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JEVS Independence Network

Philadelphia Independence Network (PIN) of Narberth, PA
Independence Network of Collingswood, NJ

 

JEVS Human Services provides individuals with the freedom to learn, experience and achieve their life’s goals through planning and support. Our Independence Network is a community of individuals who live independently in Collingswood, NJ or Narberth, PA. Each member, along with family members and/or advocates, work with staff to set his/her own goals and identify interests and needs. Supports are individually tailored and delivered to help people pursue their goals. These supports fluidly change as needed to address independent living and work skills, and develop community connections. Members are encouraged to take action and make choices that help them embrace independence, and build confidence and self-esteem. Most importantly, members develop strong relationships through building a circle of friends and a network of support.

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WATCH OUR VIDEO...Independence Network empowers young adults with disabilities in a supportive co-ed community so that they can live independent lives. Learn more about this program from members of PIN (Philadelphia Independence Network) in Narberth.

Laura

"The staff has helped me to come up with tools and strategies that I can use on the job from day to day. The program has helped me to find the positives in job hunting, helping me to realize that one job does not have to be my forever job."

— Laura, Member of JEVS Philadelphia Independence Network (PIN)
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Our Members

Nicole & Chrissy A. cheering on the Philadelphia Phillies.

Evan & Aaron supporting the Philadelphia Flyers.

Josh making potato latkes at Clubhouse.

Ethan and Laura volunteering at NarbEarth Day.

Friendsgiving!

Adam at The Spy Museum in Washington DC.

Members go to Christmas Village in Center City, Philadelphia.

JD helping to make garlic bread.

Evan getting ready to host a dinner party in his apartment.

Enjoying the holiday lights in the city.

Vanguard alumni representing our program at their transition fair.

JD & Chrissy B enjoying our Holiday Party.

Kyle working hard at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza.

Laura enjoying Independence Network's day trip to Washington DC.

Chrissy A. & David at the White House.

Enjoying our Holiday Party.

Ryan hits the road and earns his driver's license. The first PIN member to do so!

Narberth Scavenger Hunt Team 1 vs. Team 2.

PIN 1 Scavenger

Narberth Scavenger Hunt Team 1 vs. Team 2.

Pin red team, blue team

The PIN team at the St. Joseph’s University Relay for Life fundraising event.

Birthdays

Celebrating our birthdays!

retro Games

Retro video game night at the PIN Clubhouse in Narberth.

pixar

Celebrating our love for Pixar movies at the Franklin Institute Pixar exhibit.

Winter fun NY

Winter fun in New York City.

Volunteer DNC

Volunteering at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Trip to New York City. Fun in Bryant Park.

Snow Tubing

Snow tubing fun in the Poconos!

Future President

Planning for our Presidential future at the Democratic National Convention.

Original Lemonade Stand

Helping out at the Alex’s Original Lemonade Stand event.

Ren Faire

Fall fun at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.

Love JEVS

Celebrating Josh,"Inspiration Award" winner, at JEVS Strictly Business event.

Like Family

Members are like family. Together, they are active in the community, taking day trips and visiting friends.

PIN Clubhouse

The PIN Clubhouse in Narberth, Pa., is a safe "hang out" for members. This is the go-to place for playing games, having meals, and sharing memories.

Relay for Life

Members at the Relay for Life at St. Joseph's University.

MOve in

Members enjoy moving into an apartment, and all the responsibilities of keeping a home, such as shopping, cleaning, cooking, and budgeting.

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Philadelphia Independence Network (PIN) of Narberth, PA

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Independence Network (PIN) of Collingswood, NJ

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Get information about how to become an Independence Network member in Narberth or Collingswood.

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From OUr Members

News

Program stories and what our members have to say about their experiences.

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Media Mentions

Members take to the WMGK airwaves, Philadelphia Inquirer and more!

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Resources

See our admissions criteria, fees, housing guide and more!

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Calendar of Activities

See a sample schedule of what our members are up to.

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Program Expansion

Learn about our 2nd community living location in Collingswood, NJ

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Success Story

See how the progam is "Making Hope Happen" for David.

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Success Story

See how the progam is "Making Hope Happen" for Josh.

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