Through its state-licensed
Peer Support Services, Goodwill Industries of
the Conemaugh Valley (GICV) offers services to adults who are
recovering from a serious documented mental
illness to obtain the skills and support they
need so that they may achieve greater
independence within their communities.
GICV’s Certified Peer Specialists collaborate
with a mental health professional (physician,
licensed psychologist, certified nurse
practitioner, or physician’s assistant) to
deliver Individual Recovery Plans.
the Peer Support Program, Certified Peer Specialists assist those who
they serve to accomplish self-identified goals
in the Living, Learning, Working, and
Socialization environments (key environments
as defined by the United States Psychiatric
Rehabilitation Association's Board of Directors
GICV’s Peer Support Services
provides services in the community.
Services are offered seven days a week and
during nontraditional hours that promote the
identification and establishment of a natural
support system. Designed as a
complementary service to various other services,
Peer Support Services are available to
individuals while they are enrolled
management services, partial hospitalization,
therapy, drug and alcohol treatment, and similar
These services are available to adults who are
currently receiving Medicaid, who either
self-refer or are referred by a
professional, and who meet other criteria that
can be discussed at the time of inquiry.
For more information on GICV's Peer Support
Services, contact Colleen Wolfhope
at (814) 536-3536, 239 or
Eligibility is determined based on a
documented mental illness diagnosis, Medicaid
recipients, and age 18 and over.
Applicants can self-refer or may be referred by
a medical professional.
Funded by Value Behavioral Health
Coverage area by county: Cambria
Funded by Community
Behavioral HealthCare Network of Pennsylvania
Coverage area by counties: Bedford and