ETTA

ETTA
Program Name: 
Supported Living Services
Grant Year: 
2010
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Grant Amount: 
$200,000
Interest Area: 
Special Needs
Grant Purpose: 

ETTA's Supported Living Services provide personalized assistance to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who want to live in their own independent residence. Individuals may receive assistance for a few hours or up to 25 hours a day for food shopping, household cleaning, transportation, personal hygiene, medication assistance, and other day-to-day tasks. 

Description: 

Founded in 1993, ETTA serves people with intellectual and development disabilities, and their families, and is one of the premier providers of such services on the West Coast. ETTA's services include residential housing, adult day programs, Summer@ETTA, employment training and placement, and case management. 

Grant Quote: 

"With this grant,The Foundation has taken an important leadership role in the understanding of the potential of people with special needs. Their support allows the L.A. Jewish community to embark on a new vision of how to support and build a community for Jewish adults with disabilities.”

-Dr. Michael Held, Ph.D., Executive Director, Etta Israel Center