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Individualized Care

We believe that all people, regardless of disability, have inherent qualities which can benefit society.  We also feel that they will attain whatever goals they pursue when given the opportunity for self-expression.  Chanan Foundation currently serves our friends with disabilities, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week depending upon the level of the client’s need.  Every day we have clients spending time in the community at various locations as part of our community inclusion program.  All services focus on helping our friends acquire, maintain, and enhance the skills needed to live the most full and independent lifestyle possible.  Community involvement for our friends with developmental disabilities is strongly promoted and encouraged.

On Site Services


Community Residential Alternative

CHANAN HOMES (our residential group homes)


The Chanan Foundation’s group homes are licensed for four residents, all as private rooms.  In our homes highly trained professional staff help with activities of daily living (ADLs) depending on level of need, our staff also teach residents skills such as meal preparation, laundry, housekeeping, money management, and personal shopping.  Activities that the residents participate in include: Special Olympics, Bocce, Bowling, boat trips, museum visits, picnics, and dining out, Etc…  Chanan Homes are licensed by The GA Department of Community Health and inspected monthly by the state’s Support Coordination agencies, as well as weekly and monthly internal inspectors.
For more information, contact us at the Chanan Foundation Inc. at, 678-715-8891, ext. 100, or email us at info@chananfoundation.org.

*Other COMP and NOW SERVICES are available.  Please contact us for more details.

Community Access Individual (CAI)

The Chanan Foundation offers our services for those individuals that would like, or need, more independent services.  These services are designed during an ISP (Individual Service Plan) to meet the individual’s independent needs.  These services can include a wide variety of of community-based activities, with one on one staffing.  These services allow our friends with disabilities more access to participate in the activities of their choice, in their own community with the ability to live a more productive, independent life.

*Other COMP and NOW SERVICES are available.  Please contact us for more details.

Community Living Support (CLS)

The Chanan Foundation provides a wide range of services for our friends with developmental disabilities.  Our customized services allow us to assist with those desiring to live on their own, or continuing to live with their parents or guardian. Services in these settings include, but are not limited to: assisting in housing selection; setting up the home (decorating, furniture placement, etc.); teaching organizational skills, time management, money management, meal planning, cooking, cleaning; assistance with grocery and personal shopping.  The Chanan Foundation also helps with all self care tasks as related to hygiene, grooming, medical care, and taking medications.  We also coordinate all in-home support services with other providers; helping our friends with developmental disabilities build relationship skills in the community and with roommates; assisting with home safety planning; and other skills, as needed.

*Other COMP and NOW SERVICES are available.  Please contact us for more details.

Community Access Group (CAG)

Our day program is offered from 9:00 am to 2:30pm, Monday-Friday, and lays the groundwork to prepare our friends with developmental disabilities for life in the community.  Our friends with developmental disabilities participate in classes they wish to take and choose their own goals in the classroom. Please visit our Adult Day Training page to see class descriptions. The Chanan Foundation’s Day Center training program serves anyone with a developmental disability over the age of 18 regardless of severity or ability.  Each person has an Individualized Service Plan to meet their independent need.  The staff at The Chanan Foundation assist those who have difficulty with ambulating and require more one-on-one care, as well as those who have more subtle needs.  We provide a loving environment for those who need that extra special attention.  Our activities include community outings, academics, motor skills, self help skills; and a time to relax watching movies or listening to music.  Our activities include:

  • Exercise
  • Memory Games
  • Socialization
  • Toileting assistance
  • Change of clothes when ‘accidents’ occur
  • Crafts
  • Music therapy
  • Academics and Current Events
  • Motor skills maintenance
  • community activities
  • Kitchen, cooking and nutrition skills
  • Lessons and activities that teach respect for self and others
  • and many other skill, as indicated by need