Vocational services are provided at Community Based Interventions (CBI) Giving Tree Farm.  The farm is located on 22 acres of land in north Lansing and includes greenhouses, outdoor fields, a 2,400 square foot vocational activity center and a woodworking shop. 

The farm was developed to employ individuals with brain injuries and developmental disabilities.  This program assists individuals in:

  • Developing a wide range of vocational skills

  • Allowing them to be in a regular structured environment

  • Offering the opportunity to be involved in the community.

  • Provide a safe structured environment for individuals with disabilities to develop vocational skills

  • Engage in productive activity.

  • Allow Individuals with disabilities to earn income.

  • Provide staff support at a high staff to client ratio to assist clients to develop positive social behaviors and other critical work skills.

  • Provide training designed to increase independence and tolerance in the work environment.

  • Assist participants to develop general and specific work skills which can be transferred to other competitive work environments.


  • Multiple levels of job tasks and skills are available to meet the needs of a diverse population of individuals requiring vocational assistance.  Services are individualized and include the following:

  • Highly structured activities

  • Systematic teaching methods

  • Communication Development

  • Social Behavior Management

  • Assistance with organization, planning and problem solving

*Additional services are contracted on an individual basis and may or may not be provided by CBI Rehabilitation Services.



3446 E. Lake Lansing Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823



F: (517) 347-6685