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    LOCAL RESOURCES FOR PARENTS*

     

    *Additional Resources are listed on the Procedural Safeguard Notice.

     

    If you have a child with mental retardation and/or emotional disturbance, he/she is entitled under the Pennsylvania Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act of 1966 and the Pennsylvania Mental Health Procedures Act of 1976 to the services of a local Mental Health/Mental Retardation (MH/MR) Center for an independent medical, psychological, and educational evaluation to be performed by a state-certified professional at no cost to you.

     

    NAME/ADDRESS/PHONE NUMBER OF MH/MR BASE SERVICE UNIT:

    Mental Health Association of Adams County

    223 Baltimore Street

    Gettysburg, PA 17325

    717-334-3139

     

    LOCAL CHAPTER OF THE PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS:

    The ARC of York County

    497 Hill Street

    York, PA  17403

    717-846-8842

    LEGAL ASSISTANCE

     

    PARENT EDUCATION NETWORK

    2101 Industrial Highway

    York, PA  18618

    717-600-0100  (Voice/TTY)

    800-522-5827          (Voice/TTY)

    800-441-5028          (Spanish)

    717-600-8101           (Fax)

    www.parentednet.org

     

    EDUCATION LAW CENTER OF PA                    EDUCATION LAW CENTER OF PA

    The Philadelphia Building                                    The Pittsburgh Building

    1315 Walnut Street, Suite 400                            901 Law and Finance Building

    Philadelphia, PA  19107-4717                             429 Fourth Avenue, Suite 901

    215-238-6970            (Phone)                                  Pittsburgh, PA  15219

    215-772-3125    (Fax)                                         412-391-5225     (Phone)           

    215-789-2498    (TTY)                                         412-391-4496     (Fax)

    elc@elc-pa.org                                                      412-467-8940     (TTY)

                                                                                 elc.pgh@elc-pa.org

     

    EDUCATION LAW CENTER OF PA

    (Pennsylvania School Reform Network)

    300 North Second Street
    Harrisburg, PA  17101

    717-238-7171       (Phone)

    717-238-7552       (Fax)

    215-238-5892       (TTY)

    www.psrn.org

     

    PENNSYLVANIA BAR ASSOCIATION               

    P. O. Box 186

    Harrisburg, PA  17108

    800-932-311               (Phone)

    www.pabar.org