Last month, I highlighted some of Pittsburgh’s crisis resources. I wanted to build onto that list, adding some disability resources for our area. Below you’ll find a list of some of the organizations who offer services available to Western Pennsylvanians. For more information, contact them using the information listed below each organization.
Phone: Dial 2-1-1
This is a great place to get started since it offers assistance for things like housing, utilities, and food. There are also great resources for military members, veterans, and their families.
Address: 650 Smithfield Street, Centre City Tower, Suite 440, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 562-5353
This transportation service is for individuals who are aging and/or dealing with disabilities.
Three Rivers Center for Independent Living (TRICIL)
Address: 900 Rebecca Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Phone: (412) 371-7700
TRICIL offers information and referrals, peer support, transition services, independent living skills training, and advocacy. They also have a gym for people with disabilities as well as assistive technology and equipment.
UCP/CLASS (United Cerebral Palsy/ Community Living and Support Services)
Address: 1400 S. Braddock Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Phone: (412) 683-7100 or (888) 954-2424
This organization offers attendant care services, community partners, vocational and residential support services, information and referrals, PA Assistant Technology Foundation, and a community services center.
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Address: 300 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 392-4950
This resource helps people with disabilities prepare for, find, and maintain employment. Services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, counseling, training, assistive technology, placement assistance, and support services.
Working Order Program/ Volunteers of America
Address: 1650 Main Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Phone: (412) 782-5344
This organization serves many purposes, particularly with transportation and employment.
Disability Options Network (DON)
Address: 1929 East Washington Street, Suite 1, New Castle, PA 16101
This organization serves western Pennsylvanians in a variety of ways including advocacy, support, referrals, and skills training.
Tri-County Patriots for Independent Living (TRIPIL)
Address: 69 East Beau Street, Washington, PA 15301
Phone: (724) 223-0160
This organization serves Washington, Greene, and Fayette Counties in a variety of ways including advocacy, community outreach, and an internet cafe.
Disability Rights Network
Address:429 Fourth Avenue, Suite 701, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 391-5225
This is a statewide organization aiming to protect and advocate for all Pennsylvanians with disabilities.
Casey Ball Support Services
Address: 7550 Saltsburg Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15235
Phone: (412) 793-0200; (844) 793-0200
This organization serves eligible adults with trained service coordinators, assessments, support plans, monitoring, and other services.
Address: 69 East Beau Street. Washington, PA, 15301
Phone: (724) 223-5115
This organization provides services to modify current homes and delivery new homes for eligible persons with disabilities.
Uniquely the Same
Address: 217 Rush Valley Road, Monroeville, PA 15146
Phone: (412) 701-4432
This organization is, “assisting those affected by disability or economic disadvantage in order to improve the quality of life for all.”
Can you think of other organizations and services that belong on this list?
Leave their information in a comment below!