Agency provides a lifetime of enrichment

Agency provides a lifetime of enrichment

A bright smile spread across Billy Jo Olkosky’s face as he shared memories from his many years at the ReHabilitation Center, which has been home, rehabilitation provider and employer for most of his 67 years.

“It’s been a long time,” he said, smiling at his mother, Estelle, and step-dad, Keith, who stop by once a week to visit him and take him home for an occasional weekend and for holidays. 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…