Hourly Support Services
Many individuals with Developmental Disabilities desire less structured supports, provided in their family homes or other settings. Pennsylvania MENTOR works with an individual and his or her family to provide hourly supports that help people with Intellectual Disabilities remain independent and fulfilled.
In-home supports are available to help individuals live in the community as independently as possible, particularly those who have transitioned from more restrictive settings. Trained staff provide a variety of assistance for people living on their own or learning to do so.
Hourly supports are tailored to the needs and goals of the person. Individuals learn daily living skills and regularly participate in community activities and vocational programs, all of which provide for a greater sense of independence and personal identity.
In-home supports are available to individuals who live at home with their families yet wish to retain a sense of independence. Hourly supports are tailored to the needs and goals of the person. Individuals learn daily living skills and regularly participate in community activities and vocational programs.
Relief support (respite)is available for individuals who live with their families, allowing both parties a healthy change in routine – either on an hourly basis or overnight.
Homemaker support provides in-home assistance with tasks such as housekeeping, meal preparation, and shopping.
Live-in support is available for individuals who choose to live with up to two roommates. Supports are tailored and provided by a Supported Living Specialist who is selected by the individual. Supplemental assistance can be provided by additional part-time staff as needed.
Western PA Area
Central PA Area
Philadelphia/Montgomery/Delaware/Bucks & Chester Counties