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AIDSinfo
AIDSinfo
AIDSinfo is a Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project that offers reliable information on HIV/AIDS clinical research and treatment. Maintains information on clinical trials for individuals with AIDS or infected with HIV. Also provides medical practice guidelines for people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and friends, health care providers, scientists, and researchers. Provides information about the current treatment regimens for HIV infection and AIDS-related illnesses.
PO Box 4780
Rockville, MD 20849
Eligibility: Persons desiring information about HIV/AIDS treatment and research.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 1:00pm to 4:00pm (EST)
AJO Forever Foundation
AJO Forever Foundation
Raises awareness about Epilepsy. Provide, at no charge (or low cost) epilepsy monitors and detection devices such as the Sami Alert Monitor. Provide assistance in travel costs (gas cards, hotel accommodations).
1062 Brown Avenue
Unit 500
Erie, PA 16502
Eligibility: Visit the website for more information.
Hours: Visit the website for more information.
Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Allegheny County DHS - Office of Intellectual Disability Outreach and Education
Office of Intellectual Disability provides intake and registration for supports coordination to eligible individuals with intellectual disability and/or autism. Questions can be answered about available services and supports regarding assistance for families of children age 0-9 with developmental disability. Staff is available to provide presentations or host information tables for schools and community events, parent and professional groups. Printed information can also be provided. Fact Sheets, available online, are brief explanations of important subjects regarding the Office of Intellectual Disability and the service system. Fact Sheets include: How to Register and Eligibility and Supports Coordination.
110 Roessler Road
Suite 300D
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Allegheny County Health Department
Allegheny County Health Department - Chronic Disease Prevention Program
The health department's Chronic Disease Prevention Program works to improve the quality of life of Allegheny County residents by enabling them to prevent, detect, delay and/or manage heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer. In addition, the program tracks trends in illnesses and death in Allegheny County residents from these major diseases using information from death certificates, hospital discharge data, and the Allegheny County behavioral risk factor surveillance survey. Promotes healthier and safer living through injury prevention and training in Traffic Safety. These efforts include pedestrian safety education and teen safe driving competitions.
807 Wallace Avenue
Suite 204 A
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Allergy and Asthma Network
Allergy and Asthma Network
Family health organization dedicated to eliminating suffering and death due to asthma, allergies and related conditions through education, advocacy and community outreach.
8229 Boone Boulevard
Suite 260
Vienna, VA 22182
Eligibility: Individuals with asthma and their families.
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Allies for Health + Wellbeing
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force
Offering primary medical care as well as specialty care for HIV, HCV, and STDs. Prevention services include a PrEP clinic, free HIV/HCV/STD testing, outreach and education. Client services for those living with HIV include medical case management, food pantry, supportive housing, legal services, and emergency financial assistance. We specialize in LGBT health and wellness.
5913 Penn Avenue
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Eligibility: Anyone concerned about HIV/AIDS, STDs, and medical care
ALS Association
ALS Association - Philadelphia
Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller.
321 Norristown Road
Suite 260
Ambler, PA 19002
Eligibility: Individuals with ALS, their families and friends.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
ALS Association
ALS Association - Western PA
We are a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to helping those living with ALS, a progressive neurological disease also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, to live fuller lived by providing compassionate care and support. Support groups are available for patients, caregivers, friends and health care personnel. Other services available through the association are: ALS Clinic at Allegheny General Hospital, respite care reimbursement, equipment fund reimbursement, RN consultations, laptop communication loan program, quarterly newsletters, ALS informational literature and community resources referrals.
416 Lincoln Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15209
Eligibility: Persons with ALS and their families / caregivers.
Hours: M-F // 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Alzheimer's Association - Delaware Valley Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Berks County Branch Office
The leading voluntary health organization for information and research on Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. Information and referral provided through website and 24 hour helpline. Also provides training in Alzheimer's care for healthcare providers.
237 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's Disease and dementia
Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Helpline: available 24/7
Alzheimer's Association - Delaware Valley Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Lehigh Valley Branch Office
The leading voluntary health organization for information and research on Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. Information and referral provided through website and 24 hour helpline. Also provides training in Alzheimer's care for healthcare providers.
617 A Main Street
Lehigh Valley Branch Office
Hellertown, PA 18055
Eligibility: Individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's Disease and dementia
Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Helpline: available 24/7
Alzheimer's Association - Delaware Valley Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Montgomery County Branch Office
The leading voluntary health organization for information and research on Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. Information and referral provided through website and 24 hour helpline. Also provides training in Alzheimer's care for healthcare providers.
620 Freedom Boulevard
Suite 101
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Eligibility: Individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's Disease and dementia
Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Helpline: available 24/7
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, State College
A health organization dedicated to: promoting research to find the cause, treatment and cure for Alzheimers disease and related dementias; providing educational programs for the public, media, health care and medical professionals; and serving as an advocate for Alzheimer's individuals and their families. Service programs include: - Physician and attorney lists - Information about community services, home care, nursing homes and assistant living for Alzheimer's individuals, Adult Day Services - Educational forums, professional and caregiver - Speakers Bureau - Caregiver 24 hour Helpline - Caregiver Support groups - Case Management
270 Walker Drive
Suite 15
State College, PA 16801
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, Wilkes-Barre
A health organization dedicated to: promoting research to find the cause, treatment and cure for Alzheimers disease and related dementias; providing educational programs for the public, media, health care and medical professionals; and serving as an advocate for Alzheimer's individuals and their families. Service programs include: - Physician and attorney lists - Information about community services, home care, nursing homes and assistant living for Alzheimer's individuals, Adult Day Services - Educational forums, professional and caregiver - Speakers Bureau - Caregiver 24 hour Helpline - Caregiver Support groups - Case Management
57 North Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pittsburgh Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter - Support Groups
Offer Education and Workplace "Lunch and Learn" programs for employee groups. Provide monthly support groups for diagnosed individuals who are in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, who are aware of their diagnosis, and want to come meet and talk with others who are dealing with the same problems. Family caregivers are encouraged to attend.
2835 E Carson Street
Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
24-hour hotline
American Behcet's Disease Association (ABDA)
American Behcet's Disease Association (ABDA)
Provides information and support to Behcet's patients, their families, and physicians. Offers nationwide support groups, patient/family conferences, doctor references, and patient to patient advice. Publications available, including: "Behcet's Disease, What You Should Know," "Behcet's Disease and Your Eyes," and "Behcet's Disease and Your Nervous System."
PO Box 80576
Rochester, MI 48308
American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
Provides information about brain tumors, options for treatment, research updates, and support services (including online support) to patients, their families, and medical professionals. Dedicated to eliminating brain tumors by advocating innovative research and treatment approaches. Tri-annual newsletter and copies of ABTA publications are available free of charge.
8550 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Ste 550
Chicago, IL 60631
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Information and Referral Services - Berks
Provides information to callers and referrals to appropriate community resources through: - Cancer Resource Connection with other non-ACS related Services - 24/7 hotline - Support Network
498 East Bellevue Avenue
Reading, PA 19605
Eligibility: Open to the community
Hours: Hotline- 24/7; Office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Lancaster
Provides public education and patient services to residents of Lancaster County, in addition to raising funds for research, local education and patient services Patient services include: - Wig bank: Provides free wigs to patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation; Can meet cosmetologist by appointment - Road to Recovery program: Offers transportation to treatment sites by volunteer drivers when no other alternative exists. Transportation is provided for radiation and chemotherapy treatments and for cancer-related bloodwork - Cancer Resource Network: An 800 number (800-ACS-2345) and website (www.cancer.org) offering 24 hour up-to-date information regarding cancer, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment and referral sources for other assistance and support. -Look good, Feel better: Local Cosmetologists teach beauty techniques to women undergoing cancer treatment how to cope with appearance related side effects. Cosmetics and skin care products provided. -Reach to Recovery: One to one support program for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.
314 Good Drive
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: No limitation for information; Programs are for people living with cancer or their caregivers
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Lehigh Valley
Provides information on different types of cancer and treatment options, funds research on cancer and advocates on behalf of people affected by cancer. General information on clinical trials is available online.
3893 Aldler Place
Suite 170
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Eligibility: Anyone diagnosed with, affected by or looking for information on any type of cancer.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Information Center (NCIC) - American Cancer Society - Northeastern Pennsylvania Regi
Provides information and support to those facing cancer 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Trained cancer information specialists are available via phone, or live chat, providing accurate, up to date cancer information to patients, family members, and caregivers and connecting them with valuable services and resources in their communities. National Cancer Information Center can be reached at 1-800-ACS-2345.
712 Keyser Avenue
Taylor, PA 18517
Hours: M-F - 8:30am-4:30pm
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Venango/Forest Unit
To provide education, information, transportation, financial assistance for medication to eligible applicants. We provide day-to-day help and emotional support through a variety of programs.
10 West Front Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Hours: 24/7
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Warren Unit
To provide education, information, transportation, financial assistance for medication to eligible applicants. We provide day-to-day help and emotional support through a variety of programs.
2 Crescent Park West
Warren, PA 16365
Hours: 24/7
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Washington Unit
24-hour toll free phone number for up-to-date cancer information. Patient services and/or to volunteer locally, and for special event information. Transportation expenses; reimbursed to cancer patients for trips to treatment, medical assistance, support groups; educational brochures and information available.
