Semi-independent living services (SILS) include training and assistance in managing money, preparing meals, shopping, hygiene and other activities needed to maintain and improve the capacity of an adult with a developmental disability to live in the community. A goal of SILS is to support people in ways that help them achieve their goals and direct their own lives.
To be eligible, you must meet all these criteria:
Be 18 or older
Be determined to have a developmental disability or a related condition
Be unable to function independently without semi-independent living services.
Services include training and assistance in:
First aid and getting help in an emergency
Learning and exercising rights and responsibilities of community living
Nutrition, meal planning and preparation
Obtaining and maintaining a home
Personal appearance and hygiene
Self-administration of medication
Social, recreation and transportation skills, including appropriate social behavior