The photographs in this collection feature Pennsylvanians with disabilities who use HCBS — Home and Community-Based Services — to live the life they choose. HCBS provides supports and services that empower a person to live in the community of their choice rather than a nursing home, state intellectual disability center, or other congregate care setting.
Rodney - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rodney has worked at Liberty Resources, the Center for Independent Living in Philadelphia for 17 years.
Rodney assists consumers in transitioning from living in nursing homes to living in the community, in affordable, accessible housing.
Rodney is a gunshot survivor and is very passionate about helping people with disabilities to find the information and resources that they need to live Independent lives.
Home and Community Based Services, or HCBS, provide new opportunities for people with disabilities to have the kinds of community services they want. HCBS.
This project is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council; in part by grant #1901PASCDD-02, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy.