News & updates
For over 25 years, Voices for Independence has empowered people with disabilities and promoted independent living. Today, our in-home caregivers need your support. We would like to ask you to consider donating to our COVID-19 response with a monetary donation. If you are unable to do so at this time,
As you may have seen, Governor Wolf has asked that anyone leaving their home is wearing a mask. Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine, stated “Wearing a mask, or even a bandana across your nose and mouth, could be an extra layer of protection.” We all know that there is
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
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
Click on the blue “Learn More” button to the right to see what we have in store for December!
Voices for Independence would like to thank State Representative Mike Armanini and Life & Independence for Today (LIFT) for hosting the 2022 Disability & Senior Resource Expo, which took place on July 26th, 2022, at the Red Fern Banquet Facility in Kersey, PA.
Voices for Independence would like to sincerely thank both Northwest Bank and Erie Insurance for their support in helping us secure funding through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). This funding will be used towards vital Home Modifications for individuals with disabilities, allowing them to continue living independently in their own
Did you miss our last Virtual Town Hall Meeting with VFI CEO, Shona Eakin?Be sure to join us on Wednesday, April 29th, at 12pm Noon, where we will join Shona for a second meeting, live in our VFI Attendant Resource Group. If you are a current VFI attendant and you have
The CDC has recently updated their growing list of COVID-19 video resources to include videos with American Sign Language (ASL) on their YouTube page: When to Get Medical Care for COVID-19 Social Distancing Do Your Part to Slow the Spread Parents Supporting Children Managing Stress and Anxiety Caring for Someone
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