Community Support Network
Volar Center for Independent Living
1220 Golden Key Circle
El Paso, TX 79925
Luis Enrique Chew
January 1, 2013 — September 30, 2019
This project will strengthen the Upper Rio Grande Community Support Network, a diverse group of individuals and organizations in El Paso County. The Community Support Network aims to increase the capacity of organizations that serve people with developmental disabilities to provide community-based services. The network will implement its strategic plan that includes transitional services, behavioral supports, and respite for people with developmental disabilities.
State Plan Goal 5
Demonstrate how to prevent unnecessary admissions to State Supported Living Centers (SSLC) by supporting community organizations in at least 1 HHS Region to increase their capacity to provide community-based services that support people with developmental disabilities to improve and maintain their health and to have access as needed to necessary healthcare, behavior supports, community services, and/or respite.
Anthony, Canutillo, Clint, El Paso, Fabens, Fort Bliss, Horizon, Montana Vista, San Elizario, Socorro, Tornillo, Vinton and Westway in El Paso County
Area of Emphasis
Building Community Capacity