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Shadowfax offers day program services in a variety of settings to meet each person's interests and capabilities. Programs include vocational training, job finding and support, enhancing skills for daily living, volunteerism, and fun activities.
Vocational Alternatives: Shadowfax offers vocational training in a variety of supported settings. Two facility based training centers operate in York. The program is designed to provide work experience in an industrial setting to individuals who have disabilities. Classes provide assistance in developing a resume, completing a job application, mastering interviewing skills, and learning appropriate social skills for the work environment. Placement services are available for people who need assistance in finding a job. Once employed, follow-up services are provided to ensure the job experience is successful for the person and the employer.
Supported Employment: Employment Specialists help with every aspect of job development in order for a person to find and keep a job. Once the person’s job preferences and skills are explored and assessed, Employment Specialists assist them in the job search and interview process. After being hired, Employment Specialists stay on-site with the person to ensure they learn the job.
Independent Skills Training Program: . Individual plans are developed based on the needs and desires of each person. Daily living needs for each individual are met by our caring staff. Program activities include, but are not limited to, socialization, communication, motor development and exercise, sensory stimulation, and basic work skills.
Services are provided at 386 Pattison Street, York; 149 S. Tremont Street, York; or 1205 E. Market Street, York
Most referrals are made by York/Adams MH-IDD or another agency.
Persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities.