Headquartered in a small rural town in northern Maine, Katahdin Friends, Inc. (KFI) provides community employment and life engagement supports, as well as home supports, to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). A flexible approach to staffing and support scheduling helps KFI ensure customized daily support schedules that meet individual goals. This approach also allows individuals to interact with a variety of direct support professionals, which is important for having a more engaged and meaningful life in the community.
Boeltzig-Brown, Heike and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston, "CLE Promising Practices: Flexible Scheduling and Creative Staffing" (2017). All Institute for Community Inclusion Publications. 41.