Helping Kansans with disabilities to live and work in our community by promoting choices, independence and a better life.
Helping Kansans with disabilities to live and work in our community by promoting choices, independence and a better life.
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Community Connections

The Community Connections program is a non-vocational alternative to other KETCH work or employment programs.  The program is centered around community outings, structured educational, social, and physical activities as well as community interaction through volunteerism and service. 

Services

Based on needs and desires, Community Connections will offer training and assistance in daily living skills, participation in community activities, and development of social skills.  The goal of the program is to assist individuals to become more self sufficient, facilitate a connection to the community, increase the quality of their daily experiences, and have fun.

Day activities may include:
  • Structured in center art class (w/ professional art instructor).
  • Career exploration.
  • Arts and crafts.
  • Service at Open Door or Meals on Wheels.
  • Bowling.
  • Movies.
  • Wii games.
  • Community events.
  • Socialization/learning activities.
  • YMCA
  • Cooking
Staff Support:
  • Staff must have a high school diploma, pass background checks, and complete an initial two-week orientation, including classes such as CPR, First Aid, MANDT, and medication training. 
  • Program participants will have opportunities to express the qualities they prefer in the staff who work with them.
  • Level of supervision is based on needs.

 For admissions information or to schedule a tour please call 316.383.8700 to speak to our admissions coordinator.