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Potential Made Possible

4710 Timber Trail Drive
Middletown, Ohio 45044

Adult Residential Services

Abilities First has two Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF’s) that offer a family atmosphere with a strong foundation for each resident to live life to their fullest potential. A comfortable environment is provided, to make the residents feel like it is their home.

Doty House Residential:  
Doty House, located in Middletown, serves 18 individuals diagnosed with severe to profound disabilities with multiple disorder diagnoses. Right next door to all the other programs with Abilities First.

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Hopewell Residential: 
Hopewell Residential located in Franklin, is home to 8 adults with moderate to profound disabilities.

Both ICF's offer:

  • Typical age of our residents is teen through adult
  • On-site nursing services (24 Hour) 
  • All residents have the opportunity to participate in Abilities First’s Adult Day Program (ADP)
  • Our residents regularly participate in community outings and activities

The goal of residential services is to maximize the residents the daily living skills, leading to independence, self-respect and confidence.

For more information, please contact , Mindy Berst at (513) 423-9496, ext.231 or mindy.berst@abilitiesfirst.org

Abilities First Development Department offers a number of ways you can support local children and adults with disabilities.

Please contact Development Department at 513-423-9496 if you have any questions.
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About Us

From birth through life, Abilities First of Middletown and Franklin, Ohio provides a broad array of individual and group programs for children and adults with disabilities.  

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Services for Children

Potential is Made Possible through our coordinated services - Autism Learning Center, Free Therapy Screenings, Pediatric Therapies, and Integrated Early Childhood Learning.

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Services for Adults

Adult independent living skills are an important aspect of creating a fulfilling life. Our residential and adult day programs provide a place of security, acceptance and a sense of belonging.

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Get Involved

We need YOU to help support local children and adults with disabilities. Donate to our mission, volunteer at one of our locations or special events, advocate for people with disabilities.