Adult Day Programs

Day Break

Day Break Adult Day Programs strive to improve each participant’s quality of life by maximizing each individuals independence and develops additional abilities. Goals are met by providing opportunities for community integration through various activities and volunteer outings.



1400 Foundry St., St. Charles IL 60174

1 to 6 staffing ratio

Mon-Thurs 9:00am-3:00pm

Wesly United Methodist Church

14 N. May St., Aurora, IL 60506​

1 to 6 staffing ratio

Tues-Thurs 9:00am-3:00pm


(Lodge at Laurelwood)

800 N River St, Batavia, IL

1 to 3 staffing ratio

Tues-Thurs 9:00am-3:00pm


To enroll or learn more, please contact:

Michelle Hastings, CTRS
Adult Coordinator
(630) 907-1114 x1212


Our Day Programs are designed to allow for participant engagement in a variety of recreation and leisure activities. The eligibility requirements allow for customized programming based on participant needs and/or interests.  Below are the eligibility criteria for participation.


Participants must be able to: 

  • Tend to personal self-care such as bathroom needs, hand washing, eating, dressing, and personal hygiene independently

  • Participate in the activity without the need for physical assistance (i.e. hand over hand, lifting/transferring).

  • Voluntarily engage in scheduled activities for the duration of the program time

  • Tolerate and function, with minimal assistance, as a member of a larger social group (12 or more people).

  • Keep pace and stay with the group during community outings.

  • Use a consistent form of communication to indicate basic needs and follow simple directions

  • Demonstrate appropriate behavior with peers, staff, and community members

  • Adapt to changes in routine or program activities

  • Follow FVSRA’s Code of Conduct:

    • Show respect to all participants, staff, volunteers, and patrons.

    • Listen to and comply with staff direction and program rules, including staying within program boundaries.

    • Allow others in the program and those at public facilities to enjoy the activity without disruption.

    • Refrain from using foul language or other offensive behavior such as rude gestures, sexually explicit language, or inappropriate touching.

    • Refrain from threatening or causing bodily harm to self, other participants, patrons, or staff.

    • Show respect for equipment, supplies, and facilities.

    • Not possess any weapons, illegal substances, or alcohol.

    • Not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs which would impair the ability to safely participate in the program.


* Additional Lodge Participant Supports:

​Participants enrolled in the Day Break program located at the Lodge may receive additional support such as:

  • Moderate assistance, when needed, to tend to personal self-care such as bathroom needs, hand washing, eating, dressing, and personal hygiene.

  • Moderate physical assistance, when needed, during program activities (i.e. hand over hand, lifting/transferring, step-by step directions)


Structured Therapeutic Adult Recreation Services (STARS) is a year-round community-based program for adults with disabilities. Through a partnership with the Association for Individual Development (AID, this program provides activities that address key areas of learning in community integration, recreation and independent living skills.


Aurora (East)

Faith Lutheran Church

3000 Liberty St., Aurora, IL 60502


Bethany Lutheran Church

8 S. Lincoln St., Batavia, IL 60510

Sugar Grove

Prairie Building
31 S. Main St., Sugar Grove, IL 60554


To enroll or learn more, please contact:


Association for Individual Development

(630) 966-4000