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New Director of Day Services: Embracing the Passion, Energy, and Growth

Indian Creek Foundation recently welcomed a new Director of Day Services to our family. Leslie Fisher may be new to this role, but she is no stranger to Indian Creek. A Lansdale native and North Penn graduate, Leslie came to work here in Behavioral Health Services after earning a degree in Special Education at Slippery […]

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2023 Indian Creek Holiday Gift Drive

In early December, we completed our 15th annual holiday gift drive. Every year since 2008, Indian Creek has worked with staff and a dedicated group of donors to make sure our residents and program members have lovely gifts to open on Christmas morning. Indian Creek Foundation serves individuals and families of varying sizes and socioeconomic

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The 2023 Holiday Friendship Dinner

Indian Creek Foundation celebrated our annual Holiday Friendship Dinner on Thursday, December 7th. After several years of virtual dinners, we were so excited to get back together in person at Franconia Mennonite Church in Telford! Every year, we are simply amazed to see all of the careful planning come together for a wonderful celebration of

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The Importance of Using Person First Language

The evolution of respectful language that places primary identification on a person rather than a particular description has developed through very intentional efforts in advocacy and public policy. Person first language applies to many circumstances, but it is especially vital in the context of disabilities. For most of recent history, expedient language was the most

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Building Lifelong Relationships: Barb’s Story

When asked what it is about Indian Creek Foundation that sets us apart as a service organization, almost everyone answers, “Relationships.” Whether it’s our office staff, caregivers, residents, or families of individuals we serve, everyone has built quality, long-lasting relationships here on the campus of Indian Creek. One of our Direct Support Professionals (DSP), Barb,

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Encourage Leadership from Within for Organizational Success

Indian Creek Foundation has been led by a total of 3 CEOs in its nearly 50 year history. All three of our chief officers have been successful in their tenures by focusing on both the families we serve and the employees who carry out our day to day work. Dean Stoesz, our current CEO, joined

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Setting the Tone for Passion and Positivity: Felicia’s Story

The Indian Creek Foundation’s Day Program is a lively environment for clients and staff alike. Many of our participants have been coming to the Day Program for years, so we work hard to make sure they enjoy their days here and look forward to joining us. Felicia, our Day Services Program Coordinator, is in charge

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Residential Program Supports Whole Families: Lee’s Story

Family is integral to Indian Creek Foundation’s history as an organization. Our mission began when one family knew they needed to plan ahead for their son’s special needs. Nearly 50 years later, we are still serving this same mission to be a vital resource for families who need to plan for a loved one’s long-term

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32nd Annual Roll, Stroll & Run Kicks Off the Summer at Indian Creek Foundation

Registration is officially open for the 2023 Roll, Stroll, & Run for Indian Creek Foundation, to be held on June 17th. Every year, our entire staff and ICF community looks forward to this fun day that is jam-packed with activities. The Roll, Stroll & Run is our largest fundraiser – both the highest attendance and

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