AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians


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Description of ProgramAgrAbility provides direct services for farmers and farm family members with a disability or long-term health condition who want to remain in production agriculture. Services include on site assessment of needs, identification of appropriate modifications, equipment or assistive technology and referral to state and local resources. Many farmers with a disability are referred to the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) which works with individuals on employment issues such as training, evaluation, assistive technology, and modifications.

AgrAbility also participates in a wide variety of educational programs such as farm safety day camps, presentations to health care and rehabilitation professionals, county crop and dairy days, and statewide agricultural expositions.

AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians Project is supported under USDA-NIFA Special Projects 2017-41590-27105 in collaboration with Penn State Extension. AgrAbility PA is a statewide partnership with the Penn State Extension, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry-OVR and UCP Central PA.
LocationCentre
Geographic AreaPennsylvania
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's Phone814-867-5288
Contact's Emailaes5450@psu.edu
Physical Site Address 1201 Ferguson Building
Physical Site Address 2Penn State University
Physical Site City, State, ZipUniversity Park, PA 16802
Main Phone814-863-7415
Fax814-863-4753
Program Emailbbc@psu.edu
Web Addresshttp://extension.psu.edu/business/agrability
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
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AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians
This Program: AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians
Affiliated Services: AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians