WHAT WE OFFER
CONNECTING HEARTS AND HOMES
Chamberlin House, Inc. (CHI) manages safe and secure homes throughout the Albany community to meet the needs of adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. At CHI, we provide care that is tailored to meet the desires of each person.
Located in residential neighborhoods that allows for full participation in the community; our homes can accommodate from three to five people. Each person enjoys a personalized private bedroom.
For a more independent living alternative, Mitchell Place features one or two bedroom apartments. Individuals sharing units have a choice of roommates.
READ ABOUT SANDER HOUSE
The third CHI home, Sander House, was established as a result of the generosity of a grant from the Sander Foundation.
One staff person described the atmosphere as “beyond family.” He noted that all the residents really like each other and even interact like siblings. At Sander House, our residents are a true “family.”
READ ABOUT CHAPMAN HOUSE
READ ABOUT LEHIGH HOUSE
READ ABOUT DAR'S PLACE
READ ABOUT SCHELER HOUSE
Scheler House was named after long-time CHI volunteer and CHI Past Board President, Karen Scheler. The home was also made possible by the second Oregon Community Integration Plan.
Scheler House has a great backyard that allows residents lots of opportunities to enjoy the sun or even do a little gardening.
READ ABOUT MITCHELL PLACE
Mitchell Place which consists of five, one bedroom and four, two bedroom apartments was made possible by the second Oregon Community Integration Plan and a grant from Oregon Housing.
This is a wonderful option for those who desire a more private living alternative.
READ ABOUT NANCY'S PLACE
ADULT SUPPORT SERVICES
Our supports are flexible and easily modified to meet the changing abilities, interests and unique needs of each person. Services are based on what is important to the person and for the person. Our supports build on the individual’s strengths and capabilities to enhance independence. Each person has an Individual Support Plan (ISP) that guides us in helping them obtain life goals and aspirations.
We strive to provide services of the highest quality and to encourage self-determination and choice for the individual. Our staff provides around-the-clock care support and assistance with:
- All aspects of daily living including grooming, toileting and eating
- Meal preparation, housekeeping and laundry
- Financial management, healthcare coordination, and personal safety
- Maximizing skills, abilities and independence
Health and Wellness:
CHI staff provides supports to promote healthy living and to prevent illness and accidents. We assist individuals to take an active role in their health care decisions. We monitor medical conditions, administer medication per individual protocols and provide in-home care. We assist in scheduling, keeping and following through on all health appointments.
We offer frequent social and community activities. The Jimmy Goode Activity Center operated by CHI hosts monthly special events, birthday parties, dances, bingo, movies and more.
CHI operates a fleet of vehicles that allow our residents access to community outings and appointments. We operate two 14 passenger buses with wheelchair access, two transit vans that can accommodate up to four wheelchairs and multiple mini-vans that ensure we can get everyone where they want to go.