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Adult Development Programs:

  • Adult Service Center (Porterville)

  • Lindsay Service Center (Lindsay)

What are the Adult Development Programs?

  • Provide instructional opportunities

  • Pre-vocational training

  • Focus on the individual’s strengths and preferences

  • Individualized goals and schedules

  • Provides direct services with a staff to client ratio of 1 to 3

What type of services do the Adult Development Programs offer?

  • A variety of activities, including:

    • Educational

    • Social skills

    • Community integration

    • Independence training

    • Sensory stimulation

    • Recreation

    • Senior program

    • Assists with self-care needs

    • Additional activities may be introduced as requested

What is M.O.V.E? (Mobility Options via Education and Experience)

  • Assists individuals to sit, stand and/or move as they are able

  • Utilizes specialized adaptive equipment

  • We are certified MOVE Providers and, alongside a physical therapist; complete physical therapy evaluations and treatment plans

Who are our Clients?

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Intellectually / Developmentally disabled

  • Multiple disabilities and / or are medically fragile
    (including G-tube, colostomy and tracheotomy needs)

  • Autistic

  • Ambulatory and non-ambulatory

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Adult Development Programs Program Supervisor

Photo Marsha Shoemake


Come join us as we enhance vocational, cognitive, safety, nutritional, fitness and independent living skills all within the community where you live. Call me Monday – Friday 7:30 am-4:00 pm.

559-784-1399 Ext. 1401