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The parents, children, spouses, partners, siblings, friends or significant others of people who have specific disabilities, medical diagnoses, personal losses or other problems whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by ongoing interaction with and concern about the individual or who are dealing with the crisis or the ongoing effects of the situation. Also included are people who, because of a multitude of factors, are at risk for experiencing problems that threaten their health, safety, personal development, economic security or other aspects of their well-being.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Cumberland/Perry Nurse-Family PartnershipThe Nurse-Family Partnership is a program for women having their first baby. A nurse will provide weekly or bi-weekly home visitation services throughout the pregnancy and will continue until the baby is two years old. The nurse can assist with the mother's specific needs, like helping her to understand her health and her baby's health, making the home a safe place, involving family and friends, and receiving information on community services.CumberlandSadler Health Center CorporationSadler Health Center Corporation
Family Driven Family Support ServiceProvide eligible families the chance to be directly involved in choosing the services and goods, which address their unique needs. The role of the FDSS payment agent services is payment facilitation on behalf of the consumer/family for those goods and services pre-authorized in the person's Individualized Support Plan (ISP). In addition, the payment agent services provide consumers and their families the choice of becoming the "employer of record", allowing innovation and flexibility in meeting their individual needs or the needs of a family member with a disability.DauphinThe ARC of Dauphin CountyARC of Dauphin County
PFI Children's ServicesPFI members are family members and others concerned about children that receive or should receive services from any system of care, such as mental health, drug and alcohol, children and youth, foster care, juvenile justice, education, and so many more. Armstrong*Main Site (Pennsylvania Families Incorporated)Pennsylvania Families
Senior Helpers, NorthumberlandOffers non-medical in-home care or in-facility care to anyone age 18 and older. Our services range from: COMPANIONSHIP Reading Letter Writing & Correspondence Reminisce About the Past Play Mind Stimulating Games Discuss Current Events Play Games / Cards Participate in Crafts Organize Mail & Help with Bill Paying Discuss Historical Events Birthday & Holiday Reminders Maintain Client Calendar ERRANDS Grocery Shopping Arrange Appointments Escort to Appointments General Shopping Pick Up Prescriptions Airport Assistance CARE Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Medication Reminders Assist with Walking Monitor Diet & Eating AROUND THE HOUSE Meal Preparation & Clean-up Prepare Future Meals Laundry & Ironing Light Housekeeping Make Beds Bathing & Dressing Assistance Supervise Household / Maintenance Care of House Plants & Animals Answer the Door & Telephone Take Out Garbage Organize & Clean Closets Clip Coupons for Shopping Oversee Home Deliveries Monitor Food Expirations Monitor TV Usage IN THE COMMUNITY Plan Visits, Outings & Trips Attend Plays & Concerts Assist with Entertaining Accompany to Senior Center Take to Religious Services Attend Sporting Events Visit Friends & Neighbors Weather Awareness Services are available from temporary assistance from hospital to home for a one time shift to long-term 24/7 care. We also have special one hour shifts, and shifts from 2 hours to 24 hours a day.NorthumberlandSenior Helpers, NorthumberlandSusquehanna Seniors, LLC dba Senior Helpers

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