331 S Main Street
Washington, PA 15301
Eligibility: Individual must be a cancer patient; information available to anyone
Hours: 9:00am-2:00pm, weekdays
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society Carbon-Tamaqua
Provides information on different types of cancer/treatment options and raises funds to support cancer research. Annual fundraising events include a telethon, auctions, dinners and a motorcycle ride.
33 West Ridge Street
Lansford, PA 18232
Eligibility: Anyone diagnosed with, affected by or looking for more information on cancer
Hours: Hotline: 24/7
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Office Locator
A nonprofit health organization consisting of volunteers dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives from cancer, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service.
250 Williams Street NW
Ste 600
Atlanta, GA 30303
American Cancer Society - Southeast Region - Pennsylvania
American Cancer Society - Cancer Information & Support
Cancer Information and Support specialists are available anytime, day or night, to help you understand your diagnosis, your treatment options, and connect you to local support.
1626 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
American Celiac Society Dietary Support Coalition
American Celiac Society Dietary Support Coalition
The organization supports efforts in education, research and mutual support to individuals and family members with dietary disorders including Celiac Sprue Disease, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Lactose intolerance, wheat intolerance and allergies, Crohn's disease, various food allergies and other dietary disorders. It helps set up support groups, sponsors conferences, seeks funding for research and education, seeks better food labeling and strives for patient, public and professional education in these life threatening problems. Phone counseling, patient packets, hospital visits, important patient care information is provided on request. Annual membership is voluntary.
PO Box 23455
New Orleans, LA 70183
American Childhood Cancer Organization
American Childhood Cancer Organization - Educational and Emotional Support Materials
Provides books, journals, a medical play kit, Cozy Port-A-Cat and Comfort kit to families who have a child who has received childhood cancer diagnosis.
6868 Distribution Drive
Beltsville, MD 20705
Eligibility: Families with a child who has received a childhood cancer diagnosis
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Enhances the quality of life for individuals affected by cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial birth defects. -Provides comprehensive information to educate patients, families, and professionals makes referrals to cleft/craniofacial treatment teams -Offers telephone and online counseling and support service through the Cleftline 1-800-24-CLEFT (800-242-5338) -Funds research to learn all we can about prevention and care -Provides Cleftline Teddy Bears with repaired cleft lips -Advocates for family-centered team care -Awards a minimum of three $500 college scholarships each year to young adults affected by cleft and craniofacial birth defects
1504 East Franklin Street
Suite 102
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Eligibility: Anyone affected by or wanting information about clefts and other craniofacial anomalies
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
American Diabetes Association
American Diabetes Association Pittsburgh
Provides the Diabetes Expo, youth programs, summer camps, family resource networks, monthly magazines, speakers, health fairs, golf and cycling events, America's Walk for diabetes, fundraising events, and advocacy program initiatives.
112 Washington Place
1520 Two Chatham Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Eligibility: Anyone affected by Diabetes.
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
American Heart Association
American Heart Association - Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania
Provides current information on heart disease prevention and the importance of nutrition and exercise. Advocates on issues such as; smoke-free public places, more bike and pedestrian friendly cities and towns, better nutrition and higher quality physical education in schools and affordable healthcare. Improves the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by providing training for medical professionals and educating the public about the warning signs of stroke, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers. Supports heart and stroke research and disseminates medical advances and new treatment guidelines though journals, conferences and online courses.
968 Postal Road
Suite 110
Allentown, PA 18109
Eligibility: Anyone
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
American Heart Association
American Heart Association / Great Rivers Affiliate - Pittsburgh Region
Provides current information on heart disease prevention and the importance of nutrition and exercise. Advocates on issues such as; smoke-free public places, more bike and pedestrian friendly cities and towns, better nutrition and higher quality physical education in schools and affordable healthcare. Improves the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by providing training for medical professionals and educating the public about the warning signs of stroke, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers. National organization supports heart and stroke research and disseminates medical advances and new treatment guidelines though journals, conferences and online courses.
444 Liberty Avenue
Four Gateway Center, Suite 1300
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 - 5:00
American Heart Association
American Heart Association - Lehigh Valley and NEPA
Provides current information on heart disease prevention and the importance of nutrition and exercise. Advocates on issues such as; smoke-free public places, more bike and pedestrian friendly cities and towns, better nutrition and higher quality physical education in schools and affordable healthcare. Improves the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by providing training for medical professionals and educating the public about the warning signs of stroke, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers. National organization supports heart and stroke research and disseminates medical advances and new treatment guidelines though journals, conferences and online courses.
968 Postal Road
Suite 110
Allentown, PA 18109
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 - 5:00
American Heart Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania
American Heart Association of Southeastern PA
Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places. Improving emergency care for heart attack victims Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines. Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers.
1617 JFK Boulevard
Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19103
American Kidney Fund
American Kidney Fund
Conducts health education initiatives and legislative advocacy on behalf of people with or at risk for kidney disease. Provides information on kidney disease through an internet and telephone helpline, free kidney screenings to the public and treatment-related financial assistance to kidney patients.
11921 Rockville Pike
Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20852
Eligibility: Individuals with or at risk for kidney disease
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Friday, 8:30am to 3:00pm
American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
American Lung Association in PA - Northeast Regional Office
Services include: - Radon Awareness: Information on health effects, testing procedures and reduction methods. Radon testing kits available for purchase. - Carbon Monoxide Awareness: Information on health effects, testing procedures and proper steps to take. - Air Pollution Awareness: Information on asbestos, environmental (secondhand) tobacco smoke, ground-level ozone and other indoor and outdoor air pollutants. - Advocacy for Lung Health: Supporting individual, community, workplace, municipal, state and federal initiatives to protect people and environment from air pollution, including support of tobacco control measures. - Freedom from Smoking Classes (referral): An 8-session (7 week) program of behavior modification for smoking cessation. Provides suggestions on how to build a healthier lifestyle, including relaxation techniques and avoiding weight gain. Fee is set through participating sites (free through above web site). Participants must finalize fee and program dates through sponsoring hospital. Call ALA for info. - Provides information on a residential camp for children, ages 8-13, who have asthma. - Also sponsors Better Breather Club Support Group for people living with COPD. - Asthma Walk fundraiser, Walk for Life and Breath fundraiser. - Call Center: Trained registered nurses and respiratory therapists provide immediate and comprehensive information about specific lung-health issues such as lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and tuberculosis. Also will provide information on topics including allergies, how to quit smoking and environmental issues. Offers physician referrals.
Marywood University
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18504
Eligibility: Open to the public
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Parkinson Disease Association
Grass roots organization serving those affected by Parkinson's Disease. Provides information and resources to patients, their families, friends, doctors and other medical professionals; promotes public awareness of the disease; and sponsors research into the causes and treatment for the Disease. National Resource Center for Rehabilitation provides access to a licensed physical therapist who can answer questions and provide educational materials. Operates 62 Information and Referral Centers across the country to educate, counsel and refer patients to medical professionals.
135 Parkinson Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305
Eligibility: Persons diagnosed with or affected by Parkinson's disease
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Parkinson Disease Association - Pittsburgh
Mission statement is "To Ease the Burden..To Find the Cure." Provides printed literature on Parkinson's disease--free of charge, referrals to movement disorder specialists in the area, and other areas in the country through referrals via coordinators.
490 E North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Eligibility: No restrictions
Hours: 24-hour message recorder
American SIDS Institute
American SIDS Institute
Preventing sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Information is available online or through a 24 hour information line.
528 Raven Way
Naples, FL 34110
Eligibility: Families who have experienced a SIDS death and those interested in the prevention of SIDS.
Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Information line: 24/7
Americans With Disabilities Act ADA Information Line
ADA Information Line
Information Line provides information about the Americans with Disabilities Act.
950 Pennsylvania Ave
Washington, DC 20530
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation, Inc.
Funds medical research on aplastic anemia and bone marrow failure diseases, advocates for increased federal funding of research into these diseases, promotes public awareness of bone marrow failure diseases, and educates medical professionals about causes and treatments of bone marrow failure diseases. Provides personalized support from patient educators via e-mail (help@AAMDS.org) or the toll free line. Volunteer peer support network also provides emotional support and understanding.
4330 East West Highway
Suite 230
Bethesda, MD 20814
Eligibility: Individuals diagnosed with or interested in bone marrow failure diseases.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Arc of Chester County
Arc of Chester County - Autism Training and Support
Autism Training and Support Services available to people with autism and their families include: strategy development to support behaviors in the home,the community and the classroom; training, consultation, and support for toddlers and families in their homes;
900 Lawrence Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
Arthritis Foundation, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
Arthritis Foundation
Offers information and tools to help people live a better life with arthritis. Services include information and referral, exercise, and self-help programs. Provides public health education, pursues public policy and legislation, and conducts evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.
111 South Independence Mall East
Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19106
ASIAC
ASIAC - HIV/AIDS Services
Provides education, outreach, advocacy and translation for Asians and Pacific Islanders.
1711 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Organization for people with asthma and allergies that offers educational programs and resources for patients, caregivers, and health professionals; develops and advocates for public policies to improve the quality of life for people with asthma and allergies; and funds research on both asthma and allergies.
