|Adult Recreation Club, The Arc of York County||For more than 50 years, our Adult Recreation Club has offered adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to socialize, participate in activities and attend community events. The program operates each year from October through May.
||York||The Arc of York County||The Arc of York County|
|Arc of Erie County - Social Club||Provides older teens and young adults with any disability opportunities to engage in all that Erie has to offer and to do it in the company of friends! Activities may include sporting events, creating artwork, etc. Volunteering is also available.||Erie||Arc of Erie County||Arc of Erie County|
|Autism Center of Pittsburgh||Offers psychological and psychiatric evaluations for autistic children. Counseling is also available. Parent support is offered by parents of children with autism. ACP also offers support groups, family mentoring, advocacy, specialized information and referral; group outings and recreation for children with autism and their families. Depending on funding, may be able to match one child per year with a service dog. Offers educational information and programming to help raise awareness of autism spectrum disorders. AutismLink is a national database connecting parents with services for their child.
Autism Center of Pittsburgh -- North Hills
135 Cumberland Rd., Suite 105
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Phone: (412) 364-1886
Fax: (412) 364-7120
Autism Center of Pittsburgh - South Hills
2893 Banksville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Phone: (412) 537-9879||Allegheny||Autism Center of Pittsburgh||Autism Center of Pittsburgh|
|Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania - Building Connections LEGO Social Club Sponsored by Auto Racers for Kids||The LEGO Social Club provides an opportunity for children and teens with social difficulties associated with an autism spectrum disorder to improve their social interactions in a safe & social environment. The club is designed for grades K-12 and meets monthly. The club club is an effective way for children and teens to participate in a prefered activity while improving their communication skills and Building Friendships Brick by Brick.||Erie||Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania||Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania|
|Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania - Friends & Pals Teen Club & Bridge to Success Program||Teen Social Club- Meet monthly for dinner, discussion, and games. Gives teens on the autism spectrum an opportunity to utilize their social skills and practice them in a comfortable environment.
Bridge to Success- Meets every Thursday for dinner, and lessons from the Developing Healthy Relationships Curriculum. Bridge to Success is to help build on the skills to help our teens live safely, happily, competently, and independently as adults.||Erie||Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania||Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania|
|Bell, MHS, Life Skills and Socialization - Sendero Social Rehabilitation Program||• Spanish-speaking adult mental health consumers
• Recovery-oriented opportunities to build academic, social, recreational/leisure, educational, and daily living skills.
• Provide group and individual learning opportunities.
||York||Bell, Mental Health Services (MHS) - Main Office||Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell) |
|Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania - Community NOW||About Goodwill SWPA
(www.goodwillswpa.org; facebook.com/goodwillswpa; twitter.com/gwswpa)
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is a diversified human service agency that is supported, in part, by its network of retail stores and other nonprofit businesses. It serves all of southwestern Pennsylvania and manages several affiliate units and special-purpose entities, including Goodwill of Fayette County; Goodwill of North Central West Virginia; Goodwill Commercial Services, Inc.; and Goodwill Housing. Goodwill SWPA operates 31 retail stores and several other businesses to help fund programs and to provide job training and related services to help clients overcome various barriers to employment.
||Allegheny||Community NOW||Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania|
|KaleidAScope, Inc. - Social Group||KAS staff plan weekly social events, occurring every Thursday. Many events are free of charge. Those events with a charge are advertised in advance on the Agency's website.||Erie||KaleidAScope, Inc.||KaleidAScope, Inc.|
|Montgomery County Association for the Blind - Recreation||Five recreation groups for adults with vision loss, meeting twice a month at various locations throughout Montgomery County. Activities vary, including recreational outings. Transportation provided to participants.||Montgomery||Montgomery County Association for the Blind - Montgomery; Norristown||Montgomery County Association for the Blind|
|Socials||The Socials are held on the third Thursday of every month at the St. Paul United Methodist Church on Norland Avenue and is listed on the Social recreation calendar in the newsletter. Please call the Arc office to RSVP at 717-264-4390. Everyone is welcome.||Franklin||ARC of Franklin/Fulton Counties||ARC of Franklin/Fulton Counties|
|Support Groups for the Blind or Vision Impaired-North Central Sight Services||North Central Sight Services facilitates some support and education groups that promote independence and life skills for those who are blind or visually impaired. Groups include a book club, a ladies' club, a sight loss support group, a craft class, and exercise classes.||Lycoming||Support Services for the Blind or Visually Impaired||North Central Sight Services|
|Teen Group||Teen Group, focusing on socialization, recreation and support and meets during the regular Chapter meetings - second Thursday of the month .
There will be 5 openings each month on a first come, first served basis
||Cumberland||Autism Society Greater Harrisburg Area||Autism Society Greater Harrisburg Area|
|The Arc of Blair County Disability Related Social Clubs||Provide an opportunity for individuals with disabilities to meet and socialize with others through a variety of companionable activities.||Blair||The Arc of Blair County||The Arc of Blair County|
|VisionCorps York - Friendly Social Club||Social program for persons with vision impairment.||York||VisionCorps York||VisionCorps|
|Vision Resource Center of Berks County - Lunch Bunch||Meetings once a month at various restaurants in Berks County for socialization; open to those who are blind, visually impaired, their family, friends and caregivers||Berks||Vision Resource Center of Berks County||Vision Resource Center of Berks County|
|West Place Clubhouse Socialization and Recreation Club for Individuals with Mental Health Disabilities||Provides recreational and socialization programs for individuals with mental health disabilities||Westmoreland||Socialization and Recreation Club for Individuals with Mental Health Disabilities||West Place Clubhouse|
|Young Adult Social Group - Hope Enterprises - Children's Development Center||A social group for individuals with special needs between the ages of 16 and 25, the group is facilitated by students from Lycoming College and provides peer interaction in a non-threatening, home-like atmosphere.||Lycoming||Children's Development Center||Hope Enterprises|