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Community Living Services

Pathway has continued to grow and be a valuable asset to Jacksonville and the surrounding communities. Throughout the city of Jacksonville, individuals are leading full and rich lives in a Pathway residential home.

Pathway Homes

Pathway homes offer individuals the opportunity to be part of the neighborhood.

  • Safe
  • Clean
  • Comfortable
  • Accommodating
  • Family Atmosphere
  • Staffed 24 Hours

Staff And Training

Pathway Services staff are required to have 40 hours of classroom training and 80 hours of on-the-job training working with other long-term and knowledgeable staff during their initial employment. Staff also are required to have ongoing training throughout the year and current CPR and First Aid certifications.

Program Managers must meet certification requirements as a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional and receive 12 hours of continuing education credits per year.

The highly trained staff assist with daily living skills such as grooming, cooking, laundry, and community outings.

Nursing services are available twenty-four hours a day.

Pathway Services residential staff are committed to bringing the highest quality of life to our individuals.

Community & Agency Resources

  • Medical Services
  • Banking Services
  • Psychological Services
  • Therapeutic Services
  • Community Volunteer Services
  • 24-hour nursing staff

Individuals can take advantage of the many services available to them while living in a residential home.

Festival of Trees 2020Designer Instructions

We need your special creations (holiday trees, centerpieces and wreaths) for our online auction. There is no fee to enter and we will provide the artificial trees, wreaths and a place to decorate.

Here are the details you need to know:
The Festival of Trees will provide:
· 6’ 6” tree, pre-lit with 250 white lights or 4’ tree pre-lit with 100 white lights
· 30” wreath, unlit (bulbs may be added)
· Centerpiece (30” wreath not available for centerpiece)
· Centerpiece and wreath designer entry(ies) must arrive at Pathway Services no later than:
      Centerpiece – Monday, November 9 by 4:00 p.m.
      Wreath – Thursday, November 12 by 4:00 p.m.

Trees and wreaths will be available for pick up at Pathway weekdays, 8 a.m. -4 p.m., beginning Oct. 5.

Design opportunities:
· Monday November 9-10, 5-9 p.m., Community Room at Pathway
· Webnesday November 11, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Community Room at Pathway
· Saturday November 14, 1-5 p.m., Community Room at Pathway
· May decorate the tree at your home or business, and a staff person will photograph your entry no later than Monday, November 16, 2020.for the online auction.

Please call us, 217-479-2300, to schedule your time. There is a 10-person limit and masks must be worn. You may also choose to decorate at your business or home. Trees decorated outside Pathway must have a metal screw (provided) at the tree sections for safety and stability. Lights and ornaments for all decorations must be securely attached. You must also provide skirting if you are decorating a tree. Upon completion of your creation, it will be photographed for the online auction.

The online auction begins Nov. 12 at Bid.PathwayServices.org and will follow this schedule:
Centerpieces – Bid Nov. 12-14
Wreaths – Bid Nov. 15-17
Trees – Bid Nov. 18-23

Registration forms must be submitted by Nov. 2. All proceeds from the Festival of Trees benefits Pathway Partners. Pathway Partners provides extras to make life more comfortable for individuals served by Pathway.