Lifesharing Info Session Tuesday, February 16th at 9:00AM Online via Zoom
By becoming a Lifesharing Provider, you will have the opportunity to open your home and share your life with an adult with an intellectual disability. Your support and assistance will enrich an individual’s life by affording them the opportunity to become a fully participating member of their community and empowering them to reach for and achieve their goals and aspirations. Individuals in the Lifesharing program often attend school, work and day programs. • Individuals typically have mild to moderate support needs • Our host families choose who they will take into their homes • We have a reputation of being a supportive organization • Competitive rates and training provided • Short and Long-term options available
This FREE webinar will walk you through the steps of becoming a Lifesharing provider, and answer your questions about the commitment it takes to support an adult with an intellectual disability.
Meet the Presenters!
Donna Donnelly Host Family Recruiter
Donna is the Host Family Recruiter for the Delaware Valley Region of Access Services. Donna has been with the company for more than 30 years serving in a variety of roles directing, training, and coordinating services for children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness at Access Services.
Casey Ciufo Host Family Recruiter
Casey is the Host Family Recruiter for Access Services. Casey has been with the company for 15 years; she started as a Direct Support Professional with Access and has since worked for various departments. Casey’s favorite core value at Access is Passion for Service. She finds pride in opening loving and caring homes for children and adults in need.
Barbara Corbe Assistant Director of Lifesharing
Barbara is the Assistant Director of Lifesharing in the Bethlehem Region. She has been with Access Services for 19 years, and started as a Lifesharing Coordinator in the Fort Washington office. Barb has a passion for serving adults with disabilities. She strives to support individuals to live the kind of lives they want to live, with compatible host families in the community.
Diana LaTorre Lifesharing Coordinator
Diana LaTorre has worked for Access Services for 25 years. She has held may different positions within the agency. She was hired for an Assistant Supervisor in a group home, then was promoted to a supervisor at a different home. She then worked as a Lifesharing Coordinator and then the Assistant Director of CLA for 10.5 years. She decided to return to the Lifesharing department, where her passion is. Diana has also served as a Lifesharing provider for Access for over 20 years for the same young lady, as well as various other individuals. In 20 years, the woman who has lived with Diana’s family has truly been integrated into their home and family as a daughter, an older sister, a niece, and a grand-daughter.
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