"Our plan prioritizes the safety of ourselves, our families and our communities while continuing to provide information, training and guidance to the families and youth we serve."

In response to COVID 19, PEAL is prioritizing health and safety while working to continue to provide information, training and guidance to the families and youth we serve, updating our practices as guidance from the CDC and local health officials dictate. 

Click here for a full list of changes to PEAL services during this time.

We are gathering and organizing information and no-cost resources to post on our website so that they are easily accessible to families. 

In some cases, we will include links to other websites that are being frequently updated so that you can find the most current information. We are including general information about precautions, as well as education and health care resources, such as: 

US Government and National Updates: 

Compiled important updates, as new information and instructions progress. 

Online Education Resources: 

Unlock a variety of online educational resources your family can access virtually. 

Virtual Things to Do – museums, field trips, and read aloud:

Keep your children engaged in entertaining ways and learn through a wide range of virtual activities everyone can explore. 

Health Care Service Resources:

Taking Care of Your Family’s Medical and Behavioral Health Care Needs:

Early Intervention Resources:

Guiding Families with Helpful Information

Assistive Technology Resources:

Resources if you are considering using Assistive Technology in the home. 

En Español  

Educación, Salud y Otros: Recursos e información para asistir a las familias

Community Updates: How you can help?

Get involved in helping your community in constructive ways, this can include practicing social distancing, donating food, or sharing resources to those in-need.  


Important Phone Resources:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “PA” to 741-741
  • Veteran Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
  • Get Help Now Hotline (for substance use disorders): 1-800-662-4357
  • Pennsylvania Sexual Assault Helpline: 1-888-772-7227
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 1-800-799-7233
  • PA Statewide Support and Referral Helpline: 1-855-284-2494