Transition to Adulthood

Transition Advocacy

Resource Contact Information

ARC of Greater Pittsburgh

The ARC of Greater Pittsburgh (a component of ACHIEVA serving Allegheny, Westmoreland, Lawrence and Beaver counties) provides advocacy and vocational supports to transitioning students.
Consumer Health Coalition
Health Committee for People with Disabilities meets monthly with the mission of removing barriers to quality, affordable and accessible health care for people with disabilities.
Disability Rights Network of PA (DRN)
Mission is to advance, protect, and advocate for the human, civil, and legal rights of Pennsylvanians with disabilities.
PA Client Assistance Program (CAP)
Advocacy program for people with disabilities administered by the Center for Disability Law and Policy. Helps people who are seeking services from the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Blindness and Visual Services, Centers for Independent Living and other program funded under federal law.
Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center
The Mission of the PEAL Center is to ensure that children, youth, and adults with disabilities and special health care needs lead rich, active lives and participate as full members of their schools and communities by providing training, information, and technical assistance based on best practices to individuals, families and all people who support them.