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Crisis Services

ASERT does not offer crisis services through our Resource Center. If you or someone you love is experiencing mental health distress or thoughts of suicide please call or text 988 for support.

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Guardianship in PA


These guides may provide useful general information to help you in advocating for yourself or someone else with a disability. These guides are not a substitute for individualized, fact-specific legal advice. These guides may also be helpful for providers of services to people with disabilities.

Outline of the state PennsylvaniaThis website includes self-advocacy guides on the following topics:

    • Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
    • Access to Public and Private Commercial Facilities
    • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Eligibility
    • Assistive Technology
    • Census 2020
    • Deaf and Hard of Hearing People
    • Education
    • Employment
    • Estate Planning/Substitute Decision-Making/Guardianship
    • Healthcare
    • Housing
    • Incarceration
    • Infants and Toddlers who are Newly Diagnosed with a Disability
    • Intellectual Disabilities & Autism
    • Medical Assistance (Medicaid)
    • Mental Health
    • Parking
    • Representative Payee
    • Service Animals
    • Social Security/SSI
    • Tickets to Events
    • Transition to Adulthood
    • Transportation
    • Voting
    • Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA)

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