UDS - Service Dogs

UDS - Erin Court

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Data Provided By
United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of Service- Service dogs: UDS-trained service dogs help improve quality of life for both owners and their families. Service dogs enable their owners to lead happier, more independent lives. Service dogs are trained for over two years by a team of dedicated volunteers and professionals to obey and assist.

- Companion dogs: UDS provides companion dogs for people who may not require physical assistance, but who would benefit from the loving companionship of a specially trained dog.

- Facility dogs: UDS can also supply specially trained dogs to long-term care facilities and schools. These dogs assist physical, occupational, recreational, and social therapists in working with their clients.

Volunteer programs:
- Puppy Homes: Puppy Homes raise and train new puppies giving approximately 18 months of patience, time and love
- Puppy Sitters: Puppy sitters provide much needed respite for Puppy Homes by keeping them during sitter vacations or emergencies
- Puppy Pals: Puppy Pals assist Puppy Homes by playing with, exercising and training puppies
- Special Events Volunteers: Assist by staffing booths at various shows, events and fundraisers, where persons can help exercise and baby sit puppies providing respite for Puppy Home families
Geographical AreaLancaster
Intake ProcedureTelephone, website: Applications available online or by mail
Client Information
EligibilityIndividuals with mobility impairments, individuals with Autism, Veterans with PTSD; Must have commitment to complete training course and financially able to care for the dog
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall UDSF Resource Center for information
Hours of Operation Office: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm; Intake: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name UDSF Resource Center
Contact's Position Customer Care Representative
Contact's Phone 888-837-4235
Contact's Email resourcecenter@udsfoundation.org
Physical Site Address 1 2270 Erin Court
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lancaster, PA 17601
Mailing Address 1 1901 Olde Homestead Ln
Mailing Address 2 PO Box 10485
Mailing City, State, Zip Lancaster, PA 17605
Mail Attention To United Disabilities Services
Main Phone 888-837-4235
Fax 717-947-7446
Service Location Email resourcecenter@udsfoundation.org
Web Address www.udservices.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: UDS Foundation
Affiliated Program: UDS - Erin Court
This Service: UDS - Service Dogs
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Physical Disabilities (YF-6500)
Service Animals (LR-7950)