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Recent News

Clelian Heights to Hold Barbecue

Clelian Heights School for exceptional Children located on Old Rte 66 between Greensburg and Delmont will host its 19th annual ...

Using Our Hearts and Hands to Help Others

Using Our Hearts and Hands to Help Others, the 20th annual afternoon of reflection for individuals with disabilities and life ...

Day of Giving is Wednesday, September 21, 2016!

You can make a donation with just a few clicks and in the confort of your own home! What a ...

Idlewild Family Fun Day with DSAP


You, your family and friends are invited to join us on
Sunday August 14, 2015 for our 5th Annual ...

Summer's Exceptional Two Weeks Day Camp 2016

Summer's Exceptional Two Weeks (SE2W) is a Christian Day Camp Program offered by Beulah Presbyterian Church for individuals 14-40 with ...

Eruption Athletics

We recently learned about Eruption Athletics which offers Physical Training Services for individuals with developmental disabilities, either Group or 1 ...

Down Syndrome Awareness night with the Pittsburgh Pirates

Dear Families, Mark your calendars for Monday, June 20th for Down Syndrome Awareness night with the Pittsburgh ...

Idlewild and Kennywood Tickets Discounted

2016 Park Ticket Sale. Buy your tickets at a discounted rate wile supporting Autism Connection of PA

Idlewild ...

ESCA Participates in 'Day of Giving' May 3rd

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, East Suburban Citizen Advocacy will be participating in the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County's ...

Sibling Ambassador Program

PA Sibling Support Network

We are looking for Pennsylvania adult brothers and sisters of people with disabilities to ...

Alice In Wonderland - Audition Information

Alice in Wonderland Audition Information
Tentative Show Dates: June 11th and 12th

Auditions will be held at the ...

Miracle Field Expansion Fundraiser

The Rotary Club and Excela Health are sponsoring a 2016 Night at the Races to benefit the Miracle Field of ...

Bootcamp Starts March 8th

This year in preparation for the Special Olympics, Bootcamp will begin on March 8. This exercise class will be ...

Wii Us for Sale from ESCA

East Suburban Citizen Advocacy (ESCA) was the recipient of a donation of several New sealed PS4s, Xbox One’s and Wii ...

X Boxes For Sale From ESCA

East Suburban Citizen Advocacy (ESCA) was the recipient of a donation of several New sealed PS4s, Xbox One’s and Wii ...

WELCOME TO MUSIC

East Suburban Citizen Advocacy is proud to sponsor

WELCOME TO MUSIC
with Director Megan Nelson
Open to ...

Clelian Heights - Franklin Regional Basketball Game

The Basketball Team from Clelian Heights played a game at Franklin Regional Senior High School. The Clelian Heights cheerleaders ...

Tom Brown Receives Eagle Scout Award

Tom Brown received his Eagle Scout award from Troop 211's Scoutmaster George Caldwell. Tom, the son of Judy and ...

BOOTCAMP POSTPONED

Bootcamp is postponed due to gym location. Stay tuned for more details!

ESCA Fundraiser at Anthony's Pizza, Monroeville

Anthony's Pizza in Monroeville on January 19th will host a fundraiser giving 20% of their profits that day to ESCA! ...

ESCA Christmas Party

East Suburban Citizen Advocacy held its annual Christmas Party on December 5 at the Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church. The Holiday ...

ESCA Welcomes Three New Board Members

East Suburban Citizen Advocacy recently welcomed three new board members. Pictured from left to right are Jacquie Smith, Dennis ...

Clelian Heights DrumStix Schedule

The DrumStix Program is now set for the upcoming year held at Clelian Heights in Greensburg in the gymnasium. ...

DrumStix -CANCELLED for Sept 17

The DrumStix program scheduled for September 17 at Clelian Heights has been cancelled. The program will resume next week. ...

Save the Date!

Upcoming Event!
Miracle Field Wellness Picnic!
August 3, 2015 4:30pm - 6:30pm
More Details to Come!

Football, Soccer Cheerleading Camp

East Suburban Citizen Advocacy and Stynchula Family Foundation Presents a FREE annual event for youth ages 5-18 with Developmental Disabilities. ...

Hats Off to Rose - Retiring

Hats off to Rose – Retirement!

After 19 years of Service to East Suburban Citizen Advocacy, Rose House is ...

ESCA Sponsors Tent at Special Olympics

East Suburban Citizen Advocacy sponsored a tent at the Westmoreland Special Olympics. The event was held at Norwin High ...

St Vincent College to Host B.E.S.T. Transition Program

St Vincent will host the Bearcat B.E.S.T. Transition Program
Building Excellence through Skills Training

Bearcat B.E.S.T. is ...

Drum Stix - Just About Over for this Spring

There are only two more DrumStix classes to be held this Spring, May 7 and May 21. It had ...

Reminder - DAY OF GIVING MAY 5

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, East Suburban Citizen Advocacy will be participating in the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County's ...

