RHD Life Sharing
RHD Lifesharing program offers community-based residential services, unlicensed home & community habilitation, and respite services for people with intellectual developmental disabilities and/or autism. Host families share their homes and life experiences with carefully matched individuals. The Lifesharing provider is a community-based, family-oriented home that offers people the ability to participate and contribute to the household while promoting personal growth and independence. The Lifesharing providers receive extensive support, training, and ongoing oversight to support and assist the individual in service. This supportive environment empowers individuals through the development of skills and coordination of resources, in accordance with person-centered practices.
Regions: Northeast PA, including but not limited to Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Monroe, and Pike counties.
Shared Living, Meaningful Life
RHD Life Sharing provides shared living and supported living services for individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities and autism in the Lehigh Valley. The Life Sharing provider is a community-based, family-oriented home that offers people the ability to participate and contribute to the household, while promoting personal growth and independence.
See what RHD Life Sharing providers say about their experience:
“Many consumers need extra care to help with ADL’s and communication,” said Ruica, an RHD Life Sharing Provider. “We offer people a safe and secure home, along with support and attention. I’m here to advocate for them, help them through tough times and good times with respect and understanding. Being an RHD Life Sharing provider has been one of the most rewarding experiences that I’ve ever had.”
“Being part of the RHD Life Sharing program has been a great experience,” said Deanna, an RHD Life Sharing Provider. “It is a good feeling to see the people that live in my home continue to learn and grow. The people that live in my home feel part of the family and we all continue to grow, learn, and respect each other. Each day brings and new challenge and many rewards.”
“I love being a life-sharing provider with RHD. It is very fulfilling when you see the strides people achieve while in your care.” — Avon, RHD Life Sharing provider