Category Archives: Community Integration

Vacations Express Individuality

At ACT we strive for independence for the individuals we support.  So as summer started, Community Living program managers and supervisors wondered, “What would the people in our program really like to do for vacation?”  They asked, and there were no … Continue reading

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CI provides opportunities to get close to nature

The Community Integration program provides individuals with a variety of activities that emphasize communication, recreation, and community participation. One of the ways this is accomplished is by providing the individuals we serve the opportunity to volunteer and participate in other … Continue reading

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Special Olympics brings friends together

The Community Integration (CI) Program offers activities that provide opportunities for community participation, socialization, recreation, volunteering, and enhancing communication and independent living skills. Individuals supported through CI often receive information and make connections to other community programs that they enjoy … Continue reading

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ACT Seniors Enjoy Senior Center

Here at ACT, our Community Integration team supports several senior individuals who are also active participants at the Columbia Senior Center, an organization whose mission is to establish activities to promote senior citizens in maintaining a lifestyle of independence and … Continue reading

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Spring Holidays Give Reasons to Celebrate

Our Community Integration team works tirelessly to provide the individuals we serve with meaningful, life enhancing activities, including opportunities to volunteer with other community programs, as well as many in-house activities that emphasize communication and recreation. In particular, everyone at … Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts Just One of Many Activities Offered by ACT

The ACT Community Integration Program seeks to provide individuals we serve with a multitude of activities that foster positive interactions in areas such as communication, recreation, self-help, personal health and hygiene, and community participation. Every day, up to 36 different … Continue reading

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Fun Activities Plentiful in Community Integration Program

The ACT Community Integration Program provides activities that emphasize communication, recreation, self-help, personal hygiene, and community participation. The program helps the individuals we serve to get out into their community and to engage in meaningful, life enhancing activities. Thanks to … Continue reading

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ACT Training Exceeds Missouri Department of Mental Health Requirements

During our most recent CARF accreditation review, ACT was commended highly by the administrative surveyor for the training we provide and require for staff. By doing so, we believe CARF is acknowledging a value we hold that demands a high … Continue reading

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Mizzou Football Fan’s Birthday to Remember

What would any die-hard Mizzou football fan want for his birthday? How about a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rub elbows with a Mizzou Tigers football player! Joey experienced the thrill of a lifetime on November 26 when his birthday celebration at … Continue reading

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Community Integration Volunteers Make a Difference

The individuals we support in ACT Community Integration are out in the community volunteering regularly. Volunteer work ranks high among the many options individuals select as their preferred activity. Some volunteer opportunities are so desirable they’re at the top of … Continue reading

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