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Allegheny Intermediate Unit
Local Task Force for the Right to Education in Allegheny County
Provides a parent assistance line to help parents of children with special needs get information concerning special education issues. Will put together a team to monitor a particular classroom(s) in a school building when a request is made by a parent or task force member. Provides information to the Bureau of Special Education for auditing purposes.
475 East Waterfront Drive
Homestead, PA 15120
Eligibility: Membership is open to parents, professionals, educators, and agency representatives.
Hours: Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month except July and August from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Arc of Chester County
Advocacy
Provides advocacy services that help families and self-advocates understand and navigate the mental health/intellectual and developmental disability service systems. The Arc's education advocacy services help parents, guardians, and students develop a plan of action for obtaining a free and appropriate education and helping students make meaningful progress on their educational goals. Provides an information line for families to call and ask questions.
900 Lawrence Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
Eligibility: Individuals and families of individuals with intellectual disabilities or autism. Must be a Chester County resident.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Evening appointments are available.
Arc of Chester County
Special Education Advocacy
Offers advocacy services to help families and self-advocates understand and navigate the mental health/intellectual and developmental disability service systems.
900 Lawrence Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
Eligibility: All children and students from birth to 21 who are eligible or suspected of being eligible for specialized education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Improvement Act IDEIA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, or the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA can access The Arc of Chester Countys education advocacy services. Must be Chester County resident.
Hours: Administrative hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Evening appointments are available.
Arc of Erie County
Arc of Erie County
Provides advocacy and support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Provides free educational advocacy, monitor relevant legislation and support programs that highlight current research.
1062 Brown Avenue
Suite 400
Erie, PA 16502
Eligibility: Call or visit the website for more information.
Hours: By Appointment
ARC of Indiana County
The Arc of Indiana County - Advocacy for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
Provides advocacy and assistance for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in educational and community systems of service.
120 North Fifth Street
Suite 2
Indiana, PA 15701
Eligibility: Serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and providers of resources in both Indiana and Armstrong Counties.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
CATCH
Consultation & Education Services
Provides outreach services to children and their families with emphasis on individualized plans than are bio-psych-socially appropriate and culturally competent. The program design ensures that a child at risk for behavioral health issues gain access to necessary community based agencies. In addition to service acquisition, the program facilitates workshops for parents/caregivers and educators. The focal point of these workshops is to educate school staff and families about the child's system of care, resource development and behavior management.
1227 South 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Children First
Early Care and Education (ECE)
Children First works with advocates, child care practitioners, families and legislators to expand access and improve the quality of early care and education (ECE) resources.

PCCY's child care team staffs the Southeastern Pennsylvania Early Childhood Coalition, prepares advocacy materials and position papers on pertinent child care issues and advocates to increase investments in ECE programs. Please contact PCCY's child care staff to learn more about what you can do to support high quality ECE for Pennsylvania's kids.
990 Spring Garden Street
Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Eligibility: Not applicable.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Delaware County Advocacy & Resource Organization
Education Advocacy Program
Services provide information & referral, educational advocacy services, and systems advocacy services for children with developmental disabilities and their families. Assist families in accessing supports & services for their child with a developmental or intellectual disability, including early intervention services, free and appropriate special education services, and issues involving health care, in-home supports, benefits and adaptive equipment.
740 South Chester Road
Suite G
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Eligibility: Children with a diagnosed intellectual or developmental disability. Must be a Delaware County resident.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Delaware County Office of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (OIDD)
Administrative Entity (AE) and Supports Coordination Organization (SCO)
Monitors all service providers and Supports Coordination Organizations serving residents of Delaware County to ensure Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) guidelines compliance. Services include intake and eligibility determination, provider relations, service authorization, systems coordination, quality management, incident management, and coordination of funding sources.
20 South 69th Street
4th Floor
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Eligibility: Residents of Delaware County who are diagnosed with an intellectual disability
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Education Law Center
Pittsburgh Office
Provides advocacy and professional support to ensure that public education is a reality for Pennsylvania's most vulnerable children.
