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Secretary of Labor & Industry, Jerry Oleksiak, has announced that Shannon Austin will serve as the new Executive Director of the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR). An article from the Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association (RCPA) stated that Ms. Austin expressed her desire to “move the needle in the state” by increasing employment opportunities including […]

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We’re looking for a few talented and conscientious volunteer Board members to lead and strengthen our programs for people with disabilities. Can you dedicate at least two hours a month to sharing your leadership, passion, perspective and input to help move our organization into the future?  Do you support our mission of empowering persons with […]

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As anyone with a disability will tell you, disability is one thing that does not discriminate. Any person of any age, race and religion can find themselves a member of the disability community. This does not leave out those in the LGBTQ+ community. Being two minorities deeply underrepresented in media, the workforce and politics, there […]

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Kate Thweatt began her position as Field Supervisor II for HomeCare for Living Well in January.  Kate handles many tasks including hiring and supervising all direct care workers or care attendants, managing payroll, coordinating schedules and handling new consumer referrals.  “I field calls from consumers, support coordinators and care attendants ensuring that every person is […]

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The CILCP is here to help you understand the new managed care program coming January 1, 2020 for individuals who receive Medicaid and/or Medicare.  During this important training, you will get the information needed to understand this change and assist you in selecting a provider. Part I lays the foundation.  It explains Community Health Choices […]

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Lynn Stewart-Krieger, Director of Home Modification and Access at CILCP, believes that no matter how much experience you have, there is always more you can learn. That is why in the midst of running the Home Modification Program, she decided to take online courses in the Executive Certificate in Home Modification Series through the USC […]

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From Personal Attendant to CILCP Service Coordinator, Robert Clapp has served the CILCP in a variety of capacities over the past fourteen years. His commitment to CILCP’s mission paired with his deep experience in many areas of the organization make him the ideal candidate to begin transitioning into the position of Director of Operations.  As […]

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The communities in which we live, work and play need to be inclusive for everyone, including people with disabilities.  Wheels in Motion Advocacy Group exists as a forum for purposeful discussion of important issues concerning Transportation and Home and Community Based Services. Monthly meetings provide people with disabilities with a platform to voice their concerns, […]

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Living well means different things to different people, however, it’s something that is important to everyone regardless of whether or not you have a disability.  CILCP understands that resources, events, trainings and opportunities can play an important role in overcoming the barriers preventing someone from living well.  Come join CILCP for a series of activities […]

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The CILCP is pleased to announce that a $300,000 grant has been secured through the Pa. Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to support its Home Modification and Access Program in Juniata, Dauphin and Mifflin Counties.  The grant, which is administered by the DCED, is part of the new state funding program referred to […]

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