Who is able to receive services from BlueWest Opportunities?
Persons with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder that need residential or vocational supports. Some services require that the participant has a legal guardian.
Does BlueWest Opportunities offer services to children?
Yes – WNC Group Homes has one residential program that is licensed to serve children.
Can a person who does not live in one of the BlueWest residential settings receive services?
Yes – Blue Ridge Area Foundation offers services in 2 vocational centers. These services included: Innovations services, Long Term Community Supports, ADVP services, Community Networking and Supported Employment services.
How is eligibility for services determined?
Each service has defined eligibility requirements via DHHS. Contact a representative from BlueWest to inquire about service specific eligibility requirements.
How long does it take to implement services following submitting an application?
It can take 4 to 6 weeks to implement residential services due to the process of clinical evaluation and authorization of service. Additionally, logistics of moving in vary from person to person. Each person will have a transition plan developed to meet their needs.
Day and vocational services may be implemented in a shorter time frame depending on the needs of the applicant and the availability of the placement requested?
Are tours offered of sites and services?
Tours may be arranged by appointment.