We See the IndivudualAt Lakeshore Community Services we see the individual, not a person defined by disability, but by dreams, aspirations and capabilities. We are dedicated to enhancing the personal dignity, health, safety and social well-being of persons with disabilities or persistent mental illness. Programs at LCS support independence, autonomy, and the ability to build on personal strengths.

We listen and we respond. We are committed to helping the people we serve live life as they want to – rather than a prescribed industry definition of quality of life. Whether it is volunteering or learning to walk without aide, pursuing education, a job or conquering behavioral issues that lead to a higher quality of life. We look for and see the amazing in everyone.

Learn more about our services by visiting LakeshoreCS.org.

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The social isolation of Covid-19 can have life or death consequences for those with mental health issues, struggling with anxiety and depression. Often times there is no family support and very limited resources for these individuals. Your donation will provide immediate support services to help maintain recovery plans, cope with isolation and improve quality of life. Please consider donating today.

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We See the Amazing in You

LCS provides residential care and assistance to more than 700 individuals in Erie, Warren, and Ridgway. We also provide Mental Health services to over 750 individuals in Erie and the surrounding areas. A loyal team of diverse staff listens and responds to likes and dislikes, helping everyone in our care express themselves and make choices to live life as they want to – rather than a prescribed industry definition of quality of life.

Are you or do you know of someone who wants to make a difference and work in a culture of caring? Please apply online at LakeshoreCS.org to see how you can be amazing!

Lori Ferguson - Direct Support Professional

“My job is filled with joy and purpose.”

Lori Ferguson – Direct Support Professional