Special Healthcare and Education Needs (Disabilities Services, IDD, ASD)

 

  • Horizon House

    • www.hhinc.org

    • Delaware County: 215-386-3838

      • Swarthmore: 610-328-2165

    • Philadelphia County: 215-386-3838

    • Offers a full range of therapeutic, home and community-based services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Services are designed to help individuals manage their lives and engage in the community by addressing individual interests and needs. Our community integration activities provide rewarding experiences through planned outings to restaurants, movies, shopping, art fairs, and more.

 

  • Chance Light of PA

    • www.ed-alt.com

    • 610-831-1865

    • Provides functional behavioral assessments (FBA), positive supports behavior intervention plans(BIPs), ABA evaluations, private and personal consultations, parent and family training programs, IEP goal development, classroom support, and consultation and professional development services.

 

  • Child Guidance Resource Center 

    • www.cgrc.org

    • Chester County: 610-383-5635

    • Delaware County: 484-454-8720

    • Philadelphia County: 267-713-4132

    • An innovative group outpatient service through Child Guidance Resource Center, for children and young adults with a diagnosis of autism. Evidence-based integrative therapies strive to improve social conversations, emotional regulation, adaptability, flexibility and self-control.

 

  • Foundations Behavioral Health

    • www.fbh.com

    • 215-345-7151 24/7 Assessment Center

    • Provides a research-based behavioral and educational programs to children and adolescents identified as having ASD with co-morbid psychiatric conditions.

 

  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    • www.thearcpa.org

    • 717-234-2621

    • The largest advocacy organization in the United States for people with IDD containing 34 local chapters serving 56 counties across Pennsylvania

 

  • PA Families Incorporated

    • www.pafamiliesinc.org

    • 1-800-947-4941

    • PFI is a resource database that empowers PA families of children with special needs by linking them to support and information. 

 

  • KenCrest

    • www.kencrest.org

    • 610-825-9360

    • Provides services for youth and adults with developmental disabilities such as community residential services, life-sharing, clinical services, employment services, individual and family supports, and educational services.

 

  • Office of Mental Health and Development Services

 

  • Merakey

    • www.merakey.org

    • 610-534-3636

    • Provides residential living options, case/care management, and therapeutic services for individuals with disabilities. 

 

  • Resources for Human Development

    • www.rhd.org 

    • Database for services. Nonprofit with a multitude of services that include IDD, behavioral health, addiction recovery, homelessness, women and children. family health/counseling, youth development, and veteran services. 

 

  • AHEDD, Inc

    • www.ahedd.org

    • 215-885-2060 Philadelphia

    • Customized for employment for people with developmental disabilities and services for youth in transition from school to careers and work. 

 

  • Compeer of Suburban Philadelphia

    • www.compeerfriends.org

    • 610-541-0790

    • provides voluntary companionship and socialization programs for individuals with mental illness/recovery. 

 

  • Community Interactions

    • https://www.ciinc.org/

    • 610-328-9008 Swarthmore

    • 610-544-0200 Broomall

    • CI provides mental health support programs, residential programs for individuals with intellectual and mental disabilities. 

 

  • Freedom Valley Disability Enablement, Inc.

    • www.freedomvalleyenablement.org

    • 610-353-6640

    • FVDE provides services for individuals with physical disabilities such as independent living skills training, peer support, advocacy, information and referrals. 

 

  • Mental Health Association

    • https://www.mhapa.org/

    • 267-507-3850

    • The Association is an advocate and resource site for individuals and families coping with mental illness. It provides mentoring and friendship for mentally ill individuals by matching them with volunteers from the community.

 

  • Elwyn

    • www.elwyn.org

    • 610-891-2000

    • Provides information and referral services in regards to residential services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia counties in Pa. Also provides day programs for people with disabilities. 

 

 

 

  • JEVS Rehabilitation Services

    • www.jevshumanservices.org

    • 215-854-1800

    • JEVS provides job training in food service, custodial, and hospitality areas; supported employment; partial hospitalization for individuals with severe mental health needs. 

 

  • Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania

    • www.disabilityrightspa.org

    • Philadelphia: 215-238-8070

    • Harrisburg: 717-236-8110

    • Pittsburgh: 412-391-5225

    • Provides legal consultation and representation for individuals with disabilities and their families who are facing discrimination on the basis of disabilities and their families who are facing discrimination on the basis of disability and access to needed services along with providing information, referral and technical assistance to Pa residents with disability issues. 

 

  • Pennsylvania Association for the Blind

    • www.pablind.org

    • 717-766-2020

    • Providing services to prevent, prepare for, and manage vision loss with programs and services for both children and adults such as vision screenings, residential and vocational rehabilitation, transportation, transitional and Braille instruction, information and referral, support and advocacy. Also provides Braille embossing services. 

 

  • PA Client Assistance Program

    • www.equalemployment.org

    • Philadelphia: 215-557-7112

    • Toll-free: 888-745-2357

    • PA's client assistance program is an advocacy program for people with disabilities seeking services in employment and housing. 

 

  • Kaleidoscope Family Solutions Inc.

    • www.kfamilysolutions.org

    • Bryn Mawr: 267-295-2234

    • KFS is a specialized provider of clinical and therapeutic services directly to individuals as well as education-system staffing services. Services delivered through its special ty divisions outlined:

    • KFS Behavioral Therapeutic Services, Autism Services, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services, School Staffing Services, and Training.

 

  • Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology (TechOWL)

    • www.techowlpa.org

    • Main Office: 215-204-1356

    • Sandra McNally, Program Manager of PIAT: 215-204-3370

    • Office out of Temple University that provides assistive technology services such as financial assistance, demonstrations, in-home services and emergency plans to individuals with disabilities. 

 

  • Office of Early Intervention

    • www.delcohsa.org/earlyintervention.html

    • 610-713-2406

    • Provides support and services to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their caregivers so that they can help the children learn and develop.

 

  • Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania

    • www.easterseals.com/sepa/

    • 217-879-1000

    • Provides programs and services for children, young adults, and veterans with disabilities and other special needs. 

 

  • The Office of Dispute Resolution

    • 1-800-879-2301

    • Help for families and advocates of children with special needs can be obtained by calling the Consult Line or with the on-line request form available at odr-pa.org/consultline-contact/

 

  • Intermediate Units in PA

    • Intermediate Units provide specialized services to local school districts.

    • Link to find all Intermediate Units in the state

    • Delaware County Intermediate Unit

 

 

  • Autism Speaks

    • www.autismspeaks.org

    • Autism science and advocacy organization dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and a cure for autism.

    • Provides abundant resources for individuals with autism and their caregivers. 

 

  • Family and Community Service of Delaware County

    • www.fcsdc.org

    • Media: 610-566-7540

    • Chester: 610-859-3806

    • Provides outpatient adult counseling, substance abuse counseling, HIV medical case management, emergency food distribution, second-time-around parents, strengthening families program, permanent supportive housing, HIV/AIDS prevention & education, and the Ralph Moses House (HIV homeless men's group home). 

 

  • Child & Family Focus 

    • www.childandfamilyfocus.org

    • Delaware County: 610-325-3131

    • Chester County: 484-732-8459

    • Bucks County: 215-366-5300

    • Non-profit community-based mental health agency serving children and young adults in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Provides mental health services and respite care services to caregivers.   

 

All organization requests such as adding a resource, changing existing resource information, or adding an event to the calender please email Delco Resources at resourcesdelco@gmail.com

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