Serving Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Catholic Social Services serves men, women and children with intellectual disabilities through programs like Don Guanella and the Divine Providence Village.  We provide a safe community and loving environment for these men, women and children in our communities.  

Intellectual Disabilities & Autism Helpline
Intellectual Disabilities & Autism Helpline (484-472-5041)
  • The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence, is  dedicated to transforming the lives of individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence provide social services that allow individuals to foster a vibrant community filled with love, care, and acceptance based upon the Catholic faith. 

    Working with families, employees, and volunteers, our programs provide a continuum of care offering a wide range of options including Community and Campus-Based Living Arrangements, Life Sharing Through Family Living, In-Home Supports, Respite Care, and Day Programs.

    Any questions or comments can be directed to The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence at 610-543-3380.

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  • A Partnership with the State Office of Developmental Programs

    Catholic Social Services, through St. Edmond’s Home, cares for medically fragile children with a diagnosis of severe or profound intellectual and physical disabilities. Staff provides medical support, therapeutic interventions, and a range of activities and experiences for children at a 44 bed campus program and a community home for young adults. This social service offers the children opportunities to go on outings to local Philadelphia museums, movies, theatres, sporting events, and to attend school in the community. St. Edmond’s strives to provide a happy and healthy childhood, maximizing the potential of each child, ensuring their needs are met in a loving environment. 

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