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A Path to Community Living - Resource Guide and Handbook

ODR's A Path to Community Living Handbook and the accompanying Path to Community Living Resource Guide are a set of forms and resources compiled to assist people who have moved or our planning to move out of institutions into the community of their choice. The Handbook and Guide are designed to help you identify the services and supports you may need to live successfully in the community.

A Path to Community Living Resource Guide

This Guide is a compilation of current service providers, resources, tools, and programs available to District of Columbia residents who wish to live independently in the community.  It is designed to be used in conjunction with the “Path to Community Living” Handbook; however, it also functions as a resource list.  This document is updated continuously as information changes.  Should you have any questions, please contact our office using the information above.

A Path to Community Living Handbook

This handbook is designed to assist people who have moved or are planning to move out of institutions into the community of their choice.  These forms are designed to help you identify the services and supports you may need to successfully live in the community. 

This information is only for you.  You may choose to share it with a relative, case manager, or friend. You may want to consider this information to be personal and private.  However, if you share it with anyone it may no longer be private.  It is up to you!

This handbook is designed to be used by anyone. Please note that all sections or requested information may not apply to your situation. Everyone is entitled to define and design their future.