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.

PLEASE HELP TO SUPPORT PLEA by joining in the walk or making a donation

This year's annual walk will be held on Saturday, May 14 - it is a wonderful opportunity to help our agency by supporting a healthy community for all.

The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is an annual fundraising walk that benefits local health and human service agencies.  Highmark Inc. coordinates and underwrites the cost of the walk so that 100 percent of the money raised by walkers goes to the participating nonprofits.  The primary goal of the walk is to help participating organizations raise money for their individual missions. The secondary goal of the walk is to energize community members to have a greater hand in their health by becoming or staying physically active.



Wednesdays - July 6. 13. 20. 27 and August 3

Choose a session time

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  or   6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

ACT Workshop for Parents Flyer-public copy

For further information, please click here - PLEA ACT Training Programs Brochure

or contact Beth - 412-243-3464 x111  or


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.

Learn About Adult Programs

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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