ISS sites provide an awake and alert Direct Support Professional (DSP) who does not live in the home with the person and consists of individually tailored training and/or support activities that enable the person who receives services to live and inclusively participate in their community. The activities and environments are designed to increase the acquisition of skills and appropriate behavior that are necessary for the person who receives services to have greater independence and personal choice, and to allow for maximum induction into their community.

ISS sites provide 24-hour care and are to assist our clients with the acquisition, retention and/or improvement of the following areas of functionality:


Receptive or expressive language;



Self-direction; and

Capacity for independent living.

If you have questions regarding ISS and other ARC services please contact our office at (304)344-3403