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32 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

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  • Autism York: Family Social Events

    Autism York hosts a variety of autism-friendly, family social events. The goal of the Family Social Events is to build a sense of community and to offer an opportunity for connection among attendees. Events are offered FREE or low cost to individuals with autism and their immediate family. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

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  • Autism York: Teen Autism Meet-Up Group

    Hosted by Autism York, the Teen Autism Meet-Up Group meets monthly from September – November and January - May. It is open to Teens ages 13 – 17 and is designed to facilitate new friendships among teens on the autism spectrum. These events are free or low cost to teens and one parent, who is required to accompany them. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

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  • Autism York: Adult Autism Meet-Up Group

    Hosted by Autism York, the Adult Autism Meet-Up Group meets monthly from September – May. This group provides an opportunity for older teens and adults (age 18 and up) with autism to meet for support, self-advocacy, networking, conversation, and fun. These events are free or low-cost for individuals with autism and one guest. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

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  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 12 (Lincoln)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

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  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

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  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

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  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

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  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

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  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

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  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

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  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

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  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

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  • The Center for Independent Living Opportunities

    The Center for Independent Living (CIL Opportunities) is a private, non-profit, non- residential organization serving people with all types of disabilities in Adams, Franklin, and York counties of Pennsylvania. The provide free and confidential services to consumers without regard to age, race, ethnicity, gender, socio- economic status, sexual orientation/identity, religious background, or severity of disability. All services and special projects prioritize self-determination by people with disabilities and empowers them to make their own choices and decisions.

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  • The Arc of York and Adams Counties

    The Arc of York and Adams Counties is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons with intellectual disabilities and their families in York and Adams Counties. Services include summer and year round recreational programs for children and adults; adult employment training and job placement; transition-from-school-to-work aimed at preparing high school students with disabilities to enter the working world upon graduation; agency with choice services that help families and clients adapt to the general community through habilitation and respite services; and community education about intellectual disabilities and intellectual disability prevention.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

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  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

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  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

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  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

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  • Autism York

    Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community. The group exists for the sole purpose of providing support in a safe and friendly environment. Events and programs are offered at low or no cost to families and individuals living with autism spectrum disorder in York and surrounding counties.

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53 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania: Connection Support Group

    Hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Keystone Pennsylvania. The Connection Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who have been there. NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy.

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  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania: Family Support Group

    Hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Keystone Pennsylvania. This NAMI Family Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who supports a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy.

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  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

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  • Autism Pittsburgh: Fams of Steel Support Circle

    Autism Pittsburgh has partnered with the Plum Borough Community Library to host a support group for caregivers on the first Wednesday of every month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm! Light snacks and refreshments are provided, as well as child care during the meeting. Autism Pittsburgh's mission in the greater Pittsburgh area is to advocate, support, and provide comprehensive information on care, treatment, education, and habilitative services for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, as well as their families and professionals.

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • Creative Citizen Studios

    Based in Pittsburgh, Creative Citizen Studios (CCS) uses art to bring people of all abilities together. They work with adult artists with intellectual or developmental disabilities to make, exhibit, and sell their work. Their weekly art classes, workshops, and exhibit opportunities help promote our artists while connecting them with a larger community of artists.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • Band Together Pittsburgh: Autism Open Mics

    Band Together Pittsburgh hosts regular open mic sessions for those on the spectrum to create and perform music. Everyone is welcome to come and have fun, regardless of musical experience. They have mics, keyboards, guitars, amps, and percussion available. Enjoy the music and make some new friends! Band Together Pittsburgh uses music to inspire and enrich the lives of those on the autism spectrum, enabling integration with family, friends, and society as a whole.

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  • Autism Caring Center: Social Calendar

    Autism Caring Center's Social Opportunities provide a social environment that allows parents with children of various ages the opportunity to connect in a judgment-free zone while participating in social activities. Autism Caring Center is the area’s first autism resource center located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support.

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  • Open Up Pittsburgh

    Free movement classes for individuals with disabilities. Open Up's mission is to teach mindfulness tools through movement and art practices that center people living with disabilities. Their programs are open to all who identify as having a disability and those who do not. They are for everyone.

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  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

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  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

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  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

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  • Not Forgotten Home and Community Services: Community Activities

    Hosted by Not Forgotten Home and Community Services (NFHCS). They offer a variety of community activities such as art classes, fitness events, cooking groups, garden clubs, dance parties, games, karaoke and so much more! Program activities are community-oriented and designed to provide individuals with all-inclusive options. They currently have three creative locations that offer activities within all areas of the Pittsburgh region.

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  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

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  • Autism Caring Center

    Autism Caring Center is located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support. 

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  • Hope Grows: Virtual Support for Caregivers of Medically Complex Children

    Hosted by Hope Grows. This virtual support is offered for caregivers of medically complex children on the 3rd Monday of each month, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

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  • In Toto: Empowering Moms Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Empowering Moms program at in Toto consists of virtual and in-person support groups, community events and workshops to support women as new moms and throughout their parenting journey. Women from the greater Pittsburgh area and outside the region can participate without clinical or financial obligation. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

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  • In Toto: Inclusive Autism Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Inclusive Autism Program at in Toto Community Resource Center exists to engage autistic and neurodiverse people of all ages to connect and thrive. Through a welcoming, inclusive, and non-clinical approach, they provide a stable environment of support for people and groups in need of community. Join over Zoom for social and skill-based groups such as Cooking with Krystin, or Minecraft. Register to attend an in-person group like Game Day or Adult Group. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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  • Mon River Arts: The Penguin Project

    Hosted by Mon River Arts. The Penguin Project is a national organization dedicated to providing accessible theatre and performing arts opportunities. The program is open to any individual aged 10-21 with a disability. The Penguin Project is free to all participants but will have limited enrollment spots. They serve individuals from any area as long as they are willing to travel. This program would be most attractive to students in Allegheny County, Westmoreland County, and Washington County given the location. However, they welcome students from any area.

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  • Team Friends

    Team Friends is for ambulatory adults with intellectual disabilities who have graduated high school, their parents, family and their mentoring typical friends. Through a monthly activity with a learning and/or philanthropic community service component, these life skills and public service projects create a bond for those with ID. For parents, family and friends, in addition to enjoying a memorable event, time is spent discussing with one other issues facing the family unit. Informational sessions with speakers and discussion forums are also planned for the family throughout the year.

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  • Mental Health America of Southwestern Pennsylvania

    Mental Health America of Southwestern PA (MHA-SWPA) is dedicated to breaking down barriers and eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health and substance use disorders. They provide services to the community while educating thousands about taking charge of their mental health.

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  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

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  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

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  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

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  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

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  • Robert Morris University Trees Network

    The RMU Trees Network was established to create a system of interconnections for families of children or young adults with intellectual disabilities. They also host a monthly support group meeting with featured speakers.

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  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

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  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

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  • Disability Options Network

    Disability Options Network is a consumer controlled, nonprofit organization in western Pennsylvania. Their Mission is to empower people with disabilities to live as independently as they choose in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer and Westmoreland counties.

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  • Achieva: Empowered Voices Leadership Group

    Achieva’s Empowered Voices Leadership Group is comprised of self-advocates from around the Pittsburgh area. Driven by the voices and interests of the members, each meeting will be an opportunity to learn new things, have fun, and meet new people. Achieva and its group of organizations are affiliated with The Arc of Pennsylvania and The Arc of the United States. 

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

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  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 3 (Allegheny)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 2 (Pittsburgh – Mt. Oliver Intermediate)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Pittsburgh Area Autism Discussion Social Group Meetup

    This support group is a discussion group and social outings group for adults eighteen and older who are on the autism spectrum and live in or near the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area. This group is sponsored by Autism Connection of PA. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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  • Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy

    The Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy works to improve the lives of Autistic people. They believe that all Autistic and disabled people have the right to follow their dreams and be fully involved in decisions that affect their lives. They work to make autistic voices heard in conversations about autism and empower autistic leaders in the community using principles of the disability rights movement and intersectional feminism.

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  • Evolve Coaching: Parent Support Group for Adults with ASD

    Hosted by Evolve Coaching, this is a free support group for parents of adults with ASD. Evolve provides highly specialized coaching services to more than 200 people each year in the Pittsburgh area, helping these individuals become integrated and productive members of the local community. 

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  • In Toto Community Resource Center

    In Toto Community Resource Center, in downtown Zelienople, welcomes in-person and virtual participants from the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond. Their inclusive programs offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more. Individuals and families are embraced in a welcoming, non-clinical environment that meets them where they are and celebrates them as they are.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

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  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

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  • Grandparents Support Group, Mt. Lebanon

    The Grandparents Support Group of Mt. Lebanonm meetings occur once per month, the first Wednesday of the month from September to June.

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  • Cool Kids Connection

    This group's fundamental goal is to provide social activities for 13-20 year old teenagers who are socially challenged including those with autism, developmental disabilities, and intellectual disabilities. The group has a monthly group activity but organizers also want this group to encourage people to connect for support of guidance. The main objective is to give teenagers a place to grow socially and in their ability to communicate.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Urban Connections, Inc.

    Autism Urban Connections is a support group for parents/caregivers raising children on the spectrum. They provide education, advocacy, and support. They are the first and only African American, minority, family focused Autism 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Pittsburgh

    Autism Pittsburgh's mission in the greater Pittsburgh area is to advocate, support, and provide comprehensive information on care, treatment, education, and habilitative services for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, as well as their families and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Armstrong County

38 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Caring Center: Social Calendar

    Autism Caring Center's Social Opportunities provide a social environment that allows parents with children of various ages the opportunity to connect in a judgment-free zone while participating in social activities. Autism Caring Center is the area’s first autism resource center located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Hope Grows: Virtual Support for Caregivers of Medically Complex Children

    Hosted by Hope Grows. This virtual support is offered for caregivers of medically complex children on the 3rd Monday of each month, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

    View Support Group
  • In Toto: Empowering Moms Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Empowering Moms program at in Toto consists of virtual and in-person support groups, community events and workshops to support women as new moms and throughout their parenting journey. Women from the greater Pittsburgh area and outside the region can participate without clinical or financial obligation. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

    View Support Group
  • In Toto: Inclusive Autism Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Inclusive Autism Program at in Toto Community Resource Center exists to engage autistic and neurodiverse people of all ages to connect and thrive. Through a welcoming, inclusive, and non-clinical approach, they provide a stable environment of support for people and groups in need of community. Join over Zoom for social and skill-based groups such as Cooking with Krystin, or Minecraft. Register to attend an in-person group like Game Day or Adult Group. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Mental Health America of Southwestern Pennsylvania

    Mental Health America of Southwestern PA (MHA-SWPA) is dedicated to breaking down barriers and eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health and substance use disorders. They provide services to the community while educating thousands about taking charge of their mental health.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Robert Morris University Trees Network

    The RMU Trees Network was established to create a system of interconnections for families of children or young adults with intellectual disabilities. They also host a monthly support group meeting with featured speakers.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Disability Options Network

    Disability Options Network is a consumer controlled, nonprofit organization in western Pennsylvania. Their Mission is to empower people with disabilities to live as independently as they choose in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer and Westmoreland counties.

