CHOICESS is a private, nonprofit 501( c ) (3) Corporation that was founded in 1988 by Joseph and Rebecca Donofrio and a Board of Directors made up of family members, individuals receiving services and advocates with the mission of providing support services to persons with developmental disabilities who want to live, work and recreate in their own communities.
The mission of CHOICESS is to provide support services to persons with developmental disabilities so that they can live, work and recreate in the community, and for individuals to become interdependent within their community by assisting to build and develop a community network. CHOICESS will provide support, and coordinate generic services for individuals to function successfully in their community. The agency is committed to insuring that persons with developmental disabilities can obtain the same quality of life that exists for all members of their community.
CHOICESS supports people with developmental disabilities who are over the age of 18, are Regional Center clients, and who need support to successfully access their community. Individuals who utilize CHOICESS may have one or more of the following labels: intellectual disabilities, spectrum disorder, behavioral challenges, physical disabilities, sensory impairment or need for psychological support.