Programs & Services
CPARC’s Advocacy Department provides assistance to families and adults with special needs in accessing community services. Guaranteed the same rights as everyone else, families and people with disabilities often need a ‘voice’ to obtain the services they need to live independently in their communities.
Family Education began as an answer to the unmet needs of parents and families living with someone who has a disability. Families often need emotional support and training to develop new parenting skills and to become effective advocates for their children.
The Mission of Life Time Adult Day Care is to provide compassionate care and support to our clients and their caregivers. As a result of this care, Life Time participants can remain in their own communities and families may stay together. Each day's program is designed to help the participants overcome the isolation and inactivity resulting from declining physical or mental health.
Pollock Center and the "Sassy Gourmet" provide training in the areas of food preparation, baking, catering, cafeteria service, cashiering and related food service utility work.
Early Education Center provides quality childcare services for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years. We are more than just a babysitting service. We strive to provide our children with age-appropriate learning experiences, stressing a positive approach to learning, sharing and accepting responsibility.
The Neighbors programs are a collaborative partnership between people with disabilities, their families, CPARC, and UCP Central PA. Neighbors is a unique peer oriented program, using self-determination principles that will meet the needs of a diverse group of people.
CPARC's Residential Services provides a variety of community living opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities. Residential Services operates in several communities in Cumberland, Dauphin York & Perry Counties. Staff support individuals in reaching their goals and dreams living in their communities.
The S. Wilson Pollock Center for Industrial Training is CPARC's vocational training program. The Pollock Center is a community-based program whose primary mission is to serve the needs of individuals with vocational challenges. The Pollock Center provides remunerative training and employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities and other vocational challenges in the tri-county area.
The Family Education Department has been spreading awareness of the disorder in hopes of increasing awareness and educating in Central Pennsylvania on the importance of not drinking alcohol during pregnancy.