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Keystone Human Services works to support men, women and children with disabilities become valued, fully participating and contributing members of their community. Keystone strives to support each person in a highly individualized manner in all aspects of their life, including home, work, family, school and the community.

Our comprehensive, community-based supports are available in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Connecticut, as well as Moldova and Russia.

Autism Services

Adult Community Autism Program
The Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) offers flexible services and supports to men and women with an Autism Spectrum Disorder to assist them to develop skills to reach their goals and participate meaningfully in their community. Services are tailored to each person’s specific needs and can be readily modified as needs change.
Adult Day Services
To enhance personal fulfillment and growth, Adult Day Services provides opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities or autism to participate in recreational activities, volunteer or attend community events.
Autism Services
All of our autism services are person-centered and address the needs and goals of individuals with autism and their families. The goal of services is to increase each person’s ability to live independently and actively participate in the community.
Autism Waiver Program
The Autism Waiver Program is a Medicaid Waiver program designed to serve adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Autism Waiver provides home- and community-based services, including residential, vocational, in-home and leisure time services.
Community Homes
Community Homes support individuals to live in a home within their community. While living in Community Homes, men and women receive support to realize their personal potential and pursue independent, productive and meaningful lives.
Comprehensive Autism Evaluations
Using our Comprehensive Autism Evaluations, children may receive a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder. If a child does have a diagnosis of autism, they and their family can receive guidance for available services and prompt access to services and treatment approaches.
Education and Training in Autism Spectrum Disorders
We provide training in Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Adult Community Autism Program to physicians, dentists and other types of health care providers, as well as to the community, so that providers and the individuals who receive services can be successful.
Independent Living Services
With Independent Living Services, each person receives services in the community while living in their own home.
Individual and Family Support Services
Individual and Family Support Services supports people to live in their own home or with their families. Our professional staff provide services to support people to make healthy choices and keep families together.
Individualized Day Support
Individualized Day Support assists men and women to achieve their personal goals in work, community participation or retirement activities.
Individualized Home Supports
Individualized Home Supports provides supports tailored to each person’s individual needs. Men and women live in apartments throughout Connecticut and receive support to make choices and live independently.
Nursing Services
Comprehensive Nursing Services address the needs of men, women and children with developmental disabilities. Nursing services includes RN on Call, which makes a registered nurse available 24 hours a day. Nurses are also available to contract with other agencies.
Psychological Evaluation Services
Psychological Evaluation Services include psychological evaluations and reevaluations to determine the medical necessity of formal services. Our Pennsylvania licensed clinical psychologist provides diagnostic psychological evaluations to diagnose an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Assessments include evaluation of records (school, medical, etc.); telephone, email and face to face contact; assessment scoring; and completion of an interpretation and diagnostic evaluation.
Respite Services
Respite Services provides temporary support for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and autism or for those in recovery from mental illness. While individuals use Respite Services, they continue to receive comprehensive and individualized supports based on their needs. The Adult Community Autism Program offers respite for adults with autism.
Service Dogs
Susquehanna Service Dogs trains service dogs, hearing dogs, balance dogs, service dogs for veterans, facility dogs, in-home service dogs and companion dogs to assist children and adults to live more independent lives. Each dog is specially trained to perform specific tasks based on each person’s unique needs.
Summer Therapeutic Activities Program
The Summer Therapeutic Activities Program gives children ages 5-14 with an Autism Spectrum Disorder the opportunity to attend summer camp. Following a structured schedule of activities, campers receive support to build their social skills and independence, and develop their problem-solving, decision-making and coping skills.
Supported Employment
Individuals receive support to successfully find and maintain a job. Services include assistance with finding employment, job coaching, or developing a personal business.
Supported Living
Individuals receive support to become more independent and have many opportunities to grow and explore their interests. Supported Living provides opportunities to build meaningful relationships, gain employment and access community resources.

