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    Programs that help individuals with mental, physical or developmental disabilities, substance abuse disorders, chronic health conditions or other problems develop new interests, sharpen their social skills and gain a sense of self-achievement through a structured series of leisure-time activities which may include arts and crafts, dance, drama, music, sports, games, social gatherings and community outings. Therapy goals may differ for different populations, e.g., improved hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills may be desired outcomes for people with physical disabilities.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Alleghenies Unlimited Care Providers Recreational TherapyPrograms that help individuals with disabilities develop new interestes and sharpen skills through structured leisure-time activities.CambriaAlleghenies Unlimited Care ProvidersAlleghenies Unlimited Care Providers
    It's About the Warrior FoundationIt's About the Warrior Foundation (IATW) assists and empowers post 9/11 veterans and their families with financial, educational, recreational or therapeutic needs.
    • Offers financial assistance to pay third party mortgages, rent, and other needs including:
      • Utility bills
      • Housing assistance (rent, mortgage)
      • Housing repairs
      • Funeral expenses
      • Legal fees
      • Educational fees
      • Recreational fees
      • Medical fees
    • Provides gift cards from a variety of retail outlets for the veteran and their families in a time of need.
    • Offers post-secondary educational scholarship opportunities for both the veteran and their dependents.
    • Assists veterans with job placement throughout the Tri-State Area.
    ButlerIt's About the Warrior FoundationIt's About the Warrior Foundation
    LEEK Hunting and Mountain PreserveLEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve is a volunteer-run facility that offers therapeutic outdoor programs for wounded veterans with all levels of disabilities. It provides a friendly handicap-accessible camp environment and therapeutic outdoor activities like hunting and fishing and offers recreational opportunities specifically geared to each wounded veterans’ needs and abilities. Many of the participants in LEEK’s program come to the Preserve directly from medical facilities throughout the U.S. where they have been recovering from serious injuries. The program is designed to provide a therapeutic outdoor experience as the wounded veteran’s introduction back into an accepting and appreciative society. PotterLEEK Hunting and Mountain PreserveLEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve
    Project Healing Waters Fly FishingA community-based not-for-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of our military personnel and veterans with disabilities through the therapeutic benefits of fly fishing. Provides instruction in fly fishing, fly casting and fly tying ranging from beginners to those with prior experience who are adapting their skills to their abilities. Based on techniques of peer mentoring, experiential learning, outdoor education and group interactions, PHWFF strives to create a collaborative, cooperative, trusting and caring environment to enhance community reintegration and improved quality of life for participants. There are additional therapeutic benefits including improved fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, balance, range of motion, concentration and more. Project Healing Waters Fly FishingProject Healing Waters Fly Fishing
    Residential Care for AdolescentsResidential Care for Adolescents provide a variety of services such as schooling, life skills, recreation, adventure-based counseling, psycho-educational lectures, specialty groups such as trauma, grief, loss, smoking cessation and anger management. Many of the services provided in the residential program are based on evidence-based practices found to be effective with adolescents diagnosed with substance use and mental health disorders.*Main Site (Today, Inc.)Today, INC.
    The Children's Aid Home Programs of Somerset County, Inc. Recreational TherapyPrograms that helps children with problems through liesure time activitiesSomersetThe Children's Aid Home Programs of Somerset County Summer Therapeutic Activities Program (STAP)The Children's Aid Home Programs of Somerset County, Inc.
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Adaptive Sports ProgramThe United States Department of Veterans Affairs provides grants for adaptive sports opportunities for disabled Veterans and disabled service members of the Armed Forces. Adaptive sports are those sports that have been created or modified for persons with disabilities. Special Events of the program include:
    • Creative Arts Festival,
    • Golden Age Games,
    • Summer Sports Clinic,
    • Training-Exposure-Experience (TEE) Tournament,
    • Valor Games,
    • Wheelchair Games,
    • Winter Sports Clinic.
    For detailed information on these events, please visit website. In addition to the programs above, Pennsylvania grant recipients are: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania 1 Morrow Way Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1326 For: Therapeutic Equine Two Top Mountain Adaptive Sports Foundation, Inc. 10914 Clay Lick Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 For: Skiing, Snowboarding
    United States Department of Veterans AffairsUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs

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