PA Elks Home Service - Special Kids Network - Northwest PA Region


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United Way of Allegheny County United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of Programhelps children and youth with special health care needs, by helping their families get the services and support these young people require.

Services include:

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.
LocationErie
Geographic AreaClarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Warren
Intake ProcedureCall for more information.
Intake RequirementsCall for more information.
 
Client Information
EligibilityCall for more information.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameAnnie Wilkins
Contact's Phone814-270-5553
Contact's Emailawilkins@paelkshomeservice.org
Hotline Phone1-800-986-4550
 
Director Information
Director's NameMs. Kay Lipsitz
Director's PositionSKN Supervisor
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Elks Home Service
This Program: PA Elks Home Service - Special Kids Network - Northwest PA Region
Affiliated Services: PA Elks Home Service - Special Kids Network - Clarion County
PA Elks Home Service - Special Kids Network - Crawford County
PA Elks Home Service - Special Kids Network - Erie County
PA Elks Home Service - Special Kids Network - Forest County
PA Elks Home Service - Special Kids Network - Venango County
PA Elks Home Service - Special Kids Network - Warren County