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    Programs that offer training which focuses on the knowledge and skills an individual may need to live independently or make a successful transition to independent living. Participants may include runaway youth who are living on their own, youth who because of age can no longer be maintained in foster care, new widows, victims of domestic abuse, people who have previously been homeless, and others who have lived in an environment in which decision making and responsibilities of daily living have been handled by another as well as people currently living independently who want to be more effective. Training may address job search and retention, money management, insurance, taxes, rental agreements, vehicle purchase, nutrition, home management, health care, legal emancipation for teens and other similar topics.

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    Able Training CenterDay programming services for adults (ages 18-59) with special needs. Focus is on engaging activities, community participation, and helping the adults to increase their independent livings skills. Able-Services provides day programming services and transportation to and from services, to adults with special needs. Provides engaging activities for these adults and help them to develop skills to increase their level of independence. Able-Services is part of the lifespan of services provided by Leg Up Farm. YorkAble-ServicesAble-Services
    AchieveAbility - Family Self Sufficiency ProgramACHIEVEability provides comprehensive social and supportive services. Families develop an individualized family goal plan with a self-sufficiency coach. The plan is the beginning of the family's participation in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program. The coach and family meet every three months to reflect on the family's progress. The family and the self-sufficiency coach collaborate over the course of the family's stay to help ensure that the family is meeting its goals and progressing towards self-sufficiency. Family goal plans help identifying goals in the areas of : - Child Care - Education - Employment - Finances - Home Management - Parenting - Personal Development - Physical And Mental Health Services - Recovery from substance abusePhiladelphiaAchieveAbilityAchieveAbility
    Adams County Homeless ServicesEmergency family shelter and Rapid Rehousing Coordinator. This program only takes families with children. We provide emergency shelter while a family works to find safe affordable housing and case management. Typical stay is 14 – 30 days. We also provide Rapid Rehousing Assistance to Homeless Families. AdamsSouth Central Community Action Programs, Adams CountySouth Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Adjustment to Vision Loss-Northeast Sight ServicesOur Adjustment to Vision Loss Program consists of four service areas which include Initial Assessment, Adaptive Aids for Daily Living, Referral & Advocacy Services, and Sight Loss Support Groups.LuzerneSocial Services of Northeast SightNortheast Sight Services
    Adult Developmental TrainingSelf-help and developmental training around activities of daily living.DauphinGoodwill Keystone Area, HarrisburgGoodwill Industries International
    Adult Treatment Programs - ChambersburgOutpatient Treatment Program: Our outpatient treatment program provides individual counseling, group therapy, and life skills workshops to give clients the tools necessary to live a sober and healthy lifestyle. Individuals and their families are also educated on the nature of addiction, how to avoid relapse, and strategies for maintaining a drug-free lifestyle. Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program: Pyramid Healthcare provides dual diagnosis treatment, which addresses symptoms of both mental health disorders and addiction. Urgent Services Provided:FranklinPyramid Healthcare - ChambersburgPyramid Healthcare
    Attic Youth Center - Life Skills Center - RittenhouseProviding the following programs to assist LGBTQ youth in building the skills necessary to succeed in school, their jobs or careers, and the community.PhiladelphiaThe Attic Youth Center - Philadelphia; RittenhouseAttic Youth Center
    Beaver County Rehabilitation Center (BCRC) - Community SupportsProvides aid to clients to gain, maintain, and improve skills that allow them to live and participate in their local community. These skills include self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills as defined by an Individual Support Plan. Activities can range from teaching how to safely utilize public transportation or learning to cook to volunteering in community programs.BeaverCommunity SupportsBeaver County Rehabilitation Center (BCRC)
    Bell, HHS, Next Door Program
  • Rental Assistance Please, note: as of Spring 2019 rental funds are limited; however, there are other available services. Please, be sure to ask for: CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES. By receiving case management services they are able to help clients get connected to additional, critical services.
  • Connection to Info & Resources
  • Step-by-Step Success Planning
  • Advocacy
  • Case Management to people that are experiencing homelessness, near homelessness, or difficulty with housing.
  • Supportive, engaging, and solution-based.
  • YorkBell, Homelessness and Housing Support (HHS)Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Bell, IDS, Support and Empower Living Fundamentals (SELF)Provides services and supports to individuals so that they may live where they wish in the community; to teach skills that will enrich lives; to enable people to have a quality life; to become productive members of the community, and to become as independent as possible. Persons age 18 and older.YorkBell, Intellectual Disability Services (IDS) - Main OfficeBell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Bell, MHS, Housing Supports - Community Hospital Integration Project Program (CHIPP)•This program, a partnership between York/Adams MH/IDD program, Wellspan Behavioral Health Services, TrueNorth Wellness, and Bell Socialization. •Provides supervised group home and apartment structured environments for adult mental health consumers who need to learn community living skills. Referrals need to be directed through the York/Adams County MH/IDD Case Management Unit.YorkBell, Mental Health Services (MHS) - Main OfficeBell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Bell, MHS, Housing Supports - Community Residential Apartment Services (CRAS)Please Note: Referrals need to be directed through the York/Adams County MH/IDD Case Management Unit. •Provides supervised, transitional group home and apartment structured environments for adult mental health consumers who need to learn community living skills. The goal of the service is to prepare consumers for independent living. •This program is licensed through the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. YorkBell, Mental Health Services (MHS) - Main OfficeBell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Bell, MHS, Life Skills and Socialization - New BeginningsThis program gives adult mental health consumers recovery-oriented opportunities to build academic, social, recreational/leisure, educational/vocational, and daily living skills. Provide group and individual learning opportunities. Examples include: • Money management • Wellness • Arts and crafts • Food service, and • Pre-employment skillsYorkBell, Mental Health Services (MHS) - Main OfficeBell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Bell, MHS, Life Skills and Socialization - Sendero Social Rehabilitation Program• Spanish-speaking adult mental health consumers • Recovery-oriented opportunities to build academic, social, recreational/leisure, educational, and daily living skills. • Provide group and individual learning opportunities. YorkBell, Mental