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Programs that link individuals who have a particular disability or condition or have specific types of life experiences and are interested in meeting or corresponding with others who have similar disabilities, conditions or experiences for the purpose of information sharing and support.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
American Cancer Society - Bradford, Clinton, Lycoming, Sullivan, Tioga - Breast Cancer Mentoring ProgramThe Reach to Recovery Program arranges for breast cancer survivors to contact those recently diagnosed with breast cancer cancer.LycomingAmerican Cancer Society - Bradford, Clinton, Lycoming, Sullivan, Tioga UnitAmerican Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Cancer Survivors NetworkThe Cancer Survivors' Network is a community created by and for cancer survivors and caregivers. The purpose of the Cancer Survivors Network is peer support. Site content is contributed by its members. Their contributions reflect their own personal views, feelings, and experiences. Content is not endorsed by the American Cancer Society nor should it be accepted as credible medical information. Users should always consult qualified healthcare providers with questions and concerns about their medical condition. American Cancer Society - Cancer Survivors NetworkAmerican Cancer Society
American Cancer Society - Centre, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin Unit - Breast Cancer Mentoring ProgramThe Reach to Recovery Program arranges for breast cancer survivors to contact those recently diagnosed with breast cancer cancer.CentreAmerican Cancer Society - Centre Huntingdon Juniata Mifflin UnitAmerican Cancer Society
AMI Inc, of Washington County - Peer Support ServicesPeople, Enlightened, Empowered and in Recovery Serving adults diagnosed with Mental Illness or co-occurring disorders in their recovery. Includes a social or recreational component in addition to other services provided.WashingtonAMI, Inc of Washington CountyAMI Inc, of Washington-Greene Counties
Bridge of Hope Mentoring to End Family Homelessness - Peer to Peer NetworkingCase Management is provided through an individualized service agreement, guided by the participants developing goals, targeting risk predictors of homelessness including necessary counseling, financial planning assistance, personal mentoring, and case management coordination services in order to fulfill individual goals. Rental assistance from the program is based upon the families' income vs. expenses and decreases over a 12 month period.CentreBridge of Hope Mentoring to End Family HomelessnessBridge of Hope - Centre County
Clinton County Children and Youth Services - Parent Partner ServicesParent Partner services is a community-based program offered by Clinton County Children and Youth Social Service Agency. This service works with high-risk families and collaborates with other service providers in the community to assist families in follow-through and to address any barriers the parents may possess for maintaining childrens' safety in the home whenever possible.ClintonClinton County Children and Youth ServicesClinton County Government
CME-Changing Minds through Enrichment Mental Health MinistriSupport group meetings; Wellness and recovery seminars and workshops; Advocacy training and peer networking.DauphinChanging Minds Through Enrichment Mental Health MinistriesChanging Minds Through Enrichment Mental Health Ministries
Coffee HousesThroughout the year, CROSS sponsor and churches host evenings where we have a Coffee House for adults (14 and up) with physical and mental disabilities. There is no charge and we provide this as a service to the community. It becomes a great place for friends to visit with friends in a warm supportive environment.FranklinChristian Residential Opportunities and Social Services (CROSS Inc.)Christian Residential Opportunities and Social Services (CROSS Inc.)
FamiliCare Counseling CenterMental health clinic that provides: Psychiatric Evaluations, Psychiatric Medication Management, Psychological Evaluations, Individual, Group and Family Counseling, Peer Support Services, Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS), Mobile Mental Health ServicesBerksFamiliCare Counseling CenterFamiliCare Counseling Center
Grapevine Drop-in CenterServing Mental Health Recovery: Provides support for people with Mental Illnesses and/or Drug & Alcohol addictions for FREE -- showers, meals, telephones, computers, transportation, social activities, education, help FINDING ACCOMMODATION & work. Offering support, acceptance, guidance & caring.ButlerPeer to PeerGrapevine Center Inc.
