The Mission of Intellectual disAbility Services (IDS) is to create, promote, and enhance the supports and services available to individuals with intellectual disability. Individuals will have access to quality supports and services that foster choices in their everyday lives, meaningful personal relationships with friends, family, and neighbors, presence and participation in their communities, and dignity and respect as valued citizens of Philadelphia.
In order to accomplish this mission, IDS contracts directly with 70 agencies, in addition to other vendors and service providers, to provide a broad range of supports and services that include:
• Supports coordination
• Early intervention services
• In-home supports and respite services
• Employment and adult day services
• Community living and lifesharing services