Children & Family Services

Assistive Technology Library
Toys and equipment are available free of charge from the Assistive Technology Library for families with children age birth to three. All equipment is designed to assist with children’s development.
Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
BHRS provides enhanced mental health services based on the needs and strengths of children and adolescents and their families. These home- and community-based services assist children to improve their communication and social skills, regulate their emotions and improve their classroom behavior.
Birth to Three
This early intervention program provides direct services and supports to children who have a significant delay and their families. Provided in the child’s home or community, Birth to Three supports children to develop at a pace similar to their peers.
Comprehensive Autism Evaluations
Using our Comprehensive Autism Evaluations, children may receive a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder. If a child does have a diagnosis of autism, they and their family can receive guidance for available services and prompt access to services and treatment approaches.
Early Head Start Program
Early Head Start provides full year programming for children ages birth to three and women who are pregnant. Services are provided at various centers or in the child's home. Early Head Start promotes healthy prenatal outcomes, enhances the development of infants and toddlers, and promotes healthy family functioning.
Early Intervention Evaluations
Available for infants and children ages birth to three, Early Intervention Evaluations assist families to identify services and supports that will best support their children’s and the family’s needs.
Early Intervention
Early Intervention offers developmental, educational and behavioral services to assist children with autism, physical and intellectual disabilities, and developmental and behavioral challenges. Services include behavioral intervention, special instruction, and occupational, physical, and speech and language therapy.
Family Based Mental Health Services
Family Based Mental Health Services provide support for families with children who have serious emotional or behavioral concerns that may place the children at risk for out-of-home placement. To support families to stay together, our professionals develop a support plan based on the child’s and family’s strengths.
Family Preservation and Reunification Services
Family Preservation and Reunification Services are designed to strengthen and reunify families in their own homes. Family Preservation supports families in crisis to remain together, and Family Reunification reunite children who have been living outside of their homes with their families.
Head Start Program
The Head Start program provides preschool, childcare and home-based programs for children ages 3-5. Designed to give children a head start in life, all programs promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children by providing educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families. They engage parents in their children's learning and help them make progress toward their educational, literacy and employment goals. Significant emphasis is placed on the involvement of parents in the administration of local Head Start programs.
High Fidelity Wraparound
Focusing on youth and family strengths, culture and choice, High Fidelity Wraparound coordinates care to meet families’ needs, based on the idea that families already have many of the resources they need to be successful. This is not a separate service; instead, it works with any services an individual or family already receives.
Psychological Evaluation Services
Psychological Evaluation Services include psychological evaluations and reevaluations to determine the medical necessity of formal services. Our Pennsylvania licensed clinical psychologist provides diagnostic psychological evaluations to diagnose an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Assessments include evaluation of records (school, medical, etc.); telephone, email and face to face contact; assessment scoring; and completion of an interpretation and diagnostic evaluation.
Service Dogs
Susquehanna Service Dogs trains service dogs, hearing dogs, balance dogs, service dogs for veterans, facility dogs, in-home service dogs and companion dogs to assist children and adults to live more independent lives. Each dog is specially trained to perform specific tasks based on each person’s unique needs.
Student Assistance Program
Through the Student Assistance Program, students receive support to succeed in school. Designed to assist students experiencing behavior or academic challenges, the Student Assistance Program provides mental health consultation and support through school and community resources.
Summer Therapeutic Activities Program
The Summer Therapeutic Activities Program gives children ages 5-14 with an Autism Spectrum Disorder the opportunity to attend summer camp. Following a structured schedule of activities, campers receive support to build their social skills and independence, and develop their problem-solving, decision-making and coping skills.

