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Intermediate Care Facility


The Intermediate Care Facility for other Related Conditions (ICF / ORC) of Erie Independence House was established in 1992 as an alternative to institutional care. It is one of only two ICF /ORC's in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is designed to offer a family-like setting while promoting independence. The primary purpose of the ICF / ORC is to provide a continuous and ongoing array of Health and/ or Rehabilitation Services for consumers with Other Related Conditions. The facility consists of six (6) individual bedrooms with comfortable fully wheelchair accessible common areas, and on-call nursing 24 hours per day 7 days per week.

Examples of Other Related Conditions include: Individuals with paraplegia or quadriplegia (due to spinal cord injuries), spina bifida, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, seizure disorder, autism, Tourette's Syndrome, meningitis, encephalitis, hydrocephalus, multiple sclerosis, polio and anoxic brain damage.


If you would like further information regarding the programs/services offered and eligibility requirements please contact the Program Manger at:

Erie Independence House, Inc
3108 Zuck Road
Erie, PA 16506-3161

Phone: (814) 833-9955
Fax: (814) 835-1772

EIH Intermediate Care Facility was established as an alternative to nursing home care.  Our facility offers a family like setting while promoting independence.  It offers six individual bedrooms and fully accessible comfortable common areas.
Erie Independence House ICF offers beautiful grounds and includes a covered picnic area complete with a grill and a raised vegetable garden for our residents’ enjoyment.