Advocacy Services - Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania

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United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServiceInformation and Referral - Individuals and families may not be aware of community supports and services available for them. Therefore, The Arc will provide information about available community resources and make referrals as needed.

Individual Advocacy - In most cases this is a short term association between the advocate and the client. Issues are diverse and include accessing services, employment, benefits, exploitation, education, housing, abuse, neglect, legal matters and more.

Systems Advocacy and Governmental Affairs - In line with our on-going effort to improve the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The Arc actively communicates with legislators regarding pending and/or necessary legislation.

Public Awareness and Community Education - The Arc speaks to individuals and groups on various issues related to prevention and reducing the consequence of intellectual and developmental disabilities through education, research, advocacy, and the support of families, friends and community.
Geographical AreaLackawanna, Wayne, Susquehanna, Carbon, Monroe, Pike
Client Information
Target PopulationIntellectual Disabilities
EligibilityIntellectual and developmental disabilities/Autism
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Pat Quinn
Contact's Position Director of Program Operations
Contact's Phone 570-346-4010
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 115 Meadow Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Scranton, PA 18505
Mailing Address 1 115 Meadow Avenue
Mailing City, State, Zip Scranton, Pa 18505
Mail Attention To Arc of NEPA
Main Phone 570-346-4010
Fax 570-346-8436
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Affiliated Program: Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania, The
This Service: Advocacy Services - Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Advocacy (FP-0500)
Group Advocacy (FP-0500.2500)
Individual Advocacy (FP-0500.3300)