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Adults With Disabilities: Without Walls

About us


Without Walls is a Community Based Day Program for adults with developmental disabilities.This program is provided through the collaboration of Gateway Center of Monterey County and Pacific Grove Adult School


Program focus


Using Person Centered Practices, we support the preferences, desires, and goals of each individual in the areas of vocation, education, personal development, socialization and recreation. To achieve these ends, our daily focus is on:

  • Community Integration 
  • Relationship Building 
  • Skill Development
  • Hands-On Training
 
Entrance Criteria
 
  • Be a client of SARC (San Andreas Regional Center). We also reserve a few openings for those who are not clients. Please call or email to inquire.
  • 22 years or older
  • Use the restroom independently
  • Handle & administer medication independently (during program hours)
  • Have a desire to integrate into, or volunteer in, the community 
  • Able to participate safely in the community at a student to staff ratio of 3:1
 
In-Person Programming Resumes Monday, August 23 
 
  • Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Closed during: President’s Day Break, Spring Break, Fall Break, and Winter Break.
  • Open during the summer.
 
 
Program Hours and Dates
 
  • The program is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 2:00.
  • The program follows the PGUSD academic calendar, and is closed during the district’s scheduled breaks (such as Spring Break, Fall Break, etc.).
  • We do, however, remain open during the summer.

Program Hours and Schedule on Zoom

9:30 - 10:00 Meditation & stretching

10:00 - 11:00 Social time and games

11:00 - 11:30 Activity choices using Breakout Rooms

11:30 - 12:00 Activity choices using Breakout Rooms

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch & Movie

1:00 -1:30 Activity choices using Breakout Rooms

1:30 - 2:00 Exercise / “Just Move” games

2:00 - 2:30 Activity choices using Breakout Rooms

3:30 - 4:30 Tuesdays only: Afternoon hour of fun

4:00 - 5:00 Wednesday through Friday: Afternoon hour of fun
art class & fine motor skills

art class & fine motor skills

Monday through Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

 

*Class is Free and available via livestream on Zoom!

Program details during remote programming on Zoom

Program details during remote programming on Zoom

 
  • Zoom Programming Continues (concurrently with in-person programming)
  • There will be a live Zoom feed in the classroom, to connect the two groups.
  • 29 hours of programming are offered over Zoom. Attend all 29 hours, or log in and out as you wish. 
  • Breaks are encouraged. Get up and move around, keep a water bottle handy, and bring your snacks.
  • We use break-out rooms on Zoom to provide more than one activity option at a time. This allows us to pursue individual interests and goals. 
  • We maintain the 3:1 student to staff ratio online.
 

Home Deliveries


For those remaining on Zoom, we deliver supplies necessary for the coming week. This includes the delivery of art supplies for art class over Zoom.
For questions, or to enroll, contact:

For questions, or to enroll, contact:

 

Kristin Guertin

Community Integration Coordinator

Without Walls, Gateway Center of Monterey County

850 Congress Avenue

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

 

kguertin@gatewaycenter.org

831-224-1003 (text or call)