Participants of this innovative program are afforded the opportunity to use and build upon their current skill set to integrate into the community.  The “Day Program Without Walls” offers a choice of daily activity with more flexibility than a traditional certified site-based program.

The focus of this program is:

• Social Skills
• Academic Training
• Life Skills Development

The program schedule is three days per week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm. The group works on establishing productive routines that support each individual’s needs and goals.

This is done by offering a flexible schedule that includes a choice of:

• Promote independence and explore community integration opportunities
• Hands-On Training Programs
• Recreational Activities
• Group Outings & More

RISE is currently accepting applications for our new day program, The Main Street Connection. If you are interested in learning more about The Main Street Connection, they will be hosting an Open House event on Tuesday, February 12 from 2:30 to 5:30 at their program center located at 901 East Main Street, Suite 500, Riverhead. Visitors to this open house will learn about the unique day program, including activities and community involvement. Plus, meet the staff.

Those interested should RSVP to Kaitlin Fibkins, Day Program Coordinator, or JoAnn Vitale, Day Program Supervisor, by 631-727-6220 extension 209 or 224.

RISE Life Services provides a residential and supported living environment dedicated to empowering people with intellectual disabilities and mental health challenges to RISE to their full potential. To learn more about RISE Life Services, residential housing, job opportunities and programs, please browse our website or call 631-727-6220 ext. 203 with any questions.