Community Habilitation offers the opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live at home more independently and more safely. A trained Community Habilitation Direct Support Professional works with individuals in their homes and communities to develop skills to manage day to day needs as well as to pursue hobbies/interests and to increase social opportunities. Such activities include going shopping; learning to cook nutritious meals; learning to use public transportation; developing skills to take better care of one’s self and home; as well as exploring social and recreational activities that lead to a more fulfilling life.