    View Support Group
  • Milestone HCQU West: Next Chapter Book Club

    People with intellectual and developmental disabilities who love stories, or are simply excited to meet new people, are invited to join Next Chapter Book Club. Anyone age 16 and over can participate, no matter their reading or ability level. The Milestone Health Care Quality Units serve 18 western Pennsylvania counties by providing training to developmental disability providers, thus setting the standard for care.

    View Support Group
  • Achieva: Empowered Voices Leadership Group

    Achieva’s Empowered Voices Leadership Group is comprised of self-advocates from around the Pittsburgh area. Driven by the voices and interests of the members, each meeting will be an opportunity to learn new things, have fun, and meet new people. Achieva and its group of organizations are affiliated with The Arc of Pennsylvania and The Arc of the United States. 

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 28 (ARIN)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Evolve Coaching: Parent Support Group for Adults with ASD

    Hosted by Evolve Coaching, this is a free support group for parents of adults with ASD. Evolve provides highly specialized coaching services to more than 200 people each year in the Pittsburgh area, helping these individuals become integrated and productive members of the local community. 

    View Support Group
  • In Toto Community Resource Center

    In Toto Community Resource Center, in downtown Zelienople, welcomes in-person and virtual participants from the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond. Their inclusive programs offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more. Individuals and families are embraced in a welcoming, non-clinical environment that meets them where they are and celebrates them as they are.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Pittsburgh

    Autism Pittsburgh's mission in the greater Pittsburgh area is to advocate, support, and provide comprehensive information on care, treatment, education, and habilitative services for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, as well as their families and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Beaver County

38 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Caring Center: Social Calendar

    Autism Caring Center's Social Opportunities provide a social environment that allows parents with children of various ages the opportunity to connect in a judgment-free zone while participating in social activities. Autism Caring Center is the area’s first autism resource center located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Hope Grows: Virtual Support for Caregivers of Medically Complex Children

    Hosted by Hope Grows. This virtual support is offered for caregivers of medically complex children on the 3rd Monday of each month, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

    View Support Group
  • In Toto: Empowering Moms Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Empowering Moms program at in Toto consists of virtual and in-person support groups, community events and workshops to support women as new moms and throughout their parenting journey. Women from the greater Pittsburgh area and outside the region can participate without clinical or financial obligation. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

    View Support Group
  • In Toto: Inclusive Autism Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Inclusive Autism Program at in Toto Community Resource Center exists to engage autistic and neurodiverse people of all ages to connect and thrive. Through a welcoming, inclusive, and non-clinical approach, they provide a stable environment of support for people and groups in need of community. Join over Zoom for social and skill-based groups such as Cooking with Krystin, or Minecraft. Register to attend an in-person group like Game Day or Adult Group. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Mental Health America of Southwestern Pennsylvania

    Mental Health America of Southwestern PA (MHA-SWPA) is dedicated to breaking down barriers and eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health and substance use disorders. They provide services to the community while educating thousands about taking charge of their mental health.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Robert Morris University Trees Network

    The RMU Trees Network was established to create a system of interconnections for families of children or young adults with intellectual disabilities. They also host a monthly support group meeting with featured speakers.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Disability Options Network

    Disability Options Network is a consumer controlled, nonprofit organization in western Pennsylvania. Their Mission is to empower people with disabilities to live as independently as they choose in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer and Westmoreland counties.

    View Support Group
  • Milestone HCQU West: Next Chapter Book Club

    People with intellectual and developmental disabilities who love stories, or are simply excited to meet new people, are invited to join Next Chapter Book Club. Anyone age 16 and over can participate, no matter their reading or ability level. The Milestone Health Care Quality Units serve 18 western Pennsylvania counties by providing training to developmental disability providers, thus setting the standard for care.

    View Support Group
  • Achieva: Empowered Voices Leadership Group

    Achieva’s Empowered Voices Leadership Group is comprised of self-advocates from around the Pittsburgh area. Driven by the voices and interests of the members, each meeting will be an opportunity to learn new things, have fun, and meet new people. Achieva and its group of organizations are affiliated with The Arc of Pennsylvania and The Arc of the United States. 

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 27 (Beaver Valley)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Evolve Coaching: Parent Support Group for Adults with ASD

    Hosted by Evolve Coaching, this is a free support group for parents of adults with ASD. Evolve provides highly specialized coaching services to more than 200 people each year in the Pittsburgh area, helping these individuals become integrated and productive members of the local community. 

    View Support Group
  • In Toto Community Resource Center

    In Toto Community Resource Center, in downtown Zelienople, welcomes in-person and virtual participants from the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond. Their inclusive programs offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more. Individuals and families are embraced in a welcoming, non-clinical environment that meets them where they are and celebrates them as they are.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Pittsburgh

    Autism Pittsburgh's mission in the greater Pittsburgh area is to advocate, support, and provide comprehensive information on care, treatment, education, and habilitative services for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, as well as their families and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Bedford County

28 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living of South Central PA

    CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, and Somerset Counties. Their mission is to empower People with Disabilities to LIVE independently.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living South Central PA: Support and Fellowship Group

    Hosted by the Center for Independent Living South Central PA (CILSCPA). Due to the COVID PANDEMIC, the CILSCPA offices remain closed to the public. CILSCPA staff is hosting online Support and Fellowship Group Meetings via ZOOM. ​These meetings are a great opportunity to connect and fellowship with others. CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana and Somerset Counties.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 8 (Appalachia)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Berks County

31 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Abilities in Motion

    Abilities in Motion (AIM) is the Center for Independent Living in Berks County. Their mission is to help people determine their own individual lifestyle, based on personal choice, from a wide spectrum of acceptable alternatives. AIM supports the philosophy of Independent Living, its successes proven daily, for people with disabilities as they choose to assume the responsibilities of directing their own lives by becoming active, contributing participants in the mainstream of their communities.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 14 (Berks)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Unending Promise: Meet UP Social and Support Groups

    Unending Promise is pleased to offer a variety of opportunities for individuals and families living with autism to come together to discuss daily victories and challenges. The hope is that members may learn from each other and develop a sense of community. Unending Promise was founded as a way to help children with autism throughout their adult lives. Their mission is to provide individuals living with autism, primarily in Berks County, Pennsylvania, opportunities to learn meaningful skills in a safe and productive environment.

    View Support Group
  • The A Team Spring-Ford

    The A Team is Spring-Ford Area's Autism Support Network. They do not host in-person meetings, however, they still have a Facebook page and email for people to contact with questions.  

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • New Horizons Club

    The New Horizons Club provides mentored opportunities for adults on the Autism Spectrum to socialize, connect with their communities, and live life as fully as possible. The club aspires for each of its members to enjoy the benefits of a vibrant social network. By finding a sense of community and building lifelong friendships, members inspire one another to try new things, obtain meaningful employment, and work toward independent living.

    View Support Group
  • Berks County Children with Autism Mom's Facebook Support Group

    A Facebook group dedicated to local moms who want to share/vent/tell stories or get support in the daily ups and downs of their children riding the roller coaster of the autism spectrum.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Blair County

29 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living of South Central PA

    CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, and Somerset Counties. Their mission is to empower People with Disabilities to LIVE independently.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Blair County

    The Arc of Blair County serves all individuals, birth through life, with any form of delay in development including AD/HD, speech delays, Autism, Bi-polar, Epilepsy, reading delays, Down syndrome, behavioral concerns, Cerebral Palsy, or other developmental disabilities. In addition to education, resources, and advocacy, The Arc of Blair County also offers recreation opportunities.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living South Central PA: Support and Fellowship Group

    Hosted by the Center for Independent Living South Central PA (CILSCPA). Due to the COVID PANDEMIC, the CILSCPA offices remain closed to the public. CILSCPA staff is hosting online Support and Fellowship Group Meetings via ZOOM. ​These meetings are a great opportunity to connect and fellowship with others. CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana and Somerset Counties.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 8 (Appalachia)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Bradford County

28 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • River Valley Regional YMCAs: Superstars

    Hosted by the River Valley Regional YMCAs (Williamsport, Muncy, and Towanda locations). This unique class is designed especially for individuals with special needs. SUPERSTARS is a movement class where participants can develop motor skills, coordination, stamina, and strength. More importantly, the class is an opportunity to make friends, provide a safe environment for self-advocacy, and have fun! A positive attitude is all that is required. The program is offered at no cost to participants!

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

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  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

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  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

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  • Northeast PA Center for Independent Living

    The Northeast PA Center for Independent Living in Scranton, PA offers five core independent living services and coordinated service plans to 10 northeastern PA counties. As a non-profit, they support self-direction with expert and personalized aging and disability services.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

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  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

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  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 17 (BLaST)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

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  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

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Bucks County

37 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

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  • Vision for Equality: Virtual Philadelphia Area Caregivers Support Group

    Hosted by Vision for Equality. This is a safe place for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The group meets virtually 3 times per month. The mission of Vision for Equality is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to support and services.

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • Autistic Art Coalition of Philadelphia

    The goal of AACOPhilly is to serve autistic, neurodiverse, and intellectually disabled individuals in Philadelphia and the surrounding area. They provide a safe space to create art, share, and show work guided by art professionals.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

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  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Bucks County Center for Independent Living: Young Adult Group

    Hosted by Bucks County Center for Independent Living (BCCIL). Young adults in Bucks county (ages 14-25) are invited to join the young adult group. Learn new skills and meet new friends! BCCIL was created to be run by and for people with disabilities, and offer support, advocacy, and information on empowerment in the attainment of independence from a peer viewpoint.

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  • Bucks County Center for Independent Living: Peer Support Groups

    These groups from the Bucks County Center for Independent Living (BCCIL) consist of a mix of virtual, in-person, and young adult groups. They meet regularly throughout the month. BCCIL was created to be run by and for people with disabilities, and offer support, advocacy, and information on empowerment in the attainment of independence from a peer viewpoint.

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  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Cares Foundation

    The Autism Cares Foundation's (ACF)'s guiding vision is to enrich the lives of those with autism today and build a brighter tomorrow. They provide a year round calendar of events and activities that children and young adults with autism can participate in on a regularly scheduled basis.

