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Programs for individuals with developmental disabilities that focus on enabling the individual to attain his or her maximum functional level and which may serve to reinforce skills or lessons taught in school, therapy or other settings. Services may be provided in the individual's home or outside the home in community-based settings.

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ARC of Jefferson & Clearfield Counties1. Advocating to advancing the rights and interests of those with physical, developmental and intellectual disabilities. 2. Increasing public awareness by sharing the needs and potential of our special needs population. 3. Fostering the development of services for persons with special needs and assuring the quality of such services provided.ClearfieldARC of Jefferson & Clearfield CountiesARC of Jefferson & Clearfield Counties
Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped Rehabilitation/Habilitation ServicesProgram that provides rehabilitation and/or habilitation services. Rehabilitation services involve a combination of treatment and education services which are designed to restore maximum functioning, a sense of well-being and a personally satisfying level of independence for individuals who have temporary or permanent disabilities. Habilitation services involve a combination of treatment and education services which are designed to either increase or maintain the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social functioning of individuals who have not reached age-appropriate developmental milestones.CambriaRehabilitation ProgramCambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped
CMSU Developmental ServicesServices are available for any child or adult who meets the criteria for a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability. Intellectual disability means that a person develops mentally at a below-average rate. They may have difficulty in learning and social adjustment, but they can learn. With the appropriate intervention and education, they can lead satisfying and productive lives in the community. Once eligibility has been established, the individual/family will be offered choice of a supports coordination entity. A supports coordinator will be assigned to work with them to identify needs and develop an individualized support plan. The supports coordinator will help locate resources for the supports and services identified in the plan, and monitor services that are being provided.ColumbiaCMSU ColumbiaColumbia Montour Snyder Union Counties of Central Pennsylvania Service System
CMSU Developmental ServicesServices are available for any child or adult who meets the criteria for a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability. Intellectual disability means that a person develops mentally at a below-average rate. They may have difficulty in learning and social adjustment, but they can learn. With the appropriate intervention and education, they can lead satisfying and productive lives in the community. Once eligibility has been established, the individual/family will be offered choice of a supports coordination entity. A supports coordinator will be assigned to work with them to identify needs and develop an individualized support plan. The supports coordinator will help locate resources for the supports and services identified in the plan, and monitor services that are being provided.MontourCMSU MontourColumbia Montour Snyder Union Counties of Central Pennsylvania Service System
CMSU Developmental ServicesServices are available for any child or adult who meets the criteria for a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability. Intellectual disability means that a person develops mentally at a below-average rate. They may have difficulty in learning and social adjustment, but they can learn. With the appropriate intervention and education, they can lead satisfying and productive lives in the community. Once eligibility has been established, the individual/family will be offered choice of a supports coordination entity. A supports coordinator will be assigned to work with them to identify needs and develop an individualized support plan. The supports coordinator will help locate resources for the supports and services identified in the plan, and monitor services that are being provided.SnyderCMSU SnyderColumbia Montour Snyder Union Counties of Central Pennsylvania Service System
CMSU Developmental ServicesServices are available for any child or adult who meets the criteria for a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability. Intellectual disability means that a person develops mentally at a below-average rate. They may have difficulty in learning and social adjustment, but they can learn. With the appropriate intervention and education, they can lead satisfying and productive lives in the community. Once eligibility has been established, the individual/family will be offered choice of a supports coordination entity. A supports coordinator will be assigned to work with them to identify needs and develop an individualized support plan. The supports coordinator will help locate resources for the supports and services identified in the plan, and monitor services that are being provided.UnionCMSU UnionColumbia Montour Snyder Union Counties of Central Pennsylvania Service System
Community Links Provides assistance to those to promote independent living at home or in the community. Services include Home and Community Habitation and Respite.McKeanCommunity Links Community Links
Community Support ServicesThis program creates opportunities for individuals with disabilities to live successfully in the community with the amount of support they desire. Services are provided at home and in the community and are typically designed by the individual and their family. We believe that people should have available to them the type and amount of support that best meets their needs. This program works with each individual and family to develop an individualized plan.DauphinKeystone Family Support AssociatesKeystone Family Support Associates
Family Services Inc. Home and Community ServicesThis service helps people gain, maintain and improve skills that support them to live and participate in their local community. Examples include assisting someone to participate in a church activity, learning to cook safely or to utilize public transportation.BlairFamily Services Inc. Intellectual Disabilities ProgramFamily Services Incorporated
