Community Supports

 

Red Tomato Farm and Inn-Newville

A dedicated Adult Training Facility designed for individuals who have with intellectual disabilities operated by Hempfield Behavioral Health.  

The goal is to provide adults with intellectual disabilities meaningful work rooted in farm tasks that create opportunities to interact with the general public and community. 717-221-8004

http://www.hempfieldpa.com/red-tomato-farm---inn.html

 

Able Services, a division of Leg Up Farms, located in York, PA

Able-Printers provides a team of talented adults with special needs the opportunity to work in a business setting. Able-Growers is an on-site commercial greenhouse program that develops the skills for growing and managing plants to be incorporated into all elements of training and activities. Participants explore skill areas such as pre-vocational training, activities of daily living, social skills, communication, leisure/fitness/recreation, nutrition and health, community participation, and self-advocacy.

3100 North George Street, York, PA

(717) 384-6130 x3100

http://www.able-services.org

 

Hope Springs Farm-Hershey 

Provides adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities or autism a day program to maximize their abilities. Participants, are tasked with farm chores, from feeding the animals to weeding the gardens. They learn a variety of home-life skills, such as cooking, baking, cleaning, and shopping. Participants also participate in educational, civic and leisure activities, such as, visiting the library, swimming, taking field trips, and volunteering in the community.

201 Trail Road, Hershey, PA 17033

717-298-1845

http://www.hopespringsfarm.org/

 

PATHWAYS Program (United Cerebral Palsy (UCP))

A post-secondary 2-year program, Pathways is designed to help students with job exploration and in obtaining employment in the second year of the program. Individuals are assessed via a 20-day initial assessment to determine appropriateness of the program for them. Participants will need to apply through their county (CP MH/IDD) for admission.

 

Stepping Stones Program: Harrisburg location: (United Cerebral Palsy (UCP))

Stepping Stones is geared to prepare individuals for the Pathways Program. It is designed for individuals who may need more support in preparing for customized or competitive employment. Each individual participates in a curriculum portion of the day that focuses on skill development and increasing independent living skills. Individuals also participate in the community for a portion of the day. Participants will need to apply through their county (CP MH/IDD) for admission and must work with them for transportation needs, if they need that service.

http://www.ucpcentralpa.org/

 


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