Program areas at Adelante Development Center
Community living - it is a major milestone in a person's life when they move into their own home, and Adelante helps ensure that level of independence continues to be an option for people with disabilities. Adelante's community living program currently offers a variety of residential programs to meet the needs of people with disabilities in community-based, integrated environments. Choices include supported living homes which provide 24/7 care, independent living support in people's own homes or apartments, and home-based living for people who live with family caregivers.
Adelante business enterprises provides quality mailing, scanning, warehouse management, call Center operation, document storage, and shredding services to businesses and governmental agencies throughout new mexico. Following a social enterprise model, the nonprofit agency provides valuable business services while providing employment for people with disabilities. Adelante added job opportunities and provided approximately 2.0 million in payroll for people with disabilities across new mexico.
Adelante facility support services provides total facilities management to commercial and governmental contracts at more than 20 major contract sites across new mexico. The agency's operations include the federal law enforcement training Center, kirtland afb, governmental buildings, rest areas, museums, and recreation sites. Adelante provides long-term employment opportunities for people with disabilities through this work, which involves facility administration, maintenance, laundry services, dormitory services, janitorial work, and floor care. The facilities support services also provided over 1.5 million in payroll for people with disabilities across new mexico.
Adelante has a preference for community based, competitive employment for people with disabilities. Adelante's community integrated employment service, employability, connects people with disabilities to over 100 employers throughout new mexico, helping people to find and maintain jobs. Adelante also operates the largest ticket to work program in new mexico with hundreds of successful job placements for people with disabilities. Ticket to work is a free, voluntary social security program that helps people who receive disability benefits return to work for the first time. Adelante's ticket to work employment network is offered throughout the united states. In all programs, Adelante's goal is to help people with disabilites, disadvantages, and seniors improve their skills and quality of life. Adelante's community options provide opportunities for people with disabilities to volunteer, learn daily living skills, and explore their community. Offered in bernalillo and valencia counties, these programs serve as a training point for community-based, integrated learning opportunities.