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WHO WE HELP

We Help

Build Individual Talent

Celebrating the Abilities and Talents
of Individuals With IDD and Autism

At the Adult Training Facility, we serve individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism 18 years of age and older. Extended School Year and transition programs are available for individuals ages 14 through 21 who are currently in school. We also offer an Older Adult Daily Living Program that provides day services to adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism ages 60 and over.

The Adult Training Facility, with program locations in Washington and Waynesburg, is an individualized teaching and training program whose primary goal is to support adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism. Licensed by the Department of Human Services, the program operates within the community and in the facility, which includes equipment and supplies to enhance the wide variety of activities offered to each individual.

Separate community vocational and volunteer training programs are also available to all adults involved in the Adult Training Facility. These programs provide real, hands-on vocational and social skills training.

At the Washington County site, a separate program operates within the Adult Training Facility for individuals 60 years of age and older. The Older Adult Daily Living Program provides day services to adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This program is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and focuses on enabling seniors to fully participate in, enjoy, and enhance their retirement.

FAQ's

What is an Adult Training Facility?

The Adult Training Facility supports individuals in their goals to increase independence and develop life skills, as reflected in their ISPs. ATF individuals range in age from school-age through their senior years, and are encouraged to take part in various community opportunities.

How do we start the process?

Contact us to schedule a tour of either facility. While visiting our facilities, you can also complete an enrollment packet.

How long does it take to get set up?

Services can begin once a physical, TB test, and approved ISP are acquired and staffing levels are met. Generally, this process takes a few weeks.

Do you bill through insurance for payments?

No, all of our services are funded via the waivers, school funding (14 years to graduation), and private pay.

Do you provide this service under the Office of Long Term Living (Managed Care, OBRA, Independence waiver, etc.)?

Yes, individuals with an IDD diagnosis with a Consolidated Waiver, PFDS Waiver, or school funding are eligible. Older Adults may also be eligible for our services.

Where are these services available?

We have facilities located in Greene and Washington county.

What is a typical day like at the Adult Training Facility?

Individuals are involved in a wide range of independent as well as socially focused activities within the facilities. They are also given volunteer and other community-based activities to participate in.

ATF individuals can also take part in Work of Heart, a group based out of the Washington site that spends each day in the community volunteering and learning job skills.

The Older Adult Daily Living Program focuses on maintaining daily living skills, physical exercise, health monitoring, community integration, cooking, and other recreational/leisure time activities.

Ready to Start a Conversation?

We'd love to chat with you and see if the Adult Training Facility is a good fit
for you and your loved ones.