Day Support

L.I.F.E. Day Support Program

The ECHO L.I.F.E. (Learning, Independence, Friendship, Empowerment) Day Support Program offers skills training to individuals who are not currently interested in, or pursuing, employment as the main focus of their day. Through a combination of structured group and individual activities, participants enhance skills in daily living, safety, communication, decision-making, self-advocacy, and other areas. In-house skills training is reinforced through weekly community trips to music therapy, libraries, volunteer opportunities, and various physical and recreational activities. Person-centered service plans are developed to build on the interests and choices of each individual.


The L.I.F.E. Academy, available to all Day Support participants, offers a structured teaching environment to enhance individuals’ purpose and independence. The Academy uses curriculum-based training in over 200 focus areas—including life skills, vocational development, computer technology, and social skills—as well as personalized training sessions designed by the ECHO staff. Participants receive certificates of completion based on criteria for each course.

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Medically Fragile Day Support Program

ECHO’s Medically Fragile Day Support Program offers person-centered, comprehensive support and training for individuals with significant support needs. The goal of this program is to maintain and enhance an individual’s physical, cognitive, social and emotional abilities that will result in an optimal quality of life for each individual. This program serves up to 20 men and women.

The Medically Fragile Day Support Program Staff consists of:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse(s)
  • A Licensed Practical Nurse
  • An Occupational Therapist
  • Certified Nursing Assistants and Aides
  • Drivers

Our staff consults with families, physical therapists, special education teachers, support coordinators, physicians and residential providers to ensure a comprehensive, personalized program to meet each individual’s goals. This program also provides opportunities for community involvement, socializing, and skill development.

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