Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia -- A provider of Family Living Services
Community Resources for Independence -- Northwestern Pennsylvania's Center for Independent Living
The Early Learning Institute (Pittsburgh) -- Early Intervention Services
Lancaster County Special Offender Services -- Point of contact for one of the few programs in the Commonwealth designed specifically to work with individuals with mental retardation enmeshed in the criminal justice system.
Liberty Resources, Inc. -- The Philadelphia Center for Independent Living
MCAR, Inc. -- formerly the Mercer County ARC
Options - Delaware County Intermediate Unit -- School to Work Transition / Employment Services
Pennsylvania Community Providers Association -- An Association representing mental health, mental retardation, and drug & alcohol agencies to promote quality community services for persons with mental illness, mental retardation, and addictive disease. The Association is comprised of over 235 community service provider organizations. Members promote quality community services for individuals with mental disabilities, addictive disease or specialized children's needs. Provider members are approved, certified, or licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Respite Care Providers in Pennsylvania -- A list compiled by the National Resource Center for Respite and Crisis Care Services
United Community Independence Programs -- Serving Crawford, Venango, Clarion Counties, and Northwestern PA
The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities -- Pennsylvania Resources List -- Names and addresses for virtually every key agency.
Pennsylvania Institute for Behavioral Healthcare -- A coalition of behavioral healthcare providers, professional associations, managed care organizations, consumer groups and behavioral healthcare systems whose mission is to provide opportunities for the education of professionals and the public in areas relating to the development and delivery of behavioral healthcare services and to provide a forum for communication among all those who participate in the behavioral healthcare environment.
Philadelphia Coordinated Health Care -- A resource for consultation, referrals, training and information on behavioral healthcare in a managed care environment.
Kids R Kids -- A fantastic resource for parents, professionals and people who care about kids with special needs. A must see!!
Pennsylvania Parents' Resource Network -- A newly formed group which, according to their Home Page "offer(s) FREE services to PARENT GROUPS who have formed or want to form, around the needs of their children with disabilities. Parents who join together in groups and networks find that there is strength in numbers when seeking emotional or self-help support or when seeking to change and improve systems' services for their children. THERE CAN BE POWER IN NUMBERS! We are a different kind of network for parents of children with developmental disabilities. We offer information, referral and links to other resources, but because parent groups often have short lives, you will find ideas that you can download to help your group."
Speaking For Ourselves -- A nationally renowned self-advocacy group with chapters throughout Pennsylvania.
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