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“Amy” is an amazing young lady who came to HCRS in 2007; she had been placed in residential school due to her uncontrolled behavior issues and inconsistent home life and had a State appointed legal guardian. With the help of HCRS, Amy was placed in more stable home environment with a family that she had already established a relationship with during emergency respite care. With natural supports and the supports from HCRS; Amy has been able to establish a safe and more consistent relationship between herself and her biological family; she has been able to maintain gainful employment; and just last year was legally appointed to be her own guardian. Amy started working part-time at a grocery store and a department store. In 2010, Amy successfully completed a 3 month internship as a front desk clerk. This internship opportunity really helped build Amy’s vocational skills and professional self esteem. Since this internship, Amy has flourished at work and socially.

Shared Living Provider who are LGBTQIA+ Friendly

Date Posted May 13, 2022
Program Shared Living Provider who are LGBTQIA+ Friendly
Hours / Week 0


Looking for an individual or couple In the Windham or Windsor counties of Vermont that is willing to open their home to an individual with an intellectual disability, that is also part of the LGBTQIA+ community and potentially in a transitional period in their life.

The ideal candidate would be knowledgeable of identifying pronouns, offer person centered approach and/or have lived experience to offer a higher level of support during a transitional time period.

A generous tax-free stipend, and room and board payment from the individual, as well as ongoing support from the individual’s team including case management and other potential agency services will be provided.


For more information please call or text the Program Development: 802-282-9557 or email HCRS is a private non-profit community mental health and developmental services center serving residents of Windham and Windsor counties. 


Required Skills
Location Windsor & Windham Counties
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