Chapel Haven West Offers Two Open Houses For Interested Families

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Chapel Haven West Offers Two Open Houses For Interested Families
Chapel Haven West students attend a U of A football game.

Tucson, AZ – Families of young adults with autism spectrum disorders and social disabilities are cordially invited to attend an open house in 2017 at Chapel Haven West to learn more about how this award-winning agency can lead to a happy and productive adult life.

Please join us Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon at Chapel Haven West (MST) for a light breakfast, program overview, a tour, and the chance to talk with staff and students about their paths to independent living. As an added bonus, families may choose to join our current students and recreation staff for lunch on the town in sunny, Tucson AZ.

An open house and lunch on the town are also set for Saturday, March 18, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon (MST) at Chapel Haven West. Pre-registration for both events is required. Please send an email to [email protected].

Questions? Please call the Chapel Haven Office of Admissions at (203) 397-1714, ext. 148 or ext. 185 for more details. Request a brochure by sending an email to [email protected].

Chapel Haven West in Tucson, AZ provides residential transition and lifelong supports for adults 18+ with autism spectrum disorders and related social disabilities. This transition program focuses in four key areas: social communication therapy; independent living, self-determination, and college/vocational exploration. Students live in an apartment complex within walking distance a few blocks from the University of Arizona. They learn apartment management skills along with cooking, budgeting, grocery shopping and doing laundry while also gaining confidence in social communication, learning to manage college and/or vocations and developing a satisfying adult circle of friends.

The program’s close proximity to the University of Arizona provides a rich array of benefits for Chapel Haven West students, including college classes, recreation and job shadowing opportunities. Chapel Haven West is a satellite program of Chapel Haven Inc., founded in New Haven, Conn. in 1972 and dedicated to providing a lifelong program of individualized support services for adults with cognitive and social disabilities, enabling them to live independent and productive lives. The agency is celebrating its 44rd anniversary.

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