Alternative Services – Oregon, INC. (ASI) is a non-profit organization originally founded in 1978 in Michigan. Since then, ASI has expanded to several branches throughout the nation—one of which is located in the state of Oregon. The Oregon branch of ASI began operation in 1989. It is dedicated to providing quality support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ASI has one goal in mind: Support the individuals we serve to experience meaningful lives.
About Alternative Services of Oregon
Alternative Services – Oregon, INC (ASI)currently provides Residential, Employment and Community Living Supports in seven counties: Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Linn, Benton, Lane, and Jackson counties. We are licensed to provide services in the seven Oregon counties and have existing contractual agreements with the State of Oregon for all of the services that we offer.
We operate a central administration office Tigard for the purpose of overall administrative and fiscal supervision. Each satellite office is staffed with a program manager, behavior specialist, clerical support, nursing support, and employment/community living services that help individuals develop flexible and personalized plans and goals.
Our Dedication to Support
- Individualized Care — Developing and implementing person-centered plans that meet the needs of the individuals we support.
- Quality Surroundings — Providing a healthy, safe, secure, and quality environment in which to live, work, and play.
- Privacy — Assuring each individual we support has his or her own private bedroom.
- Best Staffing — Utilizing trained, competent and professional and paraprofessional staff.
- Growth Opportunities — Providing ongoing professional development for all levels of employees.
- Exceeding Expectations — Going above and beyond the state and federal expectations for quality of care.
- Advocacy — Advocating for the individual in all aspects of their life.
- Balancing Priorities — Establishing a balance between an individual’s health and safety and what’s most important to them.
- Correlation — Coordinating support with family and significant others.
- Reviews — Providing Quality Assurance Reviews in all programs on a scheduled, on-going basis.
Our services include 24-hour residential care for adults and children, employment services, community living support programs, behavior consulting, therapy services and treatment programs for individuals with sexual offending behavior.
All ASI teams receive ongoing support and supervision from the following agency directors:
- Executive Director – Pat Allen-Sleeman
- Associate Director – Carrie Brickey
- Clinical Director – Scott Sleeman
- Assistant Clinical Director – Carole Searle
- Nursing Director – Yandeira Acosta
- Employment and Community Access Director – Erin Fleming