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If you or someone you love is experiencing mental health distress or thoughts of suicide please call or text 988 for support.
This resource is a collection of information about guardianship and things to consider when determining the type of guardianship to pursue, the warning signs of abuse of power of attorney or guardianship, Supported Decision Making and how it can be used, and definitions of common legal terms you may encounter when discussing legal guardianship, power of attorney, or other legal proceedings.Read more
This resource developed by ASERT gives examples of topics for guest speakers to talk about at autism support groups with members that are 17 and older.Read more
People with autism may get scared or confused in an emergency. It can help first responders to know about a person with autism when they are responding to an emergency in the home so that they may help them. Some counties in PA collect information about which households have people with special health needs. If there is an emergency, the county will share this information with first responders. Each county is different, please contact your county’s Office of Emergency Management to learn about your county. You can additionally reach out to your local police department to ensure they are aware.Read more
Millions of Americans manage money or property for a loved one who’s unable to pay bills or make financial decisions. To help financial caregivers, they’ve released easy-to-understand guides.Read more
A resource available to individuals, families, and small businesses to learn about their health insurance coverage options.Read more
Pennsylvania has a variety of housing programs and services that can help older adults and people with disabilities, individuals and families with low incomes, or those who are at-risk of, or experiencing, homelessness. This information listed on the handout will help connect individuals, families, and providers with someone at the local level that can directly assist with housing needs.Read more