1235 South Clark St
Suite 305
Arlington, VA 22202
Eligibility: Individuals with asthma and allergies.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 3:00pm
Autism Connection of PA (ABOARD)
Autism Connection of PA
Provide education, advocacy and support to parents and professionals. Services are free and include: information packages, workshop presentations to intermediate units, schools, churches, universities and public agencies; a lending library; training programs to the region's school districts; and seminars and workshops on topics ranging from medications to behavioral and therapeutic treatments.
35 Wilson Street
Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15223
Hours: Weekdays, 10:00am to 3:00pm
Autism Society of America - Lehigh Valley Chapter
Autism Society of America - Lehigh Valley
Autism Society Lehigh Valley is a non-profit affiliate whose mission is dedicated to improve the lives of all affected by autism. Provides fun activities in the community to allow the families and their loved ones affected by autism to meet each other and have fun at the same time. A parent run organization that creates an autism friendly community. Offers a Teen/Adult parent support group with activities for the youth as well as a support group for parents of children 6 and under (with childcare). Provides fun activities in the community such as bowling, miniature golf, dances and other activities to allow the families and their loved ones affected by autism to meet each other and have fun at the same time.
PO Box 267
Coopersburg, PA 18036
Eligibility: Families and friends of children with autism
Hours: Meeting times vary
Beaver County Cancer and Heart Association
Beaver County Cancer and Heart Association
Assists Beaver County residents in the prevention of cancer and/or cardiovascular diseases, by sponsoring or providing support services and education programs.
3582 Brodhead Road
Suite 201
Monaca, PA 15061
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Blair County Respiratory Disease Society
Blair County Respiratory Disease Society Respiratory Disease Information
Information on Asthma, COPD, Lung Disease and other respiratory diseases.
159 Lakemont Park Blvd.
Altoona, PA 16602
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM
Boro Women & Family Services
Boro Women & Family Services - Preventative Support & Education
Students, Parents & Group Education Presentations, STD Educational Information, Drug & Alcohol Resources & Referrals, Self Injury Resources & Referrals, Domestic Violence Support, Resources & Referrals, Sexual Assault Support, Resources & Referrals, Health Crisis Resources & Referrals, Mental Health Resources & Referrals.
108 High Street
Edinboro, PA 16412
Eligibility: Call or visit the website for more information.
Hours: Monday, 10:00am to 5:00pm Wednesday, 10:00am to 5:00pm Thursday, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Brain Injury Association of America
Brain Injury Association of America
Provides information, education and support to assist those currently living with brain injury and their families. Advocates for polices of concern to people with brain injury. Maintains a listing of brain-injury related supports and services. Offers educational materials to both families and professionals.
1608 Spring Hill Road
Suite 110
Vienna, VA 22182
Eligibility: Anyone affected by or interested in brain injury
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Breathe Pennsylvania
Breathe Pennsylvania
Offers programs to people with asthma, chronic lung disease, or who may be looking to quit smoking. Provides services for the prevention and control of lung diseases including asthma, tuberculosis, influenza and pneumonia.Offers self-help and clinic smoking cessation programs including Smoke-Free for Life; Breathing Partners educational group; and other respiratory health information. Will provide air conditioners for individuals with respiratory illness who are suffering from the effects of extreme temperatures (there is a waiting list).
201 Smith Drive
Suite E
Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Eligibility: Must have a respiratory illness to be eligible to receive an air conditioner.
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Center for Advancement in Cancer Education
Center for Advancement in Cancer Education
Resources for cancer prevention and recurrence prevention. Counseling for cancer patients seeking non-toxic approaches as adjuncts or alternatives to conventional cancer treatments. Nutritional, immune and psycho-emotional support for patients with cancer and other degenerative conditions. The Center collects, evaluates and distributes information on biological cancer therapies and provides educational programs for both lay and professional groups. Publication, speakers bureau, cancer resource library, conferences and classes, books and tapes.
300 E. Lancaster Avenue
Suite 100
Wynnewood, PA 19096
Chester County Health Department
Chester County Health Department - Communicable Disease Control
Monitoring and investigation of communicable diseases, response to disease outbreaks. Free, confidential testing, counseling and exams for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS on a walk-in basis. Tuberculosis screening and treatment.
601 Westtown Road
Suite 290
West Chester, PA 19380
Hours: STD Clinics are held at the Government Services Center on the following days of each month:2nd Monday, 3:00-6:00PM4th Monday, 3:00-6:00 PMTuesdays, Noon-3:00 PMWednesdays, 9:00 AM-Noon and 3:00-6:00 PM
Chester County Hospital
Chester County Hospital - Women's Health Services
Women's Health Services meet the complete spectrum of women's health and include traditional medical and surgical approaches. The latest advances in gynecologic care is offered, covering everything from routine attention to minimally invasive and robotic surgeries to gynecologic-oncology. The obstetric program encompasses Maternal Fetal Medicine as well as Reproductive Endocrinology. The program includes a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) available for newborns that need specialized care and a robust inpatient pediatric program to care for children up to age 18. Services available include: - Wellness - Disease Prevention - Complementary Holistic Alternatives - Gynecological - Obstetrics - Physical Health
701 East Marshall Street
West Chester, PA 19380
Chester County Hospital
Chester County Hospital - Women's Health Services - Jenners Village
Women's Health Services meet the complete spectrum of women's health and include traditional medical and surgical approaches. The latest advances in gynecologic care is offered, covering everything from routine attention to minimally invasive and robotic surgeries to gynecologic-oncology. The obstetric program encompasses Maternal Fetal Medicine as well as Reproductive Endocrinology. The program includes a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) available for newborns that need specialized care and a robust inpatient pediatric program to care for children up to age 18. Services available include: - Wellness - Disease Prevention - Complementary Holistic Alternatives - Gynecological - Obstetrics - Physical Health
105 Vineyard Way
West Grove, PA 19390
Chester County Hospital
Chester County Hospital - Women's Health Services - New Garden Medical Building
Women's Health Services meet the complete spectrum of women's health and include traditional medical and surgical approaches. The latest advances in gynecologic care is offered, covering everything from routine attention to minimally invasive and robotic surgeries to gynecologic-oncology. The obstetric program encompasses Maternal Fetal Medicine as well as Reproductive Endocrinology. The program includes a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) available for newborns that need specialized care and a robust inpatient pediatric program to care for children up to age 18. Services available include: - Wellness - Disease Prevention - Complementary Holistic Alternatives - Gynecological - Obstetrics - Physical Health
830 W Cypress St
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Children's Craniofacial Association
Children's Craniofacial Association
Addresses the medical, financial, psychosocial, emotional, and educational concerns relating to craniofacial conditions through information provision and referral to resources.
13140 Coit Road
Suite 517
Dallas, TX 75240
Eligibility: Individuals and families affected by facial differences
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Children's Tumor Foundation
Children's Tumor Foundation
Dedicated to improving the health and well being of individuals and families affected by the neurofibromatoses (NF). NF is a genetic disorder in which nerve tissue grows tumors.
120 Wall Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Eligibility: Individuals and families affected by neurofibromatosis (NF)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
CHOICE - Concern for Health Options, Information Care and Education
Concern for Health Options, Information Care and Education - Education Programs
CHOICE education staff meets community needs by providing education and literature in presentations at health fairs and community events. CHOICE currently offers comprehensive sexual health education, community centers, social service agencies, churches, and other neighborhood sites throughout Philadelphia. - Youth Education: Youth Educators reach teens through presentations and outreach events. CHOICE Youth Educators are extensively trained in sexual health and reproductive health topics and related issues and work with teens in educational games, role-playing, and group discussions. Presentations are customized to reflect the knowledge level and experiences of participants. Through these presentations, teens gain practical information about a variety of health issues that they are able to apply to their own lives. Our innovative Youth Education Program also has an exciting web site at www.choiceteens.org. - Outreach Program: Conducts outreach and offers education and literature in several Philadelphia neighborhoods. Weekly, the CHOICE Outreach Team distributes condoms and information. - Community Education Presentations: See our website for the links to a list of workshops and trainings offered by CHOICE. All topics can be adapted to meet the needs of individual groups and participants of all ages. - Middle School Workshops - Teen Education Workshops - Adult Education Workshops - Professional Trainings
1500 Walnut street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging
Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging - Main Office - Alzheimer's Education
Presentations of Dementia Friends and Alzheimer's Association: Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia, 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's, Behaviors, Communication, What Do We Know About Preventing Alzheimer's Disease.
103 North Front Street
Clearfield, PA 16830
Eligibility: Anyone interested in learning about Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.
Hours: Call or visit website for more information.
Community Liver Alliance
Community Liver Alliance
The Community Liver Alliance builds bridges connecting patients to health care providers and services; creates and conducts screenings, educational workshops and seminars; coordinates support groups; works with local media and community groups to increase awareness of liver wellness and liver disease; and meets with local, state, and federal policy makers to initiate positive change.
100 W. Station Square Drive
Suite 1930
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation - Information and Referral
A non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
367 East Street Road
Trevose, PA 19053
Eligibility: Anyone who has or who is interested in Crohn's disease and/or ulcerative colitis
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Northeastern PA Chapter
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter

The leading organization in the United States devoted to cystic fibrosis. National Affiliation: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 6931 Arlington Road Bethesda, MD 20814 301-951-4422 301-951-6378 Fax
1541 Alta Drive
Suite 204
Whitehall, PA 18052
Eligibility: Anyone affected by or interested in the disease of cystic fibrosis
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - W. PA Chapter
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - W. PA Chapter
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.
