Avenues - Home & Community Program

Avenues - Park Street

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Data Provided By
Schuylkill United Way
General Information
Description of ServiceDesigned to promote independence to all the individuals that it services. An opportunity for individuals with intellectual disabilities to become an integrated and active member community in which they reside.

Habilitation services may be used in conjunction with other hourly services as long as they do not overlap and depending upon an individual’s available funding.

This is a direct service provided in home and community settings to assist individuals in acquiring, maintaining, and improving upon their set goals.

This is an outcome based service. All goals will be in the individuals ISP and Habilitation will be tracking the progress of those goals.

Services consist of support in the general areas of communication, fine and gross motor skills, mobility, personal skills, appropriate social skills, relationship development, creating natural supports, and use of community resources.

Designed to support individuals with intellectual disabilities by providing an hourly service to integrate the individual into their community and work toward accomplishing a set goal.

Sample Goal Based Activities
-Shopping at the Mall -Attending a Sporting Event
-Bowling -Going out to Eat -Going to Public Library
-Exercising -Attending a Craft Class -Going to Local State Parks
-Going to a Block Party -Attending a Community Dance

An Example Scenario
If the individual’s goal is to learn to budget money, an activity would be to window shop for an item at the mall. If they have the funds, assist them in purchasing the item. If they do not, explain how to save until they have enough to buy it at a later date.
Geographical AreaSchuylkill
Intake ProcedureReferrals can be made from any source for this service; Individuals Supports Coordinator can set up an intake
Client Information
Target PopulationIntellectual Disabilities
EligibilityIndividuals with intellectual disabilities
Hours of Operation Monday through Sunday, 9:00am to 9:00pm
Contact Information
Unable to plot address.
Contact's Name Fran Trakes
Contact's Position Home & Community Manager
Contact's Phone 570- 622-7920 x113
Contact's Email ftrakes@avenuesofpa.org
Physical Site Address 1 Varies
Physical Site City, State, Zip , PA 17901
Mailing Address 1 2 Park Street
Mailing City, State, Zip Pottsville, PA 17901
Mail Attention To Fran Trakes
Main Phone 570-622-7920
Fax 570-622-9271
Web Address http://www.avenuesofpa.org/adultservices/adultsocializationprog.html
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Avenues
Affiliated Program: Avenues - Park Street
This Service: Avenues - Home & Community Program
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Home/Community Based Developmental Disabilities Programs (LR-3100)