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Lycoming County United Way
Description of Service
Families can provide this service to individuals with mental retardation by sharing their homes and lives with developmentally disabled individuals who have a desire to live in a home setting. For their involvement, the Lifesharing Provider receives a monthly stipend for services rendered. Placements are made using a “matching” process.
To apply for services, contact the Intake Coordinator at 570-326-3745. Referrals can be made through local organizations, such as Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, school district personnel, BLAST IU #17, community organizations, family members, and self-referrals. All referrals must meet eligiblity standards and licensing requirements.