Emma Slezak Wins YWCA Sportswoman Award

Emma Slezak won the 2015 YWCA Sportswoman With Special Needs (Certificate of Excellence) Award. She was presented with the ...

2015 Day of Giving - ESCA

Please join The Pittsburgh Foundation for 2015's Westmoreland/Butler Day of Giving! On Tuesday, May 5th, you can help support East ...

St Patricks Day Dance

East Suburban Citizens Advocacy Partnered with the Pennsylvania Connecting Communities to sponsor a St Patricks Day Dance. The groups ...

Election of ESCA Board Officers

At the most recent ESCA Board Meeting, election of officers were held with the following Results:

President - Donna ...

Thank You - Retiring Board Members

ESCA wants to say "THANK YOU' to two board members who recently retired.

First, Joyce Clohessy was ...

ESCA Participates in "End the "R" Event at Westmoreland Mall

East Suburban Citizen Advocacy (ESCA) participated in the 5th annual "End the R-Word" event on March 7th at Westmoreland Mall ...

Building God's Kingdom through Disability Ministries

On Saturday April 11 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, Emily Colson from the Zanesville C&MA Church Alliance Development Fund, ...

Clelian Heights Night at Franklin Regional

On January 20, the Clelian Heights Basketball team played at halftime of the Franklin Regional Girls and Boys Basketball Game ...

Fitness Boot Camp

We are also starting a Fitness Boot Camp on February 16th, an exclusive Exercise program for ages 13 to adult. ...

PA Connecting Communities with ESCA

Pa Connecting Communities & East Suburban Citizen Advocacy have partnered to help provide all Westmoreland Co individuals with further opportunties. ...

What Transition Programs are Available?

Transition Options for Students
(School Age and Post Secondary)

Wednesday, January 28th, (Snow date February 11th)
8:15 am - ...

NEED HELP! Consider a Person Centered Plan (PCP)

NEED HELP! Consider a Person Centered Plan.
When people with a disability tackle obstacles related to inclusion, such ...

Expanded Calendar of Events

ESCA is now listing dates and information about upcoming events from other organizations (with similar missions) on our website calendar ...

Meet Your ESCA Board of Directors

At the most recent ESCA Board meeting on September 25th, we took the opportunity to photo the Directors. Pictured ...

Clelian Heights Night

The Franklin Regional Soccer Boosters would like to invite our friends at Clelian Heights to an evening of fun and ...

Stynchula Family Foundation

Listed below is a link to the Stynchula Family Foundation Brochure for the 2014 Outing for Autism on August 25th ...

Pirate Tickets Available to ESCA

Our Murrysville Mayor Brooks would like to invite friends of East Suburban Citizen Advocacy to a Pittsburgh Pirates game ...

YWCA's Sportswoman of the Year - 2014

Shari and Jill DeGeorge are awarded the YWCA'S 2014
Westmoreland Sportswoman of the Year with Special Needs

Shari and ...

Westmoreland Women’s Health and Fitness Award 2014 to ESCA

In 1996, the YWCA established the women’s Health and Fitness Awards as part of its recognition program. It is ...

Murrysville Kiwanis Donates to ESCA

Over twenty years ago, East Suburban Citizen Advocacy (ESCA) coordinator Carol Ax visited the Murrysville Kiwanis ...

ESCA Receives Award from Rotary

In late February, the Murrysville Export Rotary presented a check to East Suburban Citizen Advocacy as well as several other ...

IDD Awareness Event - Westmoreland Mall

East Suburban Citizen Advocacy is promoting an End the R-Word Celebration at the Westmoreland Mall Center Court on Saturday, March ...

ESCA Registers with AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support East Suburban Citizen Advocacy every time you shop, at ...

Just a Note: Butterfly Note Cards

A generous donation for the Art from the Heart program from Bill Foster provided ESCA with a unique opportunity. ...

Community Work Opportunity

In keeping with our mission statement, Clelian Center Employment Services have been providing a weekly cleaning service at our office, ...

ESCA Receives $10,000 Grant from Intermec

In November 2013, the Intermec Foundation awarded a $10,000 Board Directed Grant to East Suburban Citizen Advocacy (ESCA) to provide ...

ESCA Receives Murrysville Community Award

Mayor Bob Brooks presented the 2013 Community Service Award to Kate Cala and Rose House of East Suburban Citizen Advocacy ...

25th Annual Christmas Party

‘Rockin’ around the Christmas tree, have a Happy Holiday’. And that is exactly what we did. The 25th ...

Art from the Heart

Art from the Heart helps to promote the ESCA vision of a community in which all people are appreciated and ...

Kate Cala Named Paul Harris Fellow

Being named a Paul Harris Fellow is a great form of public recognition, one which Kate Cala, coordinator of the ...

Upcoming Events

August 31, 2016

  • The Incredible Family Parenting Series
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    starankos@fswp.org211 Huff Ave, suite 1, Greensburg, PA 15601
    The Incredible Family Parenting Series in Greensburg.

September 03, 2016

  • Girls Book Club
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Monroeville Barnes and Noble
    Inclusive group for girls
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