OVR is an organization under the Department of Labor and Industry which provides comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities to achieve the goal of gaining and retaining employment or continuing in the employment that they already possess. Services include, but are not limited to: diagnostic evaluation, vocational guidance, job placement, physical and mental health restoration, training, etc. Anyone interested in the support can contact the District Office in Williamsport by calling (570) 327-3600 to speak to the receptionist or the supervisor on duty.
BVS is part of the PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. BBVS has programs providing services to Pennsylvanians of all ages who are blind or visually impaired, and who need assistance with employment or independent living. Lycoming County is served by the Altoona District Office, which can be reached at (814) 946-7330 or toll-free at 1-866-695-7673. Staff there can refer callers to the appropriate program..
CSG has developed a spectrum of specialized programs to meet the needs of individuals they serve. Their services include: Adult Mental Health, Intellectual and Developmental, Children’s Mental Health, and Autism. They are committed to and take pride in promoting growth and independents and empowering individuals to reach their full potential. Individuals interested in CSG’s services may call toll-free at 1-877-907-1877 or visit www.csgonline.org to learn more or email them.
CPC is a psychiatric rehabilitation program for Adult Mental Health that is recovery-focused to provide skill development in areas of: Living, Learning, Working, Social Skills, and Wellness. The Clubhouse design is to meet each person’s individual needs. Depending on an individual’s vocational needs, we are able to develop a plan to assist them in meeting their employment goals. Anyone interested in the services provided by CPC may call (570) 601-0631.
The West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission was established in 1974 as a private, non-profit, human service agency dedicated to serving the prevention, intervention, and treatment needs of the individuals, families, and communities of Lycoming and Clinton Counties affects by alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Their office can be contacted via phone at (570) 748-2971.
Lycoming-Clinton MH/ID provides case management, assessment, and crisis intervention services for individuals with mental health and intellectual disabilities, and is the entity responsible for the administration of the Consolidated and Person/Family Directed Support Waivers in Lycoming and Clinton Counties. These waivers fund an array of services, including employment services for individuals with an intellectual disability. The front door to the Agency is the Assessment Unit, which can be reached at (570) 326-7895 for Lycoming County or (570) 748-2262 for Clinton County.
Hope Enterprises is a provider of lifelong services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in a seven-county area which includes: Lycoming, Clinton, Northumberland, Union, Snyder, Columbia, and Montour. Services and programs available to children include the Bi-County WIC program, the Early Learning Program which includes in-home Special Instructor support, and half- or full-day preschool program which integrates children with and without special needs, the Children’s Development Center, and Teen Link. Hope Enterprises has Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapists, along with Certified Occupational Therapy Aides on staff. Services and programs for adults include Lifesharing, In-Home Services, Residential Services, Adult Training Facility, the Industrial Center on Reach Road, Community Employment Services, Community Access Program, SCPARK, and FoCES. Interested individuals may contact Hope Enterprises by calling (570) 326-3745 or toll-free at 1-800-326-9712. More information can also be obtained on their website, www.hopeability.org.
The Coalition’s mission is to facilitate the communication, coordination and promotion of public and private efforts to enhance community employment of people with disabilities. The Coalition provides information, referral and technical assistance to local private business and industry, local public organizations, families and individuals to support our mission.