History


Step By Step, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation devoted to providing community support services to children and adults in Pennsylvania with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and autism.

Established in 1977, today Step By Step, Inc. provides services to over 2,000 clients in multiple Pennsylvania counties. They include: the Northeast Region (Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne, Luzerne, Wyoming, Carbon, Monroe and Pike counties), the Lehigh Valley Region (Northampton and Lehigh counties), the Southeast Region (Montgomery, Philadelphia and Delaware counties), and the Western Region (Allegheny, Fayette and Washington counties).

Throughout its history, Step By Step, Inc. has maintained a progressive view of the potential of individuals with disabilities. A pioneer in the development of community group homes in the late 1970s, Step by Step, Inc. has provided safe, supervised, home-like settings for countless individuals. The homes are designed for each individual to experience and learn skills necessary for living independently within a community setting.

Today, Step By Step, Inc., fulfills its mission by providing an array of services which recognizes and responsively supports independent living allowing people with intellectual disabilities, mental illness, and autism to remain in their own homes with family members, or to live independently.

You are invited to tour this site for a complete review of all types of services provided by the Agency. Step By Step, Inc., is proud of the services and supports it provides and the contribution it has made in Community Behavioral Health, Vocational Employment and Developmental Disabilities fields.