Bork Funding Supports Mobile Resources

Bork Funding Supports Mobile Resources

The Lifesteps Family Care Mobile Resource Center received $3,000 from the CFA’s Bork Family Fund, which supports nonprofit activity in Indiana County. The following is an announcement distributed by Lifesteps:

Lifesteps Family Care Mobile Resource Center Awarded $3,000 Grant

INDIANA, PA – The Bork Family Fund of the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies has awarded Lifesteps $3,000 to support the Family Care Mobile Resource Center – a program that builds stronger families and improves the Indiana County community by providing local residents with the specialized resources they need to face the challenges in their lives.

The Family Care Mobile Resource Center is provided free of charge to Indiana County residents and offers materials on topics such as child development, divorce/relationships, disabilities/special education, geriatric issues, grief and loss, health care, parenting skills, step-parenting and teen parenting.

“On behalf of our Bork Family Fund, the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is happy to continue to support Lifesteps’ Family Care Mobile Resource Center,” said Paula Hencel, Donor Services Officer at the Foundation. “For families in Indiana County the Family Care Mobile Resource Center provides important resources for growth, guidance and development in an efficient and effective manner.”

Lifesteps is honored to receive the support and are grateful for the continued partnership with the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. Lifesteps also commends the Bork Family for their commitment to supporting local agencies in Indiana County. Working together Lifesteps, the Bork Family Fund, and the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies are helping to build strong families and healthy communities.

Lifesteps, a local non-profit agency serving Pennsylvania communities since 1923, offers family focused services in a caring, nurturing environment. The Agency provides Early Education Services including Child Care, Summer Discovery Programs and Preschool in an integrated environment for children of all abilities; Early Head Start services in Beaver County for qualifying expectant mothers and children from birth to age 3; free child developmental/Autism screenings for children birth to age 5 known as “Child Check” as well as other family services. Residential Living, Community OutReach Day Services and Behavioral and Speech services are offered for Adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Employment Services are available for people with disabilities; and a medically-monitored Adult Day Health Services day program in Butler County provides Seniors with an option for care.

Lifesteps is a member agency with the United Way of Armstrong, Beaver, Butler and Indiana Counties. For more information call Lifesteps at 724-283-1010 or log on to www.lifesteps.net.

 

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