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Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services

Spindletop Center provides assistance to people of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We provide an array of services that can help people improve their quality of life. Services include offering help in the areas of accessing medical, social, educational, and other appropriate services and life skills training.

Community Living Skills
Community Living Skills assists individuals with severe or profound developmental disabilities.  This service offers necessary skills training in the areas of motor, communicative, cognitive, personal hygiene, and social development.

Community Support Services
Individualized activities are provided in the individual’s home and at community locations.  Supports include habilitation and support, family activities for that help preserve the family unit, transportation between home and the individual’s community employment site or day habilitation site; and transportation to facilitate the individual’s employment opportunities and participation in community activities.

Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability (ICF/IID)
The Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability (ICF/IID) program is a community-based residential service option provided in homes with six or fewer individuals. This ICF/IID program provides similar services provided in an HCS residential home. The services include staff available to assist individuals with identified needs, access to medical care, the opportunity to attend Day Habilitation or similar programs, and participation in community activities.

If you choose to access the ICF/IID residential option, you are able to keep your current placement on interest lists for home and community-based waiver services, such as HCS, Texas Home Living, Community Living Assistance and Support Services, and Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities programs.

If you are interested in this residential option, contact us at 409-784-5590. We will assist you in applying for the service. The application process for admission to an ICF/IID involves sharing an individual's diagnosis and medical and support needs with ICF/IID providers to ensure they have the appropriate services and resources to best meet an individual's needs.

Texas Home Living (TxHmL)
The program provides an array of services to support individuals to live in their own or family home and assist with accessing care, activities and community events.

Home and Community-Based Services (HCS)
The program provides an array of services to support individuals to live in their family homes, their own homes, foster care homes or group homes and assist with accessing care, activities and events that are available to all members of the community.

In-Home and Family Support Program
The program is designed to provide funds to individuals, or their families, for the purchase of supported living services and/or goods that are not available through any other resource. Items requested must be specifically linked to the person’s disability and aid the client in living as independently as possible.

Respite Care
Respite Care is planned or emergency short term relief to a consumer’s unpaid caregiver when the caregiver is temporarily unavailable to care for the consumer. Respite Care is provided either in or outside the individual’s home.

Job Quest
Job Quest provides assistance to consumers who want to work.  Once consumers find jobs, Spindletop helps them stay employed. All jobs pay no less than minimum wage.

Ticket to Work and Self Sufficiency Program
The goal of the program is to increase opportunities and choice for Social Security disability beneficiaries to work.

Vocational Training
Vocational Training provides opportunities for people, 16 and up to gain work habits necessary to get a job. Clients may work at the Spindletop Center or at other locations.

Transition Services
Transition Services are provided to area high schools’ Life Skills graduating students to develop work skills and to develop school-to-work plans. The transition team works with students, parents and school personnel.

Recreation provides a variety of opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to participate in community recreational/leisure activities and Special Olympics. An after-school program and summer day camp are available to special education students within the public school system and may be provided in conjunction with the Arc of Greater Beaumont.

Communication Therapy
Communication Therapy provides services to individuals with hearing and language impairments. The program uses computers and other assistive devices to enhance communication skills.

LEAP (Living Environment Adapted for People)
LEAP serves adults 22 and older who have completed high school. The program is designed to serve people whose physical limitations keep them from communicating their needs and thoughts through speech.

Early Childhood Intervention
Offers family-centered community-based services to 0-3-year-olds who have developmental delays or medical conditions likely to result in a delay.


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Spindletop Center (409) 839-1000 655 S. 8th Street * Beaumont, TX