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Adult Advocacy

*If you suspect abuse, neglect or exploitation of an adult with a disability, call Adult Protective Services at 1-800-490-8505.*

Healthy Relationships Class

Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities can receive 1:1 advocacy for assistance with navigating the adult service system or to resolve specific issues.  Eligibility for this free service requires a diagnosis of ID and/or Autism and the individual must reside in Cumberland or Perry Counties.

Besides 1:1 advocacy services, we also offer seminars and classes to adults with disabilities to increase skills and knowledge as well as social opportunities.

Click for more frequently asked questions about Adult Advocacy FAQ.

Healthy Relationships Classes

CPARC Advocated offer an intensive 14 week class called Healthy Relationships to any adult (18+) with a disability. Classes usually run March-June and again July-October. If you are interested in attending a class or want more information, contact Holly Turner or Tori Manning at 717-249-2611 or

CPARC Dances

Dances are held quarterly at a local church. Cost is $3 for the individual and free for the accompanying family member or staff.

Adulthood 101 Conference

An annual conference is held for transition aged students and young adults on various topics which may include employment, housing, health care, budgeting, rights and responsibilities, and many more. This conference is held in September. 

Do you suspect elder abuse or abuse of an adult living with a disability? The statewide abuse hotline is available 24/7.

Call 1-800-490-8505