The Arc Jacksonville Village Housing Eligibility:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Background screening required
  • Annual combined income, which includes benefits, earned income and investment income cannot exceed $29,400
  • Monthly resources sufficient to pay rent, utilities, food, independent living expenses, etc.
  • Have a co-signer on lease if determined combined benefits and earned income are less than $1,100 per month
  • Does not engage in illegal drug use or criminal behaviors

The Arc Jacksonville Village Criteria:

  • Identified secure sources of payment for expanded services and supports (i.e. Private Pay, Agency for Persons with Disabilities, Medicaid Waiver, or Vocational Rehabilitation.)
  • Participate in an in-depth and in person assessment to determine capacity to live independently and identify additional supports needed.
  • Capable of living independently in an apartment setting without consistent staff supervision or significant support.
  • Comprehension and follow through of basic safety guidelines and ability to seek emergency assistance.
  • Socially compatible – ability to engage in Village and Community activities and events with socially acceptable behavior.
  • Motivated and capable of participating in community employment, volunteerism or community programs.
  • Confident in making decisions and expressing preferences, including communication with roommate.
  • Able to maintain their own living quarters in a clean, acceptable manner as well as prepare simple meals and maintain personal hygiene and grooming.