Arc of Chester County - Advocacy

Arc of Chester County, The - Chester; West Chester

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General Information
Description of ServiceAdvocacy services help families and self-advocates understand and navigate the mental health/intellectual and developmental disability service systems. Our advocates safeguard individual rights and promote self-determination and inclusion. The Arc's advocates provide one-to-one support and mentoring services, help parents effectively plan for their adult childs future and effectively participate in planning meetings, accompany families and self-advocates to meetings as needed, provide ongoing support for self-advocates with limited family involvement, initiate, promote, and support individual and county-wide self-determination and self-advocacy efforts, provide training for self-advocates, monitor progress made in the areas of inclusion, self-determination, employment, habilitation, and recreation, and actively promote systems change and improvement through state and national lobbying. The Arc's education advocacy services help parents, guardians, and students develop a plan of action for obtaining a free and appropriate education and helping students make meaningful progress on their educational goals.
Geographical AreaCounties: Chester; States: PA; Countries: USA
Intake ProcedureCall for information
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsAll education advocacy services are offered at no charge to Chester County families with a verifiable total household income of $70,000 or less. All other families can access The Arcs highly qualified education advocacy services for a reasonable fee of $6
Hours of Operation Administrative hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM -4:300 PM. Evening appointments are available.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 900 Lawrence Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip West Chester, PA 19380
Main Phone 610-696-8090
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Arc of Chester County
Affiliated Program: Arc of Chester County, The - Chester; West Chester
This Service: Arc of Chester County - Advocacy
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Advocacy (FP-0500)
Health/Disability Related Support Groups (PN-8100.3000)
Law Enforcement Community Engagement/Outreach (FN-4000)
Mental Health Related Support Groups (PN-8100.5000)
Special Education Advocacy (FT-8000.8000)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Target Populations >> Disabilities and Health Conditions >> Developmental Disabilities >> Autism Spectrum Disorder >> Autism (X_YF-1800.0400-050)