Established in 1973, Big Lakes Developmental Center is a private, nonprofit community developmental organization that serves individuals with developmental disabilities. It offers a wide range of services for adults, such as residential, employment and retirement services. It provides community employment services for persons who desire competitive employment and regular income. The organization s family support services include respite care, referrals, and health and wellness services. Additionally, it offers case management services. The organization offers online employment opportunities for people. Big Lakes Developmental Center is located in Manhattan, Kan., and also owns and leases various residential homes and apartments as part of its community living services that are provided to adults 16 years of age and older who are developmentally disabled.