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Become a Provider

Share life with a child or adult – we know you’ll both be changed forever. Our various services give options for everyone!”

PA Counties We Serve

THroughout our respite, lifesharing, and Foster Care programs

Something for Everyone

You are unique just like every individual we serve. We want to help match you with just the right opportunity to make a difference in the life of someone who needs a temporary or long-term home. You may have a heart to serve children or maybe you love spending time with adults with intellectual disabilities. 

Whether you are interested in a long-term arrangement or you prefer to offer an occasional overnight stay, welcoming someone into your home will make a difference in your life, too!

Across all our provider opportunities, we are committed to providing you with:

  • A strong, supportive team of professionals available 24/7
  • Competitive stipends or per-diem reimbursements
  • Training and resources to give you the tools you need to be a successful caregiver 
  • A listening ear and guidance from a coordinator assigned to the case
  • Social groups and activities

You won’t be in this alone!

Become a Children's Mental Health Respite Provider

Our respite providers welcome a child into their home for planned or emergency respite. In doing this, you’re providing a safe and nurturing environment for a child experiencing emotional or behavioral challenges while giving the parents much-needed time to recharge.

Planned respite placements range from a half day to a weekend overnight stay at a time. Emergency respite placements are for up to three consecutive days.

Benefits for Providers

  • Generous stipend offered for providing this service.
  • Training is provided.
  • 24-hour support is available while the child is in your care.

Respite providers should live in Montgomery County or the surrounding communities.

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Become a Lifesharing Provider

A home to live and grow in

Lifesharing is a unique program that allows adults with intellectual disabilities to live with a provider and become a part of their lives and families.

Lifesharing providers open their homes, offer support and guidance to empower their individual to reach for and achieve their goals and aspirations. Short or long term Lifesharing opportunities are available.

Become a Foster Parent

Open your heart and home

Being a foster parent is a beautiful and difficult job. A job that will challenge you to see beyond the surface of trauma and neglect to see a child’s potential.

Becoming a foster parent is more than standing in the gap and providing a child or children with a safe, stable home for a time of family instability or longer. It is looking at the great number of children that need help and saying, “I can change that number, even if it is only one child.”

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Completing this form simply allows us to connect with you and help answer any questions you have about our opportunities. It is not a commitment to serve as a provider.

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