CILCP’s Living Well With A Disability Program (LWWD) provides a wide range of services to enhance quality of life beyond the physical measures of well-being. Often, people with disabilities are unaware or under informed of the vast resources available within their communities. CILCP’s experienced staff can navigate persons with disabilities through the maze of service confusion and program fragmentation and connect them with services that will enable them to live well.
Youth Transition Services
Provides young adults with tools such as workplace readiness, advocacy, and independent living skills.
Nursing Home Transition (NHT) Services
Coordinates eligible nursing home residents to home and community-based services, while providing housing search and moving assistance.
Consumer Training (Independent Living (IL Skills Trainings)
IL Skills Training offers individuals the opportunity to learn and practice skills needed to live independently in the community.
People with disabilities who have been trained as peer mentors (volunteer, paid or staff) provide either one-on-one or group support to other people with disabilities. Peer support comes from the idea that people with disabilities have the life experience and knowledge to best assist others in learning to become more independent in their communities.
CILCP’s staff is comprised of committed disability advocates, determined to remove barriers that individuals with all types of disabilities face when attempting to access products, goods, programs, and services that will empower them to live well.
Information & Referral (I & R)
I & R is the gateway to CILCP services and other community resources for people with and without disabilities.
Contact Ann Talbot or call her at 717-731-1900 x 220 for more information.
Dauphin-Perry County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) are a nationwide effort to take a seamless approach in the way we assist seniors and adults with disabilities who need help with activities of daily living. The ADRC in Pennsylvania is known as the PA Link. CILCP staffs the Dauphin County and Perry County PA Link activities.
HOW CAN THE PA LINK ASSIST YOU AND/OR YOUR FAMILY?
- Easily connects you to local services/supports through any PA Link partner agency
- Explores existing options to ensure a secure plan for independence
- Assists with applications to determine funding eligibility
- Helps seniors and adults with disabilities remain or return to their community because of a disability, an illness or accident, or to transition from an institution back to the community
For more information on PA Link contact your Dauphin & Perry County ADRC Specialist at 1-800-323-6060 or 717-731-1900 x 226.
If you would like more information about the Living Well With A Disability Program, please contact Pam Auer, Director of Community Engagement & Advocacy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call CILCP toll-free at 1-800-323-6060 x 226.
“They knew I was in a depression. And they made sure that I understood that there was someone there for me.” –Karren Gilchrist