The Coalition for Community Choice (CCC) strives to address the growing national need for affordable housing and meaningful work for individuals with disabilities by increasing the quality and supply of choices in a broad range of housing, community, and employment opportunities specifically individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD).
In doing so, the CCC adheres to the following principles:
To be part of the CCC Network, an organization must adhere to the “CCC” Principles above. Submit a request to join the CCC here. For questions or more information, please contact our National Coordinator, Desiree Kameka, DKameka@MadisonHouseAutism.org.
Devoted to promoting curative education and social therapy to persons in need of special care through a cooperative life, social interaction and spiritual activity based on anthroposophy as developed by Rudolf Steiner. The Association provides a vehicle for cooperation, communication, coordination, and mutual support among the constituent Camphill communities and their associated organizations.
DOF is a Certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) operating nationally. We provide technical and financial services to individuals and organizations serving the disability market throughout the United States, with a focus on affordable housing, schools and vocational training centers.
Continuum Behavioral Health and Continuum Autism Spectrum Alliance (CASA) addresses the needs of those who present with signs or symptoms associated with behavioral disorders and related developmental disabilities, including but not limited to “Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Down Syndrome, and Learning Differences”
A national organization working to eliminate barriers and increase opportunities for adults on the autism spectrum.
Offer seller-financed single family homes to special needs residents for individual or shared living spaces to help more families find affordable special needs housing for their family members.
VOR is a national organization that advocates for high quality care and human rights for all individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Echoing Hope Ranch provides services to individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities in a rural, agricultural setting. Services include residential, employment programs, day programs, transportation, and community-based respite and habitation.
First Place AZ, a residential and multi-service community developer, is leveraging human resources, technology and the built environment to address the complex issues of residential concerns for adults with autism and others with special needs. Its first property, First Place-Phoenix is a new mixed-use residential prototype sited in the heart of Phoenix and poised to create a model for replication in other communities across North America.
At Rainbow Acres, adults with developmental disabilities receive loving care, and enjoy a beautiful ranch style campus, amid the scenic beauty of Arizona’s Verde Valley. For over 40 years, we’ve been empowering people to live to their fullest potential with dignity and purpose.
A rural residential group home for adults with autism.
Allied Affordable Housing and its Partners will develop a caring community for adults with complex language, learning and cognitive disabilities. These communities will provide residents with quality, safe, affordable housing and an environment where residents may thrive and further develop their social and independent living skills.
Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area is an all-volunteer, grassroots organization currently focusing on expanding the limited lifespan care options for the dramatically increasing numbers of adults with autism.
Since 1957, Camping Unlimited operates a year around recreational program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including a 10 week residential program and one-, two-, and three day events each weekend and occasional longer trips to fun destinations. In summer of 2015, we served over 580 children and adults, and provided much needed respites for parents, families and caregivers.
Casa de Amma nurtures the abilities and independence of adults with special needs. We believe that with individualized support each resident can create a life they are proud of.
Costanoa Commons is a newly forming non-profit, community organic farm on 5 acres in downtown Santa Cruz, CA. Adjacent to the farm will be privately owned affordable housing for adults with developmental disabilities, integrated with newly built housing for the neighborhood.
Golden Heart Ranch is dedicated to building an intentional community for young adults with special needs. GHR will have a robust vocational training and adult day program.
HGH is one of the largest providers of supports and services in San Diego County, serving over 1,500 children, adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities.
We’re committed to providing quality homes and exceptional programs for adults with developmental disabilities because we believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can.
Living Unlimited is a nonprofit organization establishing and supporting communities for people with and without disabilities to live safe, supportive, balanced, fulfilling lives with dignity, purpose, warmth, culture and employment, while encouraging life-long growth and maximum self-sufficiency.
A residential Independent Living Program for young adults transitioning from home with a step up program to Apartment Living and a Community Living program for those who plan to stay in Napa, CA. Our goal is to provide each resident the opportunity to live and work in the most independent situation as possible.
