Staffed Residence

Provides 24 hour staff in a home with a maximum of 3 individuals in the Supports for Community Living Waiver (SCL).  This program ensures all the individual needs are being met for individuals to live successfully in the community.

Case Management

Ensures all services requested are located and utilized.  Encourages advancement in the community, while ensuring all clients rights are maintained.  Case Management services can be accessed through SCL Waiver, Michelle P. Waiver and state general funds.

Adult Day Training

Trace Industries is a Day Training program providing job skill training and job opportunities to individuals with disabilities.  Trace Industries operates programs in Hopkinsville, Madisonville, Princeton and Cadiz.  Trace Industries provides opportunity for our client employees to learn daily living skills, vocational skills as well as employment opportunities.  To be eligible for employment at Trace Industries, a person must have an open chart at the Pennyroyal Center and must be 18 years of age or older.  Trace Industries requires proof that the applicant is eligible to work by meeting the criteria and a diagnosis signed by a licensed/certified psychologist or physician.  If you would like to refer an individual to the Day Training program please contact Trace Industries at 270-885-1601.

Hours of Operation:  Monday – Friday 7:00am-3:00pm

Supported Employment

Supported Employment is a program that helps clients diagnosed with Severe Mental Illness or Developmental Disabilities find either customized or competitive employment that fits the goal of each individual  In Supported Employment, the job coach will help to ensure the client’s success by eliminating potential barriers that clients may have prior to entering the workforce.  This can be accomplished by helping with interviews, applications, time management, hygiene, transportation and one on one mentoring.  The SE will go on the job-site to help the client learn the responsibilities of that job, and the SE will stay until they have natural supports in place.  The goal of the program is for each client to work independently and this is encouraged throughout the entire process.

I/DD Crisis

I/DD Regional Crisis is for individuals in all agencies in region 2 who have currently exhausted all other resources.  It is a program that offers educational services, emergency medication appointments, crisis respite for stabilization, as well as therapy appointments.

Adult Foster Care

Level II residential services are provided in a family home provider setting or adult foster care setting, through the SCL Waiver, for no more than three people living together who require up to 24 hours a day of support.

If you are near a LifeSkills location, contact Leslie Barrett at (270) 901-5000, Ext. 1228 or

First Steps

First Steps is a program for children birth to three years old.  First Steps offers speech, occupational therapy, physical therapy, developmental intervention, and service coordination to children found to be eligible for the program.

Respite/Community Living Supports

Provided traditionally to give caregivers a much needed break and allow the individual to develop other relationships with people other than family at home and in the community.

Consumer Directed Option (CDO)

CDO is provided through Participant Directed Services or Supports for Community Living (SCL) waiver to empower the individual and their family to hire workers to perform services needed on a daily basis to make the individual’s life as successful as possible.

Michelle P. Waiver

The Michelle P. Waiver (MPW) is a home- and community-based waiver program of the Kentucky Medicaid program developed as an alternative to institutional care for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.  The waiver allows individuals to remain in their homes with services and supports.

Supports for Community Living Waiver

The Supports for Community Living (SCL2) waiver is a home and community based Medicaid waiver program providing an array of services in the home and community.  Residential placements such as Staffed Residence and Adult Foster Care are included in this waiver.