810 River Avenue, Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Eligibility: Open to anyone interested.
Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm, weekdays.
DebRA of America
DebRA of America
Dedicated to promoting research to find new treatments and a cure for Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) and providing information and support for people with EB and their families.
16 East 41st Street
Third Floor
New York, NY 10017
Eligibility: People with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) and their families.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
The designated expert on traumatic brain injury (TBI) for the Department of Defense and the Veteran's Administration. Provides advanced TBI care at 19 facilities across the USA and Germany and coordinates care amongst multiple health systems to ensure that all active duty military and veteran patients with TBI receive appropriate screening, evaluation, treatment and follow up care. Any service member or veteran with a traumatic brain injury who is covered by TRICARE or Veterans Affairs benefits may be referred to DVBIC. Self referrals are also accepted. Conducts clinical research on optimal care and treatment of individuals with TBI and ensures that current research findings are translated into clinical practice. Develops educational materials and programming for the prevention, assessment and treatment of TBI.
1335 East-West Highway
Suite 6-100
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Eligibility: Active duty military and veterans with traumatic brain injuries
DES Action USA
DES Action USA
- General information about DES health consequences and recommended screenings for mothers who were prescribed the anti-miscarriage drug, DES, their children and now possibly their grandchildren - Physician Referral list for DES Daughters (please note, we have some referrals for DES Sons but they are scarce and mostly in urban areas) - Directions for doctors on how to do a proper DES Daughter Pap/pelvic exam - Comprehensive brochure about DES
PO Box 7296
Jupiter, FL 33468
Eligibility: Individuals exposed to DES, their families and health care providers
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Down Syndrome Group of Erie County
Down Syndrome Group of Erie County - Family Support
Community outreach and trainings provided for families and professionals interested in learning more about people born with Down Syndrome. Sponsors the annual Buddy Walk for the awareness, acceptance and inclusion of people who have Down Syndrome.
2221 Peninsula Drive
Erie, PA 16506
Eligibility: Call or visit the website for more information.
Hours: Call or visit website for more information.
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
Dedicated to serving people with all forms of dystonia, their friends and families, healthcare professionals and researchers. Provides information about dystonia, advocates on behalf of those affected by it and funds research into the causes and treatments for dystonia.
One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2810
Chicago, IL 60601
Eligibility: Individuals affected by or interested in dystonia
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 6:00pm
Eastern Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Center
Eastern Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Center
Provides medical assessments and referrals to specialists for children and adolescents with Down Syndrome. Resource center provides the most-current information on Down syndrome and maintains a resource book with specific referrals for each county in the state. Provides training about caring for patients with Down Syndrome for pediatric and family medicine residents, therapists, nurses, and service providers. Also sponsors family social events and activities.
6900 Hamilton Boulevard
Trexlertown, PA 18087
Eligibility: Individuals with Down syndrome and their families
Hours: Hours by appointment
Endometriosis Association
Information Line
The Endometriosis Associate (EA) is an international, nonprofit organization founded in 1980 to counter the myths and misinformation surrounding endometriosis. EA produces educational materials, a bimonthly newsletter, brochures in 28 languages, educational videotapes (available in Spanish), CDs, and audiotapes. EA also conducts and promotes research and provides support to women and girls with the disease through local chapters and support groups, crisis call listeners, contact lists, a prescription drug discount program, and a correspondence network. A free informational packet including a catalog of publications and materials is available.
8585 N 76th Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley Epilepsy Support Group
A voluntary health organization that provides education, support and advocacy for people with epilepsy and their families living in Eastern Pennsylvania. The Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania also promotes understanding of epilepsy/seizure disorder through a wide variety of programs presented to business, government and school communities, professional audiences and the general public.
1250 South Cedar Crest Boulevard
Lehigh Valley Hospital, Kasych Family Pa
Allentown, PA 18105
Eligibility: Individuals with epilepsy and their families
Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Voicemail: 24/7
Meetings: Second Thursday of the month, 6:00pm, call for upcoming dates
Erie County Medical Society
Erie County Medical Society
Serves the public with important health information, advance the standards of medical care, and uphold the ethics of the medical profession.
1438 West 38th Street
Erie, PA 16508
Hours: Call for more information
Express Scripts Specialty Distribution Services
Rx Outreach.com
It is a patient assistance program that provides more than 50 prescription medicines (generic) to help treat ongoing health problems like diabetes,high blood pressure & depression at reduced cost to people who have incomes below 250% of the federal poverty level.
PO Box 66536
Saint Louis, MO 63166
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Foundation Fighting Blindness
For a $50 annual donation, FFB offers information and referral services for affected individuals and their families as well as for doctors and eye care professionals. Also provides comprehensive information kits on retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, and usher syndrome. Provide a newsletter, InFocus, and a e-newsletter, InFocus online, which presents articles on coping, research updates, and Foundation news. Both newsletters are published 3 times per year. Offers a national conference, Visions, usually held every year.
7168 Columbia Gateway Drive
Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
Eligibility: People affected by retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, Usher syndrome and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm EST
Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF)
Education
Provides educational training for health care providers, distribute literature, helps sponsor vaccine and screening programs, coordinate a Speakers Bureau, assists with media campaigns and much more in support of Hepatitis B awareness. Provides online support groups and resources for the newly diagnosed.
3805 Old Easton Raod
Doylestown, PA 18902
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Hepatitis C Support Project
Hepatitis C Support Project
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) education, support and advocacy. Provides information on support groups in the USA, produces and disseminates educational materials on HCV and offers training workshops for care providers and others impacted by HCV.
PO Box 427037
San Francisco, CA 941427037
Eligibility: Individuals diagnosed with Hepatitis C, as well as their families and care providers
Hepatitis Foundation International
Hepatitis Foundation International
Teaches the public and hepatitis patients how to prevent, diagnose, and treat viral hepatitis, serves as advocates for hepatitis patients and the related medical community worldwide and supports research into prevention, treatment, and cures for viral hepatitis.
8121 Georgia Avenue
Suite 350
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Eligibility: Anyone interested in or affected by hepatitis
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Indiana Regional Medical Center
Indiana Regional Medical Center - Brain Injury Support Group
Supports patients and families affected by brain injuries including strokes.
835 Hospital Road
Indiana, PA 15701
Hours: Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
International Dyslexia Association
International Dyslexia Association
Helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. Provides information and referral services, professional development, advocacy and research on learning disabilities.
40 York Road
Fourth Floor
Baltimore, MD 21204
Eligibility: Individuals with dyslexia, their families and professionals in the field of learning disabilities.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Internet
Asbestos.com
Asbestos.com is a website and advocacy group that helps the victims of asbestos exposure and their loved ones. Provide free information, resources and personal assistance to anyone affected by mesothelioma and asbestos exposure. Offers up-to-date news and treatment information on mesothelioma and asbestos diseases. Offers a support group run by licensed counselor and has a Doctor Match Program and a Veterans Department. Veterans of the US military account for nearly a third of all mesothelioma diagnoses. Veterans make up a large percentage of people who come to Asbestos.com, and our Veterans Department has a special skill set just for them. Advocates answer health insurance coverage questions that patients have before and after treatment. They can also assess your situation and help you find an attorney to pursue a legal claim you might have find grant money for patients who need it for treatment of their cancer. Patients who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma may be eligible for free medical care through the National Institute of Health or VA health care system. Advocates assist those affected by asbestos diseases with their financial assistance options. Two primary ways of getting compensation for asbestos-related illnesses are securing veterans benefits (for those exposed to asbestos during their time in the military) and Social Security disability benefits (assuming Social Security retirement is not already being drawn). Asbestos.com and The Peterson Firm, a law firm, set up The Mesothelioma Center, a patient advocate care center whose objective is to suggest treatment and assistance for anyone suffering from an asbestos-related disease. Advocate services provided by The Mesothelioma Center are all free. Advocates help many mesothelioma patients and family members. None of them is required to be a client of The Peterson Firm to receive that help. The Peterson Firm is located in Washington, D.C.
189 S. Orange Avenue, Suite 1620
Orlando, FL 32801
Internet
caring.com
Caring.com is a senior care information and resource website that provides informative sections on:
  • Assisted Living,
  • Memory Care,
  • In-Home Care,
  • Independent Living,
  • CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community),
  • and Nursing Homes.
Includes information on different types of senior care: Adult Day Care, Geriatric Care Managers, Home Healthcare and Hospice Care; as well as searchable assisted living facilities by state.
2600 South El Camino Real, Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94403
Jean B. Purvis Community Health Center
Community Health Center - Diabetic Counseling and Education
Diabetic counseling and education on diabetic care and outcomes with nurse educator. The clinic is a non-profit, community based volunteer organization established to provide primary healthcare, dental care, medication and education to individuals who have no insurance, have limited insurance or do not qualify for other services.
103 Bonnie Drive
Butler, PA 16002
Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, 11:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, 8:00am to 2:00pm
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Organization funding Type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people's lives until we achieve a world without this disease.
707 West 38th Street
Erie, PA 16508
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
The leader in research leading to a cure for type 1 diabetes in the world.
