SKILLS OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA INC

Enhancing Lives Together

aka Skills of Central PA   |   State College, PA   |  www.skillsofcentralpa.org

Mission

Skills is committed to providing choices that promote independence and enhance all aspects of the lives of people who need our support at home, at work, and in the community.

Notes from the nonprofit

Skills of Central Pennsylvania has been providing quality services to the intellectual/developmental and behavioral health populations for 54 years.

Ruling year info

1962

CEO

Val Barner

Main address

341 Science Park Rd Ste 6

State College, PA 16803 USA

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EIN

24-0855593

NTEE code info

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

Residential, Custodial Care (Group Home) (P70)

Community Mental Health Center (F32)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Programs

Skills of Central PA provides services and support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at home, at work, and in the community. We offer services in 17 counties in Central PA.

Services include: Community Homes, Employment Services, Behavior Support Services, Community Participation, In-Home and Community Supports, Respite services, Vocational Training, and Adult and Older Adult Day Programs.

Population(s) Served
People with intellectual disabilities

Skills of Central PA provides services and support to people with mental health challenges at work, and in the community. We offer services in 17 counties in Central PA.

Services include: Drop In Centers, Employment Services, the Opportunity Centre Clubhouse, Peer Support, Mobile and Site-based Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Vocational Training

Population(s) Served

Where we work

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    We support people in Central PA living with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health challenges.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person),

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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SKILLS OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA INC

Board of directors
as of 1/14/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Martin Malone

Tina Dallape

Laura Biggs

Eric Toggart

Lorrie Meloy

Tulare Park

Matt Fox

Maria Brandt

Renee Johnstonbaugh

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No