Programs and Services at Walnut Street Center
The mission of Walnut Street Center is to empower adults with developmental disabilities to live engaged and meaningful lives. The agency accomplishes this by offering a variety of person centered support services that provide the opportunity to live, work, volunteer, and socialize within the community. Walnut Street Center takes a completely individualized approach to treatment. Opportunities are developed that reflect personal choice and preference along with individual need. Walnut Street Center continues to develop and enhance its services to meet the changing needs of the people it serves.
Walnut Street Center currently offers the following services:
24/7 Residential Living
Individual Support Services – Independent Residential Living
Community-Based Day Program
Employment Support Program
WSC is committed to the full continuum of support for adults with developmental disabilities, empowering them to make more meaningful life choices. We provide this by offering quality, outcome based services which meet evolving stakeholders needs and bring together caring, engaged and informed family members, friends, community partners and staff to support these individuals.
Our key values are:
- Rights and Dignity – WSC encourages individuals in our services to be involved in the planning and implementation of the services, to practice self-advocacy and to engage in activities that enhance their personal well-being.
- Community – WSC supports community membership through relationship building, community partners and active participation in neighborhoods.
- Personal Growth and Accomplishment – WSC promotes personal growth and accomplishment by providing supports that are person centered and focus on an individual’s maximum potential
- Quality – WSC endeavors to exceed industry standards by maintaining a learning environment based on ABA/PBS based clinical supports, person centered skills building, community inclusion and state of the art facilities.