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Advocacy Agencies

  • Disability Rights Pennsylvania
    301 Chestnut Street, Suite 300
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    717-236-8110
    800-692-7443
    717-346-0293 (TTY)
    877-375-7139 (TTY)
    Website
    Contact information

 

Department of Education

  • Bureau of Special Education
    Department of Education
    333 Market Street, 7th Floor
    Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
    800-879-2301

    717-783-6913
    717-783-8445 (TTY)
    Website

 

Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)

  • Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network
    Office of Mental Retardation
    Department of Public Welfare
    6340 Flank Drive
    Harrisburg, PA 17112
    800-360-7292

    717-541-4960
    Website
    Contact information


Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)

  • Division of Early Intervention and Support Services
    Bureau of Special Education

    Department of Education
    333 Market Street, 7th Floor
    Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
    717-783-6882
    800-692-7288
    Website

 

PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)

  • Mission Empower
    1611 Peach Street, Suite 120
    Erie,
    PA 16501
    717-600-0100 Voice & TTY
    717-600-8101 FAX
    844-370-1529
    814-825-0788
    Website
    E-Mail: info@missionempower.org
  • Hispanos Unidos para Niños Excepcionales
    (Hispanics United for Exceptional Children)
    2215 N. America St
    Philadelphia, PA 19133
    215-425-6203
    215-425-6204 FAX
    E-Mail: huneinc@aol.com
    Website
  • Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership Center
    1119 Penn Avenue, Suite 400
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4205
    412-281-4404
    412-281-4409 (TTY)
    866-950-1040
    Website
    E-mail:  pen@parentednet.org

College Resources

  • The John Lepping Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarship designed by the Lep Foundation for Youth Education (a public charity that provides financial assistance to Tri-State students seeking to further their education).

Health & Well-Being

  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
    This program provides health insurance to eligible uninsured children under age 19 who are not the Medical Assistance program.   Families with higher incomes pay a monthly premium and co-pays for some services.
    CHIP information
    CHIP Eligibility Information

  • Medical Assistance PH-95 Category (loophole) Eligible children with specific Social Security childhood disability standard conditions may receive health insurance through this program.  Parental income and resources are not considered and financial eligibility is based on the child's qualifying income.
    PH-95 information (PDF)
    Social Security Childhood Impairment listings
  • Health Insurance Payment Program

    The Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Program is a program developed to help families, who have at least one person enrolled in Medical Assistance (MA), pay for private health insurance through an employer. It was designed as a cost containment program in order to save taxpayers money by purchasing cost effective employment related health insurance available to a Medical Assistance recipient.
    Website

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