Jun 30, 2019 · Group homes for the disabled are an alternative to institutional care.They may be a for-profit business, a nonprofit facility or run by the government. Privately run group homes do not have government oversight unless they receive government funding.
Dana Hooper has served as LSA’s Executive Director since 2007 and is an advocate for creating more Adult Residential Homes. During his tenure, he has successfully opened 8 homes in Santa Clara County. As a past board member of San Andreas Regional Center and a parent of a developmentally disabled son in Supported Living, Dana understands the full spectrum of housing options in the local.
This content may be upsetting to some readers, but this is my candid outline of what it was like working in a group home (or residential care facility) for the developmentally disabled, and you know me- I won't be holding anything back. As far as.