O range Grove Center began as a vision of a group of parents in the 1950’s in the Chattanooga area who wanted options for their children with intellectual disabilities. That vision hasgrown to encompass a school program, physician-based health care clinic, Industrial TrainingCenter, recycling programs, community job placement, residential services, and a variety of R esidential Services is designed to en- able adults with disabilities to enjoy the independence of having a home of their own, and to be able to maintain residenceextraordinary and supplemental services that serve the metro area. We currently support in their communities through residentialapproximately 700 individuals with intellectual disabilities. supports. The overall goal is a managed ap- proach to helping them reach obtainableThe residential component of Orange Grove Center operates traditional group homes that serve individualized goals with few restrictions.four to eight individuals in a community-based, home-like setting. Our homes are staﬀed by a These goals may include learning basic in-live-in house manager and direct support staﬀ, who provide 24-hour supervision and protective dependent living skills, community inte-care. Staﬀ-to-clients ratios are considerably low. gration and socialization.Services include: House exteriors and yards are well-main- • Nutritious meals and snacks daily for each resident, with consideration of tained, enabling them to blend into their individual preferences and dietary limitations or restrictions communities, and home furnishings are • Assistance in daily living activities, laundry, clothing maintenance, shopping, comfortable, functional, and in good taste. etc. Residents are welcome to bring personal • Recreation and leisure activities items. • Transportation for medical appointments, social outings and various activities The individuals we support participate in an • Continuous assessment of needs and conditions array of activities locally and abroad. From • Assistance with money management, administration of medication, crisis bowling, Dream League Softball, attending management, etc. free music venues on the river front, din- ing, shopping, Special Olympics, travel to major cities, and attending religious servic- es. Your family member can ﬁnd a home with Orange Grove!
If you are in the market for a home that can provide a caring environ- Services ment with a supporting network of services, please contact us for additional information. Tours can be scheduled by contacting: Orange Grove Center Ruth Toon 615 Derby Street Director, Residential Services Chattanooga, TN 37404 firstname.lastname@example.org (423) 629-1451 (main line) (423) 493-2954 (423) 624-1294 (fax) Orange Grove Center, Incorporated is a non- proﬁt organization. “This program is funded (in part) by the Tennessee Division of Mental Retardation Services, Tennessee Department of Health, Tennessee Division of Reha- bilitation Services, United Way of Hamilton County, Hamilton County Government, USDA, TDOT and many private contributors. ” Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, federal law protects individuals from discrimination. Facili- ties, programs and services sponsored by Orange Grove Center are available to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Orange Grove Center “To recognize, support and celebrate A United Way Agency the qualities of the individual”www.orangegrovecenter.org