PA Elks Home Service - Special Kids Network - Northwest PA Region
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United Way of Allegheny County
Description of Program
helps children and youth with special health care needs, by helping their families get the services and support these young people require.
1. A toll-free Special Kids Network helpline. An Elks Nurse can provide information about health care resources, education, employment, respite care, advocacy, assistive technologies, and more.
2. Service Coordination - If the family has further needs that cannot be addressed by telephone - with permission – a referral can be made to the PA Elks Home Service Program for free in-home service coordination services.
3. Regional Coordinators - Eight parents of children with special health care needs who work in the community to identify service gaps and address the unique challenges of local service systems.