Pennsylvania

Demographic Data

Total state population
12,801,989
Total number of people with disabilities
14.0%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.8%
Vision difficulty
2.3%
Cognitive difficulty
6.1%
Ambulatory difficulty
7.4%
Self-care difficulty
2.9%
Independent living difficulty
6.5%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
79.6%
Black or African American
11.4%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
3.5%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.0%
Hispanic or Latino
7.8%
Other Race
2.6%
Two or more Races
2.6%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
38.1%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
7.9%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
28.2%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Disability Options Network
1929 East Washington Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Phone: 724-652-5144
ED:Christopher Lloyd
Disability Empowerment Center
941 Wheatland Avenue, Suite 201
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: 717-394-1890
ED:Dan Stroup
Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania
207 House Avenue, Suite 107
Camp Hill, PA 17011
Phone: 717-731-1900
ED:Jenetta Green
Community Resources for Independence, Inc.
3410 West 12st Street
Erie, PA 16505
Phone: 814-838-7222
ED:Carl Berry
Liberty Resources, Inc.
714 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-634-2000
Center for Independent Living of South Central Pennsylvania
2900 Beale Avenue, Suite 118
Altoona, PA 16601
Phone: 814-949-1905
ED:George Palmer III
Tri-County Patriots for Independent Living
69 East Beau Street
Washington, PA 15301
Phone: 724-223-5115
ED:Shona Eakin
Voices for Independence
1107 Payne Avenue
Erie, PA 16505
Phone: 814-874-0064
ED:Shona Eakin
Center for Independent Living of North Central Pennsylvania
24 East Third Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone: 570-327-9070
ED:Misty Dion
Disability Options Network
831 Harrison Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Phone: 724-652-5144
ED:Christopher Lloyd
State DD Council
Phone: (717) 787-6057
ED:Lisa Tesler
State P&A
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Pennsylvania
1800 JFK Boulevard, Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (717) 236-8110
Toll Free: (800) 692-7443
FAX: (215) 772-3126
TDD: (877) 375-7139
CAP
Pennsylvania Client Assistance Program
1515 Market Street, Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (215) 557-7112
FAX: (215) 557-7602
TBI Program
Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Family Health, Division of Community Systems Development and Outreach
ED:Julie Myers
ED:Cynthia Dundas
ED:Nikki Adams

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