“Our mission is to improve the quality of life for the individuals we serve by promoting health and well-being, by fostering self-sufficiency and providing a productive life within their home and community.”
Our Community Living and Learning, Inc. is a private, non-profit agency that has been providing services to individuals with intellectual disabilities in the Indiana County area since 1974. Community Living and Learning, Inc. focuses on working together with the individual, family members, other service providers and the community through a Person-Centered approach. It is our goal to offer each individual the unique supports that he or she needs to be happy, successful, and a valued member of the community. Community Living and Learning, Inc. currently provides Residential Living, Independent Living, and Life Sharing services along with the operation of an Adult Training Facility.
“Together we grow, celebrate abilities, and provide quality services as we create a better future for the community we serve.”
Meet Our Management Staff
The management team members at Community Living & Learning, Inc. are dedicated professionals with years of experience working directly with individuals who have intellectual disabilities. We use our combined experience to meet the unique needs of each individual we serve.
Nathaniel Haggerty-Executive Director
Nathaniel began working at Community Living & Learning in 1995 as a Direct Support Professional. He has served in various capacities including a Home Supervisor and a Program Director. Nathaniel has been the Executive Director since 2016.
Isaac Lalim- ATF Coordinator
Isaac began working at Community Living & Learning in 2010 as a Direct Support Professional. Isaac is currently the Program Coordinator of the Adult Training Facility.
Heide Weston-Resource Coordinator
Heide began working at Community Living & Learning in 1987. She has served in various capacities including a Direct Support Professional and ATF supervisor. Heide is currently serving as the Resource Coordinator.
Tom Citeroni- Chief Financial Officer
Tom began working at Community Living & Learning in 2002. Tom is the Chief Financial Officer for the agency and oversees all aspects of the budget.
Brad Jarvie- Program Director
Brad has worked at Community Living & Learning for many years as a supervisor, ATF Director, and Residential Program DIrector. Brad has 25 years of experience supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities,
Rita Vicini- Assistant Director
Rita began working at Community Living & Learning in 2001. Rita is currently serving as the Assistant Director and the Residential Living Program Director.
Mila Simpson- Life Sharing Director
Mila began working at Community Living & Learning in the year 2000. Mila is the Program Director for the Life Sharing and Home and Community programs.
“I enjoy watching the individuals reach their goals and their open mind set to try new things. I also enjoy working with other DSPs and supervisors who care about the well-being of the individuals.”
Christine Stewart – Direct Support Professional
“I enjoy having one-on-one interaction with the individuals we serve. I also like doing work that has the potential to make a difference in someone’s life.”
Christine Kowchuck – Direct Support Professiona
“Over two decades ago, my son was welcomed into Community Living and Learning, Inc. family. We are grateful each day for the caring professionals who provide a safe, happy and healthy home for our son. Through their advocacy and compassion, our son enjoys a full life, filled with respect, friendship and meaning.”
Sue Palmisano- Parent
“My son, Sean, has been part of Community Living and Learning, Inc. for over 20 years, and he remains extremely happy with his experience there, as do I. He is receiving the utmost in quality care and is treated with respect and dignity. As well, he is made part of the community and enjoys eating out, going to the movies, Penguin games and shopping just to name a few of his involvements with the agency. As a parent, I am exceedingly pleased that we are affiliated with such a top-notch support group.”
Sue Murphy – Parent