Health Services (MHS) - Main OfficeBell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Bell, MHS, Supported Housing•Adult mental health consumers •Assist in securing and maintain safe and affordable permanent housing in the community. •Assistance in building basic living skills to enable consumers to successfully live on their own YorkBell, Mental Health Services (MHS) - Main OfficeBell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Be Proud Foundation - Day Treatment ProgramThe Be Proud Foundation's day treatment program serves Delaware County youth that are low to moderate risk. Licensed by the PA Department of Human Services, our program allows us to serve up to 16 children, male and female, ages 13 to 17. A referral for an 18-year-old can be submitted if they are a senior, expected to graduate and are a good fit with the existing group. Referrals to this program are made exclusively by Juvenile Court Probation Officers or Children and Youth Services Caseworkers. The program focuses on serving youth who are: •Truant •Disruptive Behavior •Frequently suspended from school •Doing poorly, academically •Expelled •In need of intensive supervision and/or support •Being considered for placement •In need of community service hours •Not complying with Probation or Children and Youth Services requirements •Transitioning back from a placement facility and/or The average length of client participation in the program is 6 to 9 months. The day treatment program operates six hours a day, Monday through Thursday and three hours on Fridays. The program typically begins the Thursday after Labor Day and ends during the third week of June. The program is conducted in our offices at 600 North Jackson Street in Media, PA. We begin transporting students from their homes to the program at 7 am and complete their transportation home by 4 pm. Clients will be engaged in a variety of activities that may include: *Transportation to after school appointments *Individualized and group academic education *Positive behavioral program *Social skills *Career development and job search *Field trips *Team Building *Referrals for other needed services, as needed *Individual and/or group counseling *Supervised weekly community service *Decision Making and Anger Management Our overall goal is to assist clients in making positive changes so they can have a more productive lifestyle and transition back to their school district or graduate. Some of the criteria we use to measure participant success are: improvement in behavior; being on time; following the rules; managing behavior; increasing school attendance; improving academic effort and grades; and being promoted to the next grade or graduation. Weekly progress reports are completed and transmitted to the referring staff. EDUCATIONAL SERVICES Clients receive 20+ hours per week of educational programming provided by a certified teacher from the Delaware County Intermediate Unit. Clients must have an IQ of at least 70 and cannot require full-time special education support. Our academics are designed to enhance the clients’ academic skills, so they are better prepared to return to their school district. Our curriculum meets state standards and is delivered by group instruction; individual tutoring; digital media; field trips; and experiential learning. Children and Youth Services •CYS caseworker should first consult with their supervisor about a possible referral. •The caseworker should then contact the Assistant Director, Karen Marchese, at Be Proud to discuss the child’s needs. Be Proud will obtain school records to determine if the child's’ educational needs can be met in the program. •We will notify CYS whether the child is appropriate or not for admission. •Once the referral is approved by CYS Resource Department, the Caseworker should contact Be Proud; transmit family service plan, up to date physical and immunization record, and recent evaluations. •Be Proud will complete intake with client and parents/ guardians. •We will notify CYS of child’s start date, and CYS will send a letter committing the client to the program. Juvenile Probation •Probation officer should contact Be Proud staff to provide basic information about the client. •Probation officer transmits Court documents (Court summary, facesheet, and any recent evaluations). •We will obtain school records to determine if the child's’ educational needs can be met in the program. •We will contact Probation to inform them whether or not the child is appropriate for admission. •We will complete intake with clients and parents/ guardians. (this can be done right before Court) •Before admission, we must have a current physical and immunization record and be Court-ordered. •Be Proud staff will notify probation officer immediately of the decision and start date. •Probation will provide Be Proud with the Court order.DelawareThe Be Proud Foundation - Delaware; MediaBe Proud Foundation
    Bethesda Lutheran Services - Meadville Campus - Group HomesBethesda Children’s Home currently owns and operates two residential 8 bed Group Homes. Morris Road Group Home is a boy’s facility located in a rural setting adjacent to the Bethesda Main Campus, north of the City of Meadville. Walnut Corners Group Home for girls is located in a residential neighborhood in the City of Meadville and is a short 5 minute drive from Bethesda’s Main Campus. Bethesda Group Homes offer Community Based Programs and provide individual services plans for adolescents that focus on either family reunification or independent living. The Group Home Programs at Bethesda Children’s Home emphasizes education, vocational training, life skills training while providing emotional and behavioral support.CrawfordBethesda Lutheran Services - Meadville CampusBethesda Lutheran Services
    CandleHeart Ministries Life Recovery ProgramNOW ACCEPTING SMALL FAMILY REFERRALS, 4 OR LESS. Only referrals through HMIS by a Housing Specialist will be considered. A live-in, Christ-centered, life recovery program for returning citizens, individuals in recovery, individuals experiencing homelessness, and other individuals in need of support to make positive life changes. The program lasts 3-6 months, with the ultimate goal of preparing residents to return to the community to live independent, productive lives.FranklinCandleHeart MinistriesMaranatha Ministry, Inc.
    Case Management And Community Support Services, The Arc of York CountyOur dedicated case managers make community living a possibility for the people we serve. We empower these individuals to enjoy a fulfilling life. We strive to protect their rights and pave the way for their acceptance and success in the community. Our case managers educate the York County community about intellectual disabilities and work to improve the quality and accessibility of the full range of services and supports available. We provide educational advocacy to parents to help to better address special educational needs and services for their children with intellectual disabilities. YorkThe Arc of York CountyThe Arc of York County
    Case Management and Life Skills Training - Clinton County Housing CoalitionClients are eligible for case management for up to twelve months. Life Skills Training includes both in-house counseling and links to community service agencies for assistance. Major topics include: Obtaining & Maintaining Housing Job Search & Workplace Skills Budgeting Mental Health Counseling Addiction Counseling Nutrition & Healthy Living Practices Parenting Skills Disability Claims NavigatioNClintonClinton County Housing CoalitionClinton County Housing Coalition
    Center for Hearing and Deaf Services Life Skills Development Program for the DeafProvides instruction that improves daily living skills and that fosters independenceAlleghenyLife Skills Development Program for the DeafCenter for Hearing and Deaf Services
