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On-the-go Americans have been stopping at Sheetz for more than 60 years. Sheetz is a family owned convenience store chain based in Altoona, Pennsylvania which strives to keep up with the busy pace of their customers’ lives. Central Pennsylvanians rely on Sheetz to fuel their cars and their bodies. Some of Sheetz’s locations have started […]

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Hello, As I reflect on the past 30 years, I am saddened as well as filled with joy.  I am saddened by the realization of the ending of a long passionate relationship, a committed relationship filled with many people and events. I remember spending a week with Ed Roberts, my first mentor.  Ed’s plain and […]

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Have you heard about the new managed care program referred to as Community HealthChoices that was implemented in Southwest Pa. in 2018 and Southeast Pa. in 2019?  Are you aware that in January 2020, people with disabilities and older adults receiving Medicaid and/or Medicare in Central Pa. will be enrolled in Community HealthChoices?  What does […]

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One of America’s favorite pastimes is heading to the local movie theater to enjoy a good film along with a bucket of buttery popcorn.  But, for the deaf and hard of hearing or people with visual disabilities in Harrisburg, this has been a challenging pastime to enjoy…until now! Midtown Cinema on Reily Street in Harrisburg […]

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Lynn Dorundo joined the CILCP Board of Directors in January 2019. Although she is a new member of the Board, she is a very familiar face around the organization. In fact, several years ago Lynn moved to her current residence where she quickly realized the need to make her home more accessible.  CILCP’s Lynn Stewart-Krieger, […]

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Living Well Transport Services (LWTS) helps eliminate the barriers that people with disabilities and older adults face while trying to live well within their communities.  Although a trip to the grocery store, an impromptu decision to see a newly released movie or accepting an invitation to dinner with a friend all seem like simple activities […]

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Start the Year Off on the Right Foot by Supporting our Annual Fundraiser for Living Well Transport Services The CILCP’s Living Well Transport Services (LWTS) have grown immensely since May of 2018, when the organization participated in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community and raised nearly $20,000 to support our new Discount Rider Program. […]

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The CILCP has been recognized time and time again for the impact our organization has on the community and the quality of the services and programs we offer. This year, we were honored to receive the following: PANO Seal of Excellence In October of 2018, the CILCP was reaccredited under the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit […]

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In 2018, the CILCP team was on the front-lines, advocating for the rights of individuals with disabilities and fighting to increase independence and equal access. Here are a few of our 2018 advocacy highlights: The CILCP teamed-up with the City of Harrisburg and marketing agency Suasion to host a photo shoot for people with disabilities […]

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As a Center for Independent Living, the Center for Independent Living of Central PA (CILCP) is always looking for new opportunities to provide individuals with disabilities the services and knowledge they need to live independently in the community. Each of our programs are designed to meet a specific need. Living Well With A Disability The […]

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