429 4th Avenue
Suite 702
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Eligibility: All students from birth to age 21 with public education issues
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 2:00pm
Local Task Force on the Right to Education in Allegheny County
School System Advocacy
Serves as a resource for children with all disabilities and their families in the 42 school districts in Allegheny County
Allegheny Intermediate Unit
475 East Waterfront Drive
Homestead, PA 15120
Eligibility: Open to parents, professionals, educators, and agency representatives that serve public school students in Allegheny County public schools with the exception of the City of Pittsburgh, which has its own task force.
Hours: Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month except July and August at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit offices at the Waterfront in Homestead from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18
Special Education Services
All of the public schools of Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18 (LIU), 368 Tioga Ave,. Kingston, Pennsylvania provides special
education and related service to resident children with disabilities who are ages three through twenty-one. Services ensure that children with disabilities are educated to the maximum extent appropriate in the regular education environment, and that the instruction they receive conforms as much as possible to the instruction that non-disabled students receive.
368 Tioga Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704
Eligibility: Children qualify for special education and related
services if they have one or more of the following disabilities and, as a result, need such services: (1) intellectual disabilities
(formerly mental retardation); (2) hearing impairments, including deafness; (3) speech or language impairments; (4) visual
impairments, including blindness; (5) serious emotional disturbance; (6) orthopedic impairments, or physical disabilities; (7)
autism, including pervasive developmental disorders; (8) traumatic brain injury, or neurological impairment; (9) other health
impairment; (10) specific learning disabilities.
Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV
School System Advocacy
Works with schools, students, and families to provide customized solutions for students' individual learning needs.
453 Maple Street
Grove City, PA 16127
Eligibility: Residents of: Butler, Lawrence, and Mercer counties.
Hours: Irregular - call for details
Office for Dispute Resolution
Special Education Consult Line
Provides information for families and advocates of children with disabilities about school related concerns, special education regulations, procedural safeguards, and general disability questions.
6340 Flank Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Eligibility: Any student aged 5-21 years who is identified as school-aged and exceptional or thought to be exceptional and is eligible for services and educational programs under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Hours: Call for information
Parent to Parent Connections, Inc.
Educational Advocacy
Offers advocacy and support for parents who are working with school officials to obtain the necessary accomodations for their children via IEPs or behavioral plans.
400 Line Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
PEAL Center
PEAL Center (Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership)
Provides free training, information, and technical assistance to help parents throughout Pennsylvania become more effective advocates for their children. Services include: information about the special education and healthcare systems, workshops and conferences on disability issues, and one to one technical assistance. The Parent and Training Information Center for the State of Pennsylvania.
2325 East Carson Street
Suite 100A
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Eligibility: Individuals with disabilities, their families and friends; organizations that work with people with disabilities.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Pittsburgh Public Schools
School System Advocacy
Provides a parent assistance line to help parents of children with special needs get information concerning special education issues. Works collaboratively with administrators from the Pittsburgh Public Schools and with community agencies to improve, strengthen, and expand educational services for students with disabilities in the Pittsburgh Public Schools.
2140 Saw Mill Run Blvd
Overbrook Administration Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
Eligibility: Membership is open to parents, professionals, educators, and agency representatives. All parents and guardians of students with disabilities in the Pittsburgh Public Schools are invited to attend the monthly meetings or to become a member.
Hours: Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every school month except December.
Public Interest Law Center - Philadelphia
Disability Rights
Provides advocacy services for persons with disabilities. Provides free legal services in cases of disability employment discrimination and special education and disability rights.
1500 John F Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 802
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Eligibility: Residents of Philadelphia with disabilities. Call for more information.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Spina Bifida Association of Western Pennsylvania
Family School Partnership
Works to enhance educational outcomes for students with disabilities, especially spina bifida and related neurological impairments, by increasing families’ abilities to work as equal partners with school personnel.
3000 Stonewood Drive
Suite 100
Wexford, PA 15090
Eligibility: Parents of children with spina bifida and related disabilities, and school system staff who work with them.
Hours:
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
The ARC of Adams County
Advocate Center
Offers the following servies:
- protection and advocacy services
- attending your child IEP meeting
- offering support materials
- offering resources on educational law
- updates on current legislation
- guidance on respite care for assisted living
- resources on employement and transportation programs
- training workshops on a variety of subjects
25 Franklin Street
St. Paul's Lutheran Church - basement
Biglerville, PA 17307
Eligibility: Any form of developmental specific learning disability; autism, down syndrome, cerebal palasy, or other health impairments
Hours: By appointment. Please call 717-818-2945 to schedule a meeting.