    Center for Humanistic ChangeProvides prevention education (alcohol, tobacco, opioids and other drugs) and life skills training to help people of all ages learn to make healthy decisions and increase their resiliency for managing change and life's challenges. Offers programs for elementary and secondary students and the general population on a range of topics, including alcohol and drug prevention, bullying / violence prevention, self-esteem, relationships, personal safety and anger management. Programs are offered in schools, the community, and the workplace. LehighCenter For Humanistic ChangeCenter for Humanistic Change
    Chester County Department of Children, Youth & FamiliesChester County Department of Children, Youth and Families utilizes high quality, comprehensive social services that strengthen the family's ability to provide for the safety and well-being of each child. Services available include: - Administrative Entities - Adoption Services - Case/Care Management - Child Abuse Hotlines - Child Abuse Prevention - Family Counseling - Governmental Contracts/Grants Offices - Parenting Education - Post Adoption Counseling and SupportChesterChester County Department of Children, Youth, and Families - Chester; West ChesterChester County Department of Children, Youth, and Families
    Chidren and Youth - Achieving Independence CenterServices include: Life skills training including daily living skills, money management, self-care, personal and social development Mentoring Family Planning Housing assistance Educational Support Services Job readiness training Hands-on Job training program in hospitality and food service Computer CertificationPhiladelphiaChildren and Youth DivisionPhiladelphia Department of Human Services
    Christ's Home - Transitional Living ProgramOffers the following program components for adolescent boys 16 years and older: - Supervised living; - Life skills assessment and training; - Individual and group counseling; - Case management; - MentoringBucksChrist's Home for Children - Main Campus - Bucks; WarminsterChrist's Home
    Community Awareness Education - YWCA Northcentral PAAwareness programs are available to groups of all ages — including specially focused violence prevention trainings. Presentation topics include: Healthy touch education Dating relationships Workplace safety related to sexual harrassment Life skills and parenting workshop Community Safe Touch Stranger Danger Child mandated reporting Expert witness testimony for sexual assault casesLycomingYWCA - Northcentral PennsylvaniaYWCA
    Community Care Connections -Camp Apple ProgramInclusive recreational/socialization program for school-aged children with and without disabilities. The program is designed to develop behavior self management, friendship building and the other "soft skills" kids need to be successful at school, in the community, and someday in an job or career.ButlerCommunity Care Connections Infant Toddler Therapy Services ProgramCommunity Care Connections
    Community Care Connections, Inc. - Adult Services ProgramProvides life skills training and recreational/socialization opportunities for Butler County adults who have any type of intellectual and/or physical disability.ButlerCommunity Care Connections Infant Toddler Therapy Services ProgramCommunity Care Connections
    Community Participation SupportsNHS provides opportunities and support for community inclusion. The service builds interest in and develops skills to support community life, with the potential for employment. The individual will also develop valued social roles that can be maintained. The Community Participation Supports service is flexible and can be provided depending upon the individual’s needs.FranklinMerakey Innovative Care and Education Solutions - Franklin & Fulton; ChambersburgMerakey Innovative Care and Education Solutions
    Concern - Life Skills Institute - LewisburgThe Life Skills Institute is a day treatment facility where clients participate in life skills education, academic education and community service. Clients are adjudicated and dependent or delinquent youth ages 16 to 21. This program helps these youth secure employment and to develop skills which will enable them to live independently after leaving CONCERN. Client participation is court ordered. LycomingCONCERN - Susquehanna Valley Regional OfficeCONCERN Corporate Office
    CONCERN - Life Skills ProgramCONCERN is a nonprofit child welfare agency that provides services to children and teens. Operates two group homes and a day treatment facility (Life Skills Institute) for adjudicated and dependent or delinquent youth, age 16 - 21, where they can secure employment and develop skills which will enable them to live independently. NorthamptonCONCERN - Lehigh Valley Regional OfficeCONCERN Corporate Office
    CONCERN - Treatment Unit for Boys - Coatesville CampusHelp teen boys change their mind sets and behaviors to help them grow into healthy, responsible adults.ChesterCONCERN Treatment Unit for Boys - Coatesville CampusCONCERN Corporate Office
    CONCERN - Treatment Unit for Boys - Lehighton CampusHelp teen boys change their mind sets and behaviors to help them grow into healthy, responsible adults.CarbonCONCERN Treatment Unit for Boys - Lehighton CampusCONCERN Corporate Office
    Creating Unlimited Possibilities-Day Program ServicesAdult training facilities provide services that assist individuals in meeting personal needs and performing basic daily activities.LuzerneCreating Unlimited PossibilitiesCreating Unlimited Possibilities
    Diane Elliott Center for Community PartnershipsOpen Center to the community where Case Management services are available (if needed) for assistance in housing (Homeless Prevention, rental assistance, employment and life skills.) NorthamptonNew Bethany Ministries - 333 W Fourth StNew Bethany Ministries
    Dickinson Center - Mobile Psychiatric Rehabilitation ProgramMobile Psychiatric Rehabilitation (MPR) provides individuals services to learn skills in one’s home and/or in the community. The MPR Program is a recovery – oriented program that is highly individualized and directed by the individual receiving services. A key element of rehabilitation is to help empower one to make choices about one’s life. This service is delivered individually to each member and services are tailored to individual’s wants and needs. The MPR Specialist meets with the individual in his/her home, work, school, social environment, which helps to increase their success and satisfaction. This service also ensures to fit each individual’s cultural background, natural environment, and special needs.ElkDickinson Center - Ridgway FacilityDickinson Center
    Downtown Daily Bread, Client Services and AssistanceDowntown Daily Bread (DDB) serves the poor and homeless of Harrisburg by providing lunch every day of the year from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Boyd Memorial Building of the Pine Street Presbyterian Church, located at 234 South Street, Harrisburg. Starting on 09/09/19, will serve breakfast from 7:00am to 8:00am. DDB also offers phone, mail service, and lockers, as well as clothing for men and women. Showers are also available. Showers: Monday through Friday - 9am until noon Clothing Room: Thursday - 9am until noon Mail: Monday through Friday - 9am until noon Lockers: Monday through Friday - 9am until noon In addition, a client counselor and a mental health counselor are available (Monday through Friday - 9am until noon) to help clients access DDB services and the services of other social agencies. DDB has collaborations in place with many organizations in the area.DauphinDowntown Daily BreadDowntown Daily Bread
    English and Basic Skills ClassThis class provides english as a second language and basic life skills.CumberlandCommunity United Methodist ChurchCommunity United Methodist Church
    Fairweather LodgeFairweather 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.CumberlandNew Visions Inc.New Visions Inc.
