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Last Updated On: 09/03/2020
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I & A Residential Services, Inc.

I & A

Organizational Information

Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

I & A's mission is to provide life skills training and safe, decent, affordable housing in the least restrictive environment to adults living with mental health issues in the two counties of Indiana and Armstrong. I & A strives to meet each consumer wherever they are in their continuum of recovery while promoting independent living and to coordinate services with other agencies to help consumers reach their highest, stable level of recovery and quality of life.

Contact Information

Key Leader(s)

Heather Gelles -  Executive Director

Contact Person(s)

Heather Gelles, Executive Director

Contact Number(s)

724.463.7830

724.465.6008 - FAX

Contact Email(s)

hgelles@1019housing.onmicrosoft.com - Heather Gelles, Executive Director

Primary Address

1019 Philadelphia Street
Suite 2
Indiana, PA, 15701

Service Information

Service Area

Indiana and Armstrong Counties

Service Description

Supported Living Program - provides housing/renters skill training and in-home support for mental health consumers. Assists consumers in securing and maintaining affordable housing in the community. Contact person: Tracy Dawson, Program Director

Minimum-Care Community Residential Rehabilitation (CRR) - 20 beds - provides training in independent living and coping skills for mental health consumers. No 24 hour staffing. Services provided are: a. Supervised apartment living, b. Life Skills Training, c. Supportive Counseling, d. Vocational Training and Preparation, e. Social skills development, f. development of leisure time activities, g. Placement and follow-up services, h. Emergency back-up services. Contact Person: Tracy Dawson, Program Director

Maximum Care Community Residential Rehabilitation (CRR/Personal Care Home- 24 Hour supervised setting/14 beds- provides same services as Minimum Care CRR and Personal Care Home Services, 1 bed is available for respite services for MH consumers in the community who are at risk for inpatient hospitalization. Contact Person: Laura Marusa, Program Director

Available Hours

8:00 am - 4:00 pm / Monday through Friday, Minimum Care CRR; Maximum Care CRR/PCH: 24 hours, 7 days a week; On Call / for Emergency / After Hours; Supported Living: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm / Monday through Friday

Fees/Cost for Services

Liability based upon percentage of individual's income

Eligibility Requirements

Referral from Community Guidance Center or Family Counseling Center of Armstrong County. Individual must be 18 years or older; have demonstrated over a period of time marginal social adjustment; have difficulties in social or personal adjustment associated with psychiatric disability; and have indicated a willingness to actively participate and cooperate in the program.