Opportunities Unlimited

Rebuilding Lives. One step at a time.

Residential Program

Opportunities Unlimited provides residential services to  adults with a brain injury, spinal cord injury, or other physical or mental disability.  The persons served live in one of nine homes that line Glen Oaks Boulevard in Sioux City, Iowa.

Each home has been designed with the purpose, comfort, and dignity of the persons served in mind.  Each person served has his or her own bedroom and private half bath.  The community areas in each home include an accessible kitchen, full bathroom, and living room.  Eight of the homes have four residents and one home houses six residents.

Persons served are encouraged to participate, to the best of their ability, in all areas of residential living and therapies.  With the assistance of 24-hour residential staff, persons served take part in meal preparation and help with household tasks.  Depending on an individual’s needs and goals OU provides a full team of rehabilitative staff that may include; Physical Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Pyscological Services, Nursing Services, Vocational Training by Certified Job Coaches, Exercise Therapy, along with a range of classes and community integration all based helping the individual gain or relearn skills and independence.

Criteria for Admission into the Residential Program

The residential program at Opportunities Unlimited provides services to individuals with disabilities who are in need of support and supervision to carry out activities of daily living and to improve quality of life.

General admission criteria for the residential program include:

  • Must be 16 or older
  • Must have sustained a brain injury, spinal cord injury and/or have a physical disability
  • Must have a funding source available for services

Individuals who may not be served:

  • Persons with a diagnosis of a progressive disease, which is not stable
  • Persons who are extremely physically abusive to themselves or others
  • Persons who are currently suicidal
  • Persons with a criminal history that could make them a danger to others in the community

Residential Program Outcomes

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