    Families Forward Philadelphia - Transitional HousingTransitional Housing moves families toward self-sufficiency by providing a variety of programs and workshops. Programs available include: - Health and Nutrition - Driver's Education - Parenting Skills - GED Preparation - Life Skills (such as stress management, communication skills, and conflict resolution) - Money Management - Home Maintenance - Computer Training Workshops provide information on: -Careers - Work Ethics - Resume Writing - Computer Applications - Interviewing Skills - Dressing for Success - Job Training - Employment ResourcesPhiladelphiaFamilies Forward Philadelphia - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaFamilies Forward Philadelphia
    Family Care for Children and Youth - Dunmore - Independent LivingIndependent Living Program services are designed to assist young adults in developing the skills they will need to become productive and healthy adults. The young adults in this program were formerly in foster care in PA and now live in an apartment or house within their community. These services are designed to provide former foster care young adults with the skills to reduce the likelihood of things like homelessness, teen pregnancy, unemployment, and other negative consequences young adults may face without proper guidance or support. Eligibility for our Independent Living Program in Pennsylvania is based on age and motivation. Single, male youths between the ages of 18 and 21, who are in the custody of the county children and youth agency are eligible. Voluntary participation and a high level of motivation are both necessary for success in this program. A primary component of providing Independent Living services deals with teaching young adults life skills. Life skills include budgeting / money management, home care / basic maintenance, grocery shopping, accessing and utilizing community resources, nutrition, family planning / education, parenting education, and other “skills” such as self-esteem, good communication, anger management techniques, and decision making. FCCY’s Independent Living Program utilizes the Casey Life Skills Assessment which assists young adults in systematically reviewing and learning those concepts and skills that are vital for adulthood.LackawannaFamily Care for Children and Youth - DunmoreFamily Care for Children and Youth
    Family Care for Children and Youth - Franklin - Independent LivingFCCY’s Preparation for Independent Living program is a tool used to assist foster parents in preparing young adults to live on their own. Utilizing the tools from the Casey Life Skills web-based system, FCCY has developed a program of continuous evaluation and planning, with a strong emphasis on the role of the foster parent. The Preparation for Independent Living Program is designed for young people age 15 and older and has the following key program components in what we call the "Cycle of Success".VenangoFamily Care for Children and Youth - FranklinFamily Care for Children and Youth
    Family Care for Children and Youth - Greensburg - Independent LivingAssists young adults in developing skills they will need to become a productive and healthy adult. The young adults live in an apartment or house in the community. The services help former foster care young adults, and are designed to provide skills to reduce the likelihood of homelessness, teen pregnancy, unemployment and other negative consequences young adults may face without proper guidance or support.WestmorelandFamily Care for Children and Youth - GreensburgFamily Care for Children and Youth
    Family Care for Children and Youth - Leesport - Independent LivingFCCY’s Preparation for Independent Living program is a tool used to assist foster parents in preparing young adults to live on their own. Utilizing the tools from the Casey Life Skills web-based system, FCCY has developed a program of continuous evaluation and planning, with a strong emphasis on the role of the foster parent. The Preparation for Independent Living Program is designed for young people age 15 and older and has the following key program components in what we call the "Cycle of Success".BerksFamily Care for Children and Youth - LeesportFamily Care for Children and Youth
    Family Care for Children and Youth - Milton - Independent LivingFCCY’s Preparation for Independent Living program is a tool used to assist foster parents in preparing young adults to live on their own. Utilizing the tools from the Casey Life Skills web-based system, FCCY has developed a program of continuous evaluation and planning, with a strong emphasis on the role of the foster parent. The Preparation for Independent Living Program is designed for young people age 15 and older and has the following key program components in what we call the "Cycle of Success".NorthumberlandFamily Care for Children and Youth - MiltonFamily Care for Children and Youth
    Family House NOW - Long-Term Residential Treatment - NorristownLong-Term Residential Treatment provides a treatment-oriented living experience for women and/or mothers experiencing mental illness and chemical dependence. Programs available address: - Drug/Alcohol Addiction - Mental Illness - Life Skills - Parenting Skills - Prevention and Intervention For ChildrenMontgomeryNorristown CenterFamily House NOW
    Family House NOW - Residential Substance Abuse Treatment ProgramResidential Substance Abuse Treatment Program is a residential treatment program for homeless, pregnant and parenting women with co-occurring disorders of mental illness/drug abuse. Services available include: - Individual and Group Therapy (that includes addiction/mental health recovery) - Life Skills - Parenting Skills - Weekly Psychiatric Services - On-site PreschoolPhiladelphiaResources for Human Development - Philadelphia; West Philadelphia (North 48th Street)Resources for Human Development
    Familylinks - Pathways to Independence ProgramProvides residential services to children and youth, between the ages of 4 and 20 years of age, who are diagnosed with a mental illness and are in need of a specialized residential care as they transition home or into another community setting.AlleghenyHousing and Independent LivingFamilylinks
    Glade Run Lutheran Services - Glade Run AdventuresProvides hands-on therapeutic equine, animal, and horticulture experiences. Activities include individual and group sessions, therapeutic summer camp experiences for children ages 8-18 with autism spectrum and other disorders, therapeutic horseback riding, and customized activities.ButlerGlade Run Lutheran Services Autism ServicesGlade Run Lutheran Services
    Handz On HopePromotes and develop programs with emphasis on life skills for undeserved youth and adults with an emphasize economic development, self-reliance and environmental awareness. - Provides training classes and camps on sewing, art, up-cycling, photography, - Collaborates with other organizations and local businesses to run their community programs - Creates community economic development, and worker owned cooperatives within urban areas of Lancaster City - Plants seeds of opportunities at every ageLancasterHandz On HopeHandz On Hope
    Hedwig House - HOPE AcademyParticipants choose a specific goal in one of the life domains (living, learning, working, social), this goal then becomes the cornerstone of his or her recovery-focused service. Participants take part in classes, individual practitioner meetings, and community exploration related to his/her recovery goal (a commitment of 5 hours per week). Class sizes are limited to allow for focused work among participants.MontgomeryHedwig House - ColmarHedwig House
    Hedwig House - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Education ProgramParticipants choose goals in their living, learning, working, and social environments. The focus is on individual functional skill development, enhancement, retention, and transference to real life tasks and settings. Services are provided on an individual and group basis.MontgomeryHedwig House - Montgomery; LansdaleHedwig House
    Hedwig House - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Education Program - AbingtonParticipants choose goals in their living, learning, working, and social environments. The focus is on individual functional skill development, enhancement, retention, and transference to real life tasks and settings. Services are provided on an individual and group basis.MontgomeryHedwig House - AbingtonHedwig House
