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Shared Living

Our Shared Living program matches adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism, or acquired brain injury with welcoming individuals or families in their community for long-term, in-home placement. The goal is to have the provider family integrate the individual into their home and community life. Riverside is there every step of the way to provide support to both the individual and the family.

We are committed to the philosophy that individuals with disabilities thrive when they are able to live in a family home. Over time, these new family members develop meaningful relationships and learn to be independent and active members of their community. This model enriches the lives of all who are involved.

Interested in becoming a Shared Living provider or caregiver?

We’d love to have you join us!  Riverside will provide you with a tax-free stipend, and ongoing support and training.

We ask that you have:

  • Satisfactory background check
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Experience in human services and advocating for people with developmental disabilities – preferred but not required

To begin, please fill out the application below:

Shared Living Care Provider Application

We’re also looking for respite caregivers for coverage when our family providers go on vacation. Please apply here:

Respite Caregiver Application

View Marty and Nancy’s Shared Living story below:

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