Our Individual Support services offer many of the same services and supports that are available to people living in our Community Residences to individuals living in their own apartments. The primary focus of this program is to maximize independence and help each individual fully participate in community life.Charles River's team of professional staff provides flexible support and training, depending on the need of each individual. Typically, assistance is provided for money management, medical and dental appointments, and life skills. Maintaining one's own household is a valued component of independent living and Charles River case managers work to support this goal.All staff members are expected to obtain the Department of Developmental Services’ Medication Administration Program certification and be certified in First Aid/CPR. Each staff member receives training in fire safety, human rights, and self-determination. A registered nurse and certified professionals provide these trainings. Psychological and social work consultants provide additional support as needed.