undeniably a leader in facilitating job opportunities for persons with disabilities. Our individualized employment approach offers collaborative partnerships between the people we support, job coaches, employment leads, and employers. The result is true community inclusion: A win-win for everyone!
These are individualized disability support services provided in the home setting for children and adults. Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) help those with developmental or intellectual disabilities to become as independent as possible in the least restrictive environment. Just a few examples of the skills and abilities we assist with are:
When it comes to assisting people with achieving their best possible selves and realizing their dreams, the DSPs and advocates at ALSO are there to do whatever it takes with teamwork, innovation, and most of all, respect.
The DSPs at ALSO provide wrap-around residential services to the people that they support. Innovation and a person-centered focus are essential when it comes to creating opportunities for self-empowerment and goal-setting.
We go far beyond services and training in self-care, meal preparation, and home management. We skillfully facilitate fulfilling connections with roommates, work associates, and community members.
When it comes to establishing eligibility under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), it’s understandably difficult to navigate through the labyrinth of complex regulations to ensure that all-important financial support.
Feel free to give ALSO’s Social Security and Disability Advocate Francine Marsh a call. She’ll be happy to help! (541) 678-0343
Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) is a non-profit advocacy organization serving Oregonians with disabilities since 1977. DRO envisions a world in which people with disabilities truly belong. They are dedicated to the following:
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Vocational rehabilitation (VR) services help people with many types of disabilities prepare for, get, and keep jobs.
Contact the VR office nearest you by using the Office Locator.
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