Support for Parents

ConsultLine, A Parent Helpline

PhoneConsultLine personnel are available to parents and advocates of children with disabilities or children thought to be disabled to explain federal and state laws relating to special education; describe the options that are available to parents; inform the parents of procedural safeguards; identify other agencies and support services; and describe available remedies and how the parents can proceed.

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Regional Support

Hispanics United for Exceptional Children (HUNE, Inc.)

2215 N American St
Philadelphia PA 19133
215-425-6203 (Voice)
215-425-6204 (Fax)
www.huneinc.org

Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership Center (PEAL)

1119 Penn Avenue
Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-281-4404 (Voice)
866-950-1040 (Voice)
412-281-4409 (TTY)
412-281-4408 (Fax)
www.pealcenter.org

 

Mission Empower

1611 Peach St., Suite #120
Erie, PA 16501
814-825-0788
855-825-0788
www.missionempower.org

Additional Resources

Disabilities Rights Pennsylvania

301 Chestnut Street, Suite 300
Harrisburg, PA 1710
800-692-7443 (Toll-Free Voice)
877-375-7139 (TDD)
717-236-8110 (Voice)
717-236-0192 (Fax)
http://www.disabilityrightspa.org/

 

Office for Dispute Resolution (ODR)

6340 Flank Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17112-2764
717-901-2145 (Phone)
800-222-3353 (Toll Free in PA only)
TTY Users: PA Relay 711
717-657-5983 (Fax)
www.odr-pa.org

Pennsylvania Bar Association

100 South Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
800-932-0311 (Phone)
www.pabar.org

The Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)

Harrisburg 800-360-7282
King of Prussia 800-441-3215
Pittsburgh 800-446-5607
www.pattan.net

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia (PILCOP)

United Way Building
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-627-7100 (Phone)
215-627-3183 (Fax)
www.pilcop.org

State Task Force on the Right to Education

(800) 360-7282, option 5

http://tinyurl.com/statetaskforce

 

The Arc of Pennsylvania

101 South Second Street, Suite 8
Harrisburg, PA 17101
800-692-7258
www.thearcpa.org