Referral to the appropriate community
resources. Community Support Providers function as
liaisons between members and area service providers.
Education & Employment:
Provide education on immediate issues, such
as communicating through an interpreter,
planning a budget, problem solving, and
the handling of prescription treatment
plans. Assisting deaf individuals in finding
employment in the community.
Advocate on behalf of clients who need help
getting to doctors’ appointments, writing
letters to service providers, or expressing
personal concerns to agency staff and
Provide supportive counseling for individuals,
Provide housing for clients and others referred
by either a hospital or the community. Community Support Providers
assess need and place members ingroup homes or apartments with supervision
that varies from 24 hours per day to occasional drop-in support.