Advocacy

The ARC of Dauphin County


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General Information
Description of ServiceProvide support to assist persons who have intellectual and developmental disabilites (and their families) access services within the MH/MR System and the community. Often requested services are in the areas of educational issues consisting of trainsitioning services, IEP assistance, and overall guidance through the education process. Requests for adult Advocacy cover areas such as adult day programs, medical/health related problems, child abuse, food, shelter, clothing, money management, special offenders issues, benefits, legal rights, emotional support, wills and trusts, and residential programs. In some cases the requests may overlap. The above is not an all inclusive list.
LocationDauphin
Geographical AreaDauphin, Lebanon
Helpful TipsAdult and Child Advocacy for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationIntellectual Disabilities
Age GroupAll Ages
GenderEither
EligibilityIndividuals with a developmental and intellectual disability & their families Primary focus is on persons with intellectual disabilities.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone; funded by the United Way of the Capital Region; United Way of Lebanon County
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Kathy Gingerich
Contact's Phone 717-920-2727
Physical Site Address 1 2569 Walnut Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17103
Main Phone 717-920-2727
Service Location Email information@arcofdc.org
Web Address www.arcofdc.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: ARC of Dauphin County
Affiliated Program: The ARC of Dauphin County
This Service: Advocacy
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Developmental Disabilities (YF-1800)
Intellectual Disabilities (YF-1800.5000)
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals With Disabilities (FT-1000.6600)