Year in Review

A Look Back at 2020

Join us as we take a look back at 2020 and how we made an impact in 47 counties in Pennsylvania. Remember, If you donate from this page, the funds you give will be used for disability programing in your local community.

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Our Mission Statement

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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Coronavirus Update

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.

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Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania

Six Parkway Center, Suite 150, 875 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Phone: 412-281-7244

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A Successful Year in Review - Adult Day Services

Ever wonder what’s happening at Adult Day Services in Harmarville? Well, quite a lot! Read all about it as Emily Rusnak, Director of Adult Day Services, discusses the year in review. From Music Mondays to celebrating their 200th Zoom meeting, it was always busy. Last year started off with their individuals going on community outings, volunteering at local organizations, assisting with coat drives and more. Emily comments, "community participation was growing and our clients were becoming more involved in our local community. We never would have thought that so quickly we would be switching gears.” There were many challenges and changes to address. Read More . . .

Valentine's Raff
Purchase as many raffle tickets as you want per basket @ $1/each. Minimum $5 total purchase. Basket values between $50 and $75! Winners will be pulled Monday, February 15th and posted online. We will contact all winners to make arrangements for pick up. Feeling Lucky?
summer camp
Easterseals Western & Central PA is excited to offer Summer Camp at our State College location again this year! The camp program is for participants ages 6-12, for all abilities. Registration opens 2-8-21. Visit https://www.eastersealswcpa.org/statecollegecamps..
Emily
During 2021 we wanted to introduce you to some of the caring and talented Easterseals' staff. This month meet Emily - the lead teacher of the Lion Cub Room at the Child Development Center in our State College Division. Click above to read more about Emily.
ryan
Ryan is a radiant & happy twenty-nine years old. Prior to his graduation in 2012 from the North Hills School District, Ryan attended Easterseals in the afternoon hours as part of a work skills program and since has been part of the Adult Day Services Program. Glad he's here!

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Featured Programs and Events

Claudine Speech and Hearing

Speech and Hearing Services

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!

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Camping and Recreation Co VID 19 Program Update

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.

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Senior Care Man

Adult & Senior Day Services

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.

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