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  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

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  • Bucks County Center for Independent Living

    The Bucks County Center for Independent Living (BCCIL) provides a multitude of Independent Living Services to individuals with disabilities in Bucks County at no cost. They also provide a gateway through their website to better serve the community’s needs.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

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  • Central Bucks Special Education United: Parent Support Group

    Hosted by CB SE United (Central Bucks Special Education United). The Mission of this Parent Coordinated/Parent Support Group is to improve Special Education communication, and to make information more accessible while building a support community that will continue past the school years. Central Bucks School District (CBSD) is the third-largest school district in Pennsylvania. CBSD serves students in grades kindergarten through twelve in nine municipalities: the boroughs of Chalfont, Doylestown and New Britain; and the townships of Buckingham, Doylestown, New Britain, Plumstead, Warrington and Warwick.

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  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 22 (Bucks)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • The A Team Spring-Ford

    The A Team is Spring-Ford Area's Autism Support Network. They do not host in-person meetings, however, they still have a Facebook page and email for people to contact with questions.  

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • New Horizons Club

    The New Horizons Club provides mentored opportunities for adults on the Autism Spectrum to socialize, connect with their communities, and live life as fully as possible. The club aspires for each of its members to enjoy the benefits of a vibrant social network. By finding a sense of community and building lifelong friendships, members inspire one another to try new things, obtain meaningful employment, and work toward independent living.

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  • Family Service Association of Bucks County: Parent Support Group

    Hosted by the Family Service Association of Bucks County. The Parent Support Group meets weekly to help caregivers make positive changes in their parenting. You’ll exchange creative parenting practices based on your own personal experiences and develop a lasting network of friends who can serve as an ongoing resource. Family Service Association of Bucks County is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, founded in 1953, serving Bucks County and the surrounding communities.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Society Greater Philadelphia

    The Autism Society of Greater Philadelphia promotes lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families, to be fully included, participating members of their communities through advocacy, public awareness, education, and research related to autism. They serve the five-county region of SE Pennsylvania, (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia).

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Butler County

41 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Caring Center: Social Calendar

    Autism Caring Center's Social Opportunities provide a social environment that allows parents with children of various ages the opportunity to connect in a judgment-free zone while participating in social activities. Autism Caring Center is the area’s first autism resource center located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support.

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  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Hope Grows: Virtual Support for Caregivers of Medically Complex Children

    Hosted by Hope Grows. This virtual support is offered for caregivers of medically complex children on the 3rd Monday of each month, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

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  • In Toto: Empowering Moms Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Empowering Moms program at in Toto consists of virtual and in-person support groups, community events and workshops to support women as new moms and throughout their parenting journey. Women from the greater Pittsburgh area and outside the region can participate without clinical or financial obligation. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

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  • In Toto: Inclusive Autism Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Inclusive Autism Program at in Toto Community Resource Center exists to engage autistic and neurodiverse people of all ages to connect and thrive. Through a welcoming, inclusive, and non-clinical approach, they provide a stable environment of support for people and groups in need of community. Join over Zoom for social and skill-based groups such as Cooking with Krystin, or Minecraft. Register to attend an in-person group like Game Day or Adult Group. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Arc of Butler County: AERO After School Transition Program

    Hosted by The Arc of Butler County. AERO After School Transition Program is designed to facilitate a successful transition to the adult world for students needing intensive transition services. The Arc of Butler County is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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  • Mental Health America of Southwestern Pennsylvania

    Mental Health America of Southwestern PA (MHA-SWPA) is dedicated to breaking down barriers and eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health and substance use disorders. They provide services to the community while educating thousands about taking charge of their mental health.

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  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Robert Morris University Trees Network

    The RMU Trees Network was established to create a system of interconnections for families of children or young adults with intellectual disabilities. They also host a monthly support group meeting with featured speakers.

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  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

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  • Disability Options Network

    Disability Options Network is a consumer controlled, nonprofit organization in western Pennsylvania. Their Mission is to empower people with disabilities to live as independently as they choose in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer and Westmoreland counties.

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  • The Arc of Butler County

    The Arc of Butler County provides individualized services for mostly adults who have a wide range of intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder. Programs Include: Residential, Vocational, Community Outreach, Behavior Supports, and more!

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  • Milestone HCQU West: Next Chapter Book Club

    People with intellectual and developmental disabilities who love stories, or are simply excited to meet new people, are invited to join Next Chapter Book Club. Anyone age 16 and over can participate, no matter their reading or ability level. The Milestone Health Care Quality Units serve 18 western Pennsylvania counties by providing training to developmental disability providers, thus setting the standard for care.

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  • Achieva: Empowered Voices Leadership Group

    Achieva’s Empowered Voices Leadership Group is comprised of self-advocates from around the Pittsburgh area. Driven by the voices and interests of the members, each meeting will be an opportunity to learn new things, have fun, and meet new people. Achieva and its group of organizations are affiliated with The Arc of Pennsylvania and The Arc of the United States. 

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 4 (Midwestern Intermediate)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Parents of Autistic Kids Together (PACT)

    This is a support group of parents and siblings that have made it a group goal to raise awareness in their community about autism and ABOARD’s Autism Connection. PACT meetings are held monthly in person, and they keep in touch as needed with each other between meetings.

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  • Evolve Coaching: Parent Support Group for Adults with ASD

    Hosted by Evolve Coaching, this is a free support group for parents of adults with ASD. Evolve provides highly specialized coaching services to more than 200 people each year in the Pittsburgh area, helping these individuals become integrated and productive members of the local community. 

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  • In Toto Community Resource Center

    In Toto Community Resource Center, in downtown Zelienople, welcomes in-person and virtual participants from the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond. Their inclusive programs offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more. Individuals and families are embraced in a welcoming, non-clinical environment that meets them where they are and celebrates them as they are.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Pittsburgh

    Autism Pittsburgh's mission in the greater Pittsburgh area is to advocate, support, and provide comprehensive information on care, treatment, education, and habilitative services for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, as well as their families and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Cambria County

29 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Caring Center: Social Calendar

    Autism Caring Center's Social Opportunities provide a social environment that allows parents with children of various ages the opportunity to connect in a judgment-free zone while participating in social activities. Autism Caring Center is the area’s first autism resource center located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support.

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  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living of South Central PA

    CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, and Somerset Counties. Their mission is to empower People with Disabilities to LIVE independently.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living South Central PA: Support and Fellowship Group

    Hosted by the Center for Independent Living South Central PA (CILSCPA). Due to the COVID PANDEMIC, the CILSCPA offices remain closed to the public. CILSCPA staff is hosting online Support and Fellowship Group Meetings via ZOOM. ​These meetings are a great opportunity to connect and fellowship with others. CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana and Somerset Counties.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 8 (Appalachia)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Cameron County

27 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Life and Independence for Today

    Life and Independence for Today is a Center for Independent Living located in St. Marys, PA. They are a non-profit organization that serves people with disabilities in Elk, Cameron, McKean, Jefferson, Clearfield, and Potter Counties.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 9 (Seneca Highlands)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Carbon County

31 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania: Family/Caregiver Group Meeting

    The Arc of NEPA - Family/Caregiver Group meets every other month. They provide a welcoming resource for families and caregivers to give them a sense of belonging and connection. Speakers on relevant topics are also included. The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania

    The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania's mission is to protect the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. Their areas of focus include reintegration, recreation, services/supports, and advocacy.

    View Support Group
  • Anthracite Region Center for Independent Living

    The mission of the Anthracite Region Center for Independent Living is to enable individuals with disabilities to attain their highest possible level of independence. The serve Carbon, Luzerne (Hazleton Area), and Schuylkill Counties.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 21( Carbon Lehigh)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • SAFE: Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere

    SAFE's mission is to support and empower families affected by autism spectrum disorders. They work to identify services and activities specific to their needs. Their goal is to provide a sense of inclusion and opportunity for those families within the local community and the ASD community. 

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Lehigh Valley and Slate Belt: PA Special Needs Parents Support Group

    This is a support group for parents, caregivers, and professionals who care for or work with special needs children in the Lehigh Valley, Slate Belt, and surrounding areas in PA. This is an online, closed Facebook support group, but they do host events.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Centre County

31 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

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  • Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living

    Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living Empowers people with all disabilities by providing: Resources, options, and disability-related services needed to obtain individual freedom in their lives.

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  • The Arc of Centre County

    The Arc of Centre County provides programming to persons with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities and autism. Programs actively support inclusion, community engagement, character development, and personal growth. The organization is composed of people from all walks of life- from programs targeting youth with disabilities to support for aging adults with disabilities.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Boy Scouts of America: Troop 339

    A scouting troop for individuals with disabilities in the State College area. This scout troop is for adult males with disabilities and is led by Penn State students. Come earn merit badges and have fun getting to know fellow scouts and PSU students! The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

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  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 10 (Central)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Nittany ROAR

    This group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7 PM on Zoom and in person. The group leader, Nicole, also does 1-on-1 consults for families who have recently had a new diagnosis of autism.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • ACRES Project: Social Outreach Programs

    Hosted by Adults Creating Residential Employment Solutions (ACRES). The ACRES Project does not force socialization, but provides opportunities for people to connect in safe spaces. ACRES hosts regular social opportunities for neurodiverse people to connect with each other and their community. Most of social activities are led by and for neurodivergent participants themselves. ACRES strives to build a safe, inclusive community that bridges gaps in services for neurodivergent people through social, educational, and vocational programs.

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Chester County

34 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Vision for Equality: Virtual Philadelphia Area Caregivers Support Group

    Hosted by Vision for Equality. This is a safe place for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The group meets virtually 3 times per month. The mission of Vision for Equality is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to support and services.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • Autistic Art Coalition of Philadelphia

    The goal of AACOPhilly is to serve autistic, neurodiverse, and intellectually disabled individuals in Philadelphia and the surrounding area. They provide a safe space to create art, share, and show work guided by art professionals.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Melmark Pennsylvania: Sibshops

    Hosted by Melmark, they offer Sibshops for siblings ages 7-12 and 13-16. At this time Melmark is able to offer the group at no charge to families. Melmark Pennsylvania provides residential, educational, and rehabilitative services for children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, and developmental disabilities. 

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Chester County

    The Arc of Chester County is an advocacy organization and a leading provider of a lifetime of services for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their families. Services include: Advocacy, Agency With Choice, Children's Early Lerning, Comprehensive Employment, Family Support, Preschool, and Assistive Technology.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 24 (Chester)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • The A Team Spring-Ford

    The A Team is Spring-Ford Area's Autism Support Network. They do not host in-person meetings, however, they still have a Facebook page and email for people to contact with questions.  

