Transportation

Access Transportation Systems, Inc. 

ACCESS is door-to-door, advance reservation, shared ride transportation provided throughout Port Authority's service area and serves primarily senior citizens and persons with disabilities. Service is provided from 6:00 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week, and at such other times and places that Port Authority fixed route service is in operation. There are no restrictions on the purpose or number of trips which may be taken by riders, except that riders are required to share their vehicle with others traveling in the same direction and at the same time.

Disabled American Veterans Transportation Network - Greater Pittsburgh

Transportation for veterans to appointments at the VA Hospital. To use the service, veterans must be ambulatory. Service is limited to Allegheny county but can provide referrals to transportation coordinators in other counties.

Mon Valley Supports Coordination

Locates, coordinates and monitors support services for people with intellectual and/or develpomental disabilities.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services

Offers a Medical Assistance program for home and community-based services specifically designed to help adults with an autism spectrum disorder; a managed care program that provides physical, behavioral, and community services to adults with an autism spectrum disorder; and one-time mini‐grants in the amount of up to $500 to support children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and families that include an individual with ASD.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services - Adult Autism Waiver

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services - Adult Community Autism Program - ACAP

Staunton Supports Coordination

Support Coordination for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living (TRCIL)

Core services include Advocacy, Independent Living Skills Training, Information & Referral, and Peer Counseling. Additional services include Assistive Technology Services which includes a recycled equipment program, Community Education & Outreach, Deafness Services, Housing Information, Personal Assistance Services, Resource Library, Transitioning Services and Volunteer Services.

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living - Allegheny Core Services

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living Allegheny Community Service Program for Persons with Physical Disabilities

Employment

Intake and Registration, Office of Intellectual Disability, Allegheny County

Registering for intellectual disability services begins with a call to a Registration Specialist. He/She will complete an over-the-phone pre-registration questionnaire with the caller to begin the registration process. If eligible, the Registration Specialist will schedule a meeting to complete it.

Allegheny County Family Resource Guide

An online guide to services and systems available to Allegheny County families of children ages birth-21 with developmental delays, special health care needs, or disabilities. Provides information about all resources available to families, educational tools for case managers/service providers working with families, "How to" information for all the systems families may need, and tools for improving communication between families and service providers.

Family Services of Western Pennsylvania MH/MR Program

Provides comprehensive mental health and intellectual disability services, including vocational training.

Life'sWork of Western PA

Life'sWork offers programs and services that assist people with disabilities or other barriers to employment to achieve independence and dignity through productive employment opportunities.

Mon Valley Supports Coordination

Locates, coordinates and monitors support services for people with intellectual and/or develpomental disabilities.

PaTTAN - SecondaryTransition.org

Online guide to secondary transition resources for youth and young adults with disabilities. Website provides information to facilitate young people's progress toward the attainment of post-secondary goals related to education, employment, and community living.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services

Offers a Medical Assistance program for home and community-based services specifically designed to help adults with an autism spectrum disorder; a managed care program that provides physical, behavioral, and community services to adults with an autism spectrum disorder; and one-time mini‐grants in the amount of up to $500 to support children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and families that include an individual with ASD.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services - Adult Autism Waiver

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services - Adult Community Autism Program - ACAP

Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Pittsburgh

Assists Pennsylvanians with disabilities in gaining the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance.

Staunton Supports Coordination

Support Coordination for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Housing

Intake and Registration, Office of Intellectual Disability, Allegheny County

Registering for intellectual disability services begins with a call to a Registration Specialist. He/She will complete an over-the-phone pre-registration questionnaire with the caller to begin the registration process. If eligible, the Registration Specialist will schedule a meeting to complete it.

Mon Valley Supports Coordination

Locates, coordinates and monitors support services for people with intellectual and/or develpomental disabilities.

PaTTAN - SecondaryTransition.org

Online guide to secondary transition resources for youth and young adults with disabilities. Website provides information to facilitate young people's progress toward the attainment of post-secondary goals related to education, employment, and community living.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services

Offers a Medical Assistance program for home and community-based services specifically designed to help adults with an autism spectrum disorder; a managed care program that provides physical, behavioral, and community services to adults with an autism spectrum disorder; and one-time mini‐grants in the amount of up to $500 to support children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and families that include an individual with ASD.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services - Adult Autism Waiver

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services - Adult Community Autism Program - ACA

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency - Access Loan Programs

Provides loans to assist persons with disabilities or who have a family member(s) living in the household with disabilities who need to modify the home they are purchasing or who are purchasing homes and need downpayment and closing cost assistance.

Access Downpayment & Closing Cost Assistance

Access Home Modification Program

Staunton Supports Coordination

Support Coordination for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Socialization

Chartiers Center Community Activities Program

Recreational program for individuals with intellectual disabilities, designed to promote peer and community interaction; increase awareness and use of available community resources; and assist individuals in refining social abilities. The program consists of 2 social groups and 2 bowling leagues that meet weekly in the South Hills.

Mainstay Life Services

Provides life-long support services for people with developmental disabilities, including residential and in-home services, life-sharing, and summer camp. Prader-Willi Syndrome program focuses on the transition from in-patient programs to community based living, and managing lifelong needs for individuals with PWS.

Mon Valley Supports Coordination

Locates, coordinates and monitors support services for people with intellectual and/or develpomental disabilities.

St Anthony Summer Life Camp

A two week overnight camp designed for young adults with disabilities to enhance their independent living skills on the campus of Duquesne University. 

