Your support of our 2021 Over the Edge event will help Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania continue to provide these many programs and services to ensure those who need them the most, will have them available for years to come.Find Out More
For more than 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.
Easterseals Western and Central PA continues to monitor the coronavirus situation. Our priority is the safety, well-being and health of our many clients, families and associates. We are responsible to the communities we serve. We will be collaborating with senior leadership, our Board of Directors and state/local/federal governments to be prepared to respond to any action needed. Please check back for any updates.
Creating solutions and changing lives is what we do at Easterseals. Join us and you too can make a difference and help people with disabilities achieve their goals! Volunteer your time and share your talents by serving on working committees that drive special events or on an Advisory Board or even the Board of Directors. We have events in all five divisions and can always use the energy of new members. Concerts, Walks, Galas, Golf Tournaments and more. Contact the division closest to you. The common focus is to make our community a better place to live by supporting those with disabilities and other special needs. So, can you spare an hour a week?
June 28, 2021
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June 17, 2021
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June 16, 2021
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June 12, 2021
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May 27, 2021
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Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions in adults—yet far too often, it is left untreated. While many adults think hearing loss is simply a nuisance that comes with aging, it is much more. Hearing loss can affect every area of a person’s life, including physical health, mental health, career success, social life, personal relationships, and overall quality of life. Treatment can help!Read More
The safety, well-being and health of our many clients, families and associates are key priorities to Easterseals Western and CeVIDntral PA’s Camping and Recreation Program. We continue to monitor the CoVID 19 situation in conjunction with all local, state and federal agencies to ensure that our clients have a memorable camping experience. To that end, we have prepared a Camping and Recreation COVID-19 Action Plan. To find out more about the plan, read on. Questions? Contact us at 717-741-3891.Read More
Caring for a family member? You're not alone. According to the National Family Caregivers Association, more than one quarter of the adult population has provided care to a family member or friend during the past year. Easterseals Adult and Senior Services offer programs and resources to help you provide the best possible care for your spouse, parent, adult child or another loved one who needs assistance with daily living.Read More