For ParticipantsCOVID-19 Information and Resources
We are here to help you during this health crisis
Have there been any cases of COVID-19 at AbilityPath?
As of today, there have been no confirmed COVID-19 cases reported to AbilityPath by our staff or clients. We are taking preventative measures and implementing program changes in line with guidelines provided by public health officials. If you, or someone you are in close contact with, has been diagnosed with Coronavirus, please email us at email@example.com
Should I attend my day program?
No. All in-person services are suspended to align with current restrictions. Many of our programs are offering virtual services during this time, including:
Job Coaching, Independent Living Skills, and Computer Education sessions will be offered remotely, and in-person services will be provided for those who need emergency services. Group Employment sites remain open on a case-by-case basis.
Who will be eligible for remote services and how do we enroll?
We will communicate directly with participants and families whose services could be delivered remotely. Regional Center clients are eligible to participate in our virtual services. Please contact your Regional Center Social Worker and have them send a referral to AbilityPath to start the intake process. For current participants, we will communicate directly with participants and families whose services could be delivered remotely.
Should I continue reporting to work at my job in the community?
Group Employment sites remain open on a case-by-case basis. Some employers are allowing staff to continue working while implementing additional safety measures such as social distancing.
Are any services being offered remotely?
Job Coaching, Independent Living Skills, and the Art and Computer Education Program will continue to be offered remotely, and in-person services will be provided for those who need emergency services. Group Employment sites remain open on a case by case basis. Day programs will continue to provide remote programming. You can access additional classes taught by AbilityPath instructors here.
Does AbilityPath provide respite services?
AbilityPath does not provide respite services. Please contact your Regional Center social worker for available respite resources.
Who should I contact if I have questions?
Please email your program manager with questions about emergency services or remote services from the list below, or call Brandon Allen at 650-683-0080.
ILS – Jake Dunbar
Daly City and Burlingame Learning Campuses – Jennifer Senecal
Community Access – Mark Sharea
Palo Alto Adult Day and Community Connections – Fi Kazi
Computer Education – Pamela Newman
Art Program – Shay Barnett
Employment Services Manager – Patty Holm
Maintaining Health and Safety
How can I help reduce the spread of COVID-19?
Social distancing and hand washing are some of the most important things you can do to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a lot of useful information on their website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html