Associations & Links

The Alliance of Community Providers (formerly The Philadelphia Alliance),

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Originally chartered in 1969 as the Philadelphia Alliance, the Alliance of Community Service Providers was formed to bring together agencies providing community mental health and mental retardation services to improve, participate in and help implement the planning and coordination of these services throughout the Philadelphia area; to strengthen the working relationships among member agencies and with the City of Philadelphia administration and other relevant governmental offices; to further the opportunity and ability of member agencies to contribute to the effective delivery of services to the City’s citizens affected by mental illness and intellectual disabilities. In 1989, the Philadelphia Alliance welcomed into its membership ranks organizations that are committed to assisting individuals with substance abuse needs.

The Alliance of Community Service Providers is committed to the delivery of the best possible care and supports for people served by our member agencies. The Alliance, through Domains, Committees, and teams of members, maintains communications with professionals, the City of Philadelphia and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania officials.

ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA provides autism support across the state of Pennsylvania.  They offer autism support to parents, including autism support groups, autism resources, and autism conferences and events.  They also provide information on the signs and symptoms of autism, getting an autism diagnosis, and applying for medical assistance and health insurance.  Finally, they help people with autism by providing information on autism treatments, links to autism research studies, and support groups for people on the spectrum.

  • ASERT (Autism Services, Education, Resources and Training), 

A website for Pennsylvanians with autism, their families, communities, and the providers who support them.  ASERT is a statewide initiative funded by the Bureau of Autism Services, PA Department of Public Welfare.  The ASERT Collaborative is a key component of the Bureau of Autism’s strategy for supporting individuals with autism and their families throughout the Commonwealth.  It is our vision that ASERT will connect existing resources and pockets of expertise, and address the regional gaps in effective services and supports.

A resource for parents of kids with ASD, CFS, or Fibromyalgia created by a group of parents who have children on the Autism Spectrum or who suffer from inflammatory diseases such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia.

The Department of Human Services supports programs for individuals with disabilities throughout the state with a focus on individualized care and benefits programs designed to meet the specific needs of each person.  From assisted living and personal care homes, to individual supports plans for community services, to Medical Assistance, DHS seeks to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities throughout the community.  To explore the range of services for persons with disabilities, please use the links below.

Facebook is an online social networking service.  Passavant Memorial Homes and Rick D. Senft participate with Facebook in order to interact with our individuals, families and employees.  Visit our page to see what is new at PMH today!

Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania (JA) gives young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future and make smart academic and economic choices.  Their corporate and community volunteers deliver relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship.

MAX seeks to be the leading association of human service providers in the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery by supporting them to secure the necessary resources to fulfill their individual missions.

The Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, or OVR, provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis.

  • Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities (PAR),

PAR was incorporated in 1970 as a statewide, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  PAR’s mission is to build the capacity of the private sector to support Pennsylvanians with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and/or intellectual disability (ID) with the services they need to live as independently as possible.

The Provider Alliance is a not-for-profit association for organizations providing supports to people with intellectual disabilities and their families. TPA is committed to addressing organizational challenges more effectively and efficiently through collaborative efforts, information sharing and the constructive exchange of ideas.  The member agencies provide services to persons with intellectual disabilities across Pennsylvania.  TPA members have identified and prioritized areas for collaboration in an effort to increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of customer-focused  service delivery.

Connect with our CEO and President, Rick D. Senft on social media and get to know him better on his new website.

Our partner in so many ways, we have included this Social Security link for your convenience.  You can get answers to questions, or make contact for helpful information as you are considering your care and support options.

     -Find out if you qualify for benefits
     -Estimate your future benefits
     -Apply for Disability or Retirement benefits
     -Change your address or telephone number (if you already get benefits), and much, much more…

Passavant Memorial Homes is a proud member of STANDING FIRM. STANDING FIRM alerts employers to the financial, safety and human costs of partner violence on the workplace and workforce and equips them with tools for taking effective organizational action. There is a business case to support the idea that employers have a crucial role to play in protecting the workplace from violence related to partner abuse and in improving productivity and worker health by addressing partner violence as a workforce issue.  Almost 400 member companies trust STANDING FIRM to point them in the right direction.