The mission of the Pennsylvania Lifesharing Coalition is to promote, support and embrace the concept of Lifesharing and the philosophies of self-determination and everyday lives.
“Having a place to go is HOME
Having someone to love is FAMILY
Having both is a WONDERFUL LIFE.”
Allegheny County Lifesharing Coalition Hosting Fifth Annual Lifesharing Fair
PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Lifesharing Coalition encourages people diagnosed with an intellectual disability, their families, and anyone interested in becoming a provider family to attend the Lifesharing Information Fair. This year’s fair will be on Thursday, October 6, from 5 to 8 p.m., hosted by Citizen Care at their office located at 250 Clever Road, McKees Rocks, PA 15136. A light meal will be provided. The event and parking are free.
This is an opportunity to learn more about Lifesharing, a residential service designed to provide care and support in a family home setting for someone with an intellectual disability.
Representatives of provider agencies will present information regarding the benefits of being a Lifesharing participant and being a host home. People currently participating in the Lifesharing Program and their provider families will also be in attendance.
The Allegheny County Lifesharing Coalition includes representatives from the Allegheny County Department of Human Services Office of Intellectual Disability and nonprofit organizations who advocate for the Lifesharing program.
To register or for additional information, contact the Office of Intellectual Disability at 412-253-1252.
For more information about Lifesharing, visit: www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/lifesharing.aspx
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This press release was issued 9-15-16 by the Office of the County Executive