Noah Homes is a community campus residential care setting on 11 acres in San Diego, California. We provide safe and loving homes for 70 residents in 8 homes. With the support of staff and the community our residents work towards independence and the development of life skills, community integration through work, volunteerism and social activities.
Peak Partners is a consulting firm that is committed to creating high-quality, comprehensive and integrated living and employment choices for adults with developmental disabilities.
A Supported Independent Living Community in Orange County, CA. We specifically serve young adults brain injuries. (TBI/ABI), stroke, Asperger’s, and similar Neurological diagnosis.
Rident Park is an innovative destination supported living community’ model designed to be replicable on a local and national scale. Our community is expressly focused on the grossly underserved population of individuals with developmental disabilities.
STAR, Inc. provides 24-hour care and housing for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Real estate housing solutions and services accommodating adults with autism.
Sunflower Hill is working to develop sustainable and life-long residential communities for individuals with special needs as well as vocational opportunities that provide a productive and rewarding life.
Innovative housing for adults with autism.
With one ARF in the Santa Clara area, we are making steps to expand and provide more housing options for people with developmental/intellectual disability.
We are building permanent supportive apartment community for adults with special needs to live and explore life fully.
Established in 1972, Vine Village is located on a 25 acre ranch in Napa, California. Vine Village, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose goal is to provide people with special needs with the same quality of life that should be the birthright of all citizens.
Rooster Ranch is a livable community that will offer permanent supportive housing and a healthy, sustainable and inclusive lifestyle to adults of all abilities and their families. We are focused on giving our residents a life without limits, that offers security, choice, purpose and fulfillment. We provide opportunities that stem from a rural, organic, and independent nature.
Tall Tales Ranch is dedicated to building a life sharing ranch where both neurotypical people, and those living with developmental/intellectual disabilities, can come together to live, work and thrive.
Working with member agencies, state officials, legislators, advocates, self-advocates, and other allied partners, DelARF participates in shaping Delaware’s human services delivery system. Our mission is to support members working to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities and our vision is to change business, political and social environments increasing opportunities for all people to live, learn, and work in the community.
We are a non partisan grassroots group of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, friends and caregivers. We work to ensure that all voices are heard in the IDD debate. We share our knowledge and experiences, advocate for and include our loved ones with IDD in decision making, serve as a unifying voice, and educate ourselves and policymakers.
A 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to raising funds to build safe and comfortable housing options for men and women with I/DD.
Committed to supporting families and individuals with autism by providing housing and services.
Bishop Grady Villas supports persons with disabilities to use their God-given gifts to achieve greater independence, physical and emotional well-being, and spiritual growth.
Casa Familia is an organization started by 4 families who are very concerned about the future of their adult children who all have IDD. Our main goal is to develop and build a live, work, and recreation community in Miami, Florida.
Els for Autism is committed to better understanding the aspirations of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and helping them to fulfill their potential to lead positive, productive and rewarding lives, through:
• Understanding the nature of ASD and facilitating the development and delivery of treatment therapies, educational programs, training programs, and recreational programs as well as residential and independent living programs.
• The development of global outreach that will facilitate the sharing of best practices and programs.
• Raising awareness and promoting the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with ASD.
Loveland Center helps adults with developmental disabilities live their lives to the fullest by providing educational, vocational, and residential opportunities.
Our goal is to develop a live, work, play community option for individuals with developmental disabilities.
A special place for special needs children and adults in the greater Orlando area. OCA offers adult vocational training, day camps, after-school enrichment, social skills, therapy options, Special Olympics training and early intervention.
Provide safe, permanent, affordable, supportive housing for individuals with a wide range of cognitive abilities in conjunction with social, vocational and meaningful employment opportunities to foster maximum self-sufficiency utilizing public and private partnerships to develop a model community.
The Arc Jacksonville provides services, supports and advocacy to over 450 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in an array of community settings in NE Florida. The Arc Jacksonville Village an affordable independent living housing community will open in the the spring of 2016.
