Avenues Supported Living Services is a non-profit organization created to support people with developmental disabilities in becoming and remaining active participants in their communities. Avenues Supported Living Services is committed to empowering individuals to make their own choices and experience life’s diverse possibilities.
Avenues Supported Living Services strives to help each person we support lead the life of their choosing. Building relationships between people including family, neighbors, friends, co-workers, community members, support staff and the people we support is a key building block of our success.
Relationships, Rights, Responsibilities
Meet a few of the people supported by Avenues SLS
Ronda Michaelson was born in the late 1930s to a loving family, which soon included a younger brother. She attended special schools in the L.A. area while growing up, and in 1961, her parents were one of several families who helped to start LARC Ranch in Santa...read more
Lori Shepard was raised with an inclusive mindset. The concept of segregation (for any reason) has never been a consideration. She attended public schools and saw peers separated from the mainstream, but, even at a young age, did not see the value in that...read more
Dr. Temple Grandin was born on August 29, 1947, in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Grandin is a designer of livestock handling facilities and a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. Facilities she has designed are located in the United States, Canada,...read more