    Highland HouseThe Highland House is a state licensed halfway house of the Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs and the Pennsylvania Department of Health and CARF accredited program. This residential facility is designed for adult women who have completed short-term drug/alcohol rehabilitation program and who are making the transition to a new environment, or who are planning to reenter an old environment that is not immediately available or advisable. The residential stay of the program is three to six months. We offer therapeutic support services for women in recovery who are seeking an environment that fosters individual discovery and growth, supports a collective well-being and shares a sense of experience, strength, and hope. Services include:
    • Individual Counseling
    • Group Counseling
    • Family Sessions/Education
    • Life Skills Training
    • Support for 12-Step Participation
    • Spirituality
    • Relapse Prevention
    LawrenceHighland HouseHighland House
    Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems - In-Home Life Skill Support - ClubhouseIn-Home Life Skill Support program provides mobile life skills services to families in which at least one family member, age 18 and older, has a primary mental health diagnosis that negatively affects household functions. The program also helps to ensure that health needs are met.ChesterHolcomb Cornerstone ClubhouseHolcomb Behavioral Health Systems
    Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems - In-Home Life Skill Support - ExtonIn-Home Life Skill Support program provides mobile life skills services to families in which at least one family member, age 18 and older, has a primary mental health diagnosis that negatively affects household functions. The program also helps to ensure that health needs are met.ChesterHolcomb Behavioral Health Systems - ExtonHolcomb Behavioral Health Systems
    Homelessness Prevention Services - Family Promise of Lycoming CountyAble to serve families who are homeless or on the verge of being homeless. Assists individuals/families with maintaining their home in the face of possible homelessness through a rental match program, budgeting help and help working with landlords. Program provides case management as well as the following classes: Money Management Life Skills Cooking with Children Resume preparation Keys to Good TenancyLycomingFamily Promise of Lycoming CountyFamily Promise of Lycoming County
    Home of the Sparrow - Life Skills EducationHelps residents develop basic life skills such as budgeting, parenting, job readiness, and community integration.ChesterPA HOME OF THE SPARROWHome of the Sparrow
    House of GraceThe focus of this Christ-centered support group for women is self-sufficiency and spiritual growth; learned in a warm environment. Life skills education and mentoring are available. Goals are to develop wholeness in women so they may become the persons God created them to be in all aspects of life; and to equip women for service to others. (This is not a residential program) Life skills education utilizes primarily a "hands on" approach and is one-on-one whenever possible. Skills include, are but not limited to: * Cooking & Nutrition * Sewing & Knitting * Crafts * Parenting * Cleaning * Basic Computer For those interested, also offered: * Bible Study * Prayer Groups * Discipleship Class * Spiritual Growth Class * One on One Mentoring Other programming includes, but is not limited to: * Developing Communication Skills * Building Relationships * Managing Stress * Various Home Safety and Health ClassesFranklinHouse of GraceHouse of Grace
    Human Services Center - Emerging Leaders ProgramThe Emerging Leaders Program affords dozens of in-school high school seniors and juniors the opportunity to develop work competencies in organization, resource allocation, interpersonal skills, information systems, and team building. Through experiential seminars, educational trainings, internships, and work experience, each student develops essential occupational and life skills. In addition, ELP participants earn career exploration stipends based on their attendance, behavior, and participation in the program.AlleghenyHuman Services CenterHuman Services Center
    Independent Living and Social Events-Northeast Sight ServicesOur Independent Living Program consists of Life Skills Education programs and a variety of Social and Recreational Events.LuzerneSocial Services of Northeast SightNortheast Sight Services
    Independent Living-Bradford County Human Services AdministrationTool used to assist foster parents in preparing young adults to live on their own.BradfordBradford County Children & YouthBradford County Human Services Administration
    Independent Living (IL) ServicesThe goal of IL is to empower youth to reach their full potential. The mission is to engage youth in services and to offer support and resources to improve their success and locate permanent connections as they transition to adulthood. Services include a needs assessment, goal/transition planning, life skills instruction and assistance in the area of housing, education, employement, prevention and support. Aftercare services are also offered until a youth turns 21 to continue assistance with the youth's transition to self-sufficiency.AdamsAdams County Children and Youth ServicesAdams County Children and Youth Services
    Independent Living ServicesConsumer controlled services include training designed to increase self-reliance, living skills and enhance self-confidences such as cooking, budgeting, housing search, benefits counseling and home maintenance skills. Training is also available to empower people with disabilities to speak for themselves and others. Information and resource materials are available related to disability issues.CumberlandCenter for Independent Living of Central PennsylvaniaCenter for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania (CILP)
    In-Home Support-Northeast Sight ServicesIn-Home Support services are designed to assist clients with personal business that can also include other tasks such as balancing checkbooks, handling correspondence, filing applications for benefits and other essential tasks.LuzerneSocial Services of Northeast SightNortheast Sight Services
    Interdenominational RecreationRecreation including special events for teens (games, singing, skits, films, music, speakers), clubs (games, discussions), group socialization, 3 annual dramatic productions, Bible studies, other special recreational events and school of music and drama. Activity times vary. Provisions for community service fulfillment available for court adjucated youth programs, academic honors, scouting and religious projects. Post high school group availabe and post high school life skills mentoring.DauphinHarrisburg Christian Performing Arts CenterHarrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
    Jefferson CenterThe Social Service Department of the Housing Authority of the City of York, also known as The Jefferson Center, offers a wide range of programs and services to assist and enhance the life opportunities and self-sufficiency efforts of adults and children residing in Section 8 and public housing throughout York County. Services Include: Family Self-Sufficiency: Program designed to help families become economically independent so they will no longer need to rely on public assistance. Members work with a case manager to assess strengths, identify barriers, set and achieve goals. Section 8 Homeownership Program: program for anyone currently living in Section 8 voucher housing. Under this program, eligible families can purchase a home and receive financial assistance for mortgage payments for up to 15 years. For the elderly/disabled, there are no time limits. Call for specific eligibility requirements. Budget counseling, a wellness center and a computer lab. YorkJefferson CenterHousing Authority of The City of York
    Join Hands Ministry- "Where to turn" referrals - Limited direct financial assistance - Financial planning - Emergency heat response - Automobile repair - Furniture/household items/appliances/clothing/toiletries, etc - Back to school and holiday assistance - Guidance / Direct one-on-one mentoring - Links to faith based counseling and Connect to community and church affiliation - Life skill support - Coordinate Medical transportation - Volunteer opportunitiesPerryJoin Hands MinistryJoin Hands Ministry
    Lark Enterprises - Community Integration and Employment Training Center for AutismLawrenceVocational RehabilitationLark Enterprises