26 Broadway
14th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Eligibility: Persons wishing to assist in finding a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Provides information, training and technical assistance to parents and professionals caring for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC 20002
Eligibility: Children who are deaf or hard of hearing, their parents, educators and the professionals who assist them
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 5:00pm
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Non-profit volunteer organization advocating for individuals with learning disabilities. Services include parent support, information and referral, school program development, and political advocacy.
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Eligibility: Parents of children with learning disorders, adults with learning disorders, or members of the public seeking information.
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Helwig Health and Diabetes Center
Program provides individualized instruction and classes in diabetes self-management and follow up care. Includes an Insulin pump program and a wide range of medical services. Camp Red Jacket is a week-long summer camp for children with diabetes.
1243 South Cedar Crest Boulevard
Suite 300
Allentown, PA 18103
Eligibility: Persons diagnosed with diabetes and family members or those who share in their care
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Health network consisting of two full-service hospitals: Lehigh Valley Hospital with campuses in Salisbury Township and Allentown, and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg in Bethlehem. Pharmacy services are located at all three campuses. Community health centers are located in Bath, Bethlehem Township, Hamburg, Hellertown, Kutztown, Saucon Valley, Trexlertown and Upper Bucks. Community medical and dental clinics provide care for people who are uninsured or under insured. Also offers a reduced-cost program for uninsured and under insured families with a household income up to four times greater than federal poverty guidelines. Applications available online, by phone or at hospital cashiers' offices. Health Network Laboratories provides a range of medical laboratory tests.
Cedar Crest and I-78
Allentown, PA 18105
Eligibility: Anyone
Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Hospitals operate 24/7
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Western PA & WV Chapter
Provides patient services, programs, public and professional education, community service and research.
333 East Carson Street
Suite 441
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Eastern PA Chapter
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Eastern PA Chapter
World's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services.
555 North Lane, Suite 5010
Conshohocken, PA 19428
Eligibility: Individuals with blood related cancers, their families and the healthcare community
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Eastern PA Chapter
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Lehigh Valley
World's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services.
961 Marcon Boulevard, Suite 452
Lehigh Valley Branch
Allentown, PA 18109
Eligibility: Individuals with blood related cancers, their families and the healthcare community
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Patient Aid
Serves children and adults diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's Disease, and myleoma and works with families as well. Provides patient financial aid, advocacy, information and referral, educational materials, and patient and family support groups, including First Connection, which will match a newly diagnosed patient with a survivor. Sponsors a variety of fundraising opportunities including marathons, triathalons, and walks.
1311 Mamaroneck Ave
Suite 310
White Plains, NY 10605
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Patient Aid
Serves children and adults diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's Disease, and myleoma and works with families as well. Provides patient financial aid, advocacy, information and referral, educational materials, and patient and family support groups, including First Connection, which will match a newly diagnosed patient with a survivor. Sponsors a variety of fundraising opportunities including marathons, triathalons, and walks.
100 North 20th Street
Suite 405
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Western PA and West Virginia
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Financial Assistance
Provides financial assistance to patients receiving treatment for blood cancers. A co-pay program that covers some costs associated with drugs and treatment. Provides assistance for the patient who experiences hardships with health insurance premiums and drug co-pays for certain blood cancer diagnoses. May provide stipends for transportation to medical appointments.
333 East Carson Street
Riverwalk Corporate Centre, Suite 441
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Eligibility: People diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Lifesteps
Lifesteps, Inc. - Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group
Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group is a social group for families as they attempt to handle the challenges presented them after a diagnosis. Provides opportunities for social events as well as education and information-sharing. Members are referred by the Visiting Nurses Association, local rehabilitation centers, local hospitals, and from other participants.
383 New Castle Road
Butler, PA 16001
Eligibility: Anyone who is a caregiver of someone with Dementia or Alzheimer
Hours: Third Tuesday of the month at 3:30pm
Lupus Foundation of America, Inc
Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania - Northeast Branch
To enhance public and health professional awareness and understanding of lupus.
615 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510
Eligibility: Lupus patients, family members and friends.
Hours: Monday, 9:00am to 2:00pm; Tuesday through Thursday, 8:00am to 4:00pm; Closed Fridays
Lyme Basics
Lyme Disease Association - Information Meetings & Support Group
LDASEPA Regular meetings are at the Kennett Friends Meeting, Route 82 in Kennett Square, PA - 7:00 to 9:00 PM, the third Wednesday of the month. Each meeting normally begins with a speaker presentation at 7:00 PM followed by Q&A and open discussion. Address: 250 N. Union St. Kennett Square, PA 19348
P. O. Box 181
Pocopson, PA 19366
Maternal and Family Health Services Inc
Healthy Woman Cancer Screening Program - Berks
Provides preventative screenings and diagnostic services for breast and cervical cancer to women primarily between the ages of 40 and 65 with low to moderate incomes who do not have alternative medical insurance. Other ages may also be eligible under certain circumstances.
838 Penn Street
Berks Community Health Center
Reading, PA 19602
Mesothelioma Guide
Mesothelioma Guide
Provides patients and their loved ones with resources, answers, and information over a wide spectrum of free assistance options. To guide mesothelioma patients towards care options and health solutions. Includes live chat, matching individuals with doctors, medical content, etc.
496 Delaney Ave.
Suite 500
Orlando, FL 32801
Monongahela Valley Hospital
Monongahela Valley Hospital - Stroke Support Group
This support group is free and open to all persons recovering from strokes and their families.
1163 Country Club Road
Monongahela, PA 15063
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Muscular Dystrophy Association - Wexford
- Diagnosis and follow-up care at local hospitals including Lee Hospital, Johnstown; Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh; and UPMC, Pittsburgh. - Genetic counseling for families of those with a neuromuscular disease. - Summer camp for ages 6 -21 (held at Camp Lutherlyn in Butler) - Flu shots - May assist with purchase and reasonable repair of wheelchairs and leg braces (Physician approval required.) - Research allocations - Information and referral
400 Penn Center Boulevard
Suite 524
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
Eligibility: Individuals with one of the 43 neuromuscular diseases covered by MDA.
Hours: Weekdays, 9am to 5pm
Muscular Dystrophy Association - Northeast PA
Muscular Dystrophy Association - Northeast PA
A national voluntary health agency working to defeat muscular dystrophy and related diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive services, and far-reaching professional and public health education. Accepts donations of usable medical equipment, refurbishes items and distributes them to those in need. Also provides assistance with medical equipment repairs. Clinic: Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital 501 Saint John Street Allentown, PA 18103 Helps individuals cope with the physical and psychological aspects of the disease National Headquarters: Muscular Dystrophy Association 161 North Clark Street Suite 3550 Chicago IL 60601 800-572-1717
2132 South 12th Street
Suite 101
Allentown, PA 18103
Eligibility: Individuals and families affected by neuromuscular disease
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders - Anorexia-Bulimia Association Hot
Offers free hotline counseling, a national network of support groups, referrals to healthcare professionals, education and prevention programs.
750 E Diehl Road
Suite 127
Naperville, IL 60563
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
Seeks to alleviate the problems of eating disorders, especially anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa through education, research and the provision of information and referral services.
750 East Diehl Road
Suite 127
Naperville, IL 60563
Eligibility: Anyone needing to find resources and referrals related to eating disorders
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
National Down Syndrome Congress
National Down Syndrome Congress
Works to empower its members and all people with Down syndrome by creating a national climate in which all people will recognize and embrace the value and dignity of people with Down syndrome.
30 Mansell Court
Suite 108
Roswell, GA 30076
Eligibility: Individuals with Down syndrome
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm
National Down Syndrome Society
National Down Syndrome Society
National advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome. They envision a world in which all people with Down Syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of like, realized their life aspirations and become valued members of welcoming communities. Provides information and referral via a toll-free Helpline and email service. Also produce print materials on Down syndrome including A Promising Future Together: A guide for new and expectant parents, Aging and Down Syndrome: A health and well-being guidebook, NDSS Brochure and Get to Know Me Poster and Lesson Plan. With the exception of the poster and lesson plan, all publications are available in both English and Spanish.
8 East 41 Street
Eighth Floor
New York, NY 10017
Eligibility: Individuals with Down Syndrome and their families
Hours: Helpline: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA)
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness - Celiac Central
Online resource, information, and community for those who suffer, or think they may suffer, from Celiac Disease, and other gluten intolerances. Website includes a wealth of information about Celiac Disease, tips and recipes for parents and individuals needing to keep a gluten-free lifestyle, free webinars and blogs, and ongoing events, contests, and giveaways for the Celiac community.
124 South Maple Street
Ambler, PA 19002
National Gaucher Foundation
National Gaucher Foundation
To support and promote research towards the cause, treatments and a cure for Gaucher disease and to meet the ever-increasing needs of individuals with Gaucher disease and their families that may include financial assistance, education and awareness and supporting legislative issues and providing outreach programs vital to the Gaucher community.
5410 Edson Lane
Suite 220
Rockville, MD 20852
Eligibility: Individuals with Gaucher's disease and their families
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
National Headache Foundation
National Headache Foundation
Providing educational and informational resources, supporting headache research and advocating for the understanding of headache as a legitimate neurobiological disease.
