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Developmental Services

Developmental Services at Sweetser provides support for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in homes in Bangor, Maine. The emphasis is on maximizing independence in a safe living environment in a community setting.  

Individualized Treatment Plans may include:

  • Choice making and independent living skills training
  • Employment
  • Community integration and inclusion
  • Developing socially appropriate behavior and interpersonal skills; including anger management, increasing self-esteem and coping skills
  • Developing and maintaining age appropriate behaviors; including socially appropriate behavior and interpersonal skills
  • Developing functional skills; including, but not limited to, properly handling emergencies, cleaning and maintaining their home, managing money, recognizing street signs, problem solving skills, etc.

Around the clock care by qualified staff

  • Medication monitoring and administering
  • Assistance with maintaining proper medical care, including making and keeping medical and dental appointments
  • Transportation to medical, dental and services such as counseling, occupational and physical therapy

Contact Sweetser’s PromiseLine at 1-800-434-3000.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Back in 2004, our son had an 8-week stay at the Sweetser Crisis Stabilization Unit in Saco. Some of the best social coaching work that was ever done with him around developing coping strategies and using words to vocalize how he was feeling occurred during that time. The skills that he learned...

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