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.

Our beloved friend,
recently lost his life in the attack at Tree of Life Synagogue.
He was a long-time member of our PAL group and will be missed more than words can say.
He filled our hearts with his loving personality whenever we were together.

May he Rest in Peace, along with his brother, David,
and the other nine victims.

Till we meet again.

We are very grateful that many would like to donate to PLEA to honor Cecil Rosenthal’s memory
and the program that supported him.
Our hearts feel that funds would be better served to support those directly impacted
at the Tree of Life Synagogue.
Please hold all these families in your thoughts and in your hearts.

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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