Fostering independence and facilitating community engagement for individuals with Intellectual Developmental Delays and Autism.

Explore our individualized programming, which focuses on participant growth in their areas of interest.

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Who We Are

Branch Services offers unique, participant-led programming for persons eligible for Regional Center support. Services are based on the belief that all individuals should have access to meaningful engagement in their local community as they strive to reach their personal goals.

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What We Do

Branch Services celebrates each client’s unique strengths and interests by partnering with them to create a daily plan that supports their goals. We target skill building and educational activities to encourage independence in the participant’s chosen home and community.

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Our Programs

Our wide array of programming provides opportunities for participants to expand and develop in their areas of choice.

Community Living

Our staff provides the support needed for individuals to achieve their goals in daily living as they work towards independence.

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Social Activities

We foster a wide range of opportunities for participants to engage in community and home based social activities based on individual choice.

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Health & Wellness

Health and wellness is a foundation of our model. Branch Services provides targeted support from specialists in nutrition, counseling, mental health, and personal training.

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Employment Support

Branch Services assists participants in identifying internship and employment opportunities, then provides job coaching to support successful work experiences.

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Educational Support

Individuals are encouraged to be lifelong learners and explore educational programming. Participants receive needed support for successful engagement.

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Our culinary department provides instruction in individual meal preparation as well as vocational opportunities in food service.

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Art & Music

We provide the opportunity to participate in a variety of art and music courses. Individuals are then encouraged to showcase their creative skills at community events.

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Who We Serve

Our programming and services have been developed for individuals with Intellectual Developmental Delays (IDD) and Autism (AUT) who qualify for services with the Regional Center, and their families.

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Our Community Partners

Branch Services appreciates community collaboration with the following partners.

Alpine Hills Tennis & Swimming
College for the Adaptive Arts
Samaritan House
Riekes Center
Portola Valley School District
Feeling Good Institute
Pacific Therx
Neely Winery
Robert’s Market
Woodside Priory School
B.O.K Ranch
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy
Fit Trac
Portola Valley Theater Company

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I like how there are lots of activities and the staff are always there to help me to be more independent. I like being around other young women near my age. I like hanging out with my roommates and doing activities and growing together.

We have been thoroughly impressed by the energy and dedication of Branch Services! They are organized, visionary, and passionate about creating a supportive, inclusive special needs community. Led by nurturing and capable staff, Branch Services has provided a stimulating and engaging program of customized services specific to my daughter's needs.

Having our friends from Branch Services work in the Dining Hall at Woodside Priory school is a joy. They enrich our community through their warm hospitality and diligent work ethic, reinforcing the spirit of togetherness central to Priory.

Branch Services is amazing. The program they've set up for our daughter is thoughtful and comprehensive, from job coaching to teaching life skills to providing numerous opportunities for social engagement with peers and the community at large. Brenda and her staff have made sure that our daughter has a fulfilled and meaningful life.