Avenues Supported Living Services is a non-profit organization created to support people with developmental disabilities in becoming and remaining active participants in their communities. Avenues Supported Living Services is committed to empowering individuals to make their own choices and experience life’s diverse possibilities.
Avenues Supported Living Services strives to help each person we support lead the life of their choosing. Building relationships between people including family, neighbors, friends, co-workers, community members, support staff and the people we support is a key building block of our success.
Relationships, Rights, Responsibilities
Meet a few of the people supported by Avenues SLS
Cheryl Mayfield is one of the founding Board Members of Avenues SLS (since 1997), and lives in an accessible mobile home she purchased with the assistance of some housing grants. Cheryl studied for her AA degree at LA Valley College & Mission College, wrote a...read more
One of our Avenues Mother's shared a compelling story a few weeks back about the impact of having a child with Autism. Back in the 70s, there were no resources or effective treatments to help a family cope with this lifelong journey. The doctor, back then, told these...read more
Ronda Michaelson was born in the late 1930s to a loving family, which soon included a younger brother. She attended special schools in the L.A. area while growing up, and in 1961, her parents were one of several families who helped to start LARC Ranch in Santa...read more