SERVICE PLANS

A service plan is a meeting once a year which discusses all of your services and supports for the next year. Your service plan should be based on what YOU want/need. 

Preparation for Your Service Plan
  • Define your goals: work, friends, housing, driving, vacations, different day program, relocating, etc.

  • Define what is MOST important to you

  • Ideas about obtaining your goal(s)

  • What are you able to do

  • What are your strengths & weaknesses

  • What help do you need to obtain your goals?

  • Ask how services and supports can be put in place to help you

  • Write everything down

  • Speak with your Resource Coordinator before your meeting

  • Invite people to the Service Plan meeting who are important to you; it's your meeting!

The Service Plan Meeting
  • Bring a list of what you want to talk about

  • Have the team talk about your concerns & ideas

  • If you don't understand - ask questions or simply say "I don't understand"

  • Make sure the goals are what YOU want

  • Be responsible. Tell people what you're capable of doing yourself

  • Hold others responsible - ensure it's in writing

  • Make sure to get contact information for those who have helped and those who could potentially help you with your goals

“Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.”
— Fitzhugh Dodson

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