Via of the Lehigh Valley is a non-profit human service agency that provides services for children and adults with disabilities like autism, cerebral palsy and Down syndrome. Serving the community since 1954, Via's staff help individuals and families from birth through retirement focusing in Children’s Services, Employment, Community Connections, Autism Services, Teen Summer Experience and the Employment Reform Resource Project.
Via works with children up to age three in their homes and daycares to address disabilities and delays. Via finds jobs in the community for adults and provides coaching and training for successful employment.
And Via helps people connect and live in their community by volunteering, participating in leisure activities, and finding or purchasing affordable, accessible housing. Via fosters and advocates the concept of inclusion and choice within schools, neighborhoods and communities, personal relationships, and employment. And Via helps
young adults transition from high school to the work force
and community involvement.
Via provides leadership, support, opportunities and resources
for people with disabilities so that they may be independent,
productive and enjoy full lives within the community. Via
understands that personal satisfaction and dignity is achieved
through individual success and independence, and is committed
to helping people live full and productive lives.
Via envisions a time when all people will have equal access
to appropriate developmental and educational services, have
friends who care and relationships that are rich and meaningful,
a rewarding career of their choice, and a satisfying retirement.