Special People in Northeast (Spin) information provided by: Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

Special People In Northeast, Inc. (SPIN, Inc. ) is a non profit, human service agency founded in 1970 by families seeking better lives for their children. SPIN, Inc. has continued that tradition and today is a vibrant, dynamic "people to people' organization that offers innovative services and supports for infants, children, adults and families. While the agency's mission is to support individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities, a vision of people living fully integrated lives involves providing services for individuals with or without disabilities. SPIN, Inc. has also been recognized for an investment in world class professional development of the workforce since 2002 by Training Magazine's www. trainingmag. com Top 100 ranking, achieving #20 in 2006. Today, SPIN, Inc. supports over 2,500 children, adults and families each year. Services for adults with intellectual disabilities includes: Residential Services; Community Living Arrangements (CLAs) with 24/7 direct support, Behavioral Health CLAs, Supported Living Arrangements (SLAs) with intermittent direct support, and Lifesharing (Family Living); Employment Services; Career Development Services; In Home and Respite Supports; Services to older adults living in nursing homes and Day Services. Services for infants and young children include: Early Intervention Services, Pre-School Programs, Early Head Start, Head Start, Autistic Support Pre-School Programs and center-based child care. SPIN, Inc. also provides behavioral health services including psychological and psychiatric evaluations and counseling for children, adults and families. A highlight of SPIN, Inc. is the national award winning Norcom Community Center (NCC - www. nccfun. org ), an inclusive community center that provides recreation, education and other fun opportunities for everyone regardless of age or ability.
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Record last updated: Jul 31 2014 11:21AM
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  • 10521 Drummond Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
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Phone Numbers

  • (215) 613-1000
  • Intake -Employment/ Home and Community Habilitation Services
    (215) 698-3030
  • Intake - Residential
    (215) 612-7170
  • Intake - Childrens Services
    (215) 612-7500

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11/15/2011 4:15:16 PM

Proud to say, I work here!!!
7/6/2014 7:23:15 PM

This is one of the best organizations I have worked with. Employees are encouraged and empowered to help improve themselves SPIN.

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