SERVICES

Shared Support, Inc. is a leading provider of services to people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Shared Support, Inc. is licensed by the Department of Human Services and partners with various counties throughout Pennsylvania to deliver high quality, innovative services specifically designed to fit the unique needs of each person we support.

The building of a person’s support circle and the fundamentals of person centered thinking and planning are the foundation for all Shared Support service delivery.

 
 
 

LIFESHARING

 
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LIFESHARING

Lifesharing offers the opportunity for an individual with intellectual or developmental disabilities to become part of a natural family unit and share their life and home with others. This service naturally integrates people into their home communities and is the least restrictive, most inclusive form of residential support. 

 

Highlights

  • Natural home environment
  • 24/7 Caring Support
  • Transportation
 
 

RESIDENTIAL HABILITATION

 
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Residential Habilitation

Residential habilitation occurs in community living arrangements that are specifically tailored to meet the needs of one person at a time. This means that each person will be the sole focus and driver of their services, without the complexities associated with typical three and four-person community home settings.   

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • One person home
  • 24/7 Compassionate Support
  • Behavioral Health Support
 
 

In Home & Community support

 
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In Home & Community Support

Our dedicated team of direct care professionals assist individuals in learning and developing new skills that will enhance opportunities for independence and inclusion.  Support may include the use of community resources and recreational facilities, volunteer opportunities, and assistance with daily living needs, medical appointments and specialized therapies.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Skills Development
  • Community Activities
  • Health/Hygiene Maintenance
 
 

Community Participation Support

 
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Community Participation Support

Community Participation Support is a flexible service designed to wrap around an individual’s community life interests and needs, while promoting increased independence, potential for employment, and overall inclusion into the community.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Adult Learning
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Leisure Interests
 
 

Employment Services

 
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Employment Services

We specialize in matching the unique passions, strengths and skill sets of those we support with the needs of local businesses or in the development of self-employment ventures.  Our Employment Specialists provide career assessment, job finding or development services, and job coaching and the ongoing support needed to effectively maintain competitive employment.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Career Assessment
  • Job Coaching
  • Job Finding & Development
 
 

Child Residential

 
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Child Residential

Residential therapeutic support is provided to children and adolescents living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.   Understanding that future independence will differ among children, Shared Support assists with the development of goals and strategies to support each child in reaching their full potential.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • One person home
  • 24/7 Skilled Support
  • Behavioral Health Support