The Five Pillars of our Organization

Jes­sica and Friends Com­mun­ity is or­ganized with­in a struc­ture of centralized leadership (in­clud­ing Fin­an­ce and Ad­ministra­tion) and four pil­lars de­fined by their re­spec­tive areas of focus. Our pil­lar struc­ture en­ables us to pro­vide uni­que and per­sonalized care specific to the re­quire­ments of the clients or in­dividu­als ser­ved with­in each area of op­era­tion.

  • Residential Services which include seven residential properties
  • Day Programs (Pathway Services locations in York and Hanover)
  • Home and Community Program which includes respite, community habilitation, and companion services
  • Caregiver Support Ministry which includes a Parent Support Group and a respite/retreat property at Indian Rock Acres
  • Sup­por­ted Em­ploy­ment al­lows em­ploy­ment special­ists to work with In­dividu­als through a thorough pro­cess of dis­cover­ing their dreams and care­er as­pira­tions. In­dividu­als par­ticipate in job de­velop­ment ex­er­cises to de­velop a plan to as­s­ist them with rea­ch­ing their goal of being com­petivite­ly em­ployed.

 Our Vision

By faith, we strive to ful­fill and pro­claim the good news of the gos­pel by pro­vid­ing ser­vices to famil­ies im­pac­ted by in­tel­lectu­al dis­abilit­ies re­gardless of fin­an­ci­al stand­ing.

Our Mis­s­ion

Pro­vide faith-based ser­vices and sup­ports for in­dividu­als and famil­ies with aut­ism and in­tel­lectu­al dis­abilit­ies. We seek to be a com­mun­ity which af­firms the worth of all peo­ple, sup­ports per­son­al growth and whole­ness, ad­vocates for com­mun­ity and church in­clus­ion, and pro­vides op­por­tunit­ies for spiritu­al growth and ser­vice.


Core Values

We value and affirm the inherent dignity, significance and worth of each person regardless of physical capability and intellectual function (Psalm 139:13-16).

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