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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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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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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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2022 Disability & Senior Resource Expo

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.

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VFI/TRPIL 6th Annual Washington Golf Outing

Voices for Independence and affiliate organization TRPIL will be hosting the 6th Annual Washington Golf Outing at Lone Pine Country Club in Washington, PA on Monday, September 12, 2022. Registrations for this event are now live.

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Disability Pride PGH

Voices for Independence was proud to take part in the inaugural Disability Pride Pittsburgh event, which took place in downtown Pittsburgh at Fort Duquesne Blvd on Saturday, July 23, 2022.

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Thank You to Northwest Bank and Erie Insurance

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

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VIRTUAL TOWN HALL MEETING FOR PCA’S – 4/29/20

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

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CDC Adds COVID-19 American Sign Language (ASL) Resource Videos

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

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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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