Dine Out & Donate – Friday Chicken BBQ

Dineoutanddonat

At Tredway’s Famous Chicken BBQ on September 23rd

Tredway’s Pit Stop  – 904 West State Street Olean, NY

You dine out. They donate! Purchase a chicken dinner on Friday, September 23rd from Tredway’s Pit Stop, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Rehabilitation Foundation!

$10 Includes: 

1/2 chicken dinner, two homemade sides, roll and butter 

Side choices : applesauce, tomato/cucumber salad, macaroni salad, potato salad, salt potatoes, BBQ beans, coleslaw. 

Pre-sale tickets are encouraged, and include a ticket for our *dine-out door prize!

Purchase Pre-sale Tickets Below -or- at one of the following locations:

Rehab Admin: 1439 Buffalo Street, Olean  Rehab Allegany: 3799 South Nine Mile Rd., Allegany

Rehab Subcon: 338 N. 15th Street, Olean   Tredway’s: 904 W. State Street, Olean

Order Pick-up is from 11am-4pm at Tredway’s Pit Stop. Regular take-out orders are available from 11am until sold out! 

Fill out my online form.

Delivery is available for large group orders in the immediate area. Please contact us directly to place those orders.

*Our dine out door prize includes either a basket of picnic goodies, or items and certificates from local businesses!

Questions: foundation@rehabcenter.org   I  716-375-4730 ext. 562

Any purchase of a chicken dinner on Friday, September 23rd contributes to the Rehabilitation Foundation, and helps to support people with disabilities in the local area. Thank you for your support! Learn more here


Prevocational Services assists Interfaith Caregivers with mailing

Prevocational Services assists

Interfaith Caregivers with mailing

Theresa, Megan, Andy and Adam at InterfaithIt’s a win-win for everyone.

The ReHab Center’s Community Prevocational Services program helps people learn valuable on-the-job skills while volunteering for a participating non-profit organization. This synergistic relationship helps gets a job done that serves the greater good of the community.

Case in point.  Adam Panebianco and Andy Gillespie, who are in the Community Prevocational Services program recently helped Interfaith Caregivers in Allegany complete a mailing to raise funds on behalf of Adopt -A-Ride. Continue reading…


A life rich with ideas

tim for blog storyA life rich with ideas

He’s beloved by the staff at Allegany’s Lifeskills. It could be that he’s a delightful philosopher, a deep thinker with a dry wit.

While Tim Barber lives with some challenges, his support within the agency helps him find ways to live his life the way he wants it to be.

“We want people to feel engaged and empowered,” Kim Baker Behavioral Health Services Manager and Tim’s advocate, said.

“We help people identify their strengths, and then, to apply those strengths to their interests.” Continue reading…


Foundation funds Care Coordinator at YMCA to meet ‘people where they’re at’

cutline for Patty Blue sstryEach year, millions of Americans face the challenges of living with a severe mental illness. The facts are staggering: 2.6 million are bipolar, 16 million live with major depression, and 42 million have anxiety disorders.

When a young Olean mother ended her own life after struggling for 10 years with bipolar disorder and depression, her mother, Barb Sweitzer, who works with the YMCA of the USA, knew something had to be done to address this disease.

“It is a challenge to find a balance between the state of depression and a manic state,” she said. “When a balance is found, people can lead a normal and productive life.” Continue reading…


Hiring Event!

Hiring Event!

We’re hiring people who care about people.  In fact, we have several openings for Direct Support Professionals to work in any one of our 18 residences.  Your job might entail cooking with the residents, enjoying the laughter and joy of being in a family-like environment or an overnight shift keeping a watchful eye on the home.

If you’re a caring person and want to make a difference in someone’s life, stop by our hiring event, fill out an application and you’ll get an interview on the spot. Our Hiring Event is from 9 am to 2 pm Monday, July 18 at the ReHab Center’s Administration Building, 1439 Buffalo St., Olean.

You can also send your resume ahead to dclark@rehabcenter.org to get a head start.
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