Life Center, Inc.

Agency Name: Life Center, Inc.
Services: Specialized Residential, CLS, Respite, Other
Other Services: Life Center also provides supports to adults with mental illness, children with severe emotional disorders and Self-Determination
Counties Served: Macomb, Oakland, Wayne
Founded: 1982
Is your organization CARF accredited?: Yes
Willing to serve people with complex behavioral needs: Yes
Willing to serve people with intensive medical needs: Yes
Available:: feeding tubes, passing medications, colostomy bags
Available (Other):: We are able to support individuals with complex seizure disorders
How we are commited to a Culture of Gentleness: For many years now, Life Centers has demonstrated an agency wide commitment to a Culture of Gentleness in all aspects of the agency’s operations. Four members of our management team have completed the three day practicum. Members of our Executive Leadership team have also achieved the Gentle Teaching Trainer Certification. Our board members have participated in regular Gentle Teaching trainings and have approved the incorporation of a Culture of Gentleness in all aspects of the care we provide. New hires, existing caregivers, managers, coordinators, finance staff and our HR employees have all participated in regular Culture of Gentleness trainings. We also review the six elements of a Culture of Gentleness at monthly staff meetings agency wide.
Languages other than English?: No
Geographical areas of Macomb and Oakland counties served for Community Living Supports (CLS) and/or Respite (Hourly support): We are able to service all of Oakland County. We are unable to provide supports to individuals living in Armada, Richmond, and Lenox.
Will locate homes (rentals) for individuals seeking personal residences: Yes
Licensed Facility: Yes
City / cities licensed facility is located: Rochester Hills, Bloomfield, Troy, Shelby Township, Clinton Township
Lives in home where license is held (Family Foster Care Home): No
Year home was first licensed: 1982
Minors live in the home?: No
Can the home accommodate individuals that are non-ambulatory?: Yes
Wheelchair lift available: Yes
School district where home is located: various districts in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties
# of Floors: All homes are single story
# of Bedrooms: 3-4
# People per Room: 1-2
Opportunities for single occupancy per room?: Yes
# of beds per floor: 3-6 beds all on the first floor
Unique information about organizaton: Life Center has a long and successful history of providing individualized, personally chosen supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness. For more than 30 years, the agency has progressively incorporated the principles of Self-Determination while creating a Culture of Gentleness to allow each person greater independence and success. We believe our commitment is demonstrated by simply making a difference one life at a time.
Business Phone Number: 734-261-1094
Contact: Cynthia White
586-799-4937
cwhite@lifecenterinc.net