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Health and Care

Adult Day Care

Adult day care programs are supportive services designed to meet the needs of adults with disabilities who have difficulty performing activities of daily living.

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Easter Seals Adult Day Care Page provides information that aids family members in deciding if using an Adult Day Care is right for them. The page explains what Day Care Services are, who needs Day Care Services and provides an idea of the cost of Day Care Services. It also helps caregivers and family members of people with disability locate adult day care programs in their area.

Family Friendly Fun - Adult Day Care page offers a guide on Adult Day Care Programs and tips that will help you determine whether an Adult Day Care is right for you, your family and your loved one. It also provides guidance and suggestions on helping you and your loved one with disability transition into using an Adult Day Care.

National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) provides a national directory listing of Adult Day Care Programs. They also provide many different resources for providers and consumers. For more information, please visit their website.

State Listings


Advanced Developmental Disabilities Services (ADDS) offers an adult day treatment program for high-functioning disabled people ages 18 and up. ADDS's adult day care program is designed to help individuals with developmental disabilities become participating members of their community. ADDS is located at: 34406 N. 27th Dr Phoenix, AZ 85085. For more details, contact ADDS by phone at 602-828-7807.


Oxnard Family Circle Adult Day Health Care Center For Senior Citizens and Disabled People in Ventura County. The mission of Oxnard Family Circle Adult Day Health Care Center is to provide quality health care services to the elderly, the mentally, and physically disabled citizens of Ventura County. This Day Care Center is located at 2100 Outlet Center Drive #380 Oxnard, CA 93036. For more information, call Oxnard Family Circle at: (805)385-4180


Easter Seals Florida Adult Day Services offer programs and resources to help you provide the best possible care for your spouse, parent, adult child or another loved one who needs assistance with daily living. For more information and locations, please visit Easter Seals Website.


Chicago Commons Adult Day Care Center, provides seniors or disabled adult with supervised care outside the home in a safe, secure "home away from home." They provide nutritious meals, individual clinical, physical and mental health care, as well as daily physical, recreational and socialization activities. Additionally, they can arrange transportation to and from your home in wheelchair accessible busses. Chicago Commons Group day care services are located at: 515 East 50th Street Chicago, IL 60615 or contact them by phone at: (773) 373-5055

New York

Life Span understands longer life means that today's older adults have opportunities unknown to previous generations. And, longer life also means new challenges for both older adults and caregivers. In fact, everything about aging is changing -- and no one understands the new face of aging better than the professionals at Lifespan. Lifespan provides more than 30 non-medical services, information, guidance and education to aging persons with developmental disabilities and their caregivers including Day Care for adults with a developmental disability. Located at: 1900 South Clinton Avenue, Rochester, New York 14618, feel free to visit them or call them (585) 244-8400.

New Hope Community Adult Day Care Service begins with what is called the "Living Art" belief. "Those who win at life are those who perceive each challenge with the expectation that they can not only make it work, but they can make it better." New Hope Community calls it “Living Art.” With program options that serve three distinct populations: people with autism, the elderly and medically frail, and those with dual diagnosis and challenging behaviors; the Living Arts Center (LAC) offers a program unmatched in New York State. When a person with intellectual and developmental challenges leaves school age programs behind and enters the adult service system, there can be a great deal of anxiety and uncertainty for them and their family. The biggest question they face is: “Where do we go from here?” At New Hope Community – they help people and their families find more than just peace of mind- they find a new way of life!

For more information, contact New Hope Community at: 5 New Hope Community Drive, P.O. Box 289, Route 52, Loch Sheldrake, NY 12759, or by Phone at: (845) 434-8300, or E-mail them at: info@newhopecommunity.org

North Corolina

Adult Life Programs is a nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) organization with several different facilities in the North Carolina area. Each facility has a different emphasis.
Adult Life Programs’ Hickory Center cares for individuals with more intense health needs, such as diabetes, wounds care, tube feeding, injections, incontinence, and many other health restrictions can be cared for at the Hickory location.
Conover Center is Adult Life Programs’ Psychosocial Rehabilitation site. Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) is defined as:
“the process of facilitating an individual’s restoration to an optimal level of independent functioning in the community. PSR invariably encourages persons to participate actively with others in the attainment of mental health and social competence goals."

The mission of Adult Life Programs: To provide support, respite and education to caregivers and affordable, quality day and treatment services enabling adults to remain in their communities.
Contact Adult Life Prgrams Central at: 226 2nd Street NW Hickory, NC 2860, for more information, or phone them at: 828-324-1313.



Adult Day Care, in Wisconsin, is defined as a day program which provides the elderly and other adults with services when their caregivers are at work or need relief. Adult day care may be located in individual family homes, multi-use facilities such as churches, schools and senior centers, and free-standing centers. Adult Day Care website offers a complete list of Adult Day Care services listed by county in the state of Wisconsin. For more information, contact them at: Toll Free: (866) 333-6002.

New Sign Balance, Inc. is an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for persons with developmental disabilities. They provide services to individuals that promote and respond to their personal goals, desires, needs and dreams. They strive to empower each individual in determining the direction of his or her life. Services enhance the communities’ capacity to understand and embrace persons with developmental disabilities. They are committed to provide services that maximize individual potential, while acting as prudent stewards of our resources. They offer individual services, adult family group homes, adult day services and supported living and children's services, with a summer recreation program for children. To contact Balance Inc. write to 1350 14th Avenue, Grafton, WI 53024, Phone: (262) 268-6811 or Fax: (262) 421-8330.

Curative's Adult Day Services - Curative Care Network Programs support independence. Curative's Adult Day Services programs serve adults age 18 and older in Southeast Wisconsin who have a developmental disability or other limiting conditions. Curative Adult Day Services webpage features a list of prgram locations, activities offered, the supported outcomes and goals of each program, as well as many other resources beneficial to existing and potential clients and caregivers. For more information and a list of 6 community based locations in Southeast Wisconsin, please visit their website.

Easter Seals Adult day services offer respite for family members responsible for a relative who is unable to function independently, but does not require 24-hour nursing care. Participants may have:

Easter Seals provides a safe group environment with coordinated health and social services to promote stabilizing or improving self-care. Qualified, dedicated staff implement best practices in service delivery. The goals of center-based care may prevent, postpone or reduce institutionalization.

For locations and more information about Southeast Wisconsin Easter Seals, use their contact us page.

New Sign St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care: Adult Day Services Their day services meet the unique needs of the frail elderly and adults of all ages with disabilities. Plus, adults at St. Ann Center enjoy “a little something special.” Children from the day care join the adults for fun-filled activities and a chance to laugh and have fun together. Stein Campus: (414) 977-5000, 2801 E. Morgan Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53207 or Bucyrus Campus: (414) 210-2450, 2450 W. North Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53205.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services WDSH describes an Adult Day Care facility as providing services for part of a day in a group setting to adults who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), supervision and/or protection. WDHS website has a wide array of information within the site for providers and consumers and has a complete directory of Adult Day Care providers in Wisconsin, at Public Directory of state Adult Day Care services as a PDF file. They also have Maps of Wisconsin Assisted Living Facilities listed by county and region who offer Adult Day Care services.

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