Disability Resources

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.

 PA 2-1-1

Phone: Dial 2-1-1

Website: http://pa211sw.org/

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.

ACCESS Paratransit

Address: 650 Smithfield Street, Centre City Tower, Suite 440, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: (412) 562-5353

Website: www.portauthority.org/paac/RiderServices/ACCESSParatransit.aspx

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

Website: www.trcil.myfastsite.net

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

Website: www.classcommunity.org

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

Website: www.dli.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/l_i_home/5278

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

Website: www.voapa.org/Services/Disability-Programs

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

Website: www.disabilityoptionsnetwork.org

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

Website: www.tripil.com

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

Website: www.drnpa.org

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

Website: www.cbscllc.org

This organization serves eligible adults with trained service coordinators, assessments, support plans, monitoring, and other services.

Accessible Dreams

Address: 69 East Beau Street. Washington, PA, 15301

Phone: (724) 223-5115

Website: www.accessibledreams.org

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

Website: http://uniquelythesame.org/

This organization is, “assisting those affected by disability or economic disadvantage in order to improve the quality of life for all.”