Annandale is a community for adults with intellectual disabilities or acquired brain injury, offering a comprehensive range of residential and nonresidential services from independent living to skilled nursing care.
Assist people with developmental disabilities and their families to have and make choices that lead to valued lives through meaningful community presence and participation.
Day program providing work and community opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. We provide pre-vocational training, supported employment, and community access services.
Angel Wings Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the lives of those affected by epilepsy and allow them to reach their full potential by living independently in the community.
Keshet/MY Life, Northbrook
MY Life is Keshet’s residential program designed to allow residents to become fully active members of the community in a warm and caring home that promotes independence and a meaningful life.
Libenu, from the Hebrew word meaning “Our Hearts”, reflects a heartfelt commitment to enabling Jewish adults with developmental disabilities to maximize their level of independence and self-determination in an inclusive community setting.
Little City provides programs and services to individuals diagnosed with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities. We offer a wide array of services that include a K-12 therapeutic day school, pre-vocational training, employment opportunities, an award-winning center for the arts, horticulture, recreation, and residential options.
Since 2010, Apex Home Solutions has worked with healthcare providers in central Indiana in a commitment to providing safe, secure and affordable community-based housing solutions. Apex purchases existing homes and or builds new construction homes for our providers who offer residential support services to individuals who have a developmental disability. Our goal is to be the strategic leasing partner for providers throughout the Midwest so they have the opportunity to serve as many individuals as possible.
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adults with special needs, Hannah and Friends offers residential and recreational opportunities in Hannah’s Neighborhood as well as grants for low to moderate income families to meet support needs.
The mission of Little Star Center Inc. is to provide a structured, child-friendly facility where children with autism receive individualized therapeutic intervention. Little Star provides an atmosphere where children, therapists, and families can interact, support each other and receive on-going training so that each child can reach their full potential at home and in a variety of settings outside of therapy.
To provide options for residential living that promote a strong sense of community.
Purposeful Architecture provides individual-centered design solutions allowing for safe and engaging living-learning environments. It creates buildings that support individuals with special needs at the highest level of independence.
To meet the ongoing residential and community living needs of adults on the autism spectrum.
AACORN Farm (Adult Agricultural Community Option for Residential Need) is a program committed to creating both vocational and residential opportunity for adults with autism/developmental disability.
Benjamin’s Hope is a first of its kind community model designed to address the multifaceted needs of individuals and families affected by autism and developmental disability. A vibrant, interactive community where people with extraordinary needs realize a future of meaning, security and hope.
Residents, families, friends and supporters of individuals with developmental disability living in Washtenaw County, Michigan who want to advance policy that increases options for and decreases barriers to housing and employment choices.
Holland Deacons’ Conference, Holland
The Holland Deacons’ Conference (HDC) coordinates and supports the work of deacons in communities from more than 35 congregations in West Michigan and Indiana. Additionally, HDC owns and operates five homes in Holland, Michigan for up to 30 adults with intellectual and developmental differences.
News, information, and commentary for families and friends of people with developmental disabilities; support for choice, a full range of services and settings to meet the diverse needs of people with developmental disabilities, and for families and close friends of people with DD who advocate for those who cannot speak for themselves.
Lutheran Social Services of Michigan (LSSM) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, human services organization that serves the entire Michigan’s Lower Peninsula with more than 70 programs sites, including adoption, a community center, foster care, family preservation, independent, assisted living and rehabilitation centers for seniors, skilled nursing centers, refugee resettlement and employment services, subsidized housing, and services for the homeless and developmentally disabled.
A working farm exclusively for adults with developmental disabilities to learn and perform a variety of skills, make friends, and get plenty of exercise in a fresh air environment. Our “farmers” perform meaningful work that develops self esteem, confidence and a sense of accomplishment.
The Baddour Center is dedicated to providing a model residential community for adults with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities in an environment that promotes maximum growth intellectually, spiritually, physically, socially, emotionally and vocationally.