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • New Horizons Club

    The New Horizons Club provides mentored opportunities for adults on the Autism Spectrum to socialize, connect with their communities, and live life as fully as possible. The club aspires for each of its members to enjoy the benefits of a vibrant social network. By finding a sense of community and building lifelong friendships, members inspire one another to try new things, obtain meaningful employment, and work toward independent living.

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  • GRASP of Greater Philadelphia

    If you are an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome, ASD, PDD-NOS, or HFA and want to meet others with shared experiences in a friendly and supportive environment you’ve come to the right place! Meeting occur the second Saturday of each month from 2-4 PM. Currently meeting are in person and via Zoom for Hybrid meetings. In-person meetings are held in Berwyn, PA at the Easttown Library. After the meeting, participants can meet at a nearby park for a social meetup.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Society Greater Philadelphia

    The Autism Society of Greater Philadelphia promotes lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families, to be fully included, participating members of their communities through advocacy, public awareness, education, and research related to autism. They serve the five-county region of SE Pennsylvania, (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia).

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Clarion County

34 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Clarion and Venango Counties: Monthly Paint and Sip

    Get ready for a day of creativity, laughter, and a splash of fun at The Arc of Clarion and Venango Counties' monthly Paint and Sip. Limited spots are available. Secure your canvas 1 week in advance and join for an evening of artistic expression. The Arc of Clarion and Venango Counties is a grassroots, non-profit organization offering fully inclusive quality supports to people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • In Toto: Empowering Moms Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Empowering Moms program at in Toto consists of virtual and in-person support groups, community events and workshops to support women as new moms and throughout their parenting journey. Women from the greater Pittsburgh area and outside the region can participate without clinical or financial obligation. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

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  • In Toto: Inclusive Autism Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Inclusive Autism Program at in Toto Community Resource Center exists to engage autistic and neurodiverse people of all ages to connect and thrive. Through a welcoming, inclusive, and non-clinical approach, they provide a stable environment of support for people and groups in need of community. Join over Zoom for social and skill-based groups such as Cooking with Krystin, or Minecraft. Register to attend an in-person group like Game Day or Adult Group. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • Voices for Independence

    Voices for Independence is dedicated to creating a service delivery system that empowers people with disabilities to take control of their lives, and become active and productive members of their communities. Voices for Independence is comprised of a majority of individuals with disabilities. In keeping with the independent living philosophy of consumer control and direction of services, VFI continues to design programs and services that are needed and wanted by the communities they serve.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Community Resources for Independence

    Community Resources for Independence (CRI) is a community based, non-residential, non-profit corporation that provides services to individuals with disabilities in order to maximize their independence and the accessibility of the communities in which they live.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Clarion and Venango Counties

    The Arc of Clarion and Venango Counties Inc. is a grassroots, non-profit organization offering fully inclusive quality supports to people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities. Supports and Services include: In-Home and Community Supports​​​, Companion Services, Respite Services​, and Mobile Dentistry Services.

    View Support Group
  • Milestone HCQU West: Next Chapter Book Club

    People with intellectual and developmental disabilities who love stories, or are simply excited to meet new people, are invited to join Next Chapter Book Club. Anyone age 16 and over can participate, no matter their reading or ability level. The Milestone Health Care Quality Units serve 18 western Pennsylvania counties by providing training to developmental disability providers, thus setting the standard for care.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 6 (Riverview)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • In Toto Community Resource Center

    In Toto Community Resource Center, in downtown Zelienople, welcomes in-person and virtual participants from the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond. Their inclusive programs offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more. Individuals and families are embraced in a welcoming, non-clinical environment that meets them where they are and celebrates them as they are.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Clearfield County

28 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Life and Independence for Today

    Life and Independence for Today is a Center for Independent Living located in St. Marys, PA. They are a non-profit organization that serves people with disabilities in Elk, Cameron, McKean, Jefferson, Clearfield, and Potter Counties.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Jefferson and Clearfield Counties

    The Mission of The Arc of Jefferson and Clearfield Counties is to provide Advocacy and Resources to Citizens with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and their families.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 10 (Central)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Clinton County

27 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living

    Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living Empowers people with all disabilities by providing: Resources, options, and disability-related services needed to obtain individual freedom in their lives.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 10 (Central)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Columbia County

30 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Northeast PA Center for Independent Living

    The Northeast PA Center for Independent Living in Scranton, PA offers five core independent living services and coordinated service plans to 10 northeastern PA counties. As a non-profit, they support self-direction with expert and personalized aging and disability services.

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  • The Arc Susquehanna Valley

    The Arc of Susquehanna Valley provides advocacy and resources for citizens of the Susquehanna Valley area. The Arc is a membership organization made up of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, friends, interested citizens, and professionals in the disability field. 

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  • The Arc of Susquehanna Valley: Self-Advocates of the Susquehanna Valley Program

    The Arc Susquehanna Valley offers many programs and services specifically for self-advocates. They expand what they offer every year with feedback from you, self-advocates, and families. ​The Arc of Susquehanna Valley provides advocacy and resources for citizens of the Susquehanna Valley area.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

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  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

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  • SAFE: Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere

    SAFE's mission is to support and empower families affected by autism spectrum disorders. They work to identify services and activities specific to their needs. Their goal is to provide a sense of inclusion and opportunity for those families within the local community and the ASD community. 

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

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  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

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  • ADERS: Adult Socialization Group

    Autism Diagnostic Evaluations Resources and Services (ADERS) is a non-profit formed by autism advocates with a mission to help those with autism in need. The group meets throughout the Columbia county area on Thursdays from 2-3 PM. ADERS was formed so autism services in Central, PA could be more of a “one stop shop” for better early diagnosis, early intervention with Applied Behavior Analysis, IEP/ advocacy assistance, and adult services by certified professionals.

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Crawford County

32 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

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  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

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  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

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  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

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  • Autism Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania: Therapeutic Programming for the Lifespan

    Autism Society NWPA offers many therapeutic, evidence-based programs for individuals on the Autism spectrum throughout their lifespan. The therapeutic programs are designed to develop seven categories of life skills necessary for success. These consist of executive functioning skills, practical living skills, personal care, job skills, personal safety, people skills, and communication. These programs are open to all individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Autism Society NWPA provides support for individuals and families living with an autism spectrum disorder in Erie, Crawford, Venango, and Mercer Counties.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

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  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

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  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

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  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

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  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

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  • Voices for Independence

    Voices for Independence is dedicated to creating a service delivery system that empowers people with disabilities to take control of their lives, and become active and productive members of their communities. Voices for Independence is comprised of a majority of individuals with disabilities. In keeping with the independent living philosophy of consumer control and direction of services, VFI continues to design programs and services that are needed and wanted by the communities they serve.

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  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

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  • Community Resources for Independence

    Community Resources for Independence (CRI) is a community based, non-residential, non-profit corporation that provides services to individuals with disabilities in order to maximize their independence and the accessibility of the communities in which they live.

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  • The Arc of Crawford County

    The Arc of Crawford promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. Sercies Include: Day Programs, Family Support Services, Rep Payee Services, Residential Programs, Agency With Choice, Special Olympics, and a Drop-In Center.

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  • Milestone HCQU West: Next Chapter Book Club

    People with intellectual and developmental disabilities who love stories, or are simply excited to meet new people, are invited to join Next Chapter Book Club. Anyone age 16 and over can participate, no matter their reading or ability level. The Milestone Health Care Quality Units serve 18 western Pennsylvania counties by providing training to developmental disability providers, thus setting the standard for care.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

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  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

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  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 5 (Northwest Tri-County)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania

    For over 25 years, Autism Society NWPA has provided support for individuals and families living with an autism spectrum disorder in Erie, Crawford, Venango, and Mercer Counties. As a local organization, Autism Society NWPA provides individuals and families with support, referrals, mentors, education, and most importantly a community of understanding. They are continuing to make efforts to increase our supports across the lifespan for individuals and families living with an autism spectrum disorder.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Cumberland County

44 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

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  • Autism York: Family Social Events

    Autism York hosts a variety of autism-friendly, family social events. The goal of the Family Social Events is to build a sense of community and to offer an opportunity for connection among attendees. Events are offered FREE or low cost to individuals with autism and their immediate family. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

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  • Autism York: Teen Autism Meet-Up Group

    Hosted by Autism York, the Teen Autism Meet-Up Group meets monthly from September – November and January - May. It is open to Teens ages 13 – 17 and is designed to facilitate new friendships among teens on the autism spectrum. These events are free or low cost to teens and one parent, who is required to accompany them. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

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  • Autism York: Adult Autism Meet-Up Group

    Hosted by Autism York, the Adult Autism Meet-Up Group meets monthly from September – May. This group provides an opportunity for older teens and adults (age 18 and up) with autism to meet for support, self-advocacy, networking, conversation, and fun. These events are free or low-cost for individuals with autism and one guest. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

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  • Discord: Central PA Autism Community

    This is an online group hosted through Discord for autistic individuals to meet, connect, and socialize with others.

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • Neurodiverse Network: Adult Game and Craft Night

    Join Neurodiverse Network for a FREE adult game and craft night in the community room at the GIANT in Camp Hill! Occurs every 2nd Tuesday of the month. Neurodiverse Network, Inc. is a nonprofit in the Harrisburg, PA area focused on providing advocacy, education, resources, and bringing a sense of community to neurodivergent individuals and their families, in order to offer them a better quality of life.

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  • Neurodiverse Network: LEGO and Games Night

    Join Neurodiverse Network for an all-ages LEGO and game night on the first Friday of the month. Neurodiverse Network, Inc. is a nonprofit in the Harrisburg, PA area focused on providing advocacy, education, resources, and bringing a sense of community to neurodivergent individuals and their families, in order to offer them a better quality of life.

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  • Neurodiverse Network: Spunk – Support Group for Parents of Neurodivergent Kids

    Join Neurodiverse Network for their Spunk Group – “SPUNK” stands for Special Parents of Neurodivergent Kids. This FREE support group is for parents or caregivers of children who identify as neurodivergent ( types of ND include autism, ADHD, intellectual differences, tourettes, down syndrome, and others). All parents and all neurotypes are welcome! Neurodiverse Network, Inc. is a nonprofit in the Harrisburg, PA area focused on providing advocacy, education, resources, and bringing a sense of community to neurodivergent individuals and their families, in order to offer them a better quality of life.

