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Advocacy and Legal Services

Advocacy and Legal Services (15)

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Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC)

Services: Offers services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as early intervention, supported employment, job training, transition planning, respite care, supported living and transportation

Pennsylvania Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

Services: Pennsylvania Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service matches clients to a Pennsylvania lawyer in a specific area of law.

Office Of Vocational Rehabilitation

Services: OVR provides assistance with obtaining and maintaining employment to individuals with disabilities.

North Penn Legal Services

Services: Provides legal representation to low-income people. Offers assistance with the following civil legal problems: consumer, housing, employment, education, utility, family, public benefits, elderly, and domestic violence.

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

Services: Deals with employer/employee disputes, discrimination, etc. (Also race, housing, age, gender discrimination.)

Special Kids Network

Services: Statewide referral service designed to serve families of children with chronic health of disabling conditions through information and service coordination

Disability Rights Network Of Pennsylvania

Services: Provide legal consultation and representation for individuals with disabilities and their families who are facing discrimination on the basis of disability and access to needed services along with providing information, referral and technical assistance to Pennsylvania residents with disability issues.

Developmental Disabilities Advocacy Network

Services:

The Developmental Disabilities Advocacy Network provides information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. 

PA Client Assistance Program

Services:

PA's Client Assistance Program is an advocacy program for people with disabilities seeking services in employment and housing

LGBT Scholarship/Fellowship/Internship Resources

Services:

Information on scholarships, fellowships, and internships available to current and prospective Penn State students. 

Renaissance Education Association

Services:

Non-profit, non-political, educational and social support organization founded and designed to educate and support persons regarding transgender issues, sexual orientation, sexual identity or gender identity without prejudice. 

The Center for Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights

Services:

The Center advocates equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pennsylvanians through direct legal services, education and policy reform.

LGBT Youth in Crisis Hotline

Services:

Youth serving youth through age 25. Peer counseling, information, and local resources. 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Helpline

Services:

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Hotline provides telephone and email peer counseling, as wells as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.