Staunton Supports Coordination

Support Coordination for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living (TRCIL)

Core services include Advocacy, Independent Living Skills Training, Information & Referral, and Peer Counseling. Additional services include Assistive Technology Services which includes a recycled equipment program, Community Education & Outreach, Deafness Services, Housing Information, Personal Assistance Services, Resource Library, Transitioning Services and Volunteer Services.

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living - Allegheny Core Services

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living - Personal Assistance Service - Allegheny

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living Allegheny Community Service Program for Persons with Physical Disabilities

Healthcare Disabilities

Intake and Registration, Office of Intellectual Disability, Allegheny County

Registering for intellectual disability services begins with a call to a Registration Specialist. He/She will complete an over-the-phone pre-registration questionnaire with the caller to begin the registration process. If eligible, the Registration Specialist will schedule a meeting to complete it.

Mercy Behavioral Health Intellectual Disabilities Services

Adult Treatment Facilities: day programs for adults with intellectual disabilities, providing education in self-care, socialization skills, pre-vocational training, and specialized therapy as needed. Supportive Counseling: individual, family, and group counseling. Recreational Programs: year-round activities for all ages. Family Resource Services: respite care, family aides, sitting service, recreation, speech therapy, or adaptive equipment. Community Living Arrangements: supervised housing providing guidance and counseling in daily living skills.

Alliance for Infants and Toddlers, Inc.

The Alliance for Infants and Toddlers is the Early Intervention Service Coordination Agency for Allegheny County families. The Alliance provides services and supports to children ages birth to three years who have developmental delays or who are at risk for developmental delays. Services are confidential and are offered at no cost to the family.

Alliance Health Wraparound - Autism Unit

Provides wraparound services to families and children. Behavioral specialist, mobile therapist and therapeutic staff support (TSS) available. Specialization is Autism and developmental disorders. Psychological evaluations available as well.

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.

Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh

Offers training, rehabilitation, and supportive services to hep people who are blind, deaf blind or vision impaired to become independent. Provides instruction in Personal Adjustment to Blindness and Computer Access Technology. Offers day programs, vocational and employment services, Low Vision services, and coordinates supported employment opportunities.

Community Care Behavioral Health

Mandatory managed care provider for behavioral health services. Community Care helps you get care for a mental health condition, an alcohol problem or a drug problem. Provides services to commercial, UPMC Health Plan, and HealthChoices members, including preventative health programs and recovery-oriented services for people with mental health disabilities.

Family Services of Western Pennsylvania MH/MR Program

Provides comprehensive mental health and intellectual disability services, including vocational training.

Mainstay Life Services

Provides life-long support services for people with developmental disabilities, including residential and in-home services, life-sharing, and summer camp. Prader-Willi Syndrome program focuses on the transition from in-patient programs to community based living, and managing lifelong needs for individuals with PWS.

Mon Valley Supports Coordination

Locates, coordinates and monitors support services for people with intellectual and/or develpomental disabilities

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services

Offers a Medical Assistance program for home and community-based services specifically designed to help adults with an autism spectrum disorder; a managed care program that provides physical, behavioral, and community services to adults with an autism spectrum disorder; and one-time mini‐grants in the amount of up to $500 to support children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and families that include an individual with ASD.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services - Adult Autism Waiver

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services - Adult Community Autism Program - ACAP

Staunton Supports Coordination

Support Coordination for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living Into New Hands Program

Accepts donations of durable medical equipment (DME) which is then redistributed, at no cost, to people with disabilities. Equipment may include but is not limited to: walkers, reachers, lift chairs, elevated toilet seats, hospital beds, wheelchairs, portable ramps, tub rails, grab bars, and communication devices. All requests are considered on an individual basis.

 Education for the Disabled

Intake and Registration, Office of Intellectual Disability, Allegheny County

Registering for intellectual disability services begins with a call to a Registration Specialist. He/She will complete an over-the-phone pre-registration questionnaire with the caller to begin the registration process. If eligible, the Registration Specialist will schedule a meeting to complete it.

Alliance Health Wraparound - Autism Unit

Provides wraparound services to families and children. Behavioral specialist, mobile therapist and therapeutic staff support (TSS) available. Specialization is Autism and developmental disorders. Psychological evaluations available as well.

Mon Valley Supports Coordination

Locates, coordinates and monitors support services for people with intellectual and/or develpomental disabilities.

PaTTAN - SecondaryTransition.org

Online guide to secondary transition resources for youth and young adults with disabilities. Website provides information to facilitate young people's progress toward the attainment of post-secondary goals related to education, employment, and community living.

PEAL Center (Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership)

Provides training, information and technical assistance to help parents in western and central Pennsylvania become more effective advocates for their children. Services include: information about the special education system and workshops on disability issues.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services

Offers a Medical Assistance program for home and community-based services specifically designed to help adults with an autism spectrum disorder; a managed care program that provides physical, behavioral, and community services to adults with an autism spectrum disorder; and one-time mini‐grants in the amount of up to $500 to support children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and families that include an individual with ASD.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services - Adult Autism Waiver

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services - Adult Community Autism Program - ACAP

Staunton Supports Coordination

Support Coordination for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living (TRCIL)

Core services include Advocacy, Independent Living Skills Training, Information & Referral, and Peer Counseling. Additional services include Assistive Technology Services which includes a recycled equipment program, Community Education & Outreach, Deafness Services, Housing Information, Personal Assistance Services, Resource Library, Transitioning Services and Volunteer Services.

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living - Allegheny Core Services

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living - Personal Assistance Service - Allegheny

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living Allegheny Community Service Program for Persons with Physical Disabilities