Community Living Supports Services

Community Living Supports Services

About These Services

Community Living Supports (CLS) are used to increase or maintain personal self-sufficiency, facilitating an individual’s achievement of goals related to community participation/inclusion, independence, or productivity. CLS also provides children and youth with support and skill development.

Services are provided in an individual’s home or in a community setting and may be provided in a licensed specialized residential setting as a complement to, and in conjunction with, personal care.

CLS services may include:

  • Assisting, prompting, reminding, cueing, observing, guiding, and/or training in the following activities:
    • Meal preparation, laundry, household care/maintenance, activities of daily living, shopping for food, and other necessities of daily living
  • Assistance, support, and/or training with activities such as:
    • Money management; non-medical care; socialization and relationship building; transportation to, among, and from community activities and individual’s residence; participation in regular community activities and recreation opportunities; attendance at medical appointments; acquiring or procuring goods and non-medical services
  • Reminding, observing, and/or monitoring of medication administration
  • Assistance with preserving the health and safety of an individual served in order for the individual to reside in, or be supported in, the most integrated, independent community setting.