820 North Orleans
Suite 411
Chicago, IL 60610
Eligibility: Headache sufferers and their families, physicians who treat headache sufferers, allied healthcare professionals and the public
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
Provides free information on hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language disorders. Free Publications Information for general public and professionals.
31 Center Drive, MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD 20892
Eligibility: Public, private research institutions and organizations
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
National Kidney Foundation - Delaware Valley
National Kidney Foundation
A major voluntary health organization, seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation. Continuing Education of Health Care Professionals Expanding Patient Services and Community Resources Educating the Public Fund Raising Shaping Health Policy Supporting Research and Research Training
1500 Walnut Street
Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Eligibility: Individuals and families affected by kidney and urinary tract diseases
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm
National Organization For Albinism And Hypopigmentation
National Organization for Albinism & Hypopigmentation (NOAH)
Provides information and support for individuals and their families who are born with albinism. Also promotes awareness, research, and education. One annual partial scholarship available.
PO Box 959
East Hampstead, NH 3826
National Organization Rare Disorders
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Information about rare disorders, medication assistance with certain drugs affecting rare diseases.
PO Box 1968
Danbury, CT 06813
Eligibility: Anyone
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Provides information concerning diagnosis/prevention/treatment of osteoporosis. Local community groups offer support and events.
1150 17th St NW
Suite 850
Washington, DC 20036
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Provides information, support, and referrals for patients diagnosed with ovarian cancer and their families.
2501 Oak Lawn Ave
Suite 435
Dallas, TX 75219
National Parkinson Foundation
National Parkinson Foundation
Supports Parkinson's-related research, patient care, education, training and outreach.
1501 N.W. Ninth Avenue
Bob Hope Road
Miami, FL 33136
Eligibility: Persons living with Parkinson's disease and their loved ones
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association
Serving the needs of individuals and families affected by spasmodic dysphonia through supportive services. .
300 Park Boulevard
Suite 301
Itasca, IL 60143
Eligibility: Individuals with spasmodic dysphonia and their families
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
National Stroke Association
National Stroke Association
The leading national resource on stroke and the driving force behind efforts to improve stroke prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.
9707 East Easter Lane
Building B
Centennial, CO 80112
Eligibility: People at risk, patients and their health care providers, stroke survivors, their families and caregivers
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association
National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association, Inc.
Dedicated to providing information, support and referral services to individuals and families affected by Tay-Sachs, Canavan, GM-1, and Sandhoff diseases; as well as to the treatment, cure and prevention of these diseases.
2001 Beacon Street
Suite 204
Boston, MA 2135
Eligibility: Parents of children or adults with Tay-Sachs, Canavan, GM-1, or Sandhoff disease; and people who have questions about genetic carrier screening tests for these diseases.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association of Delaware Valley
Education
NTSAD-DV pursues speaking engagements to address adult and adolescent audiences as well as health care providers. Display and distribution of information materials is also a major part of our education program, and participation in health fairs, college campus events, synagogue and Federation activities, etc. is a priority.
720 Greenwood Avenue
Suite 300
Jenkintown, PA 19046
National Tourette Syndrome Association
National Tourette Syndrome Association
Develops and disseminates educational material to individuals, professionals and agencies in the fields of health care, education and government. Coordinates support services to help individuals and their families cope with Tourette Syndrome. Funds research that will ultimately find the cause of and cure for TS and, at the same time, lead to improved medications and treatments.
42-40 Bell Boulevard
Suite 205
Bayside, NY 11361
Eligibility: Individuals affected by or interested in Tourette Syndrome
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Parkinson Partners of Northwest PA
Parkinson Partners of Northwest PA
Providing education, support and outreach to the Parkinson's community. They provide a number of support groups (for patients, caregivers, newly diagnosed etc), educational opportunities, literature, speakers, fundraisers, a PD-specific Wellness Program with Gannon University OT/PT Departments, a monthly newsletter and much more for those dealing with PD.
PO Box 10547
Erie, PA 16514
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm Call for more information.
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Raises funding for research on Parkinson's Disease; provides education and information about the disease; and advocates on behalf of, and in collaboration with, people with Parkinson's, their families and caregivers.
1359 Broadway
Suite 1509
New York, NY 10018
Eligibility: Individuals living with Parkinson's disease and their families
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm
Pennsylvania Branch of International Dyslexia Association
Pennsylvania Branch of International Dyslexia Association
Helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. Provides information and referral services, professional development, advocacy and research on learning disabilities.
1062 East Lancaster Avenue
Suite 15A
Rosemont, PA 19010
Hours: Weekdays, 9am to 2pm
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Chronic Disease
Coordinates all chronic disease programs sponsored and facilitated in partnership with other agencies; acts as a team leader for Injury Prevention, Tobacco, Oral Health, Asthma, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, as well as Cardiovascular programs. Chronic disease team nurses provide information to the public by presenting educational programs and are available for individual consultation.
30 Kline Plaza
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Eligibility: Anyone
Philadelphia Department of Public Health - Health Care Centers
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Provides free educational outreach presentations, one-on-one education in the home, screening, medical management, environmental investigations and hazard reduction.
1101 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Philadelphia Department of Public Health - Health Care Centers
AIDS Activities Coordinating Office (AACO)
Administers federal, state and city-funded HIV/AIDS programs in Philadelphia through collaborative service contracts with community-based organizations. It also conducts HIV/AIDS education and training for professional, civic and community groups.
1101 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Planned Parenthood of Western PA
Planned Parenthood of W. PA - Women's Health Centers
Provides health care for women as well as educational services
817 Franklin Street
Johnstown, PA 15901
Hours: Monday and Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, 11:30am to 6:30pm
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA)
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA)
An organization of families and professionals working together to promote and fund research, provide education and offer support to enhance the quality of life of those affected by Prader-Willi syndrome.
8588 Potter Park Drive
Suite 500
Sarasota, FL 34238
Eligibility: Individuals and families affected by Prader-Willi syndrome
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Project Inform/National HIV Treatment Infoline
HIV Health Infoline
Empathetic HIV treatment and care information to people living with HIV. Many of the operators have lived with HIV themselves for 10 or more years, so they can help people living with HIV sort through issues that most face at some time in their lives. The InfoLine is a call-back service only. Messages must be left and will be returned.
273 Ninth St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Project Inform/National HIV Treatment Infoline
Hepatitis C Helpline (Help 4 Hep)
Peer-managed toll-free helpline for people affected by Hepatitis C. Counselors provide information, support, and care linkage services to help callers navigate the complexities of screening, diagnosis, health management and treatment. Spanish speakers are available by appointment.
273 Ninth St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Retinoblastoma International
Retinoblastoma International
Supporting education, clinical care, research, early diagnosis and awareness of retinoblastoma.
18030 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Eligibility: Individuals with retinoblastoma, their families and health care providers
Hours: .
Sacred Heart Health Care System
Sacred Heart Hospital
Catholic medical center offers a wide range of services including emergency services, cancer care, weight loss surgery, imaging services, and wound care. Specialized programs include two behavioral health inpatient units, the Adult Psychiatric Unit for adults, age 18-54, and the Older Adult Behavioral Medicine Center for adults, age 55 and over. The hospital also offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services for adults recovering from illness, injury or surgical amputation.
421 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18102
Eligibility: Anyone
Hours: General hours: Monday through Sunday, 11:00am to 8:00pm; Medical care available 24/7
Scoliosis Association
Scoliosis Association
A support and information organization open to all. Provides information about treating scoliosis, helps fund research on spine problems and helps those diagnosed with the disease connect with others through support groups, conferences and publications.
PO Box 811705
Boca Raton, FL 33481
Eligibility: Anyone diagnosed with or interested in learning more about scoliosis
Hours: Monday through Friday, 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America
SCDAA and its member organizations engage in research, build awareness of sickle cell disease (SCD) and related conditions, provide services such as genetic testing and counseling and offer psychosocial support for individuals and families impacted by SCD. SCDAA is National Coordinating and Evaluation Center (NCEC) for the Sickle Cell Disease and Newborn Screening Program. SCDAA also sponsors scholarships for people affected by SCD or who are interested in a career in SCD treatment and research.
231 East Baltimore Street
Suite 800
Baltimore, MD 21202
Eligibility: Individuals, families and communities affected by sickle cell disease and related conditions.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation
Dedicated to providing the most up-to-date information about Sjogren's syndrome to patients and healthcare providers.
