Leisure Connections

Independence Advocates of Maine - Leisure Connections

Leisure Connections

The only program of its kind in the area providing leisure / recreational opportunities regardless of needs and ability.

  • A wide variety of activities that meet the needs and interests on an individual basis and also according to others with similar interests, ages and skill levels.
  • Activities are offered to teach and promote health, wellness, good communication skills, safety and self reliance.
  • Transportation provided to some events.
  • Financial assistance is available for activity expenses.
  • Monthly and quarterly leisure calendars.
  • Late afternoon, evening and weekend activities.
  • Can be blended with your present adult day services, job or work support services or as their sole community supports.
  • Emphasis is placed on small-group community integrated activities.
  • Focus is on individual choice making decisions and ownership of programs which are designed based on feedback from consumers.
  • We encourage the development of socialization and mutual friendship and support not only within our leisure programs but also with members of their community.
  • Continued experiences in the program ensures friendships, community and social networks are created and sustained outside of the program.
  • These leisure activities have the added benefit of providing much needed respite time necessary for both consumers themselves and their families.

Click here to view a sample calendar of events available to individuals supported!



 


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