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VFI’S AHAP Offers Financial Assistance.

Are you a VFI caregiver, and in need of financial support regarding rent/mortgage, utilities, pest eradication, or vehicle repairs? Learn more about our incredible AHAP program, including eligibility requirements and an online application!

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VFI CEO Shona Eakin Interviewed for PennLive.com

VFI CEO Shona Eakin was recently interviewed for an article* on PennLive.com, regarding coronavirus “rationing,” and the potential effects on PA residents with disabilities. Click HERE to read the article. *While the article cites VFI as an agency that “advocates for people with cerebral palsy,” it should be noted that

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CHC Additional Education Session Set for 10/22/19

Did you miss the CHC Q&A sessions here at VFI on 10/9? Are you interested in getting more information about the Community HealthChoices rollout? Visit VFI (1432 Wilkins Rd Erie, PA 16505) on Tuesday, October 22nd, from 1pm-3pm, where we will be hosting an additional education session. This event is

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Community HealthChoices (CHC) is Coming!

ATTENTION: Consumers are receiving letters in the mail from Community HealthChoices (CHC) in regard to upcoming changes associated with waiver services. Please keep an eye on your mail for these notices. On Wednesday, October 9th, VFI will be hosting 2 Q&A sessions (morning & afternoon– registration required) with the Office

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August’s Erie Activities Calendar is HERE!

August is HERE, Erie friends! Check out our HUGE Erie activities calendar for the month– including some very special events, including our annual Consumer Pig Roast (must RSVP/bring invitation to attend)! Can’t wait to see everyone this month at VFI!

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SAVE YOUR BUS AND LIFT SERVICE!

For over a decade, Millcreek Township has allotted $20,000/year for EMTA/The E/The LIFT public transportation throughout 16 routes. They are now looking to drastically cut funding to only $2400 this year, which will allow only 6 routes to remain available for use. Without this funding, EMTA in Millcreek will go

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NHT Informational Video & VFI YouTube Account!

Hello and good afternoon to all of our Voices for Independence family! Voices for Independence has recently finalized a BRAND NEW informational video about our Nursing Home Transition program, and is the first OFFICIAL upload to our all-new YouTube Channel! This video features just a few of our Nursing Home

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NHT Informational Video/VFI YouTube Account!

Hello and good afternoon to all of our Voices for Independence family! Voices for Independence has recently finalized a BRAND NEW informational video about our Nursing Home Transition program, and is the first OFFICIAL upload to our all-new YouTube Channel! This video features just a few of our Nursing Home

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Mayor Schember Stops By Voices

We would like to Thank Mayor Joe Schember for taking time to visit our office and meet with our staff. The Mayor is pictured with our CEO Shona Eakin and Jess Molczan who is our Liaison to the Mayor’s Disability Round Table. Thanks again Mayor Schember !! [envira-gallery id=”4157″]

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