Programs and Services: Residential Services
Hope Enterprises, Inc. began providing residential services to persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities in Lycoming County in 1972. Originally serving people living in their own homes or apartments, services have expanded to include several living options. Residential services continue to be provided in Clinton and Lycoming Counties and were expanded into Columbia, Montour, Snyder, and Union Counties in October 2007.
There are more than 30 homes operating in Clinton and Lycoming Counties. One hundred twenty people are served in these homes. An additional 13 homes operate in Columbia, Montour, Snyder and Union counties serving 39 individuals. Most homes are staffed twenty-four hours per day. Homes serve a wide variety of developmental disabilities with many specializing in one particular area. The level of independence, of which each person is capable, is a determining factor in where each person lives.
Life Sharing Program
Serving nearly people, the Life Sharing Program is an alternative to living in a group home. Families in the community can provide this service. A placement process seeks to find the best possible match between the individual with mental retardation and a family.
In Home Services
Through In Home Services, twenty-five people are able to remain in their family home while receiving supports and training to learn new skills, explore their community, or just have someone to spend time with.
Community Supports Program
The Community Supports Program (CSP) provides array of individualized services and supports to children and adults with mental retardation. Multi-dimensioned components include providing support and assistance to individuals who are financially responsible for renting or owning their own homes, those who reside in their natural homes as well as those living in personal care homes and nursing homes.
Parent Handbook for Residential Services
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Questions about Residential Services
For questions about Residential Services in Lycoming, Clinton, and Northumberland counties please contact email@example.com
For questions about Residential Services in Columbia, Montour, Snyder and Union counties please contact firstname.lastname@example.org