Our group homes provide a family atmosphere where four to eight individuals live together with 24-hour staff support. Each person has their own room, which they are encouraged to personalize. Open Door also utilizes a special dietician-directed meal program called My25. This program considers each person’s health requirements and encourages individuals to help with meal preparation.
We also offer assistance for individuals seeking intermittent support. These services are for people who live in their own home or apartment but also need help every now and then. Our staff develops personal relationships with the individuals we serve and offers services in all aspects of everyday living.
Open Door is focused on opening doors and developing opportunities for all of our clients. This means that we provide support in every aspect of life, assisting with personal care, doctor appointments, and medication management. Our clients also receive guidance on money management, personal shopping, and laundry assistance. The levels of support are uniquely designed around the specific needs of each person.
Fun and recreation are also a big part of services at Open Door. We provide transportation to a wide variety of events and activities. Clients have the opportunity to attend sporting events, see concerts, visit museums, and take outings to local parks. We also have groups that attend dance classes, yoga, and open swim sessions. If an individual has an interest, we try our best to satisfy their need in order to promote independence, growth, and an exceptional quality of life for every person we serve.
Some Cool Stuff We Do
Club members hold a car wash each summer, raising funds for a special project called Go Baby Go, which modifies ride-on cars for young children with disabilities so they can move around independently. Learn more here.
Club members bake homemade goods to give away for free-will donations that benefit Fruit of the Room, a project that educates and provides fresh fruits and vegetables to local school children in K-3rd grade.Feed My Starving Children
Club members volunteer to hand-pack dried food in bags that are sealed, boxed, and shipped to needy children around the world. Learn more here.Christmas In March
We take part in this volunteer event that helps to organize packages of food and household goods for needy families in our community.Highway Clean-up
Club members volunteer for the Adopt-A-Highway program and clean a mile-long stretch of highway in our hometown.
Random Acts of Kindness
Some Cool Stuff We Have Done
- Donated school supplies to classrooms at local schools
- Placed quarters in the carts at a local Aldi
- Baked dog treats for local vets and animal shelters
- Presented gift baskets in recognition of local first responders
- Given care packages to our local mail carriers