Intellectual Disabilities Services

Local Intellectual & Developmental Disability Authority, (LIDDA)

 Intake & Assessment – 1233 Agnes Street, 78401, (361) 884-9854
Services available for individuals ages three and older. An assessment is conducted to determine eligibility for services. Assessments conducted in the school setting may be reviewed to assist with the determination of eligibility.
Advance Employment Services – 1625 10th Street, 361-886-6955

Provides services that are designed to meet the vocational goals of each participant.
Vocational Training – is provided on site and in the community to enable the individual to obtain employment.

Employment Assistance – assists the individual to locate paid individualized competitive employment in the community by helping him/her identify employment preferences, job skills, work requirements and conditions, and prospective employers offering employment compatible with the individual’s identified preferences, skills, and requirements. The goal is to match the person’s skills with their desired career and to develop natural support systems in the work environment.

Supportive Employment – is competitive employment in an integrated setting with on-going individualized support services consistent with the individual’s person-directed plan. The service includes supervision and training, essential to sustain paid competitive work by an individual.

The Center operates and manages Ability One contracts with the Corpus Christi Army Depot and Army Reserve, and Texas Industries for the Blind and Handicapped contracts with the Texas Department of Transportation which provide paid training and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Community First Choice – 1233 Agnes Street, 78401, (361) 884-9854

Assists individuals to live independently in the community in a setting of their choice. Services include personal assistance with daily living skills, habilitation services to help them to care for themselves, emergency response services, and support for persons who choose to select and manage their own attendants. Waiver services such as Home and Community Based Services supported home living and Texas Home Living community support services will transition to Community First Choice.

Community Living Options Information Process (CLOIP) – 1233 Agnes Street, 78401, (361) 884-9854

This grant funded program provides information, education, and community tours to adult individuals residing at the Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center. Each resident and their legal authorized representative is provided with information related to community living options. The CLOIP department works to minimize any conflict of interest between the Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center and community living option preferences.

Community Supports/Community Training – 1233 Agnes Street, 78401, (361) 884-9854

Provides individualized activities consistent with the person-directed plan, provided in the home and at various community locations as appropriate. Provides habilitation and support activities to improve the ability to perform daily living activities. Includes support services to the family to help preserve the family unity and prevent or limit out-of-home placement.

Crisis Intervention and Support Services – 1233 Agnes Street, 78401, (361) 886-4692

Including short-term crisis respite in-home and out-of-home provided to individuals with significant behavioral and psychiatric challenges.

Dual Diagnosis Response and Treatment Clinic – 1233 Agnes Street, 78401, (361) 884-9854

The goal is to strengthen services for individuals who have both IDD and complex medical/behavioral health needs as they transition to community settings. Provides enhanced services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who are transitioning from institutional settings, including State Supported Living Centers and nursing facilities.

Home & Community-Based Services (HCS) – 1231 Agnes Street, Suite A-14, 78401, (361) 886-6936

Supports eligible individuals in a foster care or supported home living setting. Offers a full array of services based on the needs of the person, including day habilitation, supported home living, behavioral supports and respite services. Encourages personal choice and maximum level of independence while using natural support system to achieve goals.

Money Follows the Person (MFP) –1233 Agnes Street, 78401, (361) 884-9854

Provides assistance to contracted local intellectual and developmental disabilities authorities (LIDDAs), Home and Community-based Services (HCS) program providers and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) program providers in supporting individuals with both IDD and complex medical/behavioral health needs. These individuals are transitioning from or at risk of being sent to institutional settings including State Supported Living Centers and nursing facilities.

Respite – 1233 Agnes Street, 78401, (361) 884-9854

Provides short-term relief services for the unpaid caregiver when the caregiver is temporarily unavailable to provide support. Respite also provides personal assistance in daily living activities, functional living tasks, and supervision for safety and security. This service includes habilitation activities, social interaction, participation in leisure activities, and use of natural support system and typical community services available to all people.

Service Coordination – 1233 Agnes Street, 78401, (361) 884-9854

A person-directed process to link, coordinate services, and support people to achieve their personal outcomes. Service Coordination includes writing, reviewing, revising, implementing and monitoring the plan of services provided. Service Coordinators assist people in securing and maintaining services in the community including education, training, transportation, specialized therapies, advocacy, food, clothing, financial assistance and crisis management. Service Coordination is also provided for individuals enrolled in the Texas Home Living and the Home and Community Based Services Medicaid waiver program.

Specialized Therapies – 1231 Agnes Street, Suite A-14, 78401, (361) 886-6936

Services include assessments and treatment by licensed or certified professionals. The services available include medication clinic, nursing services, counseling and behavioral supports.

Texas Home Living Services – 1231 Agnes Street, Suite A-14, 78401, (361) 886-6936

Services similar to those offered in the Home & Community Services Program (as listed above). Residential services are not allowed.