6707 Democracy Boulevard
Suite 325
Bethesda, MD 20817
Eligibility: Individuals with Sjogren's syndrome, their families and the healthcare community
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Spina Bifida Association of Western PA
Spina Bifida Association of Western PA
BluePrints offers children with spina bifida and other related disabilities the opportunity to develop social, motor, sensory and cognitive skills by interacting with peers in a fun and stimulating environment in a play group for children ages two - five years. The program is provides a place where parents and children can interact in a play/support group setting under the careful supervision of a professional. The Gatehouse Program provides a structured, safe and supportive environment for individuals to successfully make the transition into adult life. Following high school graduation, young adults live at the Gatehouse while receiving vocational, educational, life skills and wellness training. The summer developmental camping program provides a traditional camp experience for individuals with spina bifida and related disabilities. The program combines traditional camp fun with skill development in a barrier-free atmosphere regardless of disability. The STRIVE (Skills Training and Rehabilitation for Individual Vocational Enhancement) Program assists individuals with spina bifida and other related disabilities in developing the coping and problem solving skills that will allow them to acquire and maintain employment. Serving individuals in the northern region of Allegheny County, the program provides participants with the training needed to understand their physical and cognitive strengths and weaknesses. It teaches them to develop realistic and appropriate career goals and to have an understanding of how to develop compensatory strategies in employment and community-based settings. The skills learned through STRIVE enable individuals to be more independent in career exploration, job seeking and maintaining competitive employment. The Family School Partnership emphasizes collaboration between parents and families to successfully educate the child with spina bifida. Equips parents with the information they need to advocate for the diverse needs of their child. The program serves families and school district personnel from preschool through graduation. The Adult Community Services Program supports individuals who have completed the Gatehouse program and individuals with spina bifida or other related disabilities who are living out in the community. The program also helps adults with spina bifida locate housing in the community of their choice. One option in the North Hills is the Villa, a housing complex directly supported by the SBAWP. Villa residents receive staff support in managing their own apartments while they continue to work on their educational and vocational goals. The SBAWP Wellness Program was designed specifically to support young adults with spina bifida and other related disabilities with a proactive and holistic service aimed at maintaining their health and wellness. Through coordinated and preventative care, SBAWP Wellness Coordinators help individuals manage the cognitive, physical and emotional aspects of their disability within the health care system. They work collaboratively with individuals, health care professionals, family members, caregivers and service providers on a weekly basis to ensure an exceptional level of care.
3000 Stonewood Drive, Suite 100
Wexford, PA 15090
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
St Luke's University Health Network
AIDS Services Center of St Luke's Hospital
ASC is funded by grants from HRSA (Ryan White), and subcontracts for grant funds via AIDSNET. There are two locations for HIV prevention/education, confidential/anonymous HIV testing, comprehensive clinical care (integrated behavioral health; integrated dietitian counseling), and medical case management for HIV-positive patients. We offer PrEP as a preventative for HIV-negative patients. New patient and client intakes are by appointment only. No walk-ins. Must bring documentation of HIV-positive status. HIV/AIDS Prevention/education services are provided for residents of Northampton, Carbon and Monroe County. Location Two clinic locations: 1. ASC-Bethlehem: 511 East Third St. Suite 202, Bethlehem,PA 18017 484-526-2062 2. ASC-Easton: 100 North Third St. Second Floor Easton, PA 18042 484-503-8010
100 North 3rd Street
Second Floor
Easton, PA 18045
Eligibility: People Living with HIV/AIDS (HIV-positive patients only)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
St. Clair Hospital
St. Clair Hospital - Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Support Group
Family and Friends of persons affected by Alzheimer's. Support groups generally meet the first Tuesday of each month. Please call in advance for information.
1000 Bower Hill Rd
Hospital Support Group
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Komen for the Cure disseminates information on breast cancer prevention and treatment, implements community health programs to ensure care for underserved women and raises funds for breast cancer research through events like the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Series. Philadelphia Affiliate The Sheridan Building 125 South Ninth Street, Suite 202 Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-238-8900 215-238-1419 Fax info@komenphiladelphia.org
5005 LBJ Freeway
Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75244
Eligibility: Anyone with breast health concerns, including breast cancer patients and their families
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 7:00pm; Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
TeenAIDS - PeerCorps
TeenAIDS - PeerCorps
Committed to saving young teenage lives by providing the best and most extensive website on the internet to educate young people and curb the spread of HIV.
111 Ross Street
Fitchburg, MA 1420
Eligibility: Teens desiring information about HIV/AIDS
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
The Center for Cancer Wellness
Lending Library - Candy's Place
Books and materials are available for patients and their loved ones to borrow to better understand their disease and treatment options.
190 Welles Street
Suite 120
Forty Fort, PA 18704
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:00am to 4:30pm Friday: 9:00am to 1:00pm
TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
Improving the lives of people suffering with trichotillomania (hair pulling), skin picking and related body-focused repetitive disorders.
7016 Soquel Avenue
Suite A
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Eligibility: Individuals with trichotillomania and related behaviors
Hours: Monday through Friday, 12:00pm to 3:00pm
To Our Children's Future with Health
To Our Children's Future with Health - Safe Haven
Provides HIV related services targeted to teens 13-18 in the areas of counseling, basic information, and referrals. Also provides a structured program using the "Be Proud! Be Responsible!" HIV prevention curriculum.
4035 Powelton Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Turner Syndrome Foundation
Turner Syndrome Foundation
Provides education information and support to the Turner Syndrome Community.
1 Bethany Road
Building 1, Suite 5
Hazlet, NJ 7730
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Turner Syndrome Society of the United States
Turner Syndrome Society of the United States
Support for persons touched by Turner syndrome. Turner Syndrome is caused by complete or partial absence of the second sex chromosome.
11250 West Road
Suite G
Houston, TX 77065
Eligibility: Girls and women diagnosed with Turner's Syndrome
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Uniontown Hospital
Uniontown Hospital - Stroke Survivor/Caregiver Support Group
Free support group for stroke survivors and caregivers. Provides monthly programs of interest to stroke survivors and their caregivers as well as an opportunity for support and socialization.
500 West Berkeley Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
United Ostomy Associations of America
United Ostomy Associations of America
A national network for bowel and urinary diversion support groups in the United States.
PO Box 525
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Eligibility: Individual with intestinal or urinary diversions and their caregivers
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, 9:00am to 2:00pm
United States Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting public health surveillance, research and education/awareness activities in the United States. It tracks the incidence of communicable diseases and provides health information to consumers, healthcare professionals, organizations and researchers on a range of issues, including diseases and health conditions, emergency preparedness/response, environmental health, workplace safety and health, traveler's health, wellness promotion, injury prevention and safety.
1600 Clifton Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30333
Eligibility: Anyone interested in protecting their health
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 6:00pm
UPMC Susquehanna
UPMC Susquehanna - Diabetes Services
Help people with diabetes live active and fulfilling lives, and to understand the crucial relationship between nutrition and good health. Services include:
  • Individualized meal planning
  • Medication counseling
  • Exercise recommendations
  • Education and instruction on: home glucose monitoring; preventing eye, kidney, and foot complications; recognizing and treating low blood sugar reactions; nutrition for obesity and related disorders; diabetes and pregnancy; and lifestyle changes
  • Nutrition counseling with a registered dietician
  • Medical nutrition therapy with a registered dietician
1100 Grampian Boulevard
Williamsport, PA 17701
Urology Care Foundation
Urology Care Foundation
Information and research on diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs.
1000 Corporate Boulevard
Linthicum, MD 21090
Eligibility: Anyone diagnosed with or interested in urologic diseases
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Ursuline Support Services
Ursuline Support Services - Stroke Survivor Connection
Engages in physical and mental activities and counseling to support patients and their families recuperating from stroke.
2717 Murray Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Eligibility: Allegheny County resident, age/geographic/residency restrictions may apply depending on services needed/requested
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Vasculitis Center
Vasculitis Center
Provides patients and family members with practical information and coping strategies to live successfully with vasculitis.
5889 Forbes Avenue
Suite 220
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Hours: Weekdays, 8am to 4:30pm
Vision Services of Washington-Greene
Vision Services of Washington-Greene - Specialized Services
Transportation and escort services to doctor appointments and shopping. Offers life skills education and support group programs. Provides information and referral for visually impaired and the general public, educational services on prevention of blindness, and visual screening for preschool children and adults.
566 East Maiden Street
Washington , PA 15301
Eligibility: For visually impaired and income eligibility residents of Washington and Greene counties.
Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm, weekdays
Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project is a charitable organization that assists physically or mentally injured veterans through advocacy, events, resources and programs. Programs include:Combat Stress Recovery Program, Project Odyssey, Restore Warriors, The Independence Program and the Long-Term Support Trust, Physical Health & Wellness programs, Soldier Ride, TRACK, Transition Training Academy, Warriors to Work, Alumni program, Family Support program, Benefits Service, International Support, WWP Packs, Peer Support, Policy and Government Affairs, Resource Center. Vist website for detailed information on these programs.
4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Eligibility: Wounded Warrior Project serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families.
Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project, Pittsburgh
Wounded Warrior Project is a charitable organization that assists physically or mentally injured veterans through advocacy, events, resources and programs. Programs include:
  • Combat Stress Recovery Program,
  • Project Odyssey,
  • Restore Warriors,
  • The Independence Program and the Long-Term Support Trust,
  • Physical Health & Wellness programs,
  • Soldier Ride,
  • TRACK,
  • Transition Training Academy,
  • Warriors to Work,
  • Alumni program,
  • Family Support program,
  • Benefits Service,
  • International Support,
  • WWP Packs,
  • Peer Support,
  • Policy and Government Affairs,
  • Resource Center.
Vist website for detailed information on these programs.
301 Grant Street
Suite 900
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Eligibility: Wounded Warrior Project serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families.
