Welcome to C.A.R.E.S.

Community And Residential Empowerment Services

C.A.R.E.S. is a family-owned organization providing person-centered services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism. We specialize in connecting our self-advocating VIPs (participants) with opportunities in their communities.

Our Mission

The mission of C.A.R.E.S. is to provide high quality services and supports that maximize each individual’s potential, opportunities, relationships, community involvement, as well as their health and wellness. Our vision is to create community‐based services empowering individuals by creating an environment where the individual’s rights and culture are recognized and respected with services that are self‐determined, person centered, and family focused.

We appreciate diversity and respect and value our employees and those we serve.

Proudly serving individuals across pa

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Allegheny ◆ Beaver ◆ Berks ◆ Blair ◆ Bucks ◆ Butler ◆ Cambria ◆ Carbon ◆ Centre ◆ Clinton ◆ Dauphin ◆ Huntingdon ◆ Juniata ◆ Lawrence ◆ Lebanon ◆ Lehigh ◆ Luzerne ◆ Lycoming ◆ Mifflin ◆ Monroe ◆ Northampton ◆ Northumberland ◆ Pike ◆ Schuylkill ◆ Westmoreland

C.A.R.E.S., Inc. – Main Office
C.A.R.E.S., Inc. – Main Office

105 West Broad Street, Suite 200
Tamaqua, PA 18252

Phone: (570) 225-7360
Fax: (570) 225-7361

Director of Community and Day Services - Korey Ebert:
kebert@cares4u.org
Assistant Director of Community and Day Services - Jessica Gardner:
jgardner@cares4u.org
Director of Residential and Recreational Services - Sarah Wentz:
swentz@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Allentown Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Allentown Community Based Day Services

Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church
535 West Emaus Avenue
Allentown, PA 18103

Phone: (610) 797-2059

Program Specialist – Shayna Milberg:
smilberg@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Brodheadsville Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Brodheadsville Community Based Day Services

Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Church
150 Pilgrim Way
Brodheadsville, PA 18322

Phone: (610) 797-2059

Program Specialist – Allison Hoak:
ahoak@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. East Stroudsburg Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. East Stroudsburg Community Based Day Services

Light of the World Church
114 Academy Drive
Minisink Hills, PA 18341

Phone: (570) 234-0106
Fax: (570) 234-3477

Program Specialist – Evelyn Centeno:
ecenteno@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Hazleton Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Hazleton Community Based Day Services

Faith Assembly of God Church
34 Fox Manor Road
Hazle Township, PA 18202

Phone: (570) 751-5072

Program Specialist – Sarah sbeishline@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Jim Thorpe Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Jim Thorpe Community Based Day Services

Christ Lutheran Church
189 Church Road
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

Phone: (570) 325-3320

Program Specialist – Jaclyn Shokey: jshokey@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Sunbury Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Sunbury Community Based Day Services | Northumberland County

Zion Lutheran Church
15 South 5th Street
Sunbury, PA 17801

Phone: (570) 988-2221

Program Specialist – Laura Williams: ljwilliams@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Dauphin
C.A.R.E.S. Dauphin
C.A.R.E.S. Tamaqua Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Tamaqua Community Based Day Services

St. John’s UCC Church
150 Pine Street, Rear Entrance
Tamaqua, PA 18252

Phone: (570) 778-3361

Program Specialist – Sharon Garber: sgarber@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Walnutport Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Walnutport Community Based Day Services

Northern Lehigh Bible Fellowship Church
840 South Best Avenue
Walnutport, PA 18088

Phone: (610) 760- 7891

Program Specialist – Delaney Varano: dvarano@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. of Central PA, Inc. – Main Office
C.A.R.E.S. of Central PA, Inc. – Main Office

2013 Sandy Drive, Suite 101
State College, PA 16803

Phone: (814) 954-4800 / (814) 954-4685
Fax: (814) 954-4760

CEO - Andrew Garofoli: agarofoli@caresofcentralpa.org

Regional Director – Monica Miller: mmiller@caresofcentralpa.org
Director of IDD Services - Macy Dorner: mdorner@caresofcentralpa.org

Bellefonte Community Based Day Services
Bellefonte Community Based Day Services

St. John Lutheran Church
216 N. McAllister St.
Bellefonte, PA 16823

Phone: (814) 826-8141
Fax: (814) 355-1536

Program Specialist – Ashley Standridge:
bellefontedayprogram@caresofcentralpa.org

