The purpose of service delivery at the Dayle McIntosh Center (DMC) is to provide assistance that will facilitate both individual and community options for independent living. Most DMC programs were developed as a result of requests from people with disabilities and older adults, who defined gaps in services to address needs in their lives. DMC is here to provide core services and serves as hub organization with many referral resources, programs, and partners. We’re committed to providing resources and access to people with disabilities and older adults have equal opportunities to lead their lives as they choose.
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The Aging and Disability Resource Connection assists older adults and individuals with disabilities with an array of services to support independent living and avoid institutionalization. The ADRC is a collaboration of partners, which allows access to outside community organizations to more wholly serve the disability and aging community with their comprehensive needs in practice of the No Wrong Door service model. Our core services include Information and Referral, Options Counseling, Short-Term service coordination and transitions from long-term facilities.
Often, individuals with disabilities and older adults need support to achieve independence.
Whether help is need to learn to use assistive technology, find a caregiver, or cope with adjusting to a disability, DMC offers an array of supportive services, which includes.
The Dayle McIntosh Center is dedicated to serving as a dependable and comprehensive source of information on subjects and concerns that impact individuals with disabilities and older adults. We aim to provide valuable insights to both professionals and the wider public within Orange County.
Our team engages with the community through a variety of methods:
- Promoting Representation, Inclusion and Compliance
- Educating the Community
- Community Outreach
- Collaboration and Networking
Assistance to aid d/Deaf persons to succeed in a hearing world has been a consistent part of the service delivery profile at DMC.
Services are designed to promote effective communication and integration within this population.
The Dayle McIntosh Center (DMC) provides specialized training to prepare individuals with disabilities and older adults to achieve daily tasks and direct their own lives.
- Independent Living Skills Instruction
- Individuals Relocating from Institutions to Community Living
- Information and Referral
- Personal Assistant Services
- Youth Transition Services