Advocating for the right of individuals with I/DD to live in the setting of their choosing. Our mission is to establish “Bethel Community,” — an integrated, intentional community for persons with and without disabilities.
Madonna is an educational organization dedicated to the worth and dignity of every individual as created by God. The Workshop is a Developmental Training Program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It is part of our continuum of service that also includes a K-12 special education-only school, a Life Skills Transition Program for students ages 18-21, and Employment Services for adults ready for jobs in the competitive marketplace.
LTO Ventures is a 501(c)(3) non-profit company that develops live/work/play communities for adults with autism spectrum disorders.
It is a not-for-profit organization that serves people within our community, with intellectual disabilities, to enhance their lives and the lives of their families.
Farmsteads of New England (FNE) provides day, residential, transition, and respite services in rural environments for people of varying abilities. FNE strives to be a vital and integral part of the local community.
The Lukas Community is a year round, non-profit, residential community that serves the lifelong needs of adults with developmental challenges. Lukas provides a caring, therapeutic environment in which each resident is recognized as unique. Residents live within our four extended-family households, sharing in the daily tasks of living and learning, and benefiting from the experience provided in our craft studios, gardens, as well as from a rich variety of artistic, cultural and recreational opportunities.
A consumer driven organization providing a full array of community based employment, day and individualized support services. All services are provided in the northwest region of NJ and in a setting of the person’s choice…home, community or center based.
Autism New Jersey is the largest statewide network of parents and professionals dedicated to improving lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Autism New Jersey is a 501(c)(3) organization.
We build homes that people can afford with particular focus on supportive housing for people with developmental disabilities.
Approved service provider with DDD and DCF, serving individuals with developmental disabilities- In-home Supports throughout the state of NJ, Day Program and Residential Services in Burlington County.
Our mission is to promote inclusion and acceptance of autistic individuals into their local communities by establishing environmentally exemplary farm centers that create meaningful work and peaceful healthy residences and community interaction.
Parles Rekem is a law firm dedicated to providing the highest quality legal representation of children and adults with special needs and their families. We work to find solutions that best meet our clients’ needs and address their individual circumstances.
The Disability and Civil Rights Clinic provides pro bono legal representation for persons with I/DD in a range of civil legal issues, including housing security, alternatives to guardianship, parental rights, access to medical care and discrimination on government and private programs, benefits and services.
Camphill Village is an integrated community where people with developmental differences are living a life of dignity, equality and a sense of purpose.
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community farm creating sustainable lifestyles, environments and futures for young adults to beyond with autism and developmental disabilities offering a special place to live, learn, work and grow in Rochester, NY.
Providing consumer controlled supportive communities for adults with autism.
An internationally renowned open access, planned community in central New York supporting children and adults living with Down syndrome and intellectual disabilities.
SustainAbility helps adults with autism and other developmental disabilities with staffing, employment, and residential issues. Our farm project creates opportunities for meaning community integration while helping people discover their power to grow in a beautiful and necessary profession.
Our goal is to develop “True Homes” for autistic adults where resident farmers can cultivate friendships and food over the long term. By matching residents with each other to maximize compatibility and commonality and fixing staff salaries to ensure longevity and stability, we hope to achieve a warm and loving environment where residents can enjoy an independent life.
3 Irish Jewels Farm is a 501(c)(3) organization located in North Carolina, whose mission is to provide a planned residential farm community that offers employment and social opportunities by providing housing, vocational services, day programs and friendship for adults and children with autism. We are currently offering day camps for children with autism, social clubs for teens and adults with autism, educational workshops for the community, with the long-term goal to provide residential services for adults with autism.
Private, non-profit dedicated to supporting individuals with autism through residential, vocational, habilitation, recreational and educational services. We were the first farmstead in the USA developed for adults with autism.
We’re a farmstead community for adults with autism. We also offer day programs and summer camps for individuals with special needs and their typical siblings.
