Health/Disability Related Social Clubs

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    Organizations that provide an opportunity for individuals with a disability or a health condition to meet and socialize with others through dances, parties, picnics, barbecues, events for children and other companionable activities. Some organizations may also offer lecture series which address topics of interest to the membership or provide opportunities for involvement in charitable fundraising and other similar activities.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adult Recreation Club, The Arc of York CountyFor 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. YorkThe Arc of York CountyThe Arc of York County
    Arc of Erie County - Social ClubProvides 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.ErieArc of Erie CountyArc of Erie County
    Autism Center of PittsburghOffers 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. Two locations: 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) 537-9879AlleghenyAutism Center of PittsburghAutism Center of Pittsburgh
    Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania - Building Connections LEGO Social Club Sponsored by Auto Racers for KidsThe 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.ErieAutism Society Northwestern PennsylvaniaAutism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania
    Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania - Friends & Pals Teen Club & Bridge to Success ProgramTeen 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.ErieAutism Society Northwestern PennsylvaniaAutism 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. YorkBell, Mental Health Services (MHS) - Main OfficeBell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania - Community NOWAbout 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. AlleghenyCommunity NOWGoodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    KaleidAScope, Inc. - Social GroupKAS 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.ErieKaleidAScope, Inc.KaleidAScope, Inc.
    Montgomery County Association for the Blind - RecreationFive 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.MontgomeryMontgomery County Association for the Blind - Montgomery; NorristownMontgomery County Association for the Blind
    SocialsThe 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.FranklinARC of Franklin/Fulton CountiesARC of Franklin/Fulton Counties
    Support Groups for the Blind or Vision Impaired-North Central Sight ServicesNorth 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.LycomingSupport Services for the Blind or Visually ImpairedNorth Central Sight Services
    Teen GroupTeen 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 CumberlandAutism Society Greater Harrisburg AreaAutism Society Greater Harrisburg Area
    The Arc of Blair County Disability Related Social ClubsProvide an opportunity for individuals with disabilities to meet and socialize with others through a variety of companionable activities.BlairThe Arc of Blair CountyThe Arc of Blair County
    VisionCorps York - Friendly Social ClubSocial program for persons with vision impairment.YorkVisionCorps YorkVisionCorps
    Vision Resource Center of Berks County - Lunch BunchMeetings once a month at various restaurants in Berks County for socialization; open to those who are blind, visually impaired, their family, friends and caregiversBerksVision Resource Center of Berks CountyVision Resource Center of Berks County
    West Place Clubhouse Socialization and Recreation Club for Individuals with Mental Health DisabilitiesProvides recreational and socialization programs for individuals with mental health disabilitiesWestmorelandSocialization and Recreation Club for Individuals with Mental Health DisabilitiesWest Place Clubhouse
    Young Adult Social Group - Hope Enterprises - Children's Development CenterA 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.LycomingChildren's Development CenterHope Enterprises

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