Who We Are: The ADDvantage Center was started in 2006 as an alternative educational and recreational program for persons with developmental disabilities in Central Ohio. Located in the Grandview area, our spacious, accessible building offers a social and educational environment where people can learn, enjoy the company of others, and most importantly connect with the community. Just some of our activities and classes include: ~Cooking quick & nutritious meals ~Hand drumming with the Columbus Jazz and Arts Foundation ~Yoga for beginners ~Billiards Club ~On Your Side news reporting ~Events & Party Planning ~Container Gardening ~Art History & Application
Eligibility: The ADDvantage Center is a day array services provider and utilizes the Ohio Department of DD's waiver system to serve persons with disabilities. People who come to the Addvantage Center must have either the Individual Options or the Level One Waiver, or enter into a private pay agreement.
Application: First you need to come and check us out! Give us a call at 614-291-9411 to set up your personal guided tour. If you decide to try us out, you can come in for a no obilgation free day.
Classes: Educational classes are taught by both our employees and by other professionals in their field of expertise. Participants in the program have an opportunity to regularly sign up for a variety of educational opportunities. A calendar of events if distributed so that participants can plan ahead.
Money/Fees: Some of the classes and recreation opportunities do have a nominal cost associated with them, although we try to keep the costs as low as possible. We also offer no-costs alternatives and in house activities. For those who require or desire help with handling cash, we will provide this assistance.
Social Events: People who attend the ADDvantage Center keep coming back because of the great opportunities to make new friends and spend valuable time learning with others. Although the Center boasts a structured and educational atmosphere, we also schedule plenty of time for holiday events and just plain fun!
Door to Door Transportation is provided daily.
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