Other Resources for Children and Families

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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.”

Children’s Funeral assistance programs

The Coalition Against Pediatric Pain – Supports and unites families affected by pediatric pain through Facebook and web forums.

Ever Loved – Losing a loved one can be incredibly difficult. At Ever Loved, our goal is to remove unnecessary stressors, so that you can focus on what matters. You can also make charitable donations to Sunshine Foundation in lieu of sending flowers.

Gia Nicole Angel Foundation – 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(s).

Icing Smiles is a nonprofit organization that provides custom celebration cakes and other treats to families impacted by the critical illness of a child.

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.

Songs of Love – The Songs of Love Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing personalized uplifting songs, free of charge, for children and teens currently facing tough medical, physical, or emotional challenges.


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.


Silver Spring

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


Catholic Charities West Michigan – Catholic Charities West Michigan works to feed the hungry, counsel those who struggle and build strong families throughout West Michigan and beyond.

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.

Ocean City

Heart of Surfing – Free surfing and skateboarding lessons for families with autism or other developmental disabilities.


We Make – Providing meaningful careers for people with autism


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


PCAS Adaptive Ski Camps – For more details, email Ernie at

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

Home Nursing Agency – provides home care, 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.

Delaware Valley, PA

Jefferson University Hospital – Continuing Care Program, Primary Care for Patients with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities


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 physicians 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.


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 policymakers.

  • 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