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Apartment Communities

Mission Road Ministries sponsors a supervised semi-independent-living apartment program for adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities who need minimal supports. The goal of the program is to provide supportive services to optimize the independence and productivity of the residents in an affordable living arrangement.

Mission Road has three apartment complexes in San Antonio that provide affordable housing and services for residents. Suzanne Smith Management Company supervises the three apartments: Independence Square, Murray Manor, and Meadow Brook. The apartments are Housing and Urban Development (HUD) subsidized apartment complexes designed exclusively for adults with IDD. The apartment communities have one or two-bedroom options with a community room for gatherings and a laundry room.

Eligibility criteria for apartment living include:

  • Adult who has been diagnosed with IDD
  • Low-income
  • Not under guardianship
  • Independent in self-care, self-medication, and self-evaluation in emergencies
  • Minimal assistance required in home safety, kitchen/household management, clothing maintenance, and community mobility
  • Active employment or participation in competitive employment, sheltered employment, vocational training, or a day activity program.

Support Services of the Apartments include:

  • Individual Program Plan conducted upon admission, annually, and as needed.
  • Supervision of banking, budgeting, and shopping.
  • Refinement training in daily living skills such as cooking, banking, budgeting, and social and recreational activities on a weekly basis.
  • In-service training on issues related to safety, security, sanitation, health, and general welfare.
  • Transportation for employment or recreational activities when public transportation is not available.
  • On-site manager and weekend relief staff.

Program Interest Form

If you are interested in one of our services for your loved one, start by contacting AACOG (Alamo Area Council of Governments) to begin the screening and assessment process to determine if your client or loved one qualifies for IDD services. Once this is completed, you can fill out our interest form below and a Mission Road program director will reach out to you to determine which programs might be appropriate and available.

  • (Please check all that apply)