Independent Living

First Place–Phoenix is where independence lives and thrives.

Supporting independence.

The First Place–Phoenix Apartments offer a suite of supports, amenities and community life activities to help residents thrive as they chart their individual paths to more independent living.

  • The support team assists residents in developing their daily living skills.
  • The community life team offers a dynamic schedule of activities—seven days a week.
  • The employment team helps residents identify their skill sets and job interests, as well as assists with volunteer and employment opportunities.
  • The health & wellness team supports residents in making healthy lifestyle choices through nutrition and exercise.

Skills that last a lifetime.

Through support services and weekly activities, life at First Place–Phoenix provides a path to more independent living.

  • Money management
  • Household management
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Nutrition
  • Health & wellness
  • Public transportation navigation

Life maximized.

Prior to move-in and beyond, every step is taken to help residents enjoy a life of possibilities.

  • Prospective resident discovery session prior to move-in
  • Planning session with each resident at move-in
  • Weekly community life activities
  • Life skills training and/or essential activities (e.g., transportation & navigation, meal planning, social integration, career development)
  • Person-centered supports based on individual needs and preferences
“First Place–Phoenix residents enjoy a true sense of belonging. They can feel welcome, secure and connected to a supportive community.”
Nancy Ottmann, Chief Operating Officer, First Place–Phoenix