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For 100 years Easterseals has been the indispensable resource for people and families challenged by disabilities. Now as America faces a broad range of new issues, we make a major positive life-changing difference in the lives of people and families facing today's disabilities. Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania provides exceptional programs and services, in 47 Pennsylvania counties, to ensure that people with disabilities or other special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.

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GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. We hope that you will support Easterseals.
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Mark your calendar for the 2020 Walk With Me Event. On May 16, 2020, walk with friends, furries, frenemies or "Walk With Me." Register to walk before December 31, 2019 and you can save $5 off the regular registration fee of $40. Kennywood, here we come!
Congratulations to our Franklin Residential Program Worker, Alyssa Gill! Recently Ms. Gill was presented Direct Support Professional of the Month for excellence in service and a full compassionate heart by Milestone HCQU. We are so proud of her!
Each day, Easterseals works to change the way the world defines & views disability through its various programs/services. We assist the 1 in 5 individuals who face disabilities— children, older adults, military families, and more. See all of our programs.

Our 2019 Ornament - Celebrating Easterseals 100 Years of Disability Services

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The 2019 Celebratory ornament features a Pittsburgh skyline, viewed from the Point. This depiction of our Steel City features Easterseals’ award-winning 2019 Rose Bowl “Celebrating Easterseals 100 Years of Disability Services” float, celebrating our impact on communities nationwide. 

Together, we’re ensuring every one of us has the resources necessary to live, learn, work and play in our communities.  We hope you enjoy the ornament as much as we enjoy having friends like you.  

Easterseals Central Division Services

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Our Central Pennsylvanian offices provides equal opportunities for individuals of all ages to thrive in our communities. Services include therapeutic recreation programs, residential and respite camps, sign language interpreting services, military family programs, and a child development center. Click “Go” to learn more about our Central Division.


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