The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties
The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties
Champions a life of inclusion, opportunity, and equity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through advocacy, education, and support.

2289 Avenue A
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Eligibility: Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
United Way of Venango County
Cranberry School District
Helping the students and teachers, to make sure no student falls behind. Staff will help to facilitate the virtual curriculum from each child’s school district. These tasks will include; helping children get online each morning and keep them motivated and engaged virtually; troubleshooting throughout the day and checking that they are completing assignments; facilitating connections with their teachers during their office hours and other instructional supports, and being attentive to their social and emotional needs.
145 Steffee Blvd.
Next Step Therapy
Seneca, PA 16346
Eligibility: Students and parents that are struggling with remote learning.
Hours: 9:00am to 2:00pm
United Way of Venango County
Emlenton Area
Helping the students and teachers, to make sure no student falls behind. Staff will help to facilitate the virtual curriculum from each child’s school district. These tasks will include; helping children get online each morning and keep them motivated and engaged virtually; troubleshooting throughout the day and checking that they are completing assignments; facilitating connections with their teachers during their office hours and other instructional supports, and being attentive to their social and emotional needs.
513 Hill Street
Boys & Girls Club
Emlenton, PA 16373
Eligibility: Students and parents that are struggling with remote learning.
Hours: 9:00am to 2:00pm
United Way of Venango County
Franklin School District
Helping the students and teachers, to make sure no student falls behind. Staff will help to facilitate the virtual curriculum from each child’s school district. These tasks will include; helping children get online each morning and keep them motivated and engaged virtually; troubleshooting throughout the day and checking that they are completing assignments; facilitating connections with their teachers during their office hours and other instructional supports, and being attentive to their social and emotional needs.
1250 Elk Street
Franklin, PA 16323
Eligibility: Students and parents that are struggling with remote learning.
Hours: 9:00am to 2:00pm
United Way of Venango County
Oil City School District
Helping the students and teachers, to make sure no student falls behind. Staff will help to facilitate the virtual curriculum from each child’s school district. These tasks will include; helping children get online each morning and keep them motivated and engaged virtually; troubleshooting throughout the day and checking that they are completing assignments; facilitating connections with their teachers during their office hours and other instructional supports, and being attentive to their social and emotional needs.
1 Graff Street
Youth Alternatives
Oil City, PA 16301
Eligibility: Students and parents that are struggling with remote learning.
Hours: 9:00am to 2:00pm
United Way of Venango County
Valley Grove School District
Helping the students and teachers, to make sure no student falls behind. Staff will help to facilitate the virtual curriculum from each child’s school district. These tasks will include; helping children get online each morning and keep them motivated and engaged virtually; troubleshooting throughout the day and checking that they are completing assignments; facilitating connections with their teachers during their office hours and other instructional supports, and being attentive to their social and emotional needs.
39 Parker Ave.
Franklin, PA 16323
Eligibility: Students and parents that are struggling with remote learning.
Hours: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Allegheny Intermediate Unit
Local Task Force for the Right to Education in Allegheny County
Arc of Chester County
Advocacy
Arc of Erie County
Arc of Erie County
ARC of Indiana County
The Arc of Indiana County - Advocacy for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
CATCH
Consultation & Education Services
Children First
Early Care and Education (ECE)
Delaware County Advocacy & Resource Organization
Education Advocacy Program
Delaware County Office of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (OIDD)
Administrative Entity (AE) and Supports Coordination Organization (SCO)
Education Law Center
Pittsburgh Office
Local Task Force on the Right to Education in Allegheny County
School System Advocacy
Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18
Special Education Services
Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV
School System Advocacy
Office for Dispute Resolution
Special Education Consult Line
Parent to Parent Connections, Inc.
Educational Advocacy
PEAL Center
PEAL Center (Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership)
Pittsburgh Public Schools
School System Advocacy
Public Interest Law Center - Philadelphia
Disability Rights
Spina Bifida Association of Western Pennsylvania
Family School Partnership
The ARC of Adams County
Advocate Center
The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties
The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties
United Way of Venango County
Cranberry School District
United Way of Venango County
Emlenton Area
United Way of Venango County
Franklin School District
United Way of Venango County
Oil City School District
United Way of Venango County
Valley Grove School District
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