PACTT Residential Programs

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individualized programming for children & adults

PACTT operates a therapeutic residential program serving individuals ages 7 – 22 with a primary diagnosis of autism. Intense support and supervision are available 24 hours a day to provide the structure that individuals on the autism spectrum require.  Each group home houses 6 participants with a ratio of 1 staff per 2 clients during waking hours

PACTT believes that learning is a life-long process.  To assist adults ages 18 and older in reaching their potential, PACTT offers 24-hour residential care in a Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA).  Each group home houses 8 individuals with a primary diagnosis of autism.

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evidence-based + client-centered

An evidence based, client-centered approach is utilized to empower each participant in building skills to gain greater independence. An individualized service plan is developed by a treatment team including: clinical staff, parents/guardians, direct care providers, personal support advocate and, most importantly, the participant.  Goals are created by the team to assist the resident in developing skills in the areas of: activities of daily living, community integration, sensory and emotional self-regulation, communication and socialization.  

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quality care

PACTT’s Children’s Group Homes are accredited by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. In accordance with state regulations, all staff working in the group home must pass an extensive background check and complete Illinois Direct Support Provider certification as well as First Aid/CPR. In addition to internal quality assurance, audits are regularly completed by the Illinois Department of Human Services and the Department of Children and Family Services to ensure PACTT provides quality care to the individuals served.

PACTT’s CILAs are accredited by the Illinois Department of Human Services. In accordance with state regulations, all staff working in the CILA must pass a background check and complete Illinois Direct Support Provider certification as well as First Aid/CPR.  Audits are regularly done by the Bureau of Quality Management to ensure PACTT provides exceptional care to the individuals served.