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  • Neurodiverse Network: Support Group for Neurodivergent Adults

    Join Neurodiverse Network for a FREE support group for Neurodivergent Adults. This is a peer-led support group hosted by autistic adults. Members will share advice, resources, and more! This is a free event for those 18+ only. Neurodiverse Network, Inc. is a nonprofit in the Harrisburg, PA area focused on providing advocacy, education, resources, and bringing a sense of community to neurodivergent individuals and their families, in order to offer them a better quality of life.

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  • Neurodiverse Network

    Neurodiverse Network is a nonprofit in south central PA with the goal of providing a safe community for neurodiverse individuals and their families. They offer educational resources, support groups, and life-improvement aids. The organization is open to all ages and is not affiliated with any health care services. They do not require a diagnosis or any proof of medical necessity to be a member.

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  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

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  • Dauphin County Area Social Table Top Game Group

    This social group is for adults on the spectrum (18+) who are looking for a safe and friendly group to play Table Top Role Play Games (RPG's) in person in the Dauphin County area. 

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

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  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

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  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

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  • The Arc of Cumberland and Perry Counties: Parent Group

    Hosted by The Arc of Cumberland and Perry Counties (CPARC). A private Facebook group for parents of children with disabilities to be heard and gain information to help loved ones live their best lives. The mission of The Arc of Cumberland and Perry Counties (CPARC) is to empower, inspire, and educate people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and the community.

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  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

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  • Center for Independent Living Of Central Pennsylvania

    The mission of the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania is to eliminate and prevent barriers that people with disabilities experience by providing ongoing advocacy and offering innovative programs and services. CILCP services are offered in Cumberland, Dauphin, Juniata, Mifflin, and Perry Counties. 

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  • The Arc of Cumberland and Perry Counties

    The mission of The Arc of Cumberland and Perry Counties (CPARC) is to empower, inspire, and educate people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and the community. Services and programs include Advocacy and Family Education, Community Fusion, Life Time Adult Day Care, The Center for Industrial Training, Residential Services, and Sassy Gourmet Catering.

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  • Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania: A.N.D. Social Group

    Hosted by the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania. Join the Access Not Denied (A.N.D.) Social Group. Connect on Zoom and chat! The mission of the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania is to eliminate and prevent barriers that people with disabilities experience by providing ongoing advocacy and offering innovative programs and services.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 15 (Capital Area)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • The Asperger's HFA Parent Support Group of Franklin County

    The Asperger's Support Group of Franklin County is a group of parents and other family members looking for support while living and/or working with children with Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism. There are members from Franklin, Fulton, and Cumberland counties and many area school districts. When scheduled, group meetings are held at St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chambersburg on the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

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  • Spectrum Friends of Greater Harrisburg

    Spectrum Friends of Greater Harrisburg is a support group for adults on the autism spectrum run by self-advocates. The group is for adults 18 years old and up. They also have monthly outings for more fun and friendship. The group meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Society Greater Harrisburg Area

    The mission of the Autism Society Greater Harrisburg Area is to create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully. They promote opportunities for individuals with Autism to participate in the same valued life experience as other citizens do. 

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  • Autism York

    Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community. The group exists for the sole purpose of providing support in a safe and friendly environment. Events and programs are offered at low or no cost to families and individuals living with autism spectrum disorder in York and surrounding counties.

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Dauphin County

39 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

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  • Autism York: Family Social Events

    Autism York hosts a variety of autism-friendly, family social events. The goal of the Family Social Events is to build a sense of community and to offer an opportunity for connection among attendees. Events are offered FREE or low cost to individuals with autism and their immediate family. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

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  • Autism York: Teen Autism Meet-Up Group

    Hosted by Autism York, the Teen Autism Meet-Up Group meets monthly from September – November and January - May. It is open to Teens ages 13 – 17 and is designed to facilitate new friendships among teens on the autism spectrum. These events are free or low cost to teens and one parent, who is required to accompany them. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

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  • Autism York: Adult Autism Meet-Up Group

    Hosted by Autism York, the Adult Autism Meet-Up Group meets monthly from September – May. This group provides an opportunity for older teens and adults (age 18 and up) with autism to meet for support, self-advocacy, networking, conversation, and fun. These events are free or low-cost for individuals with autism and one guest. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

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  • The Arc Dauphin County: Horticulture and Cooking Classes

    Hosted by The Arc Dauphin County. A specialized class with a master gardener teaches high school students to learn self-sufficiency skills. By learning to grow various plants, herbs, and vegetables teaches various skills to help one take care of something beyond themselves. Then taking many ingredients the students grew themselves to cook a delicious meal. The mission at The Arc of Dauphin County is to provide neighbors diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities the resources and skills to live their best lives.

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  • Discord: Central PA Autism Community

    This is an online group hosted through Discord for autistic individuals to meet, connect, and socialize with others.

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Neurodiverse Network

    Neurodiverse Network is a nonprofit in south central PA with the goal of providing a safe community for neurodiverse individuals and their families. They offer educational resources, support groups, and life-improvement aids. The organization is open to all ages and is not affiliated with any health care services. They do not require a diagnosis or any proof of medical necessity to be a member.

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  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Dauphin County Area Social Table Top Game Group

    This social group is for adults on the spectrum (18+) who are looking for a safe and friendly group to play Table Top Role Play Games (RPG's) in person in the Dauphin County area. 

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

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  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

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  • Center for Independent Living Of Central Pennsylvania

    The mission of the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania is to eliminate and prevent barriers that people with disabilities experience by providing ongoing advocacy and offering innovative programs and services. CILCP services are offered in Cumberland, Dauphin, Juniata, Mifflin, and Perry Counties. 

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  • The Arc of Dauphin County

    The mission at The Arc of Dauphin County is to provide neighbors diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities the resources and skills to live their best lives. While the foundation is in advocacy services, they also offer other critical services such as family support services, representative payee services, and so many more.

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  • Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania: A.N.D. Social Group

    Hosted by the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania. Join the Access Not Denied (A.N.D.) Social Group. Connect on Zoom and chat! The mission of the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania is to eliminate and prevent barriers that people with disabilities experience by providing ongoing advocacy and offering innovative programs and services.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

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  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

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  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 15 (Capital Area)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Spectrum Friends of Greater Harrisburg

    Spectrum Friends of Greater Harrisburg is a support group for adults on the autism spectrum run by self-advocates. The group is for adults 18 years old and up. They also have monthly outings for more fun and friendship. The group meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

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  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

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  • Autism Society Greater Harrisburg Area

    The mission of the Autism Society Greater Harrisburg Area is to create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully. They promote opportunities for individuals with Autism to participate in the same valued life experience as other citizens do. 

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  • Autism York

    Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community. The group exists for the sole purpose of providing support in a safe and friendly environment. Events and programs are offered at low or no cost to families and individuals living with autism spectrum disorder in York and surrounding counties.

    View Support Group

Delaware County

34 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Vision for Equality: Virtual Philadelphia Area Caregivers Support Group

    Hosted by Vision for Equality. This is a safe place for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The group meets virtually 3 times per month. The mission of Vision for Equality is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to support and services.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • Autistic Art Coalition of Philadelphia

    The goal of AACOPhilly is to serve autistic, neurodiverse, and intellectually disabled individuals in Philadelphia and the surrounding area. They provide a safe space to create art, share, and show work guided by art professionals.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Families CCAN: Delaware County Meetup

    Hosted by Families CCAN. Calling all Individuals with Disabilities and Family Members! Do you reside in or close to Delaware County? Join to make connections and share ideas and resources! All Meet-ups are free to attend, feel free to bring friends! Families CCAN enables adults with disabilities to live happy, supported, independent lives where they are full participants in their communities.

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  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 25 (Delco)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Kaleidoscope Family Solutions: Parent Support Group

    Kaleidoscope provides parent support groups on various topics throughout the year. Focus on young adults to adults with special needs. Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc. (KFS) provides in-home and in-community services that promote the healthy development of children, adults, and families through one-on-one behavioral, educational, and daily-living supports.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • New Horizons Club

    The New Horizons Club provides mentored opportunities for adults on the Autism Spectrum to socialize, connect with their communities, and live life as fully as possible. The club aspires for each of its members to enjoy the benefits of a vibrant social network. By finding a sense of community and building lifelong friendships, members inspire one another to try new things, obtain meaningful employment, and work toward independent living.

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  • GRASP of Greater Philadelphia

    If you are an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome, ASD, PDD-NOS, or HFA and want to meet others with shared experiences in a friendly and supportive environment you’ve come to the right place! Meeting occur the second Saturday of each month from 2-4 PM. Currently meeting are in person and via Zoom for Hybrid meetings. In-person meetings are held in Berwyn, PA at the Easttown Library. After the meeting, participants can meet at a nearby park for a social meetup.

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  • Garnet Valley Autism Spectrum Support Group

    The mission of this group is to raise community awareness about autism spectrum disorders, to advocate for improved education and services, and to provide support and information to Garnet Valley School District families living with autism.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Society Greater Philadelphia

    The Autism Society of Greater Philadelphia promotes lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families, to be fully included, participating members of their communities through advocacy, public awareness, education, and research related to autism. They serve the five-county region of SE Pennsylvania, (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia).

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Elk County

27 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Life and Independence for Today

    Life and Independence for Today is a Center for Independent Living located in St. Marys, PA. They are a non-profit organization that serves people with disabilities in Elk, Cameron, McKean, Jefferson, Clearfield, and Potter Counties.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 9 (Seneca Highlands)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Erie County

34 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Barber National Institute: SibSessions

    Hosted by The Barber National Institute. SIB Sessions provide a comfortable setting for children and teens to share and learn about the ups and downs of being a brother or a sister to a sibling with a disability. Sessions are offered to siblings ages 5 through 15. Sessions are held at the Barber National Institute on the third Saturday of every month, September through May, from 9 a.m. to noon. Sessions are offered free of charge but advance reservations are required. The Barber National Institute provides behavioral health and intellectual disabilities services to children and adults in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania: Therapeutic Programming for the Lifespan

    Autism Society NWPA offers many therapeutic, evidence-based programs for individuals on the Autism spectrum throughout their lifespan. The therapeutic programs are designed to develop seven categories of life skills necessary for success. These consist of executive functioning skills, practical living skills, personal care, job skills, personal safety, people skills, and communication. These programs are open to all individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Autism Society NWPA provides support for individuals and families living with an autism spectrum disorder in Erie, Crawford, Venango, and Mercer Counties.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • Voices for Independence

    Voices for Independence is dedicated to creating a service delivery system that empowers people with disabilities to take control of their lives, and become active and productive members of their communities. Voices for Independence is comprised of a majority of individuals with disabilities. In keeping with the independent living philosophy of consumer control and direction of services, VFI continues to design programs and services that are needed and wanted by the communities they serve.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Community Resources for Independence

    Community Resources for Independence (CRI) is a community based, non-residential, non-profit corporation that provides services to individuals with disabilities in order to maximize their independence and the accessibility of the communities in which they live.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Erie County

    Together, they are a “family” of individuals working together to improve the quality of life for those in Erie County facing challenges. Siblings, parents, friends, teachers, physicians, employers, and social workers – they see everyone as a valuable member of the community. Their services include Information, Support, and Advocacy.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 5 (Northwest Tri-County)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Barber National Institute: Parent Autism Support Group

    Barber National Institute's Parent Autism Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6-7 p.m. at the Barber National Institute. Sessions are free and open to the public. The Barber National Institute provides behavioral health and intellectual disabilities services to children and adults in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania

    For over 25 years, Autism Society NWPA has provided support for individuals and families living with an autism spectrum disorder in Erie, Crawford, Venango, and Mercer Counties. As a local organization, Autism Society NWPA provides individuals and families with support, referrals, mentors, education, and most importantly a community of understanding. They are continuing to make efforts to increase our supports across the lifespan for individuals and families living with an autism spectrum disorder.

