Breckenridge Village is a Christian residential community offering a wide variety of services to adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Our goal is to provide quality services that meet the unique needs of the individuals entrusted to our care.
The total environment at Breckenridge Village is designed to help residents learn and remember the skills they need to function adequately, adapt to daily realities, be of service to others, and achieve their God-given potential, creative avenues for self-expression such as athletics, dance, drama, arts, crafts, and music.
Residential services at Breckenridge Village are offered through the Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) Medicaid Waiver Program. ICF/ID is available for individuals with a diagnosis of a qualifying Intellectual or Developmental Disability, and who qualify for Medicaid (or if they cannot qualify for Medicaid, who have the means to pay through private funds). In addition to basic “room and board”, ICF services include individualized case management and service planning, access to medical personnel, and 24/7
live-in personnel to assist with activities of daily living, such as meal preparation, laundry, basic cleaning, personal hygiene, etc. Spiritual Development begins with Breckenridge Village staff members interacting with residents in a manner that is consistent with Christian values and principles. Residents attend a daily chapel service Monday through Friday. They also attend Sunday church services with transportation and staff supervision provided to Green Acres Baptist Church or with transportation arranged by family to the church of the residents’ choice. Health and Medical services include daily administration of all medications, transportation to health care appointments, and monitoring of health concerns. Day Program activities Monday through Friday provide residents at Breckenridge Village multiple opportunities for learning and practicing life skills, functioning academics, basic vocational skills, and social skills.
Recreation and Exercise are integral parts of Breckenridge Village daily and weekly routines. Breckenridge Village has physical fitness equipment in many of the homes and within the day program; residents are encouraged to exercise at least 30 minutes a day. Breckenridge Village also has a fully fenced swimming pool for regular use during the day program and for leisure use at scheduled times for each residential house. Residents also enjoy community outings such as shopping, going to the movies, and taking field trips to area attractions such as museums, the Tyler Zoo, the Athens Fish Hatchery, and other sites of interest. Community outings occur most frequently on Saturdays and Sundays.
Community Service opportunities for residents include regular volunteer work with Meals on Wheels, the East Texas Food Bank, and other area non-profit organizations. Residents benefit from the experience of serving others in need, gain a sense of productivity, and take pride in their accomplishments through frequent involvement in a variety of community service projects. Through involvement in community service, the residents of Breckenridge Village experience the joy of giving of themselves by helping others in need.
The tranquil 70-acre campus of Breckenridge Village is located just west of Tyler, Texas among the tall trees and rolling hills of scenic East Texas. Campus facilities include nine residential homes, a chapel, an administrative building, a health center, a vocational center, a swimming pool, a physical fitness room, , indoor activity areas, a pavilion, and plenty of room for outdoor activities.