In this section you will find all that you need to know about our people, mission, history and frequently asked questions. If you want to learn more about our organization, just follow the links for more information. It’s extremely important to us that you get to know more so that you feel comfortable working with us. Once you take the time to find out what we’re all about, we are confident you will want to be engaged with our organization.
The Region V Logo is based off of the biological symbol for "A new beginning". Whether it is the life of a person experiencing developmental disabilities, the personal growth of a person working in Region V, or the organization's commitment to continuous improvement, the logo represents the value of new beginnings in life.
What Services Do We Offer?
Region V Services assess the strengths, weaknesses and work experiences of our job seekers to support them in finding a good job match. We use the personal outcomes assessment to explore a person’s interests and find career fields that people desire.
Region V Services offers job coaching and support to the job seeker. These supports can be provided on the job and are tailored to each person’s needs.
These services are generally facility free services and are provided to persons not currently seeking to join the general work force. Activities and environments are designed to assist in improving skills, and greater independence.
Region V Services has several options for day programs. SOAR, LEAP, Sun Valley, and Plaza Connection. At these locations, some of the activities that one can participate in are; Job Search, Volunteering, Sensory Processing, Education, and Socialization.
Region V Services provides residential supports that are responsive to people’s needs while creating individualized services. In order for Region V Services to do this we have multiple service options that focus on differing residential needs...
RVS supports more than 20 people living independently in their own homes.
People who live on their own may have RVS staff come to their home to support them with daily living skills and community interaction.
RVS’s staff may support an individual in their families’ home providing services such as support in developing social interactions, independent living skills and community involvement.
Extended Family Homes (EFH):
A person is able to choose a family or individual with whom hey are compatible and live in their home receiving supports as needed.
Small Group Residence:
RVS provides support to people living in homes with other people of similar interests and needs