    Life and Work Skills for Literacy and Beginning ABE/ESL - ALTA LCCCDesigned for the adult in need of instruction that is delivered one-on-one with volunteer tutors. Curriculum based on developing basic communication, consumer economics, community resources, health, employment, government and law, computation, learning to learn, and independent living. Contact Kimberly Gavlick at kgavlick@luzerne.edu or 1-800-377-5222 ext. 7325 for more information.LuzerneAdult Learners' Training and Assistance Program (ALTA)Luzerne County Community College
    Life Sharing Through Family LivingThe Family Living program creates opportunities for individuals with mental retardation to share their life with a family. The Family Living Program is based on the importance of enduring relationships as the foundation for learning life skills, developing self-esteem, and participating in family, community and civic activities.DauphinKeystone Family Support AssociatesKeystone Family Support Associates
    Life SkillsAt the James A. Casey House we feel that one of the most important aspects of a person’s recovery is the ability to take care of themselves when they leave a facility. If a man in early recovery can’t cook his own food, or stick to a budget, then they will slip back into old habits which will eventually lead to their addiction. To that end, we offer life skill classes on a wide variety of topics that cover everything from the simple to the complex, from the remarkable to the mundane. In addition to the 24/7 life skills program that comes from sharing an apartment, clients are taught everything from how to do their own laundry, to managing anger and aggressive behavior.LuzerneCasey HouseCasey House
    Lifesteps, Inc. - Autism Waiver Services, Community InclusionCommunity inclusion is designed to assist participants in acquiring, retaining and improving communication, socialization, self-direction, self-help, and adaptive skills necessary to reside in the community. This service includes activities to improve the individual's activities of daily living (ADLs). These activities usually done at home may include bathing, dressing, and eating. This service also includes acquiring and improving skills to participate in community activities such as shopping and recreation.ButlerAdult and Senior ServicesLifesteps
    Mental Health Association of NWPA - Erie Main Facility - Peer Support ProgramOffers individuals with a qualifying mental illness a relationship with a team of Certified Peer Specialists who will focus on activities such as skill building, recovery and/or life goal setting, problem solving, using natural supports in the community, building and using self-help recovery tools, self-advocacy, negotiating recovery oriented services and stress management.ErieMental Health Association of NWPA - Erie Main FacilityMental Health Association of NWPA
    Montgomery County Commerce Department - Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) Program - Montgomery; NorristownProvides job-search assistance, guidance, and support to its participants. Program participants create a plan of action to gain employment and are offered guidance toward empowerment and self-sufficiency. Resources such as The Career Wardrobe, computer labs, life-skills workshops, on-site recruiting events, and individualized attention.MontgomeryMontgomery County Commerce Department - Montgomery; NorristownMontgomery County Commerce Department
    Montgomery County Commerce Department- Youth Empowerment Program (YEP)Provides educational and occupational learning programs and services for young people who meet the eligibility requirements. Examples of some of the most recent YEP programs and activities are: - Summer Programs - After-School Programs - Job Readiness/Job Prep - Life Skills WorkshopsMontgomeryPennsylvania CareerLink of Montgomery CountyMontgomery County Commerce Department
    Moore Counseling Services Life Skills EducationPrograms that offer training which focuses on the knowledge and skills an individual may need to live independently or make a successful transition to independent living. Participants may include runaway youth who are living on their own, youth who because of age can no longer be maintained in foster care, new widows, victims of domestic abuse, people who have previously been homeless, and others who have lived in an environment in which decision making and responsibilities of daily living have been handled by another as well as people currently living independently who want to be more effective. Training may address job search and retention, money management, insurance, taxes, rental agreements, vehicle purchase, nutrition, home management, health care, legal emancipation for teens and other similar topics.BlairMoore Counseling Services Altoona OfficeMoore Counseling Services
    Moore Counseling Services Life Skills EducationPrograms that offer training which focuses on the knowledge and skills an individual may need to live independently or make a successful transition to independent living. Participants may include runaway youth who are living on their own, youth who because of age can no longer be maintained in foster care, new widows, victims of domestic abuse, people who have previously been homeless, and others who have lived in an environment in which decision making and responsibilities of daily living have been handled by another as well as people currently living independently who want to be more effective. Training may address job search and retention, money management, insurance, taxes, rental agreements, vehicle purchase, nutrition, home management, health care, legal emancipation for teens and other similar topics.BlairMoore Counseling Services Tyrone OfficeMoore Counseling Services
    New Hope ShelterOnly referrals through HMIS by a Housing Specialist will be considered A 30-day stay is offered to homeless men, women, and children. Without cost, we provide two meals a day, lodging, and laundry facilities. Each resident receives personal case management and attends training classes that are designed to secure housing and employment. At the end of the initial 30 days, qualifying residents who need additional time to find housing may be invited to enter an extended stay program. We follow a three step strategy to transition residents into permanent housing. 1. Find employment or income 2. Begin saving and living on a budget 3. Secure affordable housingFranklinWaynesboro New Hope ShelterWaynesboro New Hope Shelter
    New Life Youth and Family Services - Forefront Prevention & Aftercare ProgramForefront provides services to youth and families to prevent removal of the child from the home or transition services when a child is returning home from placement. Services include life skills, behavioral monitoring, parenting skills and to create linkages to community resources.ChesterNew Life Youth and Family Services - Chester; West ChesterNew Life Youth and Family Services
    North Penn and Indian Valley Boys and Girls Clubs - Health and Life Skills - LansdaleThroughout the year we offer many different programs to help develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being and set personal goals. Programs like Passport to Manhood promotes and teaches responsibility in Club boys ages 11 to 14, SMART Girls is a health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement program for girls ages 8 to 17, NetSmartz teaches Internet safety skills through engaging multimedia activities and our very popular Healthy Habits emphasizes good nutrition, regular physical activity and improving overall well-being.MontgomeryNorth Penn Valley Boys and Girls Clubs - Montgomery; LansdaleNorth Penn and Indian Valley Boys and Girls Clubs
    North Penn and Indian Valley Boys and Girls Clubs - Health and Life Skills - SoudertonThroughout the year we offer many different programs to help develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being and set personal goals. Programs like Passport to Manhood promotes and teaches responsibility in Club boys ages 11 to 14, SMART Girls is a health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement program for girls ages 8 to 17, NetSmartz teaches Internet safety skills through engaging multimedia activities and our very popular Healthy Habits emphasizes good nutrition, regular physical activity and improving overall well-being.MontgomeryIndian Valley Boys and Girls ClubNorth Penn and Indian Valley Boys and Girls Clubs
    Nurturing HeartsProvides supportive leadership and life skills that will prepare girls for a bright and positive future.ErieNurturing HeartsNurturing Hearts