Intellectual Disabilities Services

Adult Day Services
To enhance personal fulfillment and growth, Adult Day Services provides opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities or autism to participate in recreational activities, volunteer or attend community events.
Behavior Support Services
Located in the State of Delaware, Behavior Support Services are designed to increase individuals' independence and inclusion in family and community life by increasing their adaptive behaviors and functional skills. Each person receives an individualized plan based on their strengths, challenges, and goals.
Community Homes
Community Homes support individuals to live in a home within their community. While living in Community Homes, men and women receive support to realize their personal potential and pursue independent, productive and meaningful lives.
Community Training Homes
A licensed foster care arrangement, Community Training Homes offered children, adolescents and adults the opportunity to thrive in a home environment.
Health Services
Health Services provides support to individuals to ensure they receive adequate and timely health care. Health Services includes preventative health care and coordination with medical appointments, and our specialized nurses are on call 24/7. This service is available in the State of Delaware. In Pennsylvania, Health Services is included in other support services.
Independent Living Services
With Independent Living Services, each person receives services in the community while living in their own home.
Individual and Family Support Services
Individual and Family Support Services supports people to live in their own home or with their families. Our professional staff provide services to support people to make healthy choices and keep families together.
Individualized Day Support
Individualized Day Support assists men and women to achieve their personal goals in work, community participation or retirement activities.
Individualized Home Supports
Individualized Home Supports provides supports tailored to each person’s individual needs. Men and women live in apartments throughout Connecticut and receive support to make choices and live independently.
Lifesharing Thru Family Living
In Lifesharing (also known as Family Living), men and women live with host families who have opened their home to provide supports and share their lives. Enduring relationships are formed, which are the foundation of developing life skills and self esteem, as well as a rich family, community and civic life.
Nursing Services
Comprehensive Nursing Services address the needs of men, women and children with developmental disabilities. Nursing services includes RN on Call, which makes a registered nurse available 24 hours a day. Nurses are also available to contract with other agencies.
Respite Services
Respite Services provides temporary support for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and autism or for those in recovery from mental illness. While individuals use Respite Services, they continue to receive comprehensive and individualized supports based on their needs.
Service Dogs
Susquehanna Service Dogs trains service dogs, hearing dogs, balance dogs, service dogs for veterans, facility dogs, in-home service dogs and companion dogs to assist children and adults to live more independent lives. Each dog is specially trained to perform specific tasks based on each person’s unique needs.
Supported Employment
Individuals receive support to successfully find and maintain a job. Services include assistance with finding employment, job coaching, or developing a personal business.
Supported Living
Individuals receive support to become more independent and have many opportunities to grow and explore their interests. Supported Living provides opportunities to build meaningful relationships, gain employment and access community resources.

Mental Health Services

Community Residential Rehabilitation Services
Through Community Residential Rehabilitation Services, adults and young adults in recovery from mental illness have the opportunity to live in the community while they gain skills to become more independent. Adults and young adults live in supportive, homelike living arrangements with supports available 24 hours a day, if necessary.
Intensive Case Management
Intensive Case Management is designed to empower men and women experiencing a serious mental illness to make informed choices about their daily living.
Lifesharing Thru Family Living
In Lifesharing (also known as Family Living), men and women live with host families who have opened their home to provide supports and share their lives. Enduring relationships are formed, which are the foundation of developing life skills and self esteem, as well as a rich family, community and civic life.
Peer Support
Peer Support Services offer men and women in recovery from mental illness supports from our Certified Peer Specialists. Peer Support helps individuals to gain control over their recovery and participation in the community and helps give them a voice in the services they receive.
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program
The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program provides flexible services in the community or on-site to support men and women recovering from mental illness. Individuals receive support with their personal recovery goals, health and wellness, development of a support network, and skill building. Services are available in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Respite Services
Respite Services provides temporary support for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and autism or for those in recovery from mental illness. While individuals use Respite Services, they continue to receive comprehensive and individualized supports based on their needs.
Specialized Community Residences
Designed for men and women over the age of 18, Specialized Community Residences offer opportunities for men and women who are experiencing psychiatric challenges to live in the community and receive support with daily living activities.
Structured Residential Services
Structured Residential Services offers men and women over age 18 the opportunity to enhance their personal strengths and rebuild family relationships and community connections that may have been lost during hospitalizations. A highly structured service that focuses on recovery, Structured Residential Services can maintain locked exits and serve people during involuntary commitments.
Supported Employment
Individuals receive support to successfully find and maintain a job. Services include assistance with finding employment, job coaching, or developing a personal business.
Supportive Living
Through Supportive Living Services, men and women learn to become self-sufficient and have many opportunities to grow and explore their interests. Each person receives supports within their own home or apartment or in a home or apartment rented by Keystone.
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