Living In Fulfilling Environments (L.I.F.E.), Inc. is a private, non-profit organization devoted to providing a wide range of community-based experiences and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities in Rhode Island in a non-discriminatory manner. Our staff and management team is committed to the individuals they are hired to work for and are well-versed in promoting support environments and providing opportunities for both independence and growth. The framework of our mission and vision are clear:
Support - Choice - Empowerment
Residential Services: L.I.F.E. Inc. supports adults with developmental disabilities in both 24-hour and non-24 hour settings. Each residential option is designed to meet a person’s specific goals and needs and to foster self-sufficiency and determination to their fullest potential.
We believe each person has the ability to contribute positively to their community, and often this can come by way of employment. Whether a person is interested in work for the first time or re-entering the job market, our Employment team can work with an individual to provide the tools and resources necessary to do so. Through developing a strength based individualized plan, a person could have the opportunity to engage in:
Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship are remarkably innovative ways for people with disabilities to earn a living! While pursuing a passion and bringing a meaningful service or product to the community, Self-Employment allows for flexibility and customization. Our staff provide guidance to promote and enhance each business endeavor, whether it be an individual venture or a shared partnership. Examples of current Self-Employment opportunities are:
Through this service, our goal is to provide opportunities for individuals to connect and contribute within their community, discover their interests, and build valuable life skills. This service is designed to be a supplement to a person’s employment goals. Examples of this service include, but certainly are not limited to: