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Lifespan – Abilities Illuminated

Stanly County – Creative Campus Albemarle


LIFESPAN Creative Campus programs offer a range of services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, substance use and mental health disorders. We are committed to helping each individual accomplish skills that may have seemed impossible to some utilizing person-centered plans.

We focus on the interests of each individual we support to ensure their well-being, dignity and right of choice.

Individuals can select to participate in a collection of programs and resources including:

  • Art Programs: painting, pottery, drawing and craft projects
  • Bilingual Services
  • Community Employment Services
  • Compensatory Education Classes
  • Culinary Arts Program
  • Health & Wellness Programs: nutrition, exercise and yoga
  • Horticulture Program
  • Indoor/Outdoor Recreation Activities
  • Indoor/Outdoor Sporting Activities
  • Music Therapy
  • Sensory Room to promote relaxation and social interaction

In addition to the Creative Campus, LIFESPAN offers the following services:

Alternative Family Living Services
An option for individuals choosing to live in a natural home environment. In an AFL home, the family serves as a natural support system providing care, habilitation, and community access and supervised supports for adult(s) in the home.

Community Living Supports
Provides support and supervision to help the individual  live successfully in the home of his/her family or natural support, and aids the individual in becoming an active member of his/her community.

Community Networking
Community Networking services provide individualized day activities in an integrated community setting, separate and apart from the individual’s residence and licensed facility. Services are designed develop natural supports within integrated setting to promote maximum participation in community life. Examples of Community networking include, but not limited to, participation in adult education, volunteer work in the local community, learning how to use public transportation, and participation in community groups or organizations.

Day Support Services
Day Supports is a service that assists the individual with acquiring and developing their self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills. Day Supports may be coordinated with any physical, occupational, or speech therapies listed in the Individual Support Plan to aid the individual with maintaining his or her maxim functional level. Services may be provided for one individual, or in a group setting.

233 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 1A
Albemarle, NC 28001-4041
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704-986-6376 Phone
704-986-0822 Fax

Hours of Operation:
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Director of Program Services:
Jennifer Madsen, QP – Email