A Bridge to Independence

Connecting Pennsylvania Residents to Home and Community Services

How can we ensure that every individual with a disability in Pennsylvania thrives? A Bridge to Independence connects individuals with disabilities to expert service/supports coordination. Our dedicated professionals, with offices serving all 67 PA counties, are strategically positioned to provide personalized home- and community-based services, ensuring individuals remain active and engaged in their communities.

Overview of A Bridge to Independence

A Bridge to Independence’s mission is committed to empowering individuals with disabilities. We strive to help individuals lead meaningful, independent lives, enriching communities across Pennsylvania. We offer a network of service/supports coordination throughout the state. This program stands as a vital resource for those with physical and mental disabilities, inspiring hope and progress.

A Bridge to Independence offers tailored support for personalized home- and community-based services. Our coordinators are deeply dedicated to fostering autonomy and engagement and ensuring every individual’s needs are met, regardless of geographic location.

Services Offered by A Bridge to Independence

A Bridge to Independence provides a comprehensive range of supports coordination services, ensuring that all aspects of an individual’s needs are met. Our dedication to connecting individuals with disabilities to specialized individual and family services emphasizes empowerment and independence. Our team understands everyone has unique challenges, so we focus on individual needs and preferences to craft tailored plans that foster autonomy and engagement.

These services extend across Pennsylvania, from urban centers to remote areas. This outreach ensures everyone can access the resources necessary to lead a fulfilling life.

Supports Coordinators in Pennsylvania

Independence is not a place; it is a journey for everyone. Pennsylvania is home to an extensive network of Bridge service/supports coordinators, offering individual and family services statewide. We are dedicated to personalized support. This tailored approach transforms lives, enabling participants to thrive in settings best suited to their needs, such as their homes or communities.

Areas Served Throughout Northwest Pennsylvania

From Erie to the rural towns in McKean County, the Northwest Pennsylvania office serves a diverse population with individual and family services supported by dedicated service/supports coordinators.

Our Northwest office covers an extensive network of counties, including Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, and Lawrence. This robust network guarantees everyone has access to the knowledge bank of the experts at Bridge.

Supports Coordination in Northeast Pennsylvania

In Northeast Pennsylvania, A Bridge to Independence demonstrates a steadfast commitment to empowering individuals with disabilities. Strategic service/supports coordinators ensure no community is beyond reach. Geography is no barrier to receiving disability support. In cities like Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, our team strives to provide personalized home- and community-based services, fostering a culture of independence and inclusion.

Our Northeast Office serves the following counties: Bradford, Carbon, Clinton, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montour, Pike, Potter, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Wyoming counties.

Supports Coordination in Southwest Pennsylvania

The Bridge office in Southwest Pennsylvania serves the region’s largest city, Pittsburgh, and surrounding areas. These include Allegheny, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland counties.

If you or a loved one are located in these counties, you can be sure that professional and empathetic support is always available.

Coverage in Southeast Pennsylvania

The Bridge office’s comprehensive network in Southeastern Pennsylvania covers bustling tourist destinations and rural communities. Every Philadelphia or Pennsylvania Dutch Country resident can access personalized support services that foster independence.

Our Southeast Pennsylvania offices serve Adams, Berks, Bucks, Centre, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Mifflin, Montgomery, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, Snyder, Union, and Mifflin counties.

This statewide presence fosters a seamless connection to vital services and nurtures empowered and active community members.

Inclusivity in Urban and Rural Areas

Inclusivity is not just a goal but a fundamental commitment. We believe in every individual’s right to a meaningful life, and recognize that everyone’s needs vary, so we strive to meet these needs effectively. Integrating supports coordinators in both rural and urban areas ensures every person obtains personalized care, leading to independence and active community involvement.
By strategically positioning supports coordinators, we reach all corners of the Commonwealth, providing invaluable services and essential resources to all who need them.

Person-First Intellectual Approach

A Bridge to Independence places utmost importance on recognizing individuals with disabilities as unique, holistic beings. Instead of viewing them through a limited lens, our person-first intellectual approach prioritizes the individual’s strengths, preferences, and goals, empowering them to lead fulfilling lives.

Tailored Community-Based Supports

A Bridge to Independence connects individuals with disabilities to various community-based services. This includes everything from residential support and employment services to recreational activities. Customized plans ensure services are molded to fit personal goals, highlighting the organization’s dedication to empowerment and inclusion.
Individualized attention drives tangible results. Supports coordinators transform lives by deeply understanding individual needs and leveraging local resources. We become trusted advocates and reliable partners in the journey toward independence. Tailor-made solutions meet distinct regional challenges, proving that geography should never be a barrier to quality support.

Benefits of Using a Supports Coordinator

Supports coordinators serve as a bridge to independence, connecting individuals with disabilities to essential services that enhance their quality of life. They are crucial in empowering participants to thrive through personalized planning and dedicated assistance.
A supports coordinator simplifies access to various resources, ensuring efficient and effective service delivery. Moreover, coordinators’ ongoing monitoring and adjustment of support plans ensure that services remain relevant and effective over time.

Our Commitment to Accessibility and Inclusivity

Bridge values the unique strengths and needs of all individuals. Our commitment to accessibility and inclusivity is unwavering. No participant is left without the personalized support they deserve. Bridge leaves no stone unturned. Every journey to independence is unique, and tailored assistance helps to ensure success for participants.

Common Questions Answered

Eager to explore how A Bridge to Independence can support your journey? Here are some common inquiries answered to guide you.

  • What areas do you serve? All 67 counties in Pennsylvania, including cities and rural areas.
  • How do I connect with a supports coordinator? Visit our website, fill out our contact form, or call our hotline.
  • What services do supports coordinators provide? Assessment of needs, creation of tailored plans, and connection to home- and community-based services.
  • What distinguishes a service coordinator from a supports coordinator? The terms are used interchangeably to describe professionals facilitating access to personalized supports services.

Contact Information for A Bridge to Independence

We offer multiple ways to contact our team. Our main offices in Erie, Stroudsburg, Middletown, and Washington ensure easy access to supports coordinators throughout the state.

The contact forms throughout this website are readily available for each region. Potential clients can request assistance by filling out these forms. If you prefer a direct conversation about your requirements, call 844-724-3483. Our staff is always eager to answer questions, provide guidance, and facilitate connections.
At A Bridge to Independence, you’re like family. We will gladly walk this journey with you. Let our case management services act as your guide through what can be an overwhelming list of resources.

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