Community Workshop and Training Center’s apartments offer individuals life skills training while living in an apartment/home setting. Support services are provided to all residents on an individual basis dependent on their needs and preferences. Some of the areas of support may include: financial management, meal preparation, benefits and access to the community.
24 Hours A Day
18 years of age or older.
Must have a documented disability.
Must meet HUD guidelines.
Commitment to maximizing independent living skills
Ability to take action for self-preservation in the event of an emergency.
All staff members are trained in basic first aid, CPR and CPI (crisis intervention). Prior case management experience required. Staff is trained in Illinois mandated Rule 50.
Mary Ann has been a resident in an apartment in Peoria for many years. Over the past few years, she has made significant progress improving her quality of life. Facing some major health problems, Mary Ann took an aggressive approach to diet and exercise, with the assistance of her case manager, and now has managed to get her health problems under control. She has become her own payee for her Social Security benefits and works with staff to maintain financial stability by budgeting her own money. She also participates in CWTC’s self-advocacy group. Mary Ann has been successful in setting realistic goals and achieving them.