Community Integrated Work Prog
Disability Services in Hayward, CA
CIWP. Provides integrated options for the developmentally disabled as they learn to live and work independently in their local communities. This is accomplished through intensive training on all basic areas of a productive lifestyle: paid work, full use of community resources, the attainment of the necessary skills to evolve and maintain the social relationships which make our life meaningful, and above all, the development of a strong and confident personality.
read moreCIWP offers unique and distinguishable day programs in which participants learn and practice their social and community utilization skills in natural settings, utilizing everyday social tools. Work (paid and volunteer), is largely valued at CIWP for its endless possibility of skill acquisition and practice opportunities. Participants learn to maintain appropriate interactions with co-workers and authority figures, make friendships, practice advocacy, in addition to developing their ‘on the job' work skills.