    PA CareerLink - Northumberland/Snyder/Union Counties-WorkshopsFor a workshop schedule please check Events listed here. or call 570-988-7300. Workshops topics include job search related topics, personal assessments, and soft skill development.NorthumberlandPA CareerLink - Northumberland/Snyder/Union CountiesPA CareerLink
    PATH (People Acting To Help) - Community Integrated EmploymentHelps client to become as independent as possible by helping you to find and keep a job.PhiladelphiaPATH, Inc. CMH/MRC - Philadelphia; Northeast PhiladelphiaPATH (People Acting To Help)
    Pathway School - Educational ProgramThe educational program is based on a diagnostic/prescriptive, student-centered approach. The School provides a continuum of learning environments to meet each student's behavioral, emotional, and social needs as well as his or her cognitivie abilities. Classroom settings range from primarily self-contained to departmentalized instruction. Each classroom strives to meet the needs of the individual student and the class as a whole. In additional to our career education and life-skills program, Pathway's traditional academic program offers courses in English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Creative Arts, Physical Education, Health, Library Science and Computer education. Additional services may include Speech/Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Reading Therapy, Transition Assitance and Behavior Support. These professionals will focus on specific skill development in a comprehensive and integrated manner based on goals identified in the student's Individualized Education Plan (IEP)MontgomeryThe Pathway School - Montgomery; EaglevillePathway School
    Philadelphia Recovery Community CenterOffers drug and alcohol case management, outpatient treatment, referrals, youth programs, educational and training programs.PhiladelphiaRecovery CenterPhiladelphia Recovery Community Center
    Pittsburgh Disability Employment Project for Freedom - Young Adult Summer ProgramProject for Freedom's Young Adult Summer Program is a 2-week summer program for 11th and 12th grade students and recent high school graduates with disabilities that focuses on the soft skills–communication skills, interpersonal skills, decision making skills, and lifelong learning skills–necessary for the workplace. Focus will be on job readiness, employment goals, employment opportunities and strategies for success. By the end of the program students will have an awareness of what it takes to be employed, prepare the necessary tools to search for employment, and will effectively present at an interview. Material will be based on “Skills to Pay the Bills” curriculum developed by the Department of Labor specifically for individuals with disabilities. It will be presented in an interactive workshop environment that encourages workplace best practices. The Instructor will monitor progress. Strategies will be developed for improvement and students will leave with the start of an employment plan. Pre and post assessments will measure progress. This program will be the start for continuing education in this critical area of transition from school to work. Make sure your student is prepared for employment. Be a part of this exciting program.AlleghenyPittsburgh Disability Employment Project for FreedomVolunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg
    POWER Residential TreatmentA 25-bed residential treatment facility serving women working hard to reclaim their lives from the devastation of untreated chemical dependency. Services include: assessment, individual therapy and group therapy, creative writing, drug & alcohol educationAlleghenyPOWERPennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery
    Pregnancy Resource Center of Greater HazletonThe center, provides comprehensive counseling, including sound nutrition, budgeting and life skills coaching. It will also provide pregnancy testing. Mom's support group is held every Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:30.LuzernePregnancy Resource Center of Greater HazletonPregnancy Resource Center of Greater Hazleton
    Psychiatric Rehab - Vocational Rehabilitation & Life SkillsProvides job coaching, counseling, development and placement to persons with disabilities. Services are individualized and often take place at the employment site/home of the consumer.DauphinCentral Pennsylvania Supportive Services, Inc.Central Pennsylvania Supportive Services, Inc. (CPSS)
    Residential Care for AdolescentsResidential Care for Adolescents provide a variety of services such as schooling, life skills, recreation, adventure-based counseling, psycho-educational lectures, specialty groups such as trauma, grief, loss, smoking cessation and anger management. Many of the services provided in the residential program are based on evidence-based practices found to be effective with adolescents diagnosed with substance use and mental health disorders.*Main Site (Today, Inc.)Today, INC.
    RISE - Life Skills TrainingServices include: Improved Self Esteem/ Confidence Personal Responsibility Positive Relationships Community Service Community Involvement (i.e. registering to vote) Financial Literacy: Through a partnership with Clarifi, RISE provides individuals with the tools needed to begin to understand the importance of financial awareness, credit counseling and budgeting. Anger Management/Parenting classes through Fatherhood Enrichment ProgramPhiladelphiaRISECity of Philadelphia
    Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps - Bridging the GapLife skills program for area youth. Topics covered during the 20 hour program include self-esteem, drug and alcohol education & prevention,money management, the employment process, banking, anger management, conflict resolution, healthy relationships, community resources, STD/STI education, decision making. Also offerred are 45 minutes to 3 hour Bridging the Gap Workshops on any of the above topics. Program can be offered on-site and through out the community.DauphinSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel CorpsSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps
    Senior Citizens CenterOffers a variety of programs including opportunities, choir, crafts, shopping trips, intergenerational activities, exercise, newsletter, guest speakers, basic life skills, educational, heath, nutritional, recreational and social service. Assistance is also provided in applying for general and utility assistance. Food Pantry Hours: Monday and Wednesday 9:30AM-12:00PM and Friday 10:30AM-12:30PM. Now offering Fresh Express (produce) which is an extension of the Food Pantry: Only offered on Tuesdays from 10:00AM-12:00PM.DauphinHeinz-Menaker Senior CenterHeinz-Menaker Senior Center
    Skills Training - ACILIf you or someone you know need help learning skills to become more independent, a knowledgeable staff member can provide assistance in your home to acquire those skills. Such skills could include budgeting, preparing meals, shopping, using public transportation or finding employment.LuzerneAnthracite Region Center for Independent LivingAnthracite Region Center for Independent Living
    Social ServicesTCAB offers a variety of services to help consumers remain independent and improve the quality of their lives. These services include: shopping, mail reading, bill paying, assistance with paperwork and completing applications, transportation and escort services to doctor visits and appointments, Life skills education in Carlisle, Harrisburg, New Bloomfield and Shippensburg, Information and referral services, recreational servicesDauphinVision Resources of Central PennsylvaniaVision Resources of Central Pennsylvania
    Stick-N-Move Boxing•After School Youth Boxing •Personal Training •Boxing Instruction (ages 8 years to adult) The mission of Stick-N-Move Boxing is to provide at risk youth (males and females) an alternative to negative influences created by inner city living and prepare them for future roles as productive members of the community. YorkStick-N-Move BoxingStick-N-Move Boxing
    The Independent Living Preparation ProgramThe Independent Living Preparation Program is ain instruction and training program for older adolescents in the foster care system. The structure of Independent Living Preparation Program is designed to assist local counties by providing essential life skills training to young people as they prepare for independence. Meetings are held every other Tuesday night from 5:00pm-7:30pm.CumberlandUnited Methodist Home for Children, Inc.United Methodist Home for Children, Inc.
