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People Inc. Expands Health Services in Rochester Area for People with Developmental Disabilities

Expansion creates employment opportunities 

People Inc.’s Elmwood Health Center, a primary care facility offering primary and specialty health care services, is expanding services into Monroe County, with two locations in Rochester. This expansion is through a partnership with Lifetime Assistance Inc., an agency providing services for people with developmental disabilities. The expansion will increase access to rehabilitation services, providing additional health care options for people with developmental disabilities, along with creating employment opportunities.

The Elmwood Health Center provides Article 16 Clinic services at 11 locations throughout Western New York and now Rochester. Article 16 Clinic services are Office for People With Developmental Disabilities-certified treatment facilities providing clinical services to individuals with developmental disabilities. 

The services provided enable people to remain in his/her current residential setting and enhance the individual’s quality of life. Services to be offered to patients at the Rochester medical facilities include physical and occupational therapy, psychology, speech and language pathology and social work. 

The two satellite offices will be located at: 709 Weiland Road, Rochester, NY and The Lowry Center, 100 Horizon Park Road, Brockport, NY. For more information or to enroll as a patient for yourself, family member or for someone you assist, call 585.719.3420. 

As a result of this expansion, various full and part-time employment opportunities are available, including: certified occupational therapist assistant, physical therapy assistant, speech language pathologist and treatment coordinator. With a staff of 3,860, People Inc. is one of the region’s largest employers and offers a number of employee benefits including tuition reimbursement and 401(k) with employer match for full and part-time employees and generous paid time off for full-time employees. For more information or to apply, go to people-inc.org/careers.

Founded in 1994, the Elmwood Health Center, an affiliate of People Inc. is a health care facility that provides a wide range of medical, rehabilitative therapies and counseling services for the general public. Specially designed services for individuals with developmental disabilities are provided.

People Inc. provides programs and services to more than 12,500 people with special needs, their families and seniors throughout Western New York and Rochester. Since 1970, People Inc. has assisted individuals to achieve greater degrees of independence and productivity. To learn more, visit people-inc.org. Like us on Facebook at People Inc. and follow us on Twitter @PeopleIncNews.

 

1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231
Phone: 716.817.7400 | Toll Free NY 1.888.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889

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