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(936) 687-1003 [email protected] 128 S Main St., Grapeland, TX 75844

intellectual disability services
Our Services

We offer a variety of services to support people in our community with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and their caretakers. We serve everyone from young children to the elderly. Services are customized to meet each person’s needs and preferences. Our services include:

Home & Community-Based Services (HCS)

For people covered by the following Medicaid waivers, Best Friends offers a wide variety of residential options ranging from total care intellectual disability services to intermittent support. Services are customized to meet each person’s needs and preferences.

Residential Services Personalized care provided by professional staff, set in a residential environment
Group Homes Assisted living services set in a neighborhood group home with 24-hour shift staff providing individualized care for 3 individuals
Host Home Residences Community Provide intellectual disability services in a family atmosphere
Community First Choice Intermittent, as needed, intellectual disability and services for individuals living on their own or with their families
Respite Services Caring staff provide a break for primary caretakers
Additional Services

A Case Manager is assigned to each HCS person we work with to assist in planning and accessing our full range of services. The following services may be used alone or in conjunction with our residential services:

Day Habilitation
Nursing and Dietary Services
Social Work—Counseling
Physical and Occupational Therapy
Speech and Audiology Therapy
Adaptive Aids and Minor Home Modifications
Dental Services
Psychology/Behavioral Support
Supported Employment and Employment Assistance
Recreational Opportunities

We strongly advocate for and strive to involve all our friends in local community activities and events. These opportunities help meet the recreational, social and leisure needs of people using community resources. Opportunities we offer include:

Events, Outings & Community Involvement
We periodically organize trips to museums, festivals, plays, parties and sporting events. These are vital to supporting growth in people’s lives.
Special Olympics, Texas
This builds confidence and character through teaching sportsmanship. Event divisions are based on age, gender and ability level to give athletes an equal chance to win. We love to see our friends in action!
Spiritual Services
With the assistance of staff and volunteers, people are encouraged to participate in the religious services of their choice. Best Friends strives to work with all religions to promote inclusion within various faith communities.
Advocacy Services

Best Friends Community Services offers support and guidance for people to lend their voices to public conversations about the future of services for people with intellectual disabilities and their role in their communities.

For more information about our assisted living services or intellectual disability services, contact us.

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