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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.

How We Make a Difference

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.

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How You Can Help

Your donation of time, talent or treasure will help provide individuals with tangible items, experiences and security. Monetary donations can be designated toward general expenses, travel costs, staff training, household needs, or program supplies.


Relationships, Rights, Responsibilities


Avenues SLS provides 24/7 staffing and support. Direct Support Staff are needed part time, full time, weekends, weekdays and overnight. We provide support in both he Santa Clarita Valley and San Fernando Valley. Apply online now.

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Avenues SLS offers training, consultation and education on topics such as Supported Living, Transition, Self-Advocacy, Aging and End of Life, Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports and Assistive Technology.

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Avenues SLS provides Supported Living Services and Individual Day Support to adults with developmental disabilities in the Santa Clarita Valley and San Fernando Valley.

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Inspiring Stories

Meet a few of the people supported by Avenues SLS

Ronda Michaelson – Women’s History Month 2019

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...

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Lori Shepard – Women’s History Month 2019

    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...

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Dr. Temple Grandin – Women’s History Month 2019

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,...

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Avenues SLS is a 501(C) 3 non-profit organization. Your donation will make a difference to the people we support.