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Community Support

Our Adult Services provide community support with a range of options for individuals

Our goal is to help individuals live independently, have opportunities for social development, and participate in community and recreational activities and events.


Residential services help individuals gain independence

With our residential services, we can create living environments that meet the needs of independent adults. To help individuals prepare for living in their own residence, we develop skills and find suitable homes with the necessary adaptations. Services vary based on need and choice.

We also support individuals who live independently by providing them with assistance as necessary. These can include help with shopping, banking, budgeting, meal preparation, self care, and general supervision. In-home care can be provided as needed, from a couple hours a week to full time care.


The Special Olympics promotes athleticism and healthy competition

Special Olympics Ohio

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for adults with developmental disabilities. The Special Olympics gives them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, the opportunity to demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.

Athlete Oath

Special Olympic Sports at Putnam County Board of DD:

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Swimming
  • Track & Field

Athlete Eligibility

To be eligible to participate in Special Olympics, athletes must be eligible for services (will be on their ISP), with functional limitations in both general learning and adaptive skills.

Brookhill Center’s Special Olympic program relies on support not only from general levy funds, but also generous donations from individuals and organizations throughout Putnam County.