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Programs within the formal education system at elementary, secondary or postsecondary levels, or offered by outside agencies, that provide non-instructional services which support the admission of students to an educational program, their health and living conditions while students, their extracurricular activities options, and their ability to choose an appropriate course of study and adjust to and remain in school through the completion of their high school diplomas or college/university degrees.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Chester County Intermediate Unit 24 - Homeless Children's InitativeHelps homeless children and youth access Pennsylvania's public schools by removing barriers to a free and appropriate public education. The goal of the program is to have a child's education continue as uninterrupted as possible while he or she is homeless. The program also provides school supplies, transportation arrangements to and from school, and resources to the families of homeless children.ChesterChester County Intermediate Unit - Chester; DowningtownChester County Intermediate Unit 24
Community Learning Center - Support Services Program (SSP)The Support Services Program (SSP) provides life skills and job readiness lessons, counsels students, helps students develop action plans to achieve their goals, and refers students to local social service agencies for supplementary services, as needed. The support of the SSP is instrumental in helping many of our learners complete the Education Program and reach their goals.PhiladelphiaCommunity Learning Center at Suburban Station CareerLinkCommunity Learning Center
Education Leading to Employment & Career Training (ELECT)The ELECT program helps teenagers understand parenthood while also giving them support to graduate high school through group and individualized services. ELECT focuses on attendance, graduation and then transition to the work place or higher education. ELECT services include Fathering support groups, life skills training, family budgeting, academic/homework assistance, attendance tracking, child development and parenting skills.CumberlandCapital Area Intermediate UnitCapital Area Intermediate Unit
(HLACR) Hearing Loss Association of the Captial RegionOpen-ended support group (audio loops available) which includes educational speakers and literature about hearing loss related issues. Also, provides advocacy in government for rights of the hearing impaired. Remote captioning, (Cart)DauphinHearing Loss Association of the Capital RegionHearing Loss Association of the Capital Region
Hope Partnership for Education - High School Support ProgramOur High School Support Program focuses on successfully transitioning students into quality high schools which meet their potential. It offers assistance in choosing and being accepted into high school, academic and social support for students throughout their high school years and aid in choosing, applying for and meeting the requirements for college acceptance or successful entrance into the world of work. PhiladelphiaHope Partnership for Education - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaHope Partnership for Education
Mifflin Juniata Area Agency on Aging - Education and Emotional SupportEducation and emotional support services for caregivers.MifflinFamily Caregiver Support ProgramMifflin Juniata Area Agency on Aging
Preparing Adolescents For Adult Life - Educational Support ServicesProvides learning opportunities specifically tailored to each student's vision of adult life. PAAL gives students the chance to utilize the community as their "classroom" as best practices dictate that an individual with autism learns best from the natural environment that surrounds him or her.ChesterPREPARING ADOLESCENTS FOR ADULT LIFE PAALPreparing Adolescents for Adult Life (PAAL)
Student Transition and Recovery Program - Bradford County Human Services AdministrationStudents placed in the Student Transition And Recovery Program attend their normal classes at their normal schools and return home each evening. In the morning before school and in the afternoon after school, students participate in excercises, counseling, tutoring, and military-style drills.BradfordBradford County Children & YouthBradford County Human Services Administration
Woods Services - Residential Services & Day Student Only School ProgramsWoods Services provides supports and services to people with special needs and challenges. We offer Residential Homes/Programs, Special Education/Approved Private Schools, Vocational Opportunities and Health Care/Medical Supports. Year-round we serve children, adolescents and adults with Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Challenging Behaviors.Bucks*Main Site (Woods Services)Woods Services

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