Philadelphia Intellectual Disabilty Parent Support Groups
The Philadelphia Parent Support Groups are grassroots groups organized by families for families of persons receiving or seeking Intellectual disAbility Services through the City of Philadelphia. Members share and network with one another to become better informed about resources in their community and around the state. There are Parent Support Groups located throughout the City of Philadelphia.
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Montgomery County Autism Support Group!
The A Team is an autism support network that provides a forum to ask and answer questions and to interact with each other in a friendly environment. This group is open to all families, regardless of school district or county!
They meet at Freedom Valley YMCA at Spring Valley
19 West Linfield-Trappe Road
Limerick, PA 19468
Their Current Calendar is as follows:
November 20th- Autism & the Holidays (ideas for a less stressful season)
December 8th-Sensory Friendly Santa
February 7th-Family Bingo
March 19th-Summer Activities to Do Ideas
April 12th-2nd Annual Family Fun Day
May 14th-Speaker on Transitions
Want to join us; Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our regular business hours are Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 5:00 pm and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings by appointment only.
If you have an after hours emergency, and you live in Philadelphia, please call the County Behavioral Health Delegate at (215) 685-6440. Tell them what the problem is and that you are served by IDS. If they cannot help you with one of their resources, they will contact the Hall-Mercer Intensive Case Management Services Department who are on call 24 hours a day.
If you live in Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, York County or Montgomery County please call our answering service at 610-965-7302. Tell them what the problem is and that you are served by Partnership for Community Supports. If they cannot help you with one of their resources, they will contact one of our staff who are on call 24 hours a day.
Urgent Need During Business Hours
If you have an urgent need during regular business hours and you cannot reach your Supports Coordinator, dial "0" after you reach you Supports Coordinator's voice mail, or
Call our main number 267-350-4500 and ask for the Supports Coordinator's Supervisor, the Unit Manager or the Program Director who can asist you for urgent needs during your Supports Coordinators' absence.