YMCA of Greater Erie
YMCA of Greater Erie - Eastside Family Branch - Chronic Disease Prevention
Through our new Healthy Living Center located within the Eastside Family Y, offer classes and programs for those dealing with chronic disease, fall prevention, blood pressure self-monitoring, and Alzheimer's support. Diabetes Prevention Program, a 10-month evidence-based behavior change program aimed at reducing your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Program led in a small group setting facilitated by a certified coach. As a participant in the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program, you will take 26 classes over the course of a year surrounded by a group of supportive people with common goals who care about your well-being. Participants also receive a 6-month membership to the Y. Blood Pressure Self -Monitoring - One in three American adults has high blood pressure, which puts them at risk for stroke and heart disease, two of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring program offers personalized support as participants develop the habit of monitoring their blood pressure. Research shows that the process of recording blood pressure at least twice a month over a period of four months can lower blood pressure in many people with high blood pressure. Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring is one part of Y-USA's suite of evidence-based chronic disease prevention programs. Moving for Better Balance - In the United States, falls related injuries are major public health concerns for individuals over 65 as well as those living with chronic conditions such as heart disease. Moving for Better Balance is a 12-week evidence-based group exercise program, based on the principles of Tai Chi, is led by a qualified instructor and teaches eight movements modified especially for falls prevention. The program works to improve balance, muscle strength, flexibility and mobility to enhance overall physical health, which leads to better functioning in daily activities. The program works to improve balance, muscle strength, flexibility and mobility to enhance overall physical health, which leads to better functioning in daily activities. Participation in the program may also result in better mental health, reduced stress, improved memory and cognition, and increased self-esteem. Alzheimer's Support Flex & Reflect - small group program aims to keep patients and their caregivers socially engaged, cognitively challenged, and physically active. The program incorporates games, art, puzzles, fellowship and activities to increase blood flow to the heart and brain. These activities can preserve memory and slow progress of the disease.
31 West 10th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Eligibility: Call for more information.
Hours: Call for more information.
York Area Down Syndrome Association
York Area Down syndrome Association
The York Area Down Syndrome Association provides education, support, and resources to individuals with Down syndrome, their families, professionals, and the community, while building public awareness and acceptance of the abilities of individuals with Down syndrome. We are a parent run organization and have no paid employees. We meet on a monthly basis. Informative guest speakers are offered periodically. In addition we have other monthly activities. Please see our calendar for upcoming events!
Visit the website for meeting location
York, PA 17404
Eligibility: Open to anyone
Hours: 3rd Friday, 6:00pm to 8:30pm
AJO Forever Foundation
AJO Forever Foundation
Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Allegheny County DHS - Office of Intellectual Disability Outreach and Education
Allegheny County Health Department
Allegheny County Health Department - Chronic Disease Prevention Program
Allergy and Asthma Network
Allergy and Asthma Network
Allies for Health + Wellbeing
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force
ALS Association
ALS Association - Philadelphia
ALS Association
ALS Association - Western PA
Alzheimer's Association - Delaware Valley Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Berks County Branch Office
Alzheimer's Association - Delaware Valley Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Lehigh Valley Branch Office
Alzheimer's Association - Delaware Valley Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Montgomery County Branch Office
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, State College
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, Wilkes-Barre
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pittsburgh Chapter
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter - Support Groups
American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Information and Referral Services - Berks
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Lancaster
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Lehigh Valley
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Information Center (NCIC) - American Cancer Society - Northeastern Pennsylvania Regi
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Venango/Forest Unit
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Warren Unit
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Washington Unit
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society Carbon-Tamaqua
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Office Locator
American Cancer Society - Southeast Region - Pennsylvania
American Cancer Society - Cancer Information & Support
American Childhood Cancer Organization
American Childhood Cancer Organization - Educational and Emotional Support Materials
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
American Diabetes Association
American Diabetes Association Pittsburgh
American Heart Association
American Heart Association - Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania
American Heart Association
American Heart Association / Great Rivers Affiliate - Pittsburgh Region
American Heart Association
American Heart Association - Lehigh Valley and NEPA
American Heart Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania
American Heart Association of Southeastern PA
American Kidney Fund
American Kidney Fund
American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
American Lung Association in PA - Northeast Regional Office
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Parkinson Disease Association - Pittsburgh
American SIDS Institute
American SIDS Institute
Americans With Disabilities Act ADA Information Line
ADA Information Line
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation, Inc.
Arc of Chester County
Arc of Chester County - Autism Training and Support
Arthritis Foundation, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
Arthritis Foundation
ASIAC
ASIAC - HIV/AIDS Services
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Autism Connection of PA (ABOARD)
Autism Connection of PA
Beaver County Cancer and Heart Association
Beaver County Cancer and Heart Association
Blair County Respiratory Disease Society
Blair County Respiratory Disease Society Respiratory Disease Information
Boro Women & Family Services
Boro Women & Family Services - Preventative Support & Education
Brain Injury Association of America
Brain Injury Association of America
Breathe Pennsylvania
Breathe Pennsylvania
Center for Advancement in Cancer Education
Center for Advancement in Cancer Education
Chester County Health Department
Chester County Health Department - Communicable Disease Control
Chester County Hospital
Chester County Hospital - Women's Health Services
Chester County Hospital
Chester County Hospital - Women's Health Services - Jenners Village
Chester County Hospital
Chester County Hospital - Women's Health Services - New Garden Medical Building
Children's Craniofacial Association
Children's Craniofacial Association
Children's Tumor Foundation
Children's Tumor Foundation
CHOICE - Concern for Health Options, Information Care and Education
Concern for Health Options, Information Care and Education - Education Programs
Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging
Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging - Main Office - Alzheimer's Education
Community Liver Alliance
Community Liver Alliance
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation - Information and Referral
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Northeastern PA Chapter
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - W. PA Chapter
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - W. PA Chapter
DebRA of America
DebRA of America
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Down Syndrome Group of Erie County
Down Syndrome Group of Erie County - Family Support
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
Eastern Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Center
Eastern Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Center
Endometriosis Association
Information Line
Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley Epilepsy Support Group
Erie County Medical Society
Erie County Medical Society
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF)
Education
Hepatitis Foundation International
Hepatitis Foundation International
Indiana Regional Medical Center
Indiana Regional Medical Center - Brain Injury Support Group
International Dyslexia Association
International Dyslexia Association
Internet
Asbestos.com
Internet
caring.com
Jean B. Purvis Community Health Center
Community Health Center - Diabetic Counseling and Education
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Helwig Health and Diabetes Center
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Western PA & WV Chapter
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Eastern PA Chapter
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Eastern PA Chapter
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Eastern PA Chapter
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Lehigh Valley
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Patient Aid
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Patient Aid
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Western PA and West Virginia
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Financial Assistance
Lifesteps
Lifesteps, Inc. - Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group
Lupus Foundation of America, Inc
Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania - Northeast Branch
Maternal and Family Health Services Inc
Healthy Woman Cancer Screening Program - Berks
Mesothelioma Guide
Mesothelioma Guide
Monongahela Valley Hospital
Monongahela Valley Hospital - Stroke Support Group
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Muscular Dystrophy Association - Wexford
Muscular Dystrophy Association - Northeast PA
Muscular Dystrophy Association - Northeast PA
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders - Anorexia-Bulimia Association Hot
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Down Syndrome Congress
National Down Syndrome Congress
National Down Syndrome Society
National Down Syndrome Society
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA)
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness - Celiac Central
National Gaucher Foundation
National Gaucher Foundation
National Headache Foundation
National Headache Foundation
National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
National Kidney Foundation - Delaware Valley
National Kidney Foundation
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
National Parkinson Foundation
National Parkinson Foundation
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association
National Stroke Association
National Stroke Association
National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association
National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association, Inc.
National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association of Delaware Valley
Education
National Tourette Syndrome Association
National Tourette Syndrome Association
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Pennsylvania Branch of International Dyslexia Association
Pennsylvania Branch of International Dyslexia Association
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Chronic Disease
Philadelphia Department of Public Health - Health Care Centers
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Planned Parenthood of Western PA
Planned Parenthood of W. PA - Women's Health Centers
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA)
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA)
Project Inform/National HIV Treatment Infoline
HIV Health Infoline
Retinoblastoma International
Retinoblastoma International
Sacred Heart Health Care System
Sacred Heart Hospital
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation
Spina Bifida Association of Western PA
Spina Bifida Association of Western PA
St Luke's University Health Network
AIDS Services Center of St Luke's Hospital
St. Clair Hospital
St. Clair Hospital - Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Support Group
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
TeenAIDS - PeerCorps
TeenAIDS - PeerCorps
The Center for Cancer Wellness
Lending Library - Candy's Place
TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
To Our Children's Future with Health
To Our Children's Future with Health - Safe Haven
Turner Syndrome Foundation
Turner Syndrome Foundation
Turner Syndrome Society of the United States
Turner Syndrome Society of the United States
Uniontown Hospital
Uniontown Hospital - Stroke Survivor/Caregiver Support Group
United States Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
UPMC Susquehanna
UPMC Susquehanna - Diabetes Services
Urology Care Foundation
Urology Care Foundation
Ursuline Support Services
Ursuline Support Services - Stroke Survivor Connection
Vasculitis Center
Vasculitis Center
Vision Services of Washington-Greene
Vision Services of Washington-Greene - Specialized Services
Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project, Pittsburgh
YMCA of Greater Erie
YMCA of Greater Erie - Eastside Family Branch - Chronic Disease Prevention
York Area Down Syndrome Association
York Area Down syndrome Association
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