    View Support Group
  • KaleidAScope (KAS)

    KaleidAScope, Inc. is a private non-profit 501(C)(3), that provides Knowledge, Advocacy and Support for individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Service areas include knowledge, advocacy, and suport.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Fayette County

32 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Caring Center: Social Calendar

    Autism Caring Center's Social Opportunities provide a social environment that allows parents with children of various ages the opportunity to connect in a judgment-free zone while participating in social activities. Autism Caring Center is the area’s first autism resource center located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Caring Center

    Autism Caring Center is located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support. 

    View Support Group
  • Hope Grows: Virtual Support for Caregivers of Medically Complex Children

    Hosted by Hope Grows. This virtual support is offered for caregivers of medically complex children on the 3rd Monday of each month, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Mental Health America of Southwestern Pennsylvania

    Mental Health America of Southwestern PA (MHA-SWPA) is dedicated to breaking down barriers and eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health and substance use disorders. They provide services to the community while educating thousands about taking charge of their mental health.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • Transitional Paths to Independent Living

    Transitional Paths to Independent Living (TRPIL) is a Center for Independent Living that brings together individuals who face common barriers – in equal access, assistive technology, education, employment, housing, and transportation – in order to solve these problems.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Fayette County

    The Arc of Fayette County offers services and supports to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their families of Fayette County and surrounding areas. They are a community resource and a provider of home, community and facility-based services with particular emphasis on individuals with disabilities and their families.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 1 (Fayette, Greene, and Washington)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Forest County

28 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • Voices for Independence

    Voices for Independence is dedicated to creating a service delivery system that empowers people with disabilities to take control of their lives, and become active and productive members of their communities. Voices for Independence is comprised of a majority of individuals with disabilities. In keeping with the independent living philosophy of consumer control and direction of services, VFI continues to design programs and services that are needed and wanted by the communities they serve.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Community Resources for Independence

    Community Resources for Independence (CRI) is a community based, non-residential, non-profit corporation that provides services to individuals with disabilities in order to maximize their independence and the accessibility of the communities in which they live.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 6 (Riverview)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Franklin County

29 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 12 (Lincoln)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • The Center for Independent Living Opportunities

    The Center for Independent Living (CIL Opportunities) is a private, non-profit, non- residential organization serving people with all types of disabilities in Adams, Franklin, and York counties of Pennsylvania. The provide free and confidential services to consumers without regard to age, race, ethnicity, gender, socio- economic status, sexual orientation/identity, religious background, or severity of disability. All services and special projects prioritize self-determination by people with disabilities and empowers them to make their own choices and decisions.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Franklin and Fulton Counties

    The Arc of Franklin and Fulton Counties works toward the goal of having people with developmental disabilities fully participate in civil, social, educational, health and employment activities in the communities in which they reside, with the opportunity to grow to their fullest potential in every way.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • The Asperger's HFA Parent Support Group of Franklin County

    The Asperger's Support Group of Franklin County is a group of parents and other family members looking for support while living and/or working with children with Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism. There are members from Franklin, Fulton, and Cumberland counties and many area school districts. When scheduled, group meetings are held at St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chambersburg on the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Fulton County

30 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living of South Central PA

    CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, and Somerset Counties. Their mission is to empower People with Disabilities to LIVE independently.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Franklin and Fulton Counties

    The Arc of Franklin and Fulton Counties works toward the goal of having people with developmental disabilities fully participate in civil, social, educational, health and employment activities in the communities in which they reside, with the opportunity to grow to their fullest potential in every way.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living South Central PA: Support and Fellowship Group

    Hosted by the Center for Independent Living South Central PA (CILSCPA). Due to the COVID PANDEMIC, the CILSCPA offices remain closed to the public. CILSCPA staff is hosting online Support and Fellowship Group Meetings via ZOOM. ​These meetings are a great opportunity to connect and fellowship with others. CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana and Somerset Counties.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 11 (Tuscarora)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • The Asperger's HFA Parent Support Group of Franklin County

    The Asperger's Support Group of Franklin County is a group of parents and other family members looking for support while living and/or working with children with Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism. There are members from Franklin, Fulton, and Cumberland counties and many area school districts. When scheduled, group meetings are held at St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chambersburg on the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Greene County

33 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Caring Center: Social Calendar

    Autism Caring Center's Social Opportunities provide a social environment that allows parents with children of various ages the opportunity to connect in a judgment-free zone while participating in social activities. Autism Caring Center is the area’s first autism resource center located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Caring Center

    Autism Caring Center is located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support. 

    View Support Group
  • Hope Grows: Virtual Support for Caregivers of Medically Complex Children

    Hosted by Hope Grows. This virtual support is offered for caregivers of medically complex children on the 3rd Monday of each month, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Mental Health America of Southwestern Pennsylvania

    Mental Health America of Southwestern PA (MHA-SWPA) is dedicated to breaking down barriers and eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health and substance use disorders. They provide services to the community while educating thousands about taking charge of their mental health.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • Transitional Paths to Independent Living

    Transitional Paths to Independent Living (TRPIL) is a Center for Independent Living that brings together individuals who face common barriers – in equal access, assistive technology, education, employment, housing, and transportation – in order to solve these problems.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc Greene County

    Greene Arc, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation providing Residential, Vocational, Day Support, Job Support, Job Opportunities, Advocacy and Mental Health/Recovery services to citizens with disabilities from Greene and surrounding counties. The goal is to promote the independence and employment of individuals with disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 1 (Fayette, Greene, and Washington)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Pittsburgh

    Autism Pittsburgh's mission in the greater Pittsburgh area is to advocate, support, and provide comprehensive information on care, treatment, education, and habilitative services for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, as well as their families and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Huntingdon County

28 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living of South Central PA

    CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, and Somerset Counties. Their mission is to empower People with Disabilities to LIVE independently.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living South Central PA: Support and Fellowship Group

    Hosted by the Center for Independent Living South Central PA (CILSCPA). Due to the COVID PANDEMIC, the CILSCPA offices remain closed to the public. CILSCPA staff is hosting online Support and Fellowship Group Meetings via ZOOM. ​These meetings are a great opportunity to connect and fellowship with others. CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana and Somerset Counties.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 11 (Tuscarora)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Indiana County

32 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Caring Center: Social Calendar

    Autism Caring Center's Social Opportunities provide a social environment that allows parents with children of various ages the opportunity to connect in a judgment-free zone while participating in social activities. Autism Caring Center is the area’s first autism resource center located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Hope Grows: Virtual Support for Caregivers of Medically Complex Children

    Hosted by Hope Grows. This virtual support is offered for caregivers of medically complex children on the 3rd Monday of each month, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living of South Central PA

    CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, and Somerset Counties. Their mission is to empower People with Disabilities to LIVE independently.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Indiana County

    The Arc of Indiana provides information, education and support for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and for their families. The provide assistance to parents and their children, as well as adults, in numerous ways.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living South Central PA: Support and Fellowship Group

    Hosted by the Center for Independent Living South Central PA (CILSCPA). Due to the COVID PANDEMIC, the CILSCPA offices remain closed to the public. CILSCPA staff is hosting online Support and Fellowship Group Meetings via ZOOM. ​These meetings are a great opportunity to connect and fellowship with others. CILSCPA serves People with Disabilities; anyone, any age, and any disability in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana and Somerset Counties.

    View Support Group
  • Milestone HCQU West: Next Chapter Book Club

    People with intellectual and developmental disabilities who love stories, or are simply excited to meet new people, are invited to join Next Chapter Book Club. Anyone age 16 and over can participate, no matter their reading or ability level. The Milestone Health Care Quality Units serve 18 western Pennsylvania counties by providing training to developmental disability providers, thus setting the standard for care.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 28 (ARIN)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Jefferson County

28 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Life and Independence for Today

    Life and Independence for Today is a Center for Independent Living located in St. Marys, PA. They are a non-profit organization that serves people with disabilities in Elk, Cameron, McKean, Jefferson, Clearfield, and Potter Counties.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Jefferson and Clearfield Counties

    The Mission of The Arc of Jefferson and Clearfield Counties is to provide Advocacy and Resources to Citizens with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and their families.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 6 (Riverview)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Juniata County

29 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Neurodiverse Network

    Neurodiverse Network is a nonprofit in south central PA with the goal of providing a safe community for neurodiverse individuals and their families. They offer educational resources, support groups, and life-improvement aids. The organization is open to all ages and is not affiliated with any health care services. They do not require a diagnosis or any proof of medical necessity to be a member.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living Of Central Pennsylvania

    The mission of the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania is to eliminate and prevent barriers that people with disabilities experience by providing ongoing advocacy and offering innovative programs and services. CILCP services are offered in Cumberland, Dauphin, Juniata, Mifflin, and Perry Counties. 

