The Nursing Home Transition Program serves nursing home residents age 18 or older living in Luzerne / Wyoming Counties. A Transition Coordinator is available to visit residents who have expressed a desire to return to the community. The Transition Coordinator gathers information about community resources and collaborates with a Transition Team chosen by the resident.

Community-Based Service Options

Waiver Services

Consumer’s age 60 or older may qualify for in-home service programs. Services you can receive at home through the Waiver or other Area Agency on Aging programs may include:

  • Day Care
  • Emergency Response Systems
  • Home Modifications
  • Home-Delivered Meals
  • Medical Equipment/Supplies
  • Nursing
  • Personal Care
  • Respite Care

Consumers under age 60 may choose for services to be provided in the community through our collaborative partner:

Northeast Pennsylvania Center for Independent Living

Northeast Pennsylvania Center for Independent Living
431 Wyoming Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503-1228

Other Services

Other services that may be available are local transportation and subsidized housing options.