A Progressive Approach

Step By Step, Inc., is a private, non-profit corporation devoted to the provision of community support services to individuals with intellectual disabilities, behavioral health difficulties, autism spectrum disorders and physical disabilities.

Established in 1977, the agency today provides services to over 2,000 individuals in four regions across more than a dozen Pennsylvania counties.  Throughout its history, Step By Step, Inc. has maintained a progressive view of the potential of individuals with disabilities.

40-Year Legacy of Care and Compassion

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. Today Step By Step employees are collaborating with consumers, family members and community partners to provide rich programming, vocational, residential and counseling services to hundreds in need. The agency’s more than 40+ year legacy of care and compassion is a testament to the great staff and innovative partnerships that have been formed and developed.

Mission and Standards

Step By Step, Inc., a community based, human service agency, is committed to enhancing the quality of life and personal growth of those we serve through support for individual choice and independence. Our vast array of services focuses on meeting the needs of individuals, across the lifespan, while maintaining a vision toward each person’s desire, ability, and right to be a productive and valued member of the community.


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, physical disabilities, autism and D&A dependency.