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania: A.N.D. Social Group

    Hosted by the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania. Join the Access Not Denied (A.N.D.) Social Group. Connect on Zoom and chat! The mission of the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania is to eliminate and prevent barriers that people with disabilities experience by providing ongoing advocacy and offering innovative programs and services.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 11 (Tuscarora)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH/ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Lackawanna County

30 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania: Family/Caregiver Group Meeting

    The Arc of NEPA - Family/Caregiver Group meets every other month. They provide a welcoming resource for families and caregivers to give them a sense of belonging and connection. Speakers on relevant topics are also included. The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Northeast PA Center for Independent Living

    The Northeast PA Center for Independent Living in Scranton, PA offers five core independent living services and coordinated service plans to 10 northeastern PA counties. As a non-profit, they support self-direction with expert and personalized aging and disability services.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania

    The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania's mission is to protect the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. Their areas of focus include reintegration, recreation, services/supports, and advocacy.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 19 (NEIU)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

    View Support Group
  • SAFE: Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere

    SAFE's mission is to support and empower families affected by autism spectrum disorders. They work to identify services and activities specific to their needs. Their goal is to provide a sense of inclusion and opportunity for those families within the local community and the ASD community. 

    View Support Group
  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Lancaster County

39 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Autism York: Family Social Events

    Autism York hosts a variety of autism-friendly, family social events. The goal of the Family Social Events is to build a sense of community and to offer an opportunity for connection among attendees. Events are offered FREE or low cost to individuals with autism and their immediate family. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

    View Support Group
  • Autism York: Teen Autism Meet-Up Group

    Hosted by Autism York, the Teen Autism Meet-Up Group meets monthly from September – November and January - May. It is open to Teens ages 13 – 17 and is designed to facilitate new friendships among teens on the autism spectrum. These events are free or low cost to teens and one parent, who is required to accompany them. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

    View Support Group
  • Autism York: Adult Autism Meet-Up Group

    Hosted by Autism York, the Adult Autism Meet-Up Group meets monthly from September – May. This group provides an opportunity for older teens and adults (age 18 and up) with autism to meet for support, self-advocacy, networking, conversation, and fun. These events are free or low-cost for individuals with autism and one guest. Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community in York and the surrounding counties.

    View Support Group
  • Discord: Central PA Autism Community

    This is an online group hosted through Discord for autistic individuals to meet, connect, and socialize with others.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Neurodiverse Network

    Neurodiverse Network is a nonprofit in south central PA with the goal of providing a safe community for neurodiverse individuals and their families. They offer educational resources, support groups, and life-improvement aids. The organization is open to all ages and is not affiliated with any health care services. They do not require a diagnosis or any proof of medical necessity to be a member.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Neurodiversity Cocalico Valley

    ***Formerly Spectrum Friends Lebanon*** Meets on the first Saturday of each month from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Disability Empowerment Center: Circle of PEERS Lancaster

    Hosted by Disability Empowerment Center (DEC). A person with a disability can connect with other persons with similar disability experiences, to assist them in reaching their Independent Living goal. Disability Empowerment Center (DEC) provides free and confidential services that prioritize self-determination, consumer control, and personal choice to individuals of all ages, and with all types of disabilities.

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  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc Lancaster Lebanon: Facing Forward

    Hosted by The Arc Lancaster Lebanon. This program is for families of children with Autism and/or ID in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. Family Support Specialist works with families to help develop outcomes and identify barriers to a successful life, utilizes LifeCourse Tools and other resources, and help identify supports and services. The mission of The Arc Lancaster Lebanon is to empower people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) to lead full, satisfying, independent lives of their choice.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Disability Empowerment Center

    The Disability Empowerment Center (DEC) is the Center for Independent Living serving Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. DEC is a private, nonprofit, nonresidential organization run by and for people with disabilities. They dedicate our efforts to breaking through the barriers to Independent Living.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc Lancaster Lebanon

    The Arc Lancaster Lebanon assists people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and Autism and their families to navigate an often complex system by coming alongside and asking what makes a meaningful life and help identify what is needed to make that life happen (including, but not exclusively, services and supports).

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Lancaster and Lebanon: Arc Academy: Self-Advocate and Empowerment Group

    Hosted by The Arc of Lancaster and Lebanon counties. This group is designed to help adults with IDD or Autism learn skills necessary for independence. NOTE: This is a learning time, not a social gathering. They meet in person one evening per month. The Arc Lancaster Lebanon assists people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and Autism and their families to navigate an often complex system.

    View Support Group
  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Lancaster and Lebanon: SibTalk

    This group is offered through The Arc of Lancaster Lebanon and is for kids who have a sibling with a disability. This is a time to connect, share, and have fun! The group meets in-person one evening per month. The mission of The Arc Lancaster Lebanon is to empower people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) to lead full, satisfying, independent lives of their choice.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Society Greater Harrisburg Area

    The mission of the Autism Society Greater Harrisburg Area is to create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully. They promote opportunities for individuals with Autism to participate in the same valued life experience as other citizens do. 

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  • Autism York

    Autism York is a non-profit group operated by a board of volunteers dedicated to supporting the local autism community. The group exists for the sole purpose of providing support in a safe and friendly environment. Events and programs are offered at low or no cost to families and individuals living with autism spectrum disorder in York and surrounding counties.

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Lawrence County

36 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Caring Center: Social Calendar

    Autism Caring Center's Social Opportunities provide a social environment that allows parents with children of various ages the opportunity to connect in a judgment-free zone while participating in social activities. Autism Caring Center is the area’s first autism resource center located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy, and support.

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  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Hope Grows: Virtual Support for Caregivers of Medically Complex Children

    Hosted by Hope Grows. This virtual support is offered for caregivers of medically complex children on the 3rd Monday of each month, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

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  • In Toto: Empowering Moms Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Empowering Moms program at in Toto consists of virtual and in-person support groups, community events and workshops to support women as new moms and throughout their parenting journey. Women from the greater Pittsburgh area and outside the region can participate without clinical or financial obligation. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

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  • In Toto: Inclusive Autism Program

    Hosted by In Toto Community Resouce Center. The Inclusive Autism Program at in Toto Community Resource Center exists to engage autistic and neurodiverse people of all ages to connect and thrive. Through a welcoming, inclusive, and non-clinical approach, they provide a stable environment of support for people and groups in need of community. Join over Zoom for social and skill-based groups such as Cooking with Krystin, or Minecraft. Register to attend an in-person group like Game Day or Adult Group. In Toto is a Community Resource Center in Zelienople, PA with accessible support services. They offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Mental Health America of Southwestern Pennsylvania

    Mental Health America of Southwestern PA (MHA-SWPA) is dedicated to breaking down barriers and eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health and substance use disorders. They provide services to the community while educating thousands about taking charge of their mental health.

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  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Disability Options Network

    Disability Options Network is a consumer controlled, nonprofit organization in western Pennsylvania. Their Mission is to empower people with disabilities to live as independently as they choose in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer and Westmoreland counties.

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  • Milestone HCQU West: Next Chapter Book Club

    People with intellectual and developmental disabilities who love stories, or are simply excited to meet new people, are invited to join Next Chapter Book Club. Anyone age 16 and over can participate, no matter their reading or ability level. The Milestone Health Care Quality Units serve 18 western Pennsylvania counties by providing training to developmental disability providers, thus setting the standard for care.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

    View Support Group
  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 4 (Midwestern Intermediate)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • In Toto Community Resource Center

    In Toto Community Resource Center, in downtown Zelienople, welcomes in-person and virtual participants from the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond. Their inclusive programs offer support groups, educational workshops, resource referrals, and more. Individuals and families are embraced in a welcoming, non-clinical environment that meets them where they are and celebrates them as they are.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

    View Support Group
  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Warriors

    Autism Warriors is a parent support group for friends, families, and teachers of children with autism in Lawrence County and surrounding areas.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Pittsburgh

    Autism Pittsburgh's mission in the greater Pittsburgh area is to advocate, support, and provide comprehensive information on care, treatment, education, and habilitative services for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, as well as their families and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group

Lebanon County

33 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • Discord: Central PA Autism Community

    This is an online group hosted through Discord for autistic individuals to meet, connect, and socialize with others.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Neurodiverse Network

    Neurodiverse Network is a nonprofit in south central PA with the goal of providing a safe community for neurodiverse individuals and their families. They offer educational resources, support groups, and life-improvement aids. The organization is open to all ages and is not affiliated with any health care services. They do not require a diagnosis or any proof of medical necessity to be a member.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group
  • Neurodiversity Cocalico Valley

    ***Formerly Spectrum Friends Lebanon*** Meets on the first Saturday of each month from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

    View Support Group
  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

    View Support Group
  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc Lancaster Lebanon: Facing Forward

    Hosted by The Arc Lancaster Lebanon. This program is for families of children with Autism and/or ID in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. Family Support Specialist works with families to help develop outcomes and identify barriers to a successful life, utilizes LifeCourse Tools and other resources, and help identify supports and services. The mission of The Arc Lancaster Lebanon is to empower people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) to lead full, satisfying, independent lives of their choice.

    View Support Group
  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

    View Support Group
  • Disability Empowerment Center

    The Disability Empowerment Center (DEC) is the Center for Independent Living serving Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. DEC is a private, nonprofit, nonresidential organization run by and for people with disabilities. They dedicate our efforts to breaking through the barriers to Independent Living.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc Lancaster Lebanon

    The Arc Lancaster Lebanon assists people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and Autism and their families to navigate an often complex system by coming alongside and asking what makes a meaningful life and help identify what is needed to make that life happen (including, but not exclusively, services and supports).

    View Support Group
  • Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania: A.N.D. Social Group

    Hosted by the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania. Join the Access Not Denied (A.N.D.) Social Group. Connect on Zoom and chat! The mission of the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania is to eliminate and prevent barriers that people with disabilities experience by providing ongoing advocacy and offering innovative programs and services.

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  • The Arc of Lancaster and Lebanon: Arc Academy: Self-Advocate and Empowerment Group

    Hosted by The Arc of Lancaster and Lebanon counties. This group is designed to help adults with IDD or Autism learn skills necessary for independence. NOTE: This is a learning time, not a social gathering. They meet in person one evening per month. The Arc Lancaster Lebanon assists people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and Autism and their families to navigate an often complex system.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

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  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

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  • The Arc of Lancaster and Lebanon: SibTalk

    This group is offered through The Arc of Lancaster Lebanon and is for kids who have a sibling with a disability. This is a time to connect, share, and have fun! The group meets in-person one evening per month. The mission of The Arc Lancaster Lebanon is to empower people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) to lead full, satisfying, independent lives of their choice.

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

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  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

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Lehigh County

44 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

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  • Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living: Adaptations

    Hosted by the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL). Adaptations Lehigh Valley is an exciting social group program for adults in their 20s and 30s with developmental and/or learning disabilities, who have a high level of independence. The program is a place for individuals of all backgrounds to socialize, learn, grow, and build friendships with one another. LVCIL is a non-profit organization based in Allentown, PA that provides services and support to people with all types of disabilities.

