Established in 1978, Community Support Services has been providing a wide range of programs and services for individuals with developmental disabilities in Missouri. Its residential programs offer opportunities, including community involvement, consumer driven support, independence, self-assurance, responsibility, acceptance and assistance with activities of daily living that include bathing, dressing, grooming and eating. It also provides services, such as shopping, banking, budgeting, using public transportation, social interaction and recreation and leisure activities. The organization provides individualized support services for persons with disabilities and their families by enhancing opportunities for growth, productivity and independence. Its community support services include medication administration and crises intervention, 24-hour emergency on-call staff and family involvement. Community Support Services is located in Joplin, Mo.