Community Group Homes in Erie, PA

The Barber National Institute provides structured residential living opportunities to adults and pre-adults with intellectual disabilities, autism and behavioral health needs. Throughout Erie County, a team of dedicated staff support these residents within 51 homes. Referrals in Erie County for residential services can be initiated through Erie County Care Management. Adult homes


Each residential home is unique and situated within friendly community neighborhoods. Our homes are created with a family setting in mind and feature items such as:

Resident Development

Each resident is encouraged to develop to his/her fullest potential and to maintain as much independence as possible. Family involvement and healthy relationships are a priority with our residents at the Barber National Institute. To that end, the following areas are substantial focus points:

Personalized Service and Continuity of Caregroup homes

Each resident receives personalized service to ensure the highest level of quality through continuity of care. To maintain quality, special attention is given to the following areas:

For more information regarding residential services in Erie, please contact: Program Director Katie Maffeo at (814) 480-6816 or