Goodwill of Southwestern PA Elderberry JunctionOperates a program designed to address the non-therapeutic, social, recreational, and cultural needs of older persons with developmental/intellectual disabilities.AlleghenyGoodwill of Southwestern PA Elderberry JunctionGoodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Hope Enterprises - Community SupportsThe Community Supports Program (CSP) provides an array of individualized services and supports to children and adults with mental retardation. Individuals learn, maintain, or improve skills through their participation in a variety of everyday activities. They learn and use skills in the context of these activities which are necessary to live in the community, to live more independently, or to be more productive and participatory in community life. The CSP program provides support and assistance to individuals who are financially responsible for renting or owning their own home. The focus is on assistance with independent living skills such as budgeting, shopping, and medical appointments. They also provide services and supports for individuals who reside in the homes in which they grew up, their natural homes. The focus includes activities of daily living, community integration and socialization, as well as providing support and relief to the primary care giver. Still another component is component is providing services and supports to individuals residing in personal care homes and nursing homes. The focus is to provide socialization and extra support to the individuals in accessing their communities.LycomingResidential ServicesHope Enterprises
Keystone Family Support Associates - Home and Community Support ProgramFamilies who have a family member with intellectual disabilities living at home with them may request that a sitter or companion come to their home to provide support for a few hours at a time. The service may be provided in the family's home, in the sitter or companion's home, or in the community. Sitters and companions can act as bridge builders to the community, accompanying individuals to activities and events and making introductions to new people and interests.DauphinKeystone Family Support AssociatesKeystone Family Support Associates
Lark Enterprises - Home and Community HabilitationProvides services in the home and community to assist individuals in acquiring, maintaining, and improving self-help, domestic, socialization, and adaptive skills. The goal in learning these skills is for the individual to be able to live in the community, access and use community resources, live more independently, be more productive, and participate in community life. Home and community activities may include volunteering, using public transportation, visiting community establishments, exercising, learning good personal hygiene, practicing financial responsibility, and more.LawrenceCommunity-Based ServicesLark Enterprises
Mobile Psychiatric Rehabilitation Service-Skills of Central PA Centre/Clinton/Lycoming CountiesSkills works closely with local providers and community resources to identify opportunities for participants to become more active in the local community. Unlike site-based programs, this mobile service focuses on individuals whose goals are in-community, work-based or home-based and on individuals who may not be ready to benefit from site-based supports. ClintonSkills of Central PA Centre/Clinton/Lycoming CountiesSkills of Central Pennsylvania Inc.
Mobile Psychiatric Rehabilitation Service-Skills of Central PA Centre/Clinton/Lycoming CountiesSkills works closely with local providers and community resources to identify opportunities for participants to become more active in the local community. Unlike site-based programs, this mobile service focuses on individuals whose goals are in-community, work-based or home-based and on individuals who may not be ready to benefit from site-based supports. LycomingSkills of Central PA Centre/Clinton/Lycoming CountiesSkills of Central Pennsylvania Inc.
Mon Yough Community Services, Inc.Offers services in Service Coordination; Mental Health services; Drug & Alcohol and Substance Use services, prevention, intervention, and treatment; Forensic Outpatient services; Children Outpatient services; Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities; MH/ID Residential; Vocational Support; Peer Support.AlleghenyMon Yough Community Services, Inc.Mon Yough Community Services, Inc.
PA Elks Home Service - Berks, LebanonProvides support and advocacy services to individuals of any age who have a developmental disability. Services are provided by a nurse and/or medical care coordinator in the client's home. Types of assistance provided: in-home service coordination, information and referral, educational and legal advocacy, home care instruction, health care liaison services,and emotional support.LebanonPA Elks Home Service - Berks, LebanonPennsylvania Elks Home Service
PA Elks Home Service - Carbon, Montour, Southern Northumberland, SchuykillProvides support and advocacy services to individuals of any age who have a developmental disability. Services are provided by a nurse and/or medical care coordinator in hte client's home. Type of assistance provided: in-home service coordination, information and referral, educational and legal advocacy, home care instruction, health care liaison services and emotional support.SchuylkillPA Elks Home Service - Carbon, Montour, Southern Northumberland, SchuylkillPennsylvania Elks Home Service
PA Elks Home Service - Northern Bucks, Lehigh, Northern Montgomery, Southern Monroe, NorthamptonProvides support and advocacy services to individuals of any age who have a developmental disability. Services are provided by a nurse and/or medical care coordinator in the clients' home. Types of assistance provided: in-home service coordination, information and referral, educational and legal advocacy, home care instruction, health care liaison services and emotional support.NorthamptonPA Elks Home Service - Northern Bucks, Lehigh, Northern Montgomery, Southern Monroe, NorthamptonPennsylvania Elks Home Service
PA Elks Home Service - West Chester, LancasterProvides support and advocacy services to individuals of any age who have a developmental disability. Services are provided by a nurse and/or medical care coordinator in the client's home. Types of assistance provided: in-home service coordination, information and referral, educational and legal advocacy, home care instructing, health care liaison services, and emotional support.LancasterPA Elks Home Service - West Chester, LancasterPennsylvania Elks Home Service
Pathways - In Home ServicesProvides in-home personal care to assist children and adults with disabilities, as well as senior citizens, live as independently as possible in the comfort of their own home and their familiar surroundings.WashingtonIn-Home ServicesPathways of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Inc.
