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Supportive Living Services

We believe every person should live the best life possible.

Our Philosophy

 

Supportive Living Services has a simple yet meaningful mission, “We believe every person should live the best life possible”. SLS seeks to understand what the best life possible means to the individuals we support while providing dependable and thoughtful care. We encourage individuals to make their own choices and have control over the services they receive and the life they live.

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Our Core Values

Integrity

We want people to know that we mean what we say. We believe you must do the right thing even when no one is watching.

Respect

We have a high regard for each person with an appreciation of the diversity of beliefs and values.

Dignity

We believe in treating others with decency and grace.

Our Services

Residential Services

Individuals who choose to receive SLS residential service live in ordinary homes, with 3-4 roommates, throughout the city of Erie and Erie county. Visits with family and friends are always encouraged and supported in the home and outside of the home.

SLS staff are available 24 hours a day to monitor health and safety, support individual choice, and assist as needed. Examples of how staff assist individuals in our residential program include: transportation to and from work or other community locations, meal planning and preparation, medication administration, coordination of medical care, scheduling and implementing preferred activities, identifying goals and opportunities for growth, and any other additional needs.

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Community-based

The SLS Bridge program provides community-based services to individuals who live with their families or in their own homes. We support individuals living in the community to become as independent as possible and maintain their desired level of independence.

Staff members assist individuals with a wide range of needs including grocery shopping, money management, medical care and coordination, transportation to and from work and other community locations, building social skills, maintaining their home, and any other needs as identified. The SLS Bridge program works closely with individuals, families, and support team members to identify and achieve goals in creative ways.

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Representative Payee

The representative payee is responsible for managing the finances of individuals receiving SLS services and ensure that essential needs are met. Additionally, the payee will develop a budget with each individual, pay bills and meet other financial obligations, plan and save for purchases, and maintain eligibility for benefits (SSI, Medical Assistance, Waiver funding, etc.).

Working closely with the Social Security Administration, the representative payee is required to report how finances are spent and adhere to established guidelines and regulations. Individuals that receive SLS services are not required to utilize representative payee service from SLS however the option is available to those that want and or need the service.

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Join our Team

Choose a career that makes an impact.

We are always looking for qualified, caring individuals to join our growing team. If you want to be part of an organization that supports individual growth and independence, you might be a good fit for Supportive Living Services. Applying for a career at SLS is simple and you can do it right now on our website!

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Supportive Living Services, Inc.

3901 Pacific Ave.
Erie, PA 16506

Phone: (814) 454-1252

Fax: (814) 456-3133

info@sls-erie.org