Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs

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Community-based programs that provide long-term personal and social development opportunities within a structured environment for individuals with developmental disabilities who are unable to function independently in social, recreational or employment settings. Services are available on an hourly or daily basis and may include daily living skills instruction, basic education, recreational and social activities, exercises to improve coordination and other forms of developmental support which help participants develop and maintain the functional skills that are required for community involvement, self-advocacy, self-care and employment, if possible.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Able Training CenterAble-Services provides day programming services and transportation to and from services, to adults with special needs. Our goal is to provide engaging activities for these adults and help them to develop skills to increase their level of independence. Able-Services is part of the lifespan of services provided by Leg Up Farm. Day programming services for adults (ages 18-59) with special needs. Focus is on engaging activities, community participation, and helping the adults to increase their independent livings skills.YorkAble-ServicesAble-Services
Familylinks - Therapeutic Learning CenterPrivate Academic Special Education School and Partial Hospitalization program that serves children Pre-K through 4th grade with severe behavioral or developmental disorders causing disruptive behaviors. Empowers children and their families with the skills and motivation they need to reach their unique developmental potential.AlleghenySchool ServicesFamilylinks
Hope Enterprises - Adult Training FacilityThe Adult Training Facility at Hope Enterprises is a social/recreational day program for adults with developmental disabilities. Staff provide extensive personal care including tube feedings and assistance with other needs. They work to improve communication skills, sometimes using various forms of assistive technology, sensory motor activities provide health benefits, improve function, increase participation in and control over ones environment for an improved quality of life. Therapeutic massages are also available and has been especially beneficial to those in wheelchairs in improving circulation to legs and feet. Individualized activities may include music, arts and crafts, exercise, seasonal activities, and cooking. Individuals participate in volunteer programs at nursing homes, the SPCA, Early Learning Programs, a local soup kitchen, and Meals on Wheels. The facility has specilized services for those with autism, and a geriatric program for seniors with developmental disabilities.LycomingDay ServicesHope Enterprises
Lifesteps, Inc. - Autism Waiver Services - Day HabilitationThis service includes personal assistance in completing activities of daily living (ADLs) as well as teaching daily living skills needed to be more independent and active in the community. The goal of Day Habilitation is to improve participant's independence and ability to do things on his or her own by providing training such as learning to prepare a meal, money and time management, and communication skills while at an adult training facility.ButlerAdult and Senior ServicesLifesteps
Living Unlimited - Social Skills Adjustment Program for Individuals with Disabilities - North Regional OfficeThe Vocational and Community Adjustment Program (V-Cap) is a structured treatment program that helps participants recognize, accept, and adapt to challenges, and achieve vocational and life skills goals. It includes music therapy, peer support, group therapy, and skill training and development. The day is scheduled similar to an actual work day and includes teaching and therapy sessions, vocational skills and applications, and structured lunch and breaks.LycomingLiving Unlimited - North Central PA Regional OfficeLiving Unlimited
Mercy Behavioral Health Intellectual Disabilities ServicesAdult Treatment Facilities: day programs for adults with intellectual disabilities, providing education in self-care, socialization skills, pre-vocational training, and specialized therapy as needed. Supportive Counseling: individual, family, and group counseling. Recreational Programs: year-round activities for all ages. Family Resource Services: respite care, family aides, sitting service, recreation, speech therapy, or adaptive equipment. Community Living Arrangements: supervised housing providing guidance and counseling in daily living skills.AlleghenyMercy Behavioral HealthPittsburgh Mercy Health System
PA Connecting CommunitiesHome and community habilitation services, companion services, respite, and custom designed activities for individuals of all ages who have special needs. Home and Community services to assist individuals in acquiring, retaining, and improving self help, social skills and adaptive skills. Offers customized designed classes on topics such as: Remedial Education and Training, Life and Independent Living Skills, Health and Wellness, Visual and Performing Arts, Leisure Activities.AlleghenyPA Connecting CommunitiesPA Connecting Communities
Pittsburgh Mercy Intellectual Disabilities Services - BaldwinAn Adult Training Facility offering vocational, communication, functional and socialization training in individual and group format to enhance their skills. Individuals are offered paid work and volunteer opportunities in the community. A Senior Citizens program for individuals age 50 or older who are diagnosed with an intellectual disability and express the desire for a slower paced day program. Individuals benefit from a less demanding schedule and meaningful support.AlleghenyMercy Behavioral HealthPittsburgh Mercy Health System
Touch-Stone Solutions - Progress Pointa licensed day program offering a variety of structured activities for clients throughout the day. The three main areas of focus in the program are Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness and Social & Daily Living SkillsCrawfordTouch-Stone SolutionsTouch-Stone Solutions
Turtle Creek Valley Community Services - Social RehabilitationIndividualized recovery-focused supports that promote wellness and enhanced quality of life. Services are planned collaboratively with participants and includes individualized coaching/group- psycho-educational classes as well as social and recreational activities.AlleghenyTurtle Creek Valley Community ServicesTurtle Creek Valley Community Services
Wesley Family Services - Stepping Stones Supportive Living ProgramThe Supportive Living program is a community-based program. The program provides services to individuals with a history of serious and persistent mental illness. The program is directed at maximizing individual independence in the community setting of their choice. The focus of the program is in the teaching and development of skills and supports needed to address particular life goals. Individuals work on goals that they have chosen as being important to their success in the community and in the enhancement of their personal lives. Goals can include medication compliance, tenant responsibilities, budgeting skills, apartment/household maintenance, community integration, self-care skills, and community mobility training.AlleghenyBehavioral Health ServicesWesley Family Services

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