Partners In Community (PIC) is a private not-for-profit social service agency, that provides community supports for persons living with a disability. We are an agency that believes in person centered supports and self-determination. We stand by our philosophy that as a community member, an individual has the right to live in the home of their choice and to live with the people they wish to live with. An individual has the right to pursue a vocational occupation of their choice and be provided with the supports of their choice. Each individual has the right to determine how and in what manner his or her life should unfold. Part of PIC's mission is to ensure that each individual who is supported is allowed to thrive in the least restrictive environment that assures his/her health and safety.
We offer various community supports for nearly 50 adults and/or children in their residence and/or within the community. The community supports range from residential services, supported living, supported employment, community based, and representative payee services. We offer unique supports as requested by the individuals and the individuals' support teams to facilitate the person centered planning process and implementation of those person centered outcomes. PIC provides supports for individuals living with their family and/or living on their own throughout six counties in the state of Ohio. Each individual has different needs and/or aspirations that may require varying hours of supports. PIC's dedicated team members support the individual interests from daily living skills to the recreational and social interests.
Partners In Community's Adult Day Program was introduced to Erie County in July 2008. The Adult Day Program was initially geared towards the elderly population of people living with disabilities and designed to offer the choice of spending time in an environment that offers all leisure activities. Today the age of the adults that attend the program range between 19 - 80 and the individuals join the program between 1-5 days of the week depending on the allowance of their personal schedule. The Adult Day Program provides the following opportunities: Optional Non-Vocational Day Support Service for adults living with disabilities and the ability to socialize in a relaxed atmosphere of peers; Supports self-advocacy* and community membership; And offers schedule flexibility for person centered interests We offer transportation to and from the program as well as to the various destinations that are scheduled throughout the month.
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