C.A.R.E.S Mifflin
C.A.R.E.S Mifflin
C.A.R.E.S Juniata
C.A.R.E.S Juniata
C.A.R.E.S. Clinton
C.A.R.E.S. Clinton
Hollidaysburg Community Based Day Services
Hollidaysburg Community Based Day Services

First United Methodist of Hollidaysburg
801 Allegheny St.
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Phone: (814) 810-1951
Fax: (814) 693-9028

Program Specialist – Harleigh Cole:
hollidaysburgdayprogram@caresofcentralpa.org

C.A.R.E.S Cambria
C.A.R.E.S Cambria
Mount Union Community Based Day Services
Mount Union Community Based Day Services

1 West Shirley St.
Mount Union, PA 17066

Phone: (814) 542-2824

Program Specialist – Macy Dorner:
mdorner@caresofcentralpa.org

C.A.R.E.S. of Central PA, Inc. Lifesharing
C.A.R.E.S. of Central PA, Inc. Lifesharing

2013 Sandy Drive, Suite 101
State College, PA 16803

Phone: (570) 225-5514

Regional Director – Monica Miller:
mmiller@caresofcentralpa.org

C.A.R.E.S. of Central PA, Inc. Employment Services
C.A.R.E.S. of Central PA, Inc. Employment Services

2013 Sandy Drive, Suite 101
State College, PA 16803

Employment Coordinator – Emily Martin: employmentspecialist@caresofcentralpa.org
Phone: (814) 954-4800 ext. 302

Employment Specialist – Renee Chernega: employmentspecialist_3@caresofcentralpa.org
Phone: (814) 826-5955

Employment Specialist – Douglas Suloe: employmentspecialist_2@caresofcentralpa.org
Phone: (423) 741-5834

Employment Specialist – Tobi Catherine: employmentspecialist_4@caresofcentralpa.org
Phone: (814) 424-8170

 

C.A.R.E.S. of Western PA, Inc. – Main Office
C.A.R.E.S. of Western PA, Inc. – Main Office

115 VIP Drive, Suite 205
Wexford, PA 15090

Phone: (724) 687-7880
Fax: (724) 340-5041
Regional Director – Mindy Bowen:
mbowen@cares4u.org
Director of IDD Services – Bill Sparks:
bsparks@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Butler Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Butler Community Based Day Services
120 Sunset Drive, Butler, PA 16001 Program Specialist - Cathy Lippert: clippert@cares4u.org
C.A.R.E.S. Carnegie Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Carnegie Community Based Day Services

601 Washington Ave., Carnegie, PA 15106

Director of IDD Services - Bill Sparks:
bsparks@cares4u.org
Phone: (412) 818-2918

C.A.R.E.S. Cheswick Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Cheswick Community Based Day Services

400 Crawford Run Road
Cheswick, PA 15024

Phone: (724) 237-4344
Program Specialist – Kate Smith:
ksmith@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Westmoreland
C.A.R.E.S. Westmoreland
C.A.R.E.S. Chippewa Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Chippewa Community Based Day Services

United Methodist Church of Chippewa
Community Life Center
118 McMillen Ave.
Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Phone: (724) 237-4358

Program Specialist – Rob Pasarilla:
rpasarilla@cares4u.org
Program Specialist – Doug Pander: dpander@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Lawrence
C.A.R.E.S. Lawrence
C.A.R.E.S. Hopewell Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Hopewell Community Based Day Services

1236 Longvue Avenue
Aliquippa, PA 15001

Phone: (724) 237-4360

Program Specialist – Nicole Grimes:
ngrimes@cares4u.org

C.A.R.E.S. Mars Community Based Day Services
C.A.R.E.S. Mars Community Based Day Services

Woodland Valley Church
225 Crowe, Ave., Rear Entrance
Mars, PA 16046

Phone: (724) 687-7880

Program Specialist – Courtney Wick:
cwick@cares4u.org
Phone: (724) 687-7880

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Our Participants are VIPs

We are an organization providing person-centered services to individuals with developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges. We are comprised of three separate companies providing services to individuals throughout the state of Pennsylvania.

We specialize in connecting our self-advocates with opportunities to be family-focused, self-determined, individualized, person-centered, strength-based, and optimize opportunities for job training, employment, growth, independence, involvement in the community, vacation services and provide long-term support to families in a residential setting.

We specialize in providing high quality services and support

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