To help people with mental disabilities discover and achieve their hopes and dreams for a meaningful life in the community.
Transforming communities through the contributions of the people we serve.
Learn how TSI got started and see what has been accomplished during the past 40 years since its humble beginnings.
View a video of people served by TSI in the Permanent Supportive Housing Program. This pilot project begun in 06/2007 was developed as part of Allegheny County's Office of Behavioral Health plan for Housing As Home.
Transitional Servies, Inc. is accredted for the following programs:
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Transitional Services, Inc. offers residential programs and services to adults with mental health or mental retardation/intellectual disabilities. These programs are designed to meet the needs and preferences of the persons served, and to provide support for mental health recovery and self-determination. Below is a brief summary of our services.
Group Homes provide a family-like environment, with private bedrooms, shared living spaces and group meals. Through a caring and stable environment, individuals can learn daily living skills and receive support through 24-hour staffing.
Supervised Apartments provide settings that offer more independence and privacy combined with the support of 24-hour staff availability. In the mental health programs, most individuals have their own apartments, while some others have roommates. All apartments in the programs for people with intellectual disabilities are shared.
Congregate Supported Living offers individual apartments within a HUD-subsidized building. While staff availability varies by site, staff are on-site for some portion of the day seven days per week in each of the buildings to provide support to persons as wanted and needed. For those wishing to have a roommate, TSI has a few two-bedroom apartments available .
Community Supported Living Programs help individuals find housing in the community of their choice and provide assistance in developing the supports and skills needed to function successfully in chosen roles within the home and community.
Clinical Consultation and Education services are provided in conjunction with our residential programs and offer education, training and support to staff and individuals on a variety of clinical and recovery-oriented issues.
Through Certified Peer Specialists, the Community Supports Program works in conjunction with our residential programs to provide education and activities that promote wellness and recovery. The program also provides life enrichment experiences and activities in the areas of expressive arts and community recreation.
The Permanent Supportive Housing Program (PSH) is part of Allegheny County's "Housing as Home" strategic plan. The program helps eligible individuals with psychiatric disabilities to secure housing and maintain tenancy. The PSH Program provides a housing subsidy and connects individuals to needed financial, advocacy and legal resources. The Program provides support and education to service users, providers and landlords on housing-related matters.
To learn more about our programs, Download our Program Description in PDF Format.
Transitional Services, Inc. has been accredited by CARF for the following programs: