Support Services

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How We Can Help:

  • Free services to develop an employability plan, provide job search assistance, and career exploration services

  • Free workshops including resume assistance and mock interviews

  • Additional services include Unemployment Compensation and the Medical Assistance Transportation Program

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Contact Information:

Candy E. Price-Winnick

cprice@emp-trng.org

814-641-6408 ext. 123

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How We Can Help:

  • Empowers people of diverse abilities to live a meaningful life through innovative support and services. 

  • Encourages and empowers individuals to learn, grow, develop relationships, and experience joy through our comprehensive array of programs and services.

  • Our forward-looking approach empowers participants to explore and embrace all life has to offer.

  • Provides support, resources, and access to competitive, meaningful employment for individuals of all abilities

  • Resume building, interviewing skills, mock interviews, and job shadowing

  • Career evaluations and assessments

  • Job searching, job finding, and job placement Onsite job coaching to learn and maintain the job

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Contact Information:

Blake Bilger

Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry, Cumberland, Dauphin, Snyder, and Union county.

Blake.Bilger@ucpcentralpa.org

717-247-2944 Ext. 519

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How We Can Help:

  • CCC envisions a community where personal dignity is honored, diversity is embraced and full inclusion is promoted in all aspects of life.

  • Services are individualized to meet participant’s interests and needs.

  • Transition Services offer high school students Community-Based Work Assessments, Career Exploration, Job Shadowing and informational visits to local businesses.

  • Individual/group classes under our Training & Transition program teach Independent Living & Work Readiness Skills that incorporate instruction with community experiences.  

  • Practical Assessment Exploration System (PAES) provides simulated hands-on work skills samples in over 300 jobs in five career areas.

  • Employment Services incorporate Career Assessment, Job Find and Job Supports to help individuals explore, prepare for and maintain Competitive Employment. 

  • Other available programs include Recreation Programs, Community Participation Supports, Early intervention and Support Services.

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Contact Information:

Lonyta Varner,

Director of Community Integration,

Transition & Employment Services

717-447-1842

lvarner@compass-community.org

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How We Can Help:

  •  JVBDS is the starting point for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities/Autism.

  • The mental Health system in the Tri-County strives to provide recovery oriented services as well as evidenced based practices to support individuals with behavioral health needs.

  • Early Intervention services that are individualized, family centered, and delivered in natural environments for infants and toddlers with developmental delays.

Contact Information:

Bethlyn Corbin and Stacy Miller

JVBDS 399 Green Ave. Ext.

Lewistown, PA 17044

717-242-6467

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How We Can Help:

  • Informational Services

  • Connection Services

  • Support Services

  • 25 Family Advisors located across Pennsylvania

  • Advocate for individuals

  • Workshops based on the LifeCourse Framework

  • Provide mentoring to individuals and families

  • Help families make connections

  • Family and Individual mentoring

  • Supports/Companion

To See various workshops we offer please click on the PDF document below or click on our Website Link!

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Contact Information:

Pennsylvania Place

301 Chestnut St., Suite 403

Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone:717-839-5437

Email: PAFamilyNetwork@visionforequality.org

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How We Can Help:

CILSCPA offers many services and supports for Individuals and Families - These include:

  • Advocacy

  • Independent Living Skills Training

  • Peer Counseling

  • Information and Referral

  • Youth Transition

  • Nursing Home Transition.

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Contact Information:

Marty Dombrowski

814-949-1905

mdombrowski@cilscpa.org

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How We Can Help:

  • Behavior Support

  • Community Participation

  • Life-sharing

  • Respite Services

  • In-Home Supports

  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation

  • Peer Support

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Contact Information:

Cristy Rachau,Manager of Employment Services

Phone: 814.234.2330 ext. 113 |

Email: crachau@skillsgroup.org

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How We Can Help:

The IU has many programs that provide services to thousands of kids and families across Pennsylvania.  

 

The IU's programs are as follows: 

  • Early Intervention Technical Assistance

  • Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania 

  • Community Education and Workforce Services

  • PaTTAN Autism Initiative

  • Corrections Education 

  • Head Start and Early Head Start 

The IU provides various services.  The IU's services are as follows:

  • Professional Development 

  • STEM

  • Special Education Services 

For specific details on programs and services offered, please go to the TIU 11's homepage.

Contact Information:

Brian Kritzer

Educational Consultant TIU 11

2527 US Highway 522 S.

McVeytown, Pa 17051

814-542-2501 ext. 104

bkritzer@tiu11.org

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How We Can Help:

  • Provide mental health case management

  • Provide IDD case management

  • Coordinating and monitoring services

  • Identifying and locating provider services

  • Advocate for individuals

  • Develop need for service and outcomes

  • Residential and Respite

  • Day Program

  • In-Home & Community Supports/Companion

  • Job Support

  • Behavior Support Services

To See locations and contact information for all services, click on the PDF below:

Supports Coordination

Case Management

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How We Can Help:

  • WIOA Program

  • Job readiness workshops

  • Job search

  • Job club

  • Development of an Individual Employment Plan

  • Counseling and career planning

  • Comprehensive skill assessments

  • On-the-Job Training

  • Individual Training Accounts

  • YOUTH Programs

  • Paid Work Experiences

  • Counseling and career planning

  • Job readiness

  • Resume and application preparation

  • GED Prep/Services

Contact Information:

Lyndsey Wilson Outreach Specialist

Juniata, Perry & Cumberland Counties lyndseywilson@edsisolutions.com

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  • PA CareerLink Youth Workshops
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How We Can Help:

  • Free services to help you meet your employment goals

  • Paid internships

  • Earn money while exploring specific jobs

  • Help with completing applications, interview practicing, and developing a resume

  • Support services to assist with interview clothes, work clothes, and work tools and equipment

*Must reside in Mifflin County to receive Services

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Contact Information:

Paula Dickey

Program Manager

YES to the Future

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit

90 Lawton Lane, Milton, PA 17847

570-238-3400

www.csiu.org/YES