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Our Mission is to create and support relationships between individuals with developmental disabilities and caring members of the community who will provide advocacy and opportunities for inclusion. For more information about East Suburban Citizen Advocacy, please click on the video funded by FISA.
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Recent News

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 18, 2015

  • Summer Night at the Farm /Bonfire
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Slezak’s Farm, 250 Lone Maple Drive New Alexandria PA 15670
    Summer Night at the Farm /Bonfire

September 06, 2015

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