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Pennsylvania Elks Major Projects

PA Elks Home Service Program

Organizational Information

Parent Organization

Pa Elks Major Projects, Inc.

Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

To support and promote the independence of individuals with developmental disabilities, by providing advocacy services in their home environment.

History of Organization

Since 1963, the PA Elks Home Service Program has been helping to improve the quality of life for thousands of children and adults throughout Pennsylvania.

Legal Structure

Non-profit corporation

Contact Information

Key Leader(s)

Patricia O'Connor, RN -  Program Director
814-781-7860
Ricki Hood, RN -  Special Projects Director
814-475-2554
rhood@paelkshomeservice.org

Contact Person(s)

Heidi Bouch - Elks Home Service Nurse
724-840-2524
hbouch@paelkshomeservice.org

Contact Email(s)

rhood@paelkshomeservice.org - Director

Web Addresses

www.paelkshomeservice.org

Primary Address

PA Elks Major Projects
703 Georgian Place
Somerset, PA, 15501

Service Information

Service Area

Statewide

Service Description

Provides in-home medical care coordination services. Advocate for individual's legal and human rights. Provide information regarding resources and services available. Assess needs and help to access equipment. Advocate for appropriate educational services. Assist with finding activities within the community. Offer instruction regarding home care. Provide emotional support. Help with vocational goals. Assist with residential options. Provide referrals to appropriate agencies in the community. Interpret clinical findings and act as a liaison between health care providers.

In Home service coordination

Keywords

disability service coordination

Fees/Cost for Services

No charge

Eligibility Requirements

An individual of any age who has a developmental disability. This is a disability that is manifested before a person reaches 22 years of age. It may result in physical or intellectual delays or in a combination of both. Services can continue throughout a person's lifetime, if needed.

How to Access Services or Schedule Appointments

Referrals are made through Health Care Professionals, School Personnel, Community Agencies, Family Members, Friends or concerned Elks. *** Permission must first be obtained from the individual or family. For cildren under 21 call 1-800-986-4550. For adults call the Nurse for that area.