Safe Haven Farms is a working farm offering residential, day and community services to adults on the autism spectrum. Residents and day participants take care of animals, raise vegetables and flowers in two greenhouses and an outdoor garden, help care for the property and participate in a variety of learning, creative arts, life skills and rec/leisure activities. Our therapeutic horseback riding program is open to individuals of all ages from the surrounding community.
This is a group of special educators on the board of a non-profit determined to assist individuals with unique sensory issues to live in their own home designed specifically for them in an integrated community.
EASI Foundation supports autistic individuals with dangerous behaviors and their families. We maintain an online resource guide, connect families, and educate caregivers and providers by organizing conferences and disseminating studies and articles relevant to this population.
Our mission is to help create more meaningful lives for people with disabilities, all disabilities, through innovative social, employment and housing initiatives.
We provide day programming and supports to young adults with intellectual disabilities.
OSPREY Village, Inc was formed in 2008 in the Hilton Head, South Carolina, area to develop a “neighborhood with a purpose” to support local adults with developmental disabilities so they can live as independently as possible in an inclusive, inter-generational community near their friends and family.
BrightStone provides a God-centered educational, job training, social support, and future residential community for adults with special needs, expanding their potential independence and helping them develop mentally, physically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.
Down Syndrome Housing was established to give parents of adults with Down syndrome a housing option in a loving, caring and safe community environment. They understand how special a child with Down syndrome truly is, and with this understanding we seek to meet the needs of the child, the parents and the family.
A private, non-profit agency that offers educational, residential and adult day services to individuals most significantly impacted by autism. Our mission is provide children and young adults with autism the education and training to develop to their fullest potential.
Marbridge offers a unique full spectrum of residential care and training for adults with special needs from age 18 to the end of life. By creating a community where people can age in place, Marbridge offers residents (and their families) the security of knowing that they can have a college-like post secondary living experience or a life-long residence. Each of our four communities — the Ranch, the Village, The Villa and The Bridges—provides a different level of care, support and guidance.
A master-planned, integrated community where adults with intellectual, developmental and/or physical disabilities can Live, Learn, Work and Grow socially, spiritually and emotionally with their non-disabled peers in a caring environment.
29 Acres is a proposed residential community for adults with autism (and related disabilities) in North Dallas. We will serve the full spectrum of ASD by providing housing options and adult enrichment programming that will be integrally linked to our community’s social, economic and educational ecosystem.
Therapeutic Communities is comprised of 3 residential programs in Central Texas, both urban and rural, that provides LifeLong Living options for adults with cognitive disabilities since 2002. Our person-centered approach focuses on developing an active, diverse, and enjoyable lifestyle to create a great place to work and live.
We are a group of parents with common interest in our adult children to be able to live independently/interdependently in their own home. We strive to secure sustainable living for them.
Legacy Farms is a nonprofit green care, social venture providing support services and agrarian based vocational training for adults with autism, as well as those with developmental and social challenges. Their agrarian based workshops and programs help their participants gain employment skills, education, life skills, and a better well-being while helping to feed low-income families in the community.
Our Mission is to create a safe, progressive and self-sustaining community for adults with intellectual disabilities in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Lakeland Village Associates is an organization of parents, guardians and friends of residents of Lakeland Village, an RHC in Medical Lake, WA.
Dedicated to helping those with the intellectual developmental disabilities to live their life to the fullest while creating a family atmosphere that creates a better tomorrow and an atmosphere that encourages the participation of residents families in there day-to-day lives.
Stephen’s Place is a unique, not-for-profit community, specifically designed to provide living solutions for adults with complex language, learning and cognitive disabilities, so they may live with meaning and dignity.
For nearly 35 years, Autism Services Center has provided a lifetime array of services for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, specializing in autism.
It is a regional non-profit in West Virginia that supports our autism community by creating education, recreation, and job training/placement opportunities.
We want to create a caring community for autistic/DD adults here in Charleston, WV.