Transition to Adulthood



See Transportation in the Family Support section of the Guide for information on:

  • Driver’s Education
  • Travel Training
  • Reduced-fare public transportation
  • ACCESS service


The following organizations offer residential services for adults with disabilities:

Resource Contact Information

Community homes, “lifesharing” arrangements, in-home supports.
Allegheny Valley School
Range of living support options, from on-campus to group homes.
ARC Human Services
Group homes, independent living apartments and minimum-supervision situations in Allegheny and Washington counties.
Barber National Institute
Residential community homes, supported living services, “lifesharing” through family living.
Chartiers Mental Retardation Services
Family Living program for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Citizen Care, Inc.
Residential supports
Community Human Services Corp.
Residential services for adults with chronic mental illness.
Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh
Homes for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Offers a variety of living arrangements and supports.
Jewish Residential Services
Residential services for people with psychiatric or developmental disabilities.
Mainstay Life Services, Inc.
Full-care, semi-independent and assisted living arrangements
McGuire Memorial
Offers several residential services, including campus living and group homes.
Mercy Behavioral Health
Range of residential programs for people with mental health disabilities.
Milestone Centers Inc.
Full care, moderate care and enhanced supportive housing for adults with mental health disabilities. Community living arrangements for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Mon Yough Community Services Inc.
Residential support for adults with mental health or intellectual disabilities.
Passavant Memorial Homes
Southwinds, Inc.
Group homes for people with intellectual disabilities.
Step By Step, Inc., Western Region
Residential support and care for people with intellectual disabilities.
Turtle Creek Valley Mental Health/Mental Retardation
Residential services include community homes, semi-independent living, and supported living for adults with intellectual disabilities.
CLASS (Community Living and Support Systems)
Supported living services for people with physical disabilities.
Verland Foundation, Inc.
Housing and supports for adults with severe intellectual disabilities.
Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children
Residential programs for students with vision impairments through age 21.
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
Residential education and supports program for students with hearing loss through grade 12.