NOFAS Affiliate

NOFAS Affiliate: Center For Humanistic Change
100 A Cascade Drive. Allentown, PA 18109
Phone: 610-443-1595• Fax: 610-443-1598

  Angela Heiland at aheiland@thechc.org
Programs focus on increasing resiliency for managing change and life transitions for individuals with FASD. CHC programs will provide individuals with tools that will enhance their personal growth, help them develop strong family units, and understand what is required for caring communities and effective working environments. CHC serves individuals of all ages.

Diagnosis of FASD

Children’s Seashore House (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
3405 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-590-7465, 2 Fax: 215-590-9339
Contact: James Coplan, M.D., Developmental Pediatrician

Harold White, M.D.
219 S Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: 717-394-7121

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine – Philhaven Hospital
283 S Butler Road
Mount Gretna, PA 17064
Phone: 717-273-8871 Fax: 717-270-2452 Toll Free: 800-932-0359
Contact: Francis Sparrow, M.D., Psychiatrist


Treatment Services for Affected Individuals

Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
Division of Treatment, Prevention 
and Intervention
One Penn Center, 5th Floor
2601 N. 3rd St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-783-8200 Fax: 717-787-6285
Referrals to treatment resources for pregnant women with substance abuse problems.

Keystone City Residence
406 N Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: 570-346-7561 Fax: 570-342-3461
Contact: Robert Fleece, Director
Long-term residential treatment facility for adolescent and adult patients.


Statewide Services

Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
Bureau of Treatment,
Prevention and Intervention
One Penn Center, 5th Floor
2601 N. 3rd St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-783-8200 Fax: 717-787-6285
Contact:  Grace Kindt, Drug and Alcohol Program Supervisor
Email: sadkindt@pa.gov


March of Dimes
1019 West 9th Ave
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Phone: (610) 945-6050 Fax: (610) 945-6060
March of Dimes is dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. They carry out their mission through research, services, education and advocacy.


The Arc of Pennsylvania
Executive House 101 South Second Street
Suite 8
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 234-2621 Fax: (717) 234-2622 Toll Free: (800) 692-7258
The Arc is the nation’s leading advocate for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families and the premier provider of the supports and services people want and need.



Pennsylvania Protection and Advocacy, Inc.
116 Pine Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: 717-236-8110 Fax: 717-236-0192 Toll Free: 800-981-4125
Statewide agency for persons with developmental disabilities.
Prevention Programs, including Treatment for Women


Magee Women’s Hospital – Department of Genetics
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-641-4168 Fax: 412-641-1032
Contact: Luanne Fraer, Michelle Clemens
Also provides information on teratogens for patients and health professionals in western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.


Practicing Safety Mindfulness Project for Mothers in Drug Treatment
Jefferson/Nemours Department of Pediatrics

833 Chestnut Street, Suite 1210
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 861-0407
Project Director: Diane J. Abatemarco, PhD, MSW diane.abatemarco@nemours.org
Committed to improving the health of children and considers the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Their mission focuses on providing leadership, institutions, and services to restore and improve the health of children through care and programs not readily available, with a high standard of quality and distinction, regardless of the recipient’s financial status.


Family Centered Home Visitation Program
1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 801
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 567-8001 x3006
Project Director: Maria C. Frontera, MSW, LSW mfrontera@healthfederation.org
The program utilizes an innovative approach that combines trauma-specific interventions with infant mental health and child development services. The program delivers intensive services to pregnant and postpartum women affected by HIV/AIDS and to their children and families, emphasizing infant/family wellness and parent-child relationships.


Camphill Foundation
P.O. Box 290
Kimberton, PA 19442
Phone: 610-935-0200 Fax: 610-935-4985
Camphill consists of more than 90 communities in 19 countries. Camphill develops communities in which children, youth, and adults with special needs can live, work with others in a healthy, long-term environment.


Deloris Miller, Parent
154 N Laurel Street
Manheim, PA 17545
Phone: 717-665-5065

Gladys Stefany, Parent
403 Leisure Loop
Milford, PA 18337
Phone: 570-296-6688

Neta Kerstetter, Foster Parent, FAS Trainer, Advocate
RD2 Box 551
Shamokin , PA 17872
Phone: 570-797-2280, 5

Parent Network for the Post-Institutionalized Child
Box 613     Meadow Lands, PA 15347
Phone: 724-222-1766 Fax: 770-979-3140
Contact: Thais Pepper, Lois Hannon, Coordinators

Provides technical assistance for adoptions of children from hospitals and orphanages in other countries. Over 14,000 overseas children per year are joining United States families, many of whom have spent years in institutions.

Sandra Stout, Foster Parent
98 Morwood Road
Telford, PA 18969
Phone: 215-721-3206

Special Kids Network
614 W. 4th Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone: 570-327-8140 Fax: 570-327-8195 Toll Free: 800-986-4550
Referral network for families of children and adults with special needs. Support groups are available in 6 regions of the state.