Adult Services

We believe that each person should be integrated into their community in a way that is meaningful for them while we assist them in facilitating relationships with family and friends. Individuals can be supported through a variety of programs that we offer.

People Incorporated is a Qualified Provider of the following services:

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  • Day Services: a site-based and/or community program that assists with socialization and adaptive skills, plus a range of services including various therapies (physical, occupational, music, art, speech, and language), fitness and exercise groups, health, diet and nutrition groups, and social skill groups
  • Job Readiness Skills (prevocational): a range of learning and hands-on activities to prepare for supportive or  competitive employment
  • Supported Employment: job coaching and supports needed to sustain paid work by participants
  • Adult Companion: non-medical care, supervision, and socialization provided to assist with community activities, personal needs, and activities of daily living
  • Individual Support and Community Habilitation:  services and supports (one-on-one) necessary to ensure an individual’s independence, integration, and productive life in the community
  • Shared Home Supports: matches an individual with a  Shared Home Supports caregiver in their home and provides daily structure, skills training, and supportive services
  • Twenty-four Hour Residential Supports: ongoing services and individually tailored supports in a residential setting designed to assist individuals to acquire, maintain, or improve skills in activities of daily living, home management, and community integration
  • Transitional Assistance: services for individuals who are transitioning from a nursing facility or hospital or provider-operated living arrangement to a community living arrangement
  • Transportation: transport to various resources, programs, services, or community activities

Additional individualized ancillary supports available as needed

  • Assistive Technologies:  specific to individual needs to increase abilities of daily living
  • Case Management:  coordination of services for individual planning
  • Skilled Nursing Services:  provided by a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse with a valid Massachusetts license
  • Physical Therapy:  to address motor impairments and improve, develop, correct, rehabilitate, or prevent the worsening of the physical functions that have been lost, impaired, or reduced
  • Occupational Therapy: sensory integration, adaptive equipment recommendations to improve quality of life, increase independence, regulate emotional responses
  • Speech Therapy:  includes the use of adaptive equipment such as iPads with voice output
  • Positive Behavior Supports:  research-based strategies used to increase the quality of life and decrease problem behavior by teaching new skills and making changes in a person’s environment
  • Adult Daily Living Skills:  such as personal care, budgeting, cooking, general housekeeping, and laundry
  • Self and Collective Advocacy:  to support an individual’s self-advocacy, participant direction, civic participation, leadership, benefits, and participation in the community
  • Social Skills:  to address decision making, interpersonal relationships, and emotional responses
  • Memory Skills:  developing memory aids and strategies
  • Leisure Activities:  finding pleasure in activities, such as arts and crafts, bowling, watching sports, movies, and shopping

Adult Services Management Team

Jerilyn Ingham

Jerilyn Ingham

Vice President
Day Services


Susan Raposa

Residential Services

For more information about this service, please contact:

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People, Incorporated
4 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721
(508) 679-5233 tel
(508) 679-6211 fax