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Arranging flowers Do something extraordinary with East Suburban Citizen Advocacy


To provide advocacy and to build inclusive opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities.


We envision a community in which all people are appreciated and accepted without question and where dignity and equality are unconditionally enjoyed.

How we can help

At ESCA our Advocacy is a free service. Please contact us if you feel you do not have a voice in your life decisions or if you are having a hard time navigating the service systems.


If you would like to leave a testimonial, please email them to escadvocacy@gmail.com

I am a direct care support person and I actually enjoy attending the Friendship group with my client each Wednesday.

Seraya S.

Over the years ESCA has provided a place for my people to go and socialize and to learn job skills. Everyone there is accepting, kind, and amazing. Words cannot express how important this organization is.


I recommend the friendship group because it helps make friends and helps socialization

Emilie B.

I like that they help those with special needs. Everyone has different needs


ESCA provides consistency and compassion, they have been a tremendous help with advocating for consumers who feel they aren't being heard.

Holly H.

Love what you do, how you do it, and why you do it!!!

Rosemary Z.

Educational advocacy is hard to find in western PA. ESCA gives families peace of mind.


I believe the Advocates have changed the lives of those they serve in profound life empowering and possibly lifesaving ways!

Angel S.

Knowing that my clients have a voice in matters that are life changing puts me at ease, as their supports coordinator. Keep up the great work, ESCA!

Casey B.

Between advocating , supporting our community and the with no judgement offered from ESCA problems have been resolved in many matters.

Tina Z.

Advocacy services at ESCA are FREE to those with developmental disabilities of all ages that need them thanks to individual donations and grants from private foundations.

Please consider one of the many ways to donate today.


Upcoming Community and ESCA Events

Ligonier Valley Home Tour

Each year, this Ligonier tradition highlights a collection of eclectic houses that define Ligonier’s finest homes, surroundings, and vistas. This beloved tour affords a rare opportunity for guests to step […]

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