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Current Community Partnerships

Allegheny County Jail and Goodwill Industries

Target: Jail inmates
Current Program: 2001-Present
Major activities in this project include worker role education, life skills, interpersonal self-management, and job accommodation.

Bethlehem Haven Project Employ

Target: Formerly Homeless
Current Program: 1999-Present
This collaborative effort between Duquesne University’s Department of Occupational Therapy and the Bethlehem Haven offers services and opportunities to formerly homeless people in Allegheny County that include skills assessment, case management for goal planning, basic living skills education, needs assessment, access to employment and job placement and retention services, and delivers follow-up services.

Bethlehem Haven: Miryam's Drop-in Center

Target: Women experiencing homelessness
Current Program 2002 - Present
Service Learning partnership, needs assessments.

LIFE Pittsburgh Day Center for the Elderly

Target: Nursing home eligible men and women wo elect to stay in their homes
Current Program: 2003 - Present
Major Activities: Small and large group social and therapeutic activities, needs-based.

Shepherd's Heart

Target: Homelss war veterans
Current Program: 2007 - Present
Major Activities: Service Learning partnership to meet needs of men in shelter, life skills, computer skills, socialization.