Brief Older Adult – Moderate Level Services

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Following are an array of services offered by Venango County Human Services and their associated providers under the Older Adult Services category that have a level of service equal to MODERATE. Please take a moment and review them. They are listed alphabetically by service name. You can click on the Service Name for more detailed information about that service.

 

Community Abuse Response Team (CART)

– Provided by

Parkside Psychological

     Contact: 

(814) 807-0861

Overview of Service:

Office-based individual victim and offender treatment and groups.

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Drug and Alcohol Case Coordination

– Provided by

Venango County Substance Abuse
Family Service and Children’s Aid Society

     Contact: 

Overview of Service:

Case coordination provides resource linkage to the community and to providers who are navigating the system for supports for substance abuse recovery.  Case coordination is not treatment but a case manager.  The case coordinator can help guide through benefits, housing, employment and other needs identified.

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Drug and Alcohol Outpatient

– Provided by

Turning Point
Family Service and Children’s Aid Society

     Contact: 

Overview of Service:

A drug and alcohol counselor gives, scores and records initial screening tests for drug addicts and alcoholics. A counselor records client history and creates treatment plans.The main job is to help addicts understand why they became addicted to drugs and alcohol, help them discover what triggers their addiction and teach them new coping skills to replace it. A counselor facilitates group and individual therapy and follow-up groups for addicts. The counselor prepares progress reports for courts, attorneys and probation department officers.

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Home Modifications

– Provided by

Venango County Human Services
Older Adult Service

     Contact: 

(814) 432-9711

Overview of Service:

Adaptations/modifications made to improve consumer safety, increase functioning, and to assist in the provision of care to a consumer in their home. The “footprint” of the dwelling cannot be changed or altered in any way. Multiple bids should be solicited to assure that work is completed in the most cost effective and efficient manner. Although a consumer is not required to choose the lowest bid, the AAA can only fund the lowest bid amount and the consumer will be responsible for the difference. If unable to solicit more than one bid, the case record must document all bid solicitation efforts.

There is a lifetime cap of $5000 for each consumer, to include but not limited to all charges such as estimates, applicable licenses and inspection fees. This service is only provided as funding is available

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Mental Health Outpatient

– Provided by

Regional Counseling Center
Paoletta Counseling Services
Family Service and Children’s Aid Society

     Contact: 

See below

Overview of Service:

Individual, group, or family counseling with a therapist who works on an identified mental health concern.  Mental health concerns can be depression, anxiety, self-esteem and many others.  A counselor will help identify concerns and develop with you a plan to manage your symptoms and work towards recovery.

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Mobile Meds

– Provided by

Regional Counseling Center

     Contact: 

(814) 676-5614

Overview of Service:

Assistance in home helping with medications

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Offender/Victim Services

– Provided by

Project Point of Light

     Contact: 

Phone: (814) 226-1159

Overview of Service:

Office based individual victim and offender treatment, groups, assessments, and polygraphs.

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Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

– Provided by

Various agencies

     Contact: 

Overview of Service:

Provides an emergency response through the use of electronic equipment between a person’s home and the Response Center.

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Psychologist/Independent Prescribers

– Provided by

Various providers

     Contact: 

Overview of Service:

Testing, evaluation, and referral

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