Fairweather Lodge

New Visions Inc.

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General Information
Description of ServiceFairweather Lodge is a home where individuals establish their own support system which enables them to live independently in the community. Lodge members meet together regularly as a group where they develop problem-solving skills, living skills, leadership skills, and develop group decision making. They also work in the Lodge business, earning an income and making decisions for the business.

Lodge members receive support from Lodge Coordinators who act in an advisory capacity, giving advice, teaching skills, providing information, offering employment assistance, and providing limited transportation services. The Lodge Coordinators work with Lodge members for 40 hours a week and are also available on-call 24 hours per day.

New Visions has Fairweather Lodges in Newport, Carlisle, Shippensburg, and Chambersburg.
Geographical AreaFranklin, Fulton, Cumberland, Perry,
Intake RequirementsReferrals for the programs are generated through the Franklin/Fulton and Cumberland/Perry County Base Service Units (BSU). The County BSUs are the source for referrals to New Visions, Inc. In Franklin/Fulton Counties, the BSU is Service Access and Management, Inc. (SAM). In Cumberland/Perry Counties, the two BSUs are Holy Spirit Behavioral Health Center and NHS The Stevens Center.
Client Information
Target PopulationMental Health Concerns
Age GroupAdults
EligibilityIndividuals who are referred to our agency must be 18 years of age, diagnosed with a chronic mental illness, and a resident of Franklin/Fulton or Cumberland/Perry Counties.
Hours of Operation Weekdays 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 138 East King Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Shippensburg, PA 17257
Main Phone 717-477-2153
Fax 717-477-2295
Web Address www.new-visions.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: New Visions Inc.
Affiliated Program: New Visions Inc.
This Service: Fairweather Lodge
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Life Skills Education (PH-6200.4600)
Residential Placement Services for People With Disabilities (BH-8500.7000)