Resources For Human Development - PhiladelphiaResources for Human Development provides services in 14 states to adults and children with mental illness, developmental disabilities, substance abuse and those who are homeless. Programs include therapy and counseling services, job training, assisted transportation, crisis intervention, and supportive and/or affordable housing.PhiladelphiaResources For Human Development - PhiladelphiaResources For Human Development
Spectrum Community Services - BethlehemProvides residential and day service options for individuals with disabilities. Services include community group homes, life sharing/family living arrangements, supported living, respite care and day support services. Satellite office: 301 S. Third Street Lehighton, PA 18235NorthamptonSpectrum Community ServicesHumanWorks Affiliates
Step-By-StepCommunity residential services, intermediate care, and pre-vocational training services for adults with intellectual disabilities. As a state-wide agency, provides mental health residential services outside of Allegheny County.AlleghenyStep-By-StepStep-By-Step
Supportive Concepts for Families, Inc.Serving individuals with mental health and intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in community, residential and adult training facility settings. Offering Home and Community Habilitation, Community Living Arrangement, Life Sharing, Adult Training Facility and Mental Health support. Behavioral Health Support services offered by full-time, Master level clinicians and led by on-site Psychologist. Health Services Department led by a Medical Director and offering services by Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and nurses specializing in Psychiatric care.BerksSupportive Concepts for Families, Inc.Supportive Concepts for Families, Inc.
Venango Training & Development Center - Crossing Bridges to IndependencePlaces an emphasis on training that increases independence in all aspects of one's life. That includes increasing options for participation in the community and the option for leisure, recreation and/or work, depending on personal preferences.ClarionVenango Training & Development Center - Crossing Bridges (Clarion Facility)Venango Training & Development Center
Venango Training & Development Center - Crossing Bridges to IndependencePlaces an emphasis on training that increases independence in all aspects of one's life. That includes increasing options for participation in the community and the option for leisure, recreation and/or work, depending on personal preferences.ClarionVenango Training & Development Center - Main OfficeVenango Training & Development Center
Venango Training & Development Center - Home and Community Habilitation ProgramCommunity based program designed to assist individuals to gain, maintain, and improve skills in the areas of self-care, daily living activities, social skills, and to enable the person to increase involvement in community activities. These services help individuals live in their home, participate in local community activities, use community resources such as parks, pools, and movies, and access informal supports such as service clubs, senior programs, and other community opportunities. They also have the availability to seek volunteer positions as part of this program.ClearfieldVenango Training & Development Center - C/J Packaging (Dubois Facility)Venango Training & Development Center
Via of the Lehigh Valley - Community ConnectionsVia Community Connections facilitates relationships between individuals and the communities in which they live. Via connects people to their community through volunteer, recreational, social and educational activities. Via Supported Living helps adults live independently in their community and form the bonds and relationships of a neighborhood. Community Mentoring Via helps individuals discover preferences and choose recreational and volunteer activities in their community to participate in as independently as possible. Retirement Services Via helps people who are over or nearing age 55, transition to retirement to maintain skills, participate in leisure and volunteer activities, and stay active. Autism Services Via Autism Services provides adults with an autism spectrum disorder diagnoses with educational, vocational and recreational activities in the community. Teen Summer Experience Via Teen Summer Experience facilitates relationships between young adults and the communities in which they live, connecting teens to their community through recreational, social, volunteer and educational activities. Supported Living People want the freedom to choose where they live, and feel happy, safe and in control of their lives. Via Supported Living helps individuals live independently in their own accessible apartment or home. NorthamptonVia of the Lehigh ValleyVia of the Lehigh Valley
Via of the Lehigh Valley - The John E Walson Center Via Adult Training ServicesThe John E. Walson Center at Via provides educational, social, cultural and wellness activities for adults with disabilities. Participants in this adult training program spend a portion of their time at our facility in Bethlehem, combined with opportunities to explore the community. The John E. Walson Center at Via introduces individuals to volunteer opportunities, recreational activities and cultural events with the assistance of Via Community Inclusion Specialists. In addition, activities like cooking, nutrition, physical exercise, and cognitive skills development are integrated into our daily schedule to promote wellness and encourage social interaction. The John E. Walson Center at Via is a place for people to engage as independently as possible in the activities and experiences offered so they may be included in their communities and peer groups. The John E. Walson Center at Via is an Adult Training Service licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Public Welfare. Facilities maintain compliance with Title 55 PA Code, Chapter 2380 Regulations for Adult Training Services. Eligibility Requirements Adults, 18 years of age or older with developmental needs who require assistance to meet personal needs and perform basic daily activities are eligible for admission. For example, an adult: -who has a physical disability, such as blindness, deafness, or visual, hearing, speech, language or motor skills impairment -with mental illness -with a neurological disability, such as cerebral palsy, autism or epilepsy -with intellectual delays -with a traumatic brain injuryNorthamptonVia of the Lehigh ValleyVia of the Lehigh Valley

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