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our story
our story

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

our mission
our mission

To be an innovative human services organization transitioning people with mental health and mental retardation disabilities

into the community

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

our beginning
our beginning

In 1963 people begin leaving state mental facilities to start new lives in communities throughout Pennsylvania.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

our beginning4
our beginning

In 1966 Transitional Services, Inc. begins to meet the needs of these people by providing housing and teaching them how to be more independent.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

our first group home
our first group home

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

40 years later
40 years later

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

our commitment
our commitment

1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007

For more than 40 years we have been serving and supporting individuals in the communities of their choice.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

at present
at present

2007

We serve over 250 people in four different types of residential programs.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

our programs
our programs

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Community Supported Living

Permanent Supportive Housing

Group Home

Supervised Apartments

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

we are
We are

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

more than housing
more than housing

We provide services that improve the quality of life for those we serve.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

our core services include
our core services include

Peer Specialist Support

Healthy Living Project

Life Enrichment Activities

Employment Readiness Training

Literacy Tutoring

Clinical Support

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

peer specialist support
peer specialist support

A service provided by people who are themselves users of mental health services, who in turn, offer education on recovering from mental illness.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

healthy living project
healthy living project

A service provided to help those with mental retardation learn about, and effectively deal with, health issues.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

life enrichment activities
life enrichment activities

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A service that provides an outlet for creative expression in the areas of art, dance and writing.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

employment readiness training
employment readiness training

A service to help provide people with the skills necessary to enter the workforce.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

literacy tutoring
literacy tutoring

A service available for people who choose to improve their reading and math skills.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

clinical support
clinical support

A service provided to educate and support our staff on how to deal with specific mental health concerns.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

program staff also provides
program staff also provides

Individualized support in many areas to increase independence.

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

these areas include
these areas include
  • Budgeting
  • Cleaning
  • Cooking
  • Hygiene
  • Medication Management
  • Mobility
  • Problem Solving
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress Management
  • Social Skills

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

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We are

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

more than programs and services
more than programs and services

We are people who…

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

like to have fun
like to have fun

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

celebrate victories
celebrate victories

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

are dedicated to our work
are dedicated to our work

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

are guided by principles
are guided by principles

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

what our staff is saying
what our staff is saying

“I like the feeling of belonging to an organization that is progressive, where the quality of service is kept at a higher standard.”

“I love the way we are always exploring new ways to help those we serve reach their goals.”

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

what family members are saying
what family members are saying

“Our son’s apartment is very nice with nice furniture. If he needs something, staff is prompt to address his request.”

“She has greatly improved since being a part of TSI. It’s a wonderful place for her.”

“The staff is friendly and always willing to listen to our concerns. We are grateful.”

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

what those we serve are saying
what those we serve are saying

“Staff constantly help motivate me; they care about my well-being.”

“Combination of staff work well together. It’s a healing combination.”

“They are teaching me to live by myself.”

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

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our promise

To look beyond the horizon

The next40 years

Transitional Services, Inc.

Helping People with Mental Disabilities Achieve Quality Lives

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