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DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

Unique People Services provides a wide range of residential and clinical services to almost 100 individuals with developmental disabilities. We operate sixteen certified residential sites: twelve are Individual Residential Alternatives (IRAs) and four Individualized Supportive Service apartment (ISS). These residences are located throughout the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Through our extensive network of affiliations, additional off-site services are provided based on each individual’s specific needs, including psychiatric, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and nutrition.

Programs

Behavioral Intervention Specialists, a nurse practitioner and registered nurses address any medical or behavioral needs that arise. Our homes provide quality living to our individuals through 24-hour staffing where activities of daily living are taught by qualified Direct Support Professional staff. Each residence serves varying gender groups that include all men, all women or a mixture of both genders, accommodating ambulatory and non-ambulatory individuals. All residences provide individuals with opportunities for advancement towards independence, individualization, productivity and integration into their respective communities.