Developmental Services - Case Management - Certified Provider

Community Case Management Provider Information - Coastal Workshop

Date: February 5, 2008

Agency Name: The Coastal Opportunities

Location: 35 Limerock St. Camden, ME 04843

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 637 , Camden , Maine 04843

Contact Person: Gail Varga

Telephone #: 207-236-6008

E-Mail Address:  gvarga@coastalopportunities.org

Web Site Address: www.coastalopportunities.org

Description of Services:

About the organization: Established in 1971, Coastal Opportunities is a private, nonprofit corporation governed by a local Board of Directors. The purpose of Coastal Opportunities is to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities and/or autism that will offer them the opportunity to contribute to their own welfare, to the welfare of others and to produce in a way which is meaningful to them. The mission of Coastal Opportunities is to enable adults with developmental disabilities and/or autism to become participating members in their social and economic community.

About Adult Community Case Management services (ACCM): Coastal Opportunities has provided case management services since certified as an approved provider of case management services for adults with developmental disabilities in 2003.  Adult Community Case Managers, working with the client and others identified by the client develop a comprehensive Person-Centered Plan or Individual Support Plan that reflects the individual’s personal vision for a desired life. Referrals for Adult Community Case Management services may be made to the contact person listed above.

Coastal Opportunities now provides Social Security Representative Payee services for persons under community case management by Coastal Opportunities.

The area served by Coastal Opportunities Adult Community Case Management services includes Knox, Lincoln and Waldo Counties.