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Arc Human Services


Provide creative and innovative residential, vocational and community based services to enhance the health, safety and happiness of individuals with developmental disabilities as they live and wok within the community.

Programs and Services

  • Arc Human Services (AHS) serves people of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental illness in a manner that allows them to fulfill their ambition, protect their rights and foster meaningful relationships at home, at work and within their communities. AHS is a nonprofit provider of employment and training as well as housing and support services in Southwestern PA and is committed to providing effective, cost efficient supports to individuals and their families.
  • Residential services range from 2 to 1-staffed community homes to independent living apartments. An individual's placement is based on their needs, wants and abilities. When possible, clients are placed with others who have similar likes and dislikes. Each person has an individualized goal plan to assist them by maximizing daily living skills.
  • Employment services includes Community Employment, Student Transition and Vocational Training programs, maximize the self-sufficiency of adults with an I/D diagnosis. By assisting individuals with skill development and training, clients can attain employment with local businesses. Through these programs, each person can independently contribute to their community as well as increase their educational, emotional, social and vocational functioning.
  • Specialized services provides innovative programs to serve the unique needs of our individuals. Behavioral and Individualized Supports aid people with IDD and who also struggle with significant and complex MH disorders while recognizing that many individuals have experienced extreme trauma which continues to impact them. Community Supports offers a variety of 1-on-1 services provided in the home as well as the community. Camp Laughalot offers a summer camp and year round social events.
  • Self-Advocacy and Mentorship proves assurance, assistance and accessibility to ensure active involvement for anyone with an I/D diagnosis. Self-Advocacy focuses on on-going education and teach individuals to speak up for themselves, allowing them to take greater control over their own lives. Peer Mentorship gives clients the opportunity to learn a variety of skills, including self-awareness and assessment, problem solving, decision making and teamwork.S

Primary Revenue Sources

Commonwealth of PA- Office of Developmental Programs

Primary Fundraising Event

Annual Golf Outing held at Quicksilver Golf Club every May

2016 Financials

Federal Tax ID25-1663522
Net Assets$7,770,025


Name:Mary Jo Podroskey
Title:Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Phone:(724) 745-3010
Address:470 Johnson Rd, Suite 200
Washington, PA 15301

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