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Take the Leap to Superhero: Become a Life Share Family

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• A life-changing and rewarding experience
• Sign-on bonus; generous stipend
• 24/7 on-call training and support

At Devereux Pocono, we believe all individuals deserve a positive home environment to help them thrive and succeed. We are currently seeking life share families to provide safe, stable and supportive homes for adults in need.

Request an Application

If you are interested in making a positive impact on someone’s life, we want to connect with you! If you would like to request an application to become a life share family, please complete the information below.

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Become a life share family:

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Share your life and home with an adult living with developmental disabilities. Transform their lives by advancing new skills to enhance their quality of life.

All families are welcome: married, single, working, homemakers, co-habiting partners and retirees!

You can provide this service flexibly! Short-term, respite or longer-term! Learn more about our life sharing program.

Contact us today!

If you are interested in becoming a life share provider, contact:

Michael Horne – Quality Improvement Manager
Email: mhorne@devereux.org
Phone: (570) 839-6140

You may also send an email to: fostercarepoconos@devereux.org.

In addition, you may complete the application above.

Program requirements:

Devereux Pocono’s life share providers receive extensive training and clinical oversight regarding behavioral health issues, trauma and foster care.

Our treatment caregivers meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 25 years of age and have a minimum of a high school diploma or the equivalent
  • Have positive background clearances
  • Meet home study and licensing requirements

In addition, Devereux requires all candidates interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen®, which assesses an individual’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Caregivers are independent contractor positions. Devereux is a drug-free workplace. EOE.