Other Resources for Children and Families

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Nationwide

The mission of the Gia Nicole Angel Foundation is to enhance the daily functioning of a child with special needs and his/her family by awarding assistance through the purchase of a specific item or items.

Children’s Funeral assistance programs 

50 Legs– Provides amputees with care and prosthetics that they could otherwise not afford.

Canines for Disabled Kids – “at Canines for Disabled Kids, we operate under one guiding mission: Supporting the creating of child-canine service teams to promote independence and social awareness.”

The Salvation Army – The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an  evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel f Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Colorado

Parent to Parent of Colorado – families who support each other on the journey of parenting our sons and daughters with special health care needs or disabilities.

Maryland

Silver Spring 

A Wider Circle – The mission of A Wider Circle is simple: to end poverty for one individual and one family after another.

Michigan

Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry – Open Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 9:30-12:30 pm Located in Muskegon County

God’s Infant & Toddler Pantry – Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-12:30 – A retail-model baby store, where everything is free to any family with children size 0 to 6T that is in need of diapers, wipes, baby food, formula, clothes, etc.

God’s Kitchen Along the Lakeshore – Feeds a hot meal to anyone in Muskegon County every Monday through Thursday from 4-5 pm at Sacred Heart School.

New Jersey

Easter Seals New Jersey Camping and Recreation – Offering fun and exciting recreational experiences for people of all ages and all levels of ability.

SERV Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. – SERV Behavioral Health Systems Inc is a private statewide not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization serving adults and children working to recover from a serious mental illness or cope with a developmental disability.

Trenton

Riverside Pediatric Day Health Service Program – provides a secure and save environment for children who are in need of skilled nursing care.

Pennsylvania

PCAS Adaptive Ski Camps – For more details email Ernie at eknight@kei-eng.com

PA Elks Home Service Program – Helping care for children with disabilities

Home Nursing Agency – provides homecare, hospice, behavioral healthcare and community services.

Eastern PA

Access Services – provides support and services to individuals with special needs.

Bucks County

Bucks County Opportunity Council  – Their mission is to help low income people in Bucks County achieve and sustain economic self sufficiency through participation in a personalized case management approach.

The Christmas Gala – a non-profit organization focused on assisting seniors in the Bucks County Area.

Potential Inc. – Potential Inc. seeks to assist individuals with developmental disabilities in reaching their educational, social and emotional potential by focusing on applying and conducting scientific research.

Network of Victim Assistance – NOVA is a nonprofit organization that helps victims of all types of crime.

Artists of Yardley Art Center – AOY is a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community by educating and encouraging individuals to experience, appreciate and share in the arts.

Butler/Beaver PA

Lifesteps – their mission is to help individuals and families with life’s changing needs by providing programs and services which will improve their quality of life.

McLees Rocks

Citizen Care Inc. – is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for people with disabilities.

Philadelphia 

 Shriners Hospital for Children provides the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries,and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered collaborative care environment, provides for the education of phyciains and other healthcare professionals and conducts research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families. 

Pittsburgh

Allegheny Children’s Initiative Inc. – They provide case management services for children and adolescents who needed assistance beyond the traditional array of services.

West Chester

Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County – MCHC is a private, non-profit organization working to improve the health of women, infants, and children in Chester County through the collaborative efforts of individuals, providers, and policy makers.

  • Family Benefits Program of Chester County
    Call to schedule an appointment
    Coatsville 610-235-4236
    Kennett Square 610-235-4259
    Oxford 610-235-4259
    Phoenixville 610-235-4231
    West Chester 610-235-4231
  • Healthy Start of Chester County
    30 West Barnard Street, Suite 1
    West Chester PA 610-344-5370
  • Kennett Square Family Center
    637 Millers Hill
    Kennett Square, Pa 19348
    610-925-4631

 West Virginia

Jefferson County 

Good Shepherd Caregivers – provides volunteer caregiving to home-based aging or disabled Jefferson County residents of all ages.