Keystone WarriorsAn Eastern Pennsylvania based 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation that seeks to honor the daily sacrifices made by the brave men and women in all branches of the United States Military, but specifically those wounded on or after September 11, 2001. Aids wounded warriors by raising public awareness and seeking the public’s support for programs and services that assist wounded warriors. Funds donated to Keystone Warriors are used to support local post-9/11 veterans and their families located in or with ties to Pennsylvania. The remaining funds are donated to national post-9/11 wounded veterans organizations. Provides these services: Financially: Provides direct resources for daily needs such as groceries, toiletries and items for the wounded warrior and their family. Partner with a local organization, Keystone Soldiers, to provide these immediate needs. Also provide financial counseling to wounded warriors to help in their transition from the military to civilian life. Physically: Keeping wounded warriors active is key to their overall wellbeing. Partner with Corps Fitness, Wyomissing, PA to provide specialized physical training and goal setting in an active, physical lifestyle. Also works with local gyms in the area in which wounded warriors are located to ensure they are provided the opportunity to stay active. Mentally: One of the major problems faced by wounded warriors is mental health. Strive to help warriors by providing counseling and mentorship. Actively working with local veteran’s counseling centers to provide much needed support. Also strive to match up wounded warriors who have gone through similar experiences and establish a mentor relationship.BerksKeystone WarriorsKeystone Warriors
Life RingAbstinence based world wide network of individuals seeking to live in recovery from addiction to alcohol or other non-medically indicated drugs.Life RingLife Ring
Mental Health Association of NWPA - Boots on GroundProvides peer support for veterans who are living and struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Boots on Ground also helps the families of the veterans. Boots on Ground staff help veterans get the resources that are needed to go on with their everyday lives. Engages in community outreach and educates the community on suicide prevention and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. (Boots on Ground is dedicated to education, activism, and support of the veterans who are suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.)ErieMental Health Association of NWPAMental Health Association of NWPA
Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission Inc. - Drug and Alcohol Assessment Services - Peer Specialist ServicesProvides information to participants and assist them in becoming better educated/knowledgeable in obtaining services as needed. Promotes knowledge to access and utilize available services and resources specified in the Individual’s Recovery Plan. With the participant’s consent, the Peer Specialist can work with family, treatment providers, rehabilitative programs and community supports to achieve agreed upon goals.MercerCase Management ServicesMercer County Behavioral Health Commission
Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission Inc. - Recovery Specialist ServicesServices are provided to individuals with addiction issues or co-occurring mental health and addiction issues in need of outreach, mentoring, and peer support in all stages of the recovery process.MercerCase Management ServicesMercer County Behavioral Health Commission
NAMI Lehigh ValleyFamily-based mental health advocacy organization provides programs for individuals and families affected by mental illness. Services include 12-week Family to Family Education Program for families of individuals with mental illness, 9-week peer to peer course on managing mental illness and a weekly recovery support group for anyone with any kind of mental illness. LehighNAMI Lehigh ValleyNational Alliance on Mental Illness
National Depression/Suicide HotlinesDepression/Crisis intervention hotline, Veteran peer support line, Spanish speaking suicide hotline, Teen peer support line, Grad student hotline and Post partum depression hotline.1250 24th Street NW, Suite 300, Washington DC (National Depression/Suicide Hotlines)Kristin Brooks Hope Center - National Hopeline Network
National Osteoporosis FoundationProvides information concerning diagnosis/prevention/treatment of osteoporosis. Local community groups offer support and events.1150 17th St NW, Suite 850, Washington DC (National Osteoporosis Foundation)National Osteoporosis Foundation
Peer to Peer NetworkingMifflinMifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation - ProgramMifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation
Peer Vistor ServicesPeer Vistor Services for persons who have a limb amputated or planning to have a amputation, visits ideally completed while person is in hospital or rehab facility. Telephone visits are also completed.DauphinAmputee Support Team of Central PennsylvaniaAmputee Support Team of Central Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Peer Support CoalitionThe Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition is a statewide network of people who use their own experiences with mental health to support others. All Coalition members are people who use peer support skills to inspire hope that recovery from mental illness is possible. We believe that everyone who offers peer support to others deserves support too. The Coalition offers this support. We provide trainings and education about peer support and recovery, and we help create peer support networking groups. We also advocate for the needs of people who provide peer support. To learn more about the Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition and becoming a Certified Peer Support Specialist visit http://www.papeersupportcoalition.orgDauphinPennsylvania Peer Support CoalitionPennsylvania Peer Support Coalition
Pittsburgh Seekers Job NetworkingJob Networking Group to help job searchers establish and build a job search network. Provides a place for job seekers to gather and receive encouragement, support, job-search tips, job leads, and practice networking skills. In addition to two monthly meetings and online networking, group facilitators are available for one-on-one counseling and interview coaching sessions.AlleghenyIngomar Church - Seekers Job NetworkingIngomar United Methodist Church
Reach to Recovery - BerksContact with a woman facing a diagnosis of breast cancer by a breast cancer survivor. All visitors/callers are trained and certified by Reach to Recovery standards.BerksAmerican Cancer Society - Berks UnitAmerican Cancer Society
Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - HJ Heinz Campus: Monthly Discussion Group for OEF/OIF/OND VeteransVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System HJ Heinz Campus' Monthly Discussion Group for OEF/OIF/OND Veterans offers veterans an opportunity to discuss, in a group setting, their service, their return home and their way forward.AlleghenyVeterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Via of the Lehigh Valley - Autism ServicesProvides adults with an autism spectrum disorder diagnoses (ASD) with educational, vocational and recreational activities in the community. A resource for adults with ASD to connect with each other, their peers and community resources. People want to be connected to friends and family, and learn, work, and be respected for their choices. Continued development of social skills and peer networks lead to success in adult life, career development and independence. With the increasing number of ASD diagnosis, resources for programs and support are limited. Via Autism Services provide adults with an autism spectrum disorder diagnoses (ASD) with educational, vocational and recreational activities in the community. Via Autism Services are a resource for adults with ASD to connect with each other, their peers, and community resources so they can explore their talents and potential. Via of the Lehigh Valley is an Autism Waiver provider through the Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs Bureau of Autism Services.NorthamptonVia of the Lehigh ValleyVia of the Lehigh Valley

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