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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

Linda Walker served as a mentor for a young woman in the Brunswick area for more than a year. Recently, Linda sent a letter to Volunteer Services describing her relationship with her mentee. She called it "a learning experience." The two enjoyed the time they spent together, she wrote. Because...

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