Community Access Services

Community access services are provided to individuals with an interest in improving positive social behavior, interpersonal competence, greater independence, and the personal choice needed to access the typical activities and functions of community life.

Individuals learn to:

  • Better navigate their communities
  • Engage in activities of choice which promote community inclusion
  • Become more independent
  • Build skills for future employment
  • Develop skills necessary for supported living and community inclusion
  • Engage in health and social topics such as: healthy eating, exercise, assertiveness, safety, communication, relationship building, stress management and self-advocacy
  • Adjust and transition after high school in preparation to enter the workplace

Prevocational services

Tommy Nobis Center offers participants the opportunity to engage in hands-on work experience while gaining prevocational skills. Participants receive compensation as an added incentive. Individuals are also able to work towards supported employment either on a one-to-one basis or in a group setting. The goal is to teach skills necessary to be successful on a job and in the community.

Individuals learn to:

  • Communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers and customers
  • Practice appropriate workplace hygiene and conduct
  • Increase ability to follow directions
  • Establish positive work skills and increase work ethic
  • Develop workplace problem solving skills and strategies
  • Practice workplace compliance, improve attendance and endurance, increase stamina, and improve manual dexterity and coordination


For more information, please contact us by phone at 770-427-9000 or through our onlineĀ contact form.