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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.

How We Make a Difference

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. Learn More

How You Can Help

Your donation of time, talent or treasure will help provide individuals with tangible items, experiences and security. Monetary donations can be designated toward general expenses, travel costs, staff training, household needs, or program supplies. Donations

Relationships, Rights, Responsibilities


Avenues SLS provides 24/7 staffing and support. Direct Support Staff are needed part time, full time, weekends, weekdays and overnight. We provide support in both he Santa Clarita Valley and San Fernando Valley. Apply online now. Learn More


Avenues SLS offers training, consultation and education on topics such as Supported Living, Transition, Self-Advocacy, Aging and End of Life, Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports and Assistive Technology. Learn More


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Avenues SLS provides Supported Living Services and Individual Day Support to adults with developmental disabilities in the Santa Clarita Valley and San Fernando Valley. Learn More

Inspiring Stories

Meet a few of the people supported by Avenues SLS

Mary Rowan & Carmel Carp – Women’s History Month 2021

Mary Rowan & Carmel Carp – Women’s History Month 2021

Our last entry celebrating Women's History Month for Avenues SLS in 2021 is Mary Rowan & Carmel Carp, sisters to John.  Scott first met John and his mom over 40 years ago at a Saturday recreational program in the San Fernando Valley.  As Mary & Carmen share...

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Susan Heldoorn – Women’s History Month 2021

Susan Heldoorn – Women’s History Month 2021

Avenues SLS has spotlighted some of the many wonderful moms and sisters at Avenues SLS for Women's History Month this year and we are honored to put the spotlight now on Sue Heldoorn, Dan's mom. Sue, her husband John, and Dan have been strong supporters of Lori &...

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Stephanie Kusser – Women’s History Month 2021

Stephanie Kusser – Women’s History Month 2021

Stephanie Kusser first began working with Avenues SLS in 1995 while working a second job and going to school.  Stephanie's outgoing nature and love of community endeared her to almost everyone she met.  As you can see from Stephanie's story below, family comes first!...

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Avenues SLS is a 501(C) 3 non-profit organization. Your donation will make a difference to the people we support.