PA Department of Human Services
1-800-692-7462 between 8:30 am and 4:45 pm, Monday through Friday.
If you are hearing impaired, call TTY/TTD at 1-800-451-5886.
The fast and easy way to apply for benefits – anytime and anywhere. COMPASS is an online application for Pennsylvanians to apply for many health and human service programs such as health benefits, cash assistance, subsidized child care and much, much more.
CDC Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Early Intervention Technical Assistance (EITA)
The EITA website was developed to provide information, resources and a broad range of training initiatives in an online learning format to professionals and families who are part of the Pennsylvania Early Intervention system.
Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)
There are many resources, training events and videos available on the PaTTAN website to assist you in learning about specific disabilities and educational initiatives. In addition, each regional PaTTAN office has a parent consultant on staff who can provide assistance to you.
Zero to Three
Zero to Three Parenting Handouts
Early Intervention Forms
TACSEI – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention
Center on Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
Community Services for Children
Early childhood education and child care support.
Eastern PA Down Syndrome Center
NDSS – National Down Syndrome Society
PA Promise for Children
Tools to help your child learn and grow including parent resources, developmental checklists, activities for children and parents, early learning information.
Parent to Parent
Linking families of children and adults with disabilities or special needs.
PFSA – Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance
Mandated reporter and child abuse information.
Project Child – Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of Lehigh Valley
Parenting classes and support, workshops for parents.
Allentown Health Bureau
Home safety visits, carseat checks, immunizations and lead testing.
Find free local vision exams for infants.
Tips on medical care, healthy eating, safety and more.
Links to county free libraries.