Arc of Franklin-Fulton Counties
Physical Address:
4351 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, PA 17202
Mailing Address:
4351 Philadelphia Ave.
Chambersburg, PA 17202
(717) 264-4390
(717) 264-0348
Lorrie Miller, Executive Director (717) 264-4390
Days and Hours of Operation:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
Population Served:
Children & Adults with Mental Retardation
Agency Type:
Services are Delivered:
appointment, walk-in, in home
Waiting List?
Multilingual Services?
Accepted Types of Payment:
Contract with Office of Developmental Disabilities
Program Description:
The ARC provides family support services to persons with mental retardation and their families. The following support services are provided: ~Family Aide: This service allows parents and others, who care for an individual with special needs in their home, to have a "sitter" to relieve them a few hours of responsibility. ~Respite Care: Short term Foster care provided in the Host Family home for a minimum of 24 hours and a maximum of 28 days per period of care. Respite care is commonly used for parental illness or family vacations. ~Socail Recreation: Community intergration provided through group activities. A monthly calendar of events is mailed to participants. Transportation is provided. ~Socials: Socials are held once a month. Transportation is provided. The public is invited. ~Advocacy: Agency advocate will attend IEP's, provide information and referral and attend appointments.
Additional Information:
Funding for the support program is provided through allocations by the United Way, contracts with the Office of Developmental Disabilities, donations, membership and fundraisers