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Crisis Services

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

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The Arc Susquehanna Valley

Advocacy and resources for citizens of the Susquehanna Valley.

  • The Arc offers an evening drop-in program called AMPES which meets weekly in Milton, Sunbury, Shamokin, Bloomsburg, Danville, Selinsgrove and Berwick. They also offer a 50 and Fun program for older folks.
  • The BRIDGE to Work program offers a focus on abilities in order to prepare for work. This program is a curriculum that runs for a period of time. Contact for lesson plans that may help you as a drop-in or “brush-up” of skills.
  • They offer Discovery to find the special abilities of individuals for employment, and customized job development for those same individuals. This program is funding through both the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Office of Developmental Programs.
  • They also provide many other social and community activities throughout the year through the Social Recreational Program.
  • Peer-support for clients: Staff member Brian Habermehl leads Self-Advocates groups in the DREAM program and offers an assistive-technologies class with one-on-one support to help with each individual’s unique needs. In addition, you can let the Arts sharpen your skills!
  • A volunteer Board of Directors governs The Arc. Funding comes from memberships, government contracts, United Way funds, fundraising events, and gifts from foundations.
  • The Arc also offers an evening drop-in program called STEP for school age students. Please call their office at 570-286-1008 for further details on this program.
  • The Representative Payee program will get you the help you need to successfully manage your finances
  • Wellness Wednesdays offer a variety of health benefits to your and the whole community!
  • What are your needs and thoughts? Contact Them! They are always adding programs and value your input!


The Arc Susquehanna Valley

P.O. BOX 892