    Tioga County Department of Human Services - Independent LivingProvides life skills training for adolescents ages 16-21 that are currently or were previously placed in a resource family and/or residential care.TiogaTioga County Department of Human Services - Community Outreach Residential (CORe)Tioga County Department of Human Services
    Transitional Living ProgramThe Transitional Living Program is a natural extension of the longtime residential services that Christ’s Home for Children has offered to youth who have experienced abuse, neglect, or abandonment. The program for teenage boys is situated on the Warminster campus while our Paradise campus is host to the teenage girls. The Transitional Living Program serves adolescent youth, ages 16 and older. The program builds on the successful use of the Teaching Family Model at Christ’s Home to provide an atmosphere of encouragement and support. The program is founded on biblical principles and offers the following program components: - Supervised living in comfortable, well-equipped, teen-oriented housing, - Life skills assessment and training, - Individual and group counseling, - Case management, and - MentoringLancasterChrist's Home for Children - Branch CampusChrist's Home
    UDS - Transition SchoolTeaches high school students with disabilities or special needs the life skills needed to live on their own, prepare for competitive employment and become productive members of the community.LancasterUDS - Chestnut StreetUDS Foundation
    United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Boiling Springs Office - Pathways Transitional ProgramsPathways Academy is an intensive 9-18 month curriculum-based, residential training program that helps adults with intellectual disabilities learn the skills needed to live with minimal supports in the community.CumberlandUnited Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Boiling Springs OfficeUnited Cerebral Palsy of Central PA
    United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Camp Hill (Hartzdale Drive) - Pathways Transitional ProgramsPathways Academy is an intensive 9-18 month curriculum-based, residential training program that helps adults with intellectual disabilities learn the skills needed to live with minimal supports in the community.CumberlandUnited Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Camp Hill (Hartzdale Drive)United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA
    United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Chambersburg Office - Pathways Transitional ProgramsPathways Academy is an intensive 9-18 month curriculum-based, residential training program that helps adults with intellectual disabilities learn the skills needed to live with minimal supports in the community.CumberlandUnited Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Chambersburg OfficeUnited Cerebral Palsy of Central PA
    Valley Youth House - Adolescents Achieving Independence (AAI)Provides out-client assistance to current or former foster care youths between the ages of 14 and 21. Services provided: - Liaison between youth and school/college - Assistance locating permanent housing - Referral to job training programs - Weekly individual life skills counseling - Summer education; cultural and recreational events focusing on life skills development - Ongoing life skill development groupsMontgomeryValley Youth House - Montgomery County OfficeValley Youth House
    Valley Youth House - Chester County Aftercare ProgramProvides individual life skills planning to former foster care youth. Assists young people in transitioning to independence.ChesterValley Youth House - Chester CountyValley Youth House
    Valley Youth House - Chester County Life Skills Development ProgramAssists young people in making successful transition from foster care and juvenile probation to independence. Focuses on preparing youth in regard to housing, education, employment, prevention, permanency and life skills needed to be successful.ChesterValley Youth House - Chester CountyValley Youth House
    Valley Youth House - Delaware County Aftercare ProgramProvides individual life skills planning to former foster care youth. Assists young people in transitioning to independence.DelawareValley Youth House - Delaware CountyValley Youth House
    Valley Youth House - Delaware County Life Skills Development ProgramProvides life skills classes and workshops to youth. Focuses on preparing youth in regard to housing education, employment, prevention, permanency and life skills for a successful transition to independence.DelawareValley Youth House - Delaware CountyValley Youth House
    Valley Youth House- Life Skills and Aftercare (Dauphin)Adolescents Achieving Indepence (AAI) program provides life skills development & case management services for current & former foster care youth ages 14-20. DauphinValley Youth House - Front Street DauphinValley Youth House
    Valley Youth House- Life Skills and Aftercare (Perry)Adolescents Achieving Independence (AAI) program provides life skills development and case management services for current and former foster care youth ages 14-20. PerryValley Youth House - Front Street DauphinValley Youth House
    Valley Youth House - Life Skills and Aftercare (York)Adolescents Achieving Independence (AAI) program provides life skills development & case management services for current & former foster care youth ages 14-20. YorkValley Youth House - Independent Living Program YorkValley Youth House
    Valley Youth House, York, William Penn School Based Program<b>Serves William Penn Senior High students at risk of becoming involved with Children Youth and Family Services.</b> <li>15 Week life skills course where youth learn a combination of soft and hard skills that apply to their lives now and in the future. Youth receive a $200 stipend upon completion of the program. YorkValley Youth House, York CountyValley Youth House
    Venango County Department of Human Services - Main Complex - Life Coach ProgramSupports individuals identified as struggling to build a sustainable lifestyle. Normally for transitioned aged youth needing assistance with job placement, training or education.VenangoVenango County Department of Human Services - Main ComplexVenango County Department of Human Services
    Venango Training & Development Center - Crossing Bridges (Clarion Facility) - Life Skills Habilitation ProgramCoaches work with participants in the facility teaching daily living skills such as cooking or baking, laundry and personal hygiene, to the extent of the participants' capabilities. Other activities include simulated or contracted work for the Work Activities Program, a variety of games, puzzles, sensory stimulating items and cognitive motor skill tasks.ClarionVenango Training & Development Center - Crossing Bridges (Clarion Facility)Venango Training & Development Center
    Venango Training & Development Center - Life Skills Building - Life Skills Habilitation ProgramCoaches work with participants in facility teaching daily living skills such as cooking or baking, laundry and personal hygiene, to the extent of the participants' capabilities. Other activities include simulated or contracted work for the Work Activities Program, a variety of games, puzzles, sensory stimulating items and cognitive motor skill tasks.VenangoVenango Training & Development Center - Life Skills BuildingVenango Training & Development Center
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - HJ Heinz Campus: Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment ProgramVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's HJ Heinz Campus Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (PRRTP) provides a caring and supportive environment where individuals with psychiatric disabilities can obtain the skills, knowledge and supports necessary to successfully transition into the community residential role of their choice. Services include:
    • Goal setting,
    • Housing awareness,
    • Budgeting,
    • Money management,
    • Illness self-management,
    • Medication management,
    • Healthy living skills,
    • Daily living skills (cooking, cleaning, shopping) ,
    • Recovery,
    • Peer support,
    • Social skills
    AlleghenyVA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Leadership Program - Liberty Housing ProgramServes nine veterans who are homeless, underemployed and who have a disability. Provides life skills training, individualized goal setting, job preparation and/or employment.AlleghenyVeterans Leadership Program Housing ProgramsVeterans Leadership Program of Western PA
    Veterans Leadership Program - Valor Housing ProgramServes 15 veterans with a targeted population of three single men, four single females, four single men with dependent children and four single females with dependent children. Provides life skills training, individualized goal setting, job preparation and/or employment.AlleghenyVeterans Leadership Program Housing ProgramsVeterans Leadership Program of Western PA
    Veterans Leadership Program - Victory Housing ProgramServes 15 homeless disabled veterans with dependent children. Provides life skills training, individualized goal setting, job preparation and/or employment.AlleghenyVeterans Leadership Program Housing ProgramsVeterans Leadership Program of Western PA
    Veterans Place of Washington BoulevardVeterans Place of Washington Boulevard provides housing and supportive services to homeless military Veterans through a partnership with the Veterans Administration. Offers homeless Veterans an array of facilities and services that build residential stability and self-determination and increase a Veteran's earning potential and success in long-term competitive employment. Services to help veterans to transition from homeless to home include:
    • Meals,
    • Clothing,
    • Groceries,
    • Transportation for program participants,
    • Case management,
    • Referrals,
    • Recovery support,
    • Mental health support,
    • Employment assistance,
    • Financial and Education support.
    AlleghenyVeterans Place of Washington BoulevardVeterans Place of Washington Boulevard
    Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard - Homeless Veterans Day ProgramVeterans Place of Washington Boulevard, Homeless Veterans Day Program provides weekday services for Pittsburgh's homeless veterans and includes breakfast & lunch, showers and clothing,financial literacy, life skills, medical/legal and employment assistance. Shuttle available from area shelters. AlleghenyVeterans Place of Washington BoulevardVeterans Place of Washington Boulevard
    Vocational Rehabilitation/Community IntegrationProvides services to assist integration to home, community and workplace. Evaluation, Vocational and Life Skills Case Management, Life Skills Training, Vocational Rehabilitation, Vocational and Community Adjustment program, Music Therapy.DauphinLiving Unlimited IncLiving Unlimted Inc

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