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  • Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living: CommUnity Club

    Hosted by the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL). CommUnity Club is a social group for young adults with disabilities ages 18+. The club is a great way for young adults to meet new people, build lasting friendships, and learn about independent living. LVCIL is a non-profit organization based in Allentown, PA that provides services and support to people with all types of disabilities.

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  • Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living: Independent Living Skills Groups

    Hosted by the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL). These group sessions are held periodically to provide consumers with education on the skills they need to live independently. Topics include finding community resources, accessing transportation, emergency/personal safety, health skills, money management, maintaining your home, and simple meal preparation. LVCIL is a non-profit organization based in Allentown, PA that provides services and support to people with all types of disabilities.

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  • Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living: Peer Support Group

    Hosted by the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL). They offer a bi-weekly peer support group for people with disabilities. The purpose of the group is for people with disabilities to come together and offer social, emotional, and practical support to members living with disabilities. Peer support group meets every other Monday. LVCIL is a non-profit organization based in Allentown, PA that provides services and support to people with all types of disabilities.

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  • Autism Society Lehigh Valley: Adult and Teen Social Programming

    Hosted by Autism Society Lehigh Valley (ASLV). They have a monthly Friday night social group with food, games, karaoke, and music. They also have a Monday night social connections group, as well as a Creative Abilities program for adults interested in the arts and theater. ASLV is a volunteer parent organization dedicated to supporting individuals with autism and their families who live in the Lehigh Valley. 

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  • Autism Society Lehigh Valley: Parent/Caregiver of Adults with Autism Virtual Group

    Hosted by Autism Society Lehigh Valley (ASLV). Would you like to share your story with other parents or caregivers who have adults with Autism? This group talks about services, housing options, experiences, and shares ideas. ASLV is a volunteer parent organization dedicated to supporting individuals with autism and their families who live in the Lehigh Valley. 

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  • Autism Society Lehigh Valley: School-Age Parent/Caregiver Virtual Meetings

    Hosted by Autism Society Lehigh Valley (ASLV). These parent/caregiver support groups occur regularly via Facebook and Zoom. They are intended for caregivers of school-age children. ASLV is a volunteer parent organization dedicated to supporting individuals with autism and their families who live in the Lehigh Valley. 

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

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  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of Lehigh Valley: Family Support Group

    Hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of  Lehigh Valley. NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI Lehigh Valley is an organization of families, friends, and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. They advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness.

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  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of Lehigh Valley: Connection Recovery Support Group

    Hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Lehigh Valley. NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI Lehigh Valley is an organization of families, friends, and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. They advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness.

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  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of Lehigh Valley

    NAMI Lehigh Valley is an organization of families, friends, and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, they advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness. They offer mental health education, resources, support groups, presentations and host events. 

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  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

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  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

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  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

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  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whose children are experiencing mental health challenges because they believe that parents are the best advocates for their children.

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  • PA Family Network: Sibling Good Life Group

    Hosted by the PA Family Network. This group of adult siblings will have the opportunity to guide the group's direction, network with other siblings, talk about your lived experience, hear from experts on topics relevant to sibling life, have open and informative discussions, and plan for a future that holds true potential for you and your family. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

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  • Lehigh Valley Supporting Families Collaborative

    Hosted by Lehigh Valley Supporting Families Collaborative.They offer free workshops and training in the Leigh Valley area. Check out their Facebook page to see a schedule of upcoming events. All are welcome! Lehigh Valley Supporting Families Collaborative believes families are the core unit of our society, serving as a source of support for all its members.

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  • PA Family Network: Caregiver Support Group

    The PA Family Network has a safe place, meeting each month, for you to connect with other caregivers who understand the things you are dealing with and find the support you need as a caregiver. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. 

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Connection Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania.Previously known as the After School Hangout Series, the Include Me Connection Club (IMCC) aims to create meaningful and authentic connections among diverse student populations across the state of Pennsylvania. This program is designed for 3rd – 5th graders of diverse abilities and interests. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project: Empowering Change Parent Group

    Developed by and for parents, guardians, and caregivers of color who have children with disabilities in transition to adulthood—and welcoming everyone. The Empowering Change Group is committed to reaching families who are marginalized and are having issues accessing supports and services for their children, teens, young adults with disabilities. Hosted by the PEAL Center and 21 and Able Project.

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  • Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living: School To Life

    Hosted by Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living. Goals of the Program: Learning independent living skills, advocacy, leadership, teamwork, and communication skills. Engaging in social and recreational activities with peers. Working together to learn self-advocacy and systems advocacy skills. LVCIL is a non-profit organization based in Allentown, PA that provides services and support to people with all types of disabilities.

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  • The PEAL Center

    The PEAL Center is a one-stop-resource for disability information and referral in Pennsylvania for parents, self-advocates and professionals. PEAL provides assistance to families of children with disabilities, educators, and others who work with them. PEAL’s primary intent is to help families help their children and provide the tools they need to become lifelong advocates for their children and themselves.

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  • The Arc of Pennsylvania

    The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania has 33 local chapters and represents over 8,000 members. The state office coordinates strategic, grassroots advocacy efforts; provides policy analysis and trainings, and implements the statewide Include Me and the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) programs that serve children and adults.

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  • Self Advocates United as 1

    Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

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  • The PA Family Network

    The PA Family Network provides free family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors, all of whom have family members with disabilities. The mission of the PA Family Network is to assist and empower people with disabilities and their families to seek quality and satisfaction in their lives as well as equal access to supports and services.

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  • Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living

    The Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL) is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves people with disabilities, and their family members, living in Lehigh and Northampton Counties. They can help you achieve or maintain your independence through many of supportive services and programs, including five core services: Information and Referral, Peer Support, Advocacy, Independent Living Skills, and Transition Services for Youth and Older Adults.

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  • 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 (IDD) through advocacy, education, and supports.

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  • JCHAI: Support Group for Caregivers of Adults (17+) with Disabilities

    Hosted by Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI). Join for a free, virtual support group for family caregivers of neurodiverse adults. You do not need to be a JCHAI family or intend to be one — all caregivers of neurodiverse people 17+ are welcome! JCHAI is a multi-faceted organization with cutting-edge inclusive, supportive vocational programs and living options that serves nearly 200 adults with intellectual disabilities and autism throughout the community.

    View Support Group
  • Youth MOVE PA: Thrive for Hope Virtual Support Group

    As part of the ARC P.O.W.E.R. Initiative, the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition (PaPSC) in partnership with Youth MOVE PA are offering a virtual support group/drop-in for Youth and Young Adults called, Thrive for Hope. Their purpose is simply to support one another through lived experience, strength, and hope. Youth MOVE PA is a statewide youth and young adult advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health while promoting wellness and recovery for those seeking aid along their journey.

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  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 21( Carbon Lehigh)

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • SAFE: Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere

    SAFE's mission is to support and empower families affected by autism spectrum disorders. They work to identify services and activities specific to their needs. Their goal is to provide a sense of inclusion and opportunity for those families within the local community and the ASD community. 

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  • Parent to Parent of PA

    Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania matches parents, grandparents, guardians, and family members of children and adults with a disability or special need to a volunteer Peer Supporter, who is chosen to support based on the Referred person’s criteria, such as condition and/or concerns. Peer Supporters offer a listening ear, their experience, time, heart, and share information based on their unique experiences.

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  • Opening Doors 4 Autism

    Opening Doors 4 Autism is a group of self-advocates, parents, and caregivers residing across Pennsylvania who believe every adult with autism deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

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  • New Horizons Club

    The New Horizons Club provides mentored opportunities for adults on the Autism Spectrum to socialize, connect with their communities, and live life as fully as possible. The club aspires for each of its members to enjoy the benefits of a vibrant social network. By finding a sense of community and building lifelong friendships, members inspire one another to try new things, obtain meaningful employment, and work toward independent living.

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  • Lehigh Valley and Slate Belt: PA Special Needs Parents Support Group

    This is a support group for parents, caregivers, and professionals who care for or work with special needs children in the Lehigh Valley, Slate Belt, and surrounding areas in PA. This is an online, closed Facebook support group, but they do host events.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support. They understand and provide text, email, and phone support plus weekly autism news and information. They consult on arts, culture, school, and justice issues and sponsor support groups across Pennsylvania.

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  • Autism Society Lehigh Valley

    Autism Society Lehigh Valley Affiliate (ASLV) is a volunteer parent organization dedicated to supporting individuals with autism and their families who live in the Lehigh Valley. They connect through groups, host community activities, provide informational resources and support, and encourage community building.

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Luzerne County

28 support groups

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania

    NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy. In 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania was selected to become the official state NAMI organization in Pennsylvania.

    View Support Group
  • The Arc of Pennsylvania: Include Me Disability Acceptance Through Literature Book Club

    Hosted by the Arc of Pennsylvania. Discussions center on understanding, acceptance, presuming competence, and friendship. These book studies are an innovative way to provide students interested in reading with a structured opportunity to connect with other students across Pennsylvania. In affiliation with The Arc of the United States, The Arc is the largest nationwide advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Dance Cardio

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair dance cardio sessions. This cardio class is meant to be a whole-body workout that’s actually fun! It’s good for your heart and it will get your body moving to your favorite songs. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Chair Yoga

    The PA Family Network hosts free, virtual, bi-weekly chair yoga sessions. This is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting. It can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • PA Family Network: Dad's Good Life Group

    Hosted by PA Family Network, this is a safe place for you to virtually connect with other dads (or those in a father-like position) who understand the things you are dealing with in your role as a caregiver of someone with an Intellectual disability/autism. The PA Family Network provides family workshops and networking opportunities throughout PA, led by trained Family Advisors.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group

    Hosted by the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. This is a virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Autism Connection of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, serving thousands of people seeking help for autism concerns.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania State Police: Sunny Day Camps

    Hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police. This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was created as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. No one should be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies that serve their community!

    View Support Group
  • The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians: Youth Activities

    Hosted by The Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP). LAMP offers activities and programming for youth patrons. In addition to a monthly virtual teen meet-up, youth patrons are invited to participate in Winter and Summer Reading Programs that include virtual programming, craft kits through the mail, incentives and prizes.

    View Support Group
  • Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition

    Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition, Inc. (PEAC) provides one-on-one support for families who need help securing an appropriate education for their children, as well as numerous workshops and trainings for parents and professionals.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of PA: Connecting the Dots Virtual Autism Parent Support Group

    Hosted by Autism Connection of Pennsylvania. A statewide virtual support group for parents/caregivers. Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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  • PA Parent and Family Alliance

    At the PA Parent and Family Alliance, they've designed a one-of-a-kind, no-cost resources for parents whos