To enhance the lives of people we support by promoting their uniqueness and building their self esteem and independence in a safe and comfortable environment.
Happy, smiling people we support who are leading meaningful and enjoyable lives.
Treating all stakeholders with respect, honesty, and fairness to gain their trust.
Balancing safety while promoting Independence.
Being responsive to an individual’s needs and wants and valuing those differences.
Developing people we support to their full potential by helping them build relationships, gain independence, and integrate into their communities.
Teamwork and Collaboration
Working together with people we support, coworkers, parents and guardians.
Responding positively to change and the future by supporting and educating all stakeholders.
Being fiscally responsible with all resources.
ABLE provides a broad range of services that enable people to pursue their dreams within their own homes or in one of the many homes located in Caledonia, La Crescent, and Houston, MN.
The services provided by ABLE encourage individuals to participate in decisions and choices which affect their daily lives.
ABLE helps each person maintain independence and gain a sense of self-direction, while ensuring that a reliable and nurturing support network is available.
Depending on the individual’s need for companionship, instruction and supervision, services may vary from a one hour visit a week to a full twenty-four hours a day.
Supported Living Services (SLS)
Supported Living Services (SLS) are residential based homes that can provide up to 24 hour supervision depending on the needs of the individual. ABLE operates 15 residential facilities throughout the Houston County area. Each home is customized to meet the unique needs of the people supported.
Intermediate Care Facilities
ABLE’s two Intermediate Care Facilities provide a greater level of care and supervision for residents with higher needs. These facilities are the Houston Apartments in Houston and Lancer Apartments in La Crescent.
Semi-Independent Living Services (SILS)
SILS is for adults who live with their parents or in their own home or apartment and need just a little help with finances, shopping, meal preparation, socialization or grooming.
In-Home Services are available to families of children with special needs. This program offers services to the child and support to the family while the child continues to live at home. Support services are designed to provide training to the child, consultation and support to the caregiver, and family respite in meeting the care needs of the child. This program is federally funded and monitored by local social service personnel.