Community Opportunities

Community Opportunities For People with Developmental Disabilities PO Box 420/44 Opportunity Court Troy, MO 63379 636-528-7695 phone/fax www.commopps.org Mary Sullivan-Thomas, Executive Director

Community Opportunities assists people with developmental disabilities through a wide array of services and supports. A nine-member volunteer board, which is appointed by the County Commission, is responsible for setting policy and approving funding requests. The agency receives 10 cents per $100 assessed valuation of the county tax levy to contract for and/or provide services to people with developmental disabilities of Lincoln County. All of the direct services provided are nationally accredited by CARF International. The agency has been awarded the highest level of accreditation since its first application in 1992. The following services and supports are directly provided by Community Opportunities: - Residential Services - Community & Employment Services - Case Management - Family Support Funding is received through county tax dollars, the State Department of Mental Health-Medicaid Waiver, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and grants have also provided funding for special projects. The Board contracts for the following services and supports: - ShowMe Aquatics & Fitness (aquatic OT/PT)- 636/896-0999 - Options for Justice (liaison/support for people with DD who encounter the criminal justice system) –314/721-6161 - Behavior Solutions, Inc (teaches families behavior strategies) –636/265-0407 - Community Living, Inc. (out of home temp. residential; and recreation based youth summer programs) -636/970-2800 - Earthwise Industries (sheltered employment)–636/528-8869

- BCI (sheltered employment)- 636/356-3000 - OATS (transportation services) –800/654-6287 - The LINC (transportation services) –866/261-5462

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