Bringing help and hope together

PLEA’s roots are founded in the hope to make a difference for individuals and families dealing with autism, mental health issues and developmental difficulties by providing quality services and supports. For over fifty years, since the first program was instituted, the legacy of the founders to provide help continues to drive the current board and staff. The constant emphasis on developing and delivering strength-based, effective, resilient and recovery oriented programs is the hallmark of the footprint left on the community by PLEA.

PLEA would like to extend thanks and appreciation to all those who participated or donated to the PITTSBURGH MARATHON and the HIGHMARK WALK FOR A HEALTHY COMMUNITY to help benefit our agency and those we serve.

We extend a special thanks to our Corporate Sponsors - please click below to recognize them

THANKS to the PLEA Sponsors

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Child And Family

PLEA provides intervention and support programs for children and families.

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PLEA provides one-to-one and group activities focusing on wellness and recovery for adults.

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Latest News

There's always something happening at PLEA that supports and enriches those we serve.

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Get an insider's view of PLEA programs in action in our photo gallery.

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