​Bureau of Community Services

The Bureau of Community Services directs the fiscal and program planning, management and oversight of all intellectual disability program operations including state operated facilities and community intellectual disability programs.


Lauren House, Director
Bureau of Community Services
Health and Welfare Bldg, 4th floor
Harrisburg, PA 17105
Phone: 717-772-4879

Angela Fortney, Director
Division of Program Administration
Health and Welfare Bldg, 4th floor
Harrisburg, PA 17105
Phone: 717-346-1181

Ron Melusky, Director
Division of Program Operations
Health and Welfare Bldg, 4th floor
Harrisburg, PA 17105
Phone: 717-783-5661

Gregory Cherpes, M.D.
Medical Director
Piatt Place, 301 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-258-3549

Regional Offices:

Central Regional Program Manager

Denise Sloand
P.O. Box 2675
Harrisburg, PA 17105
Phone: 717-772-6507
Fax Number: 717-772-6483

Counties/Joinders Represented: Adams/York, Bedford/Somerset, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Columbia/Montour/Union/Snyder, Cumberland/Perry, Dauphin, Franklin/Fulton, Huntingdon/Mifflin/Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming/Clinton, Northumberland

Northeast Regional Program Manager

Marie Craven
Rm. 315 Scranton State Office Bldg.
100 Lackawanna Ave
Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: 570-963-4749
Fax Number: 570-963-3177

Counties/Joinders Represented: Berks, Bradford/Sullivan, Carbon/Monroe/Pike, Lehigh, Luzerne/Wyoming, Northampton, Schuylkill, Susquehanna/Lackawanna, Tioga, Wayne

Southeast Regional Program Manager

Katherine Alston
801 Market Street, Suite 5071
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-560-2245
Fax Number: 215-560-3043

Counties/Joinders Represented: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia

Western Regional Program Manager

Michele O'Toole
Piatt Place, Room 4900
301 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-565-5144
Fax Number: 412-565-5479

Counties/Joinders Represented: Allegheny, Armstrong/Indiana, Beaver, Butler, Cameron/Elk, Clarion, Clearfield/Jefferson, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest/Warren, Greene, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Venango, Washington, Westmoreland

State Centers:

Kevin Dressler, Director
Bureau of State Operated Facilities (ODP)
Health and Welfare Building
Harrisburg, PA 17105
Phone: 717-425-5686

Nicole Ferrebee-Phillips, Director
Ebensburg Center
Cambria County
4501 Admiral Peary Highway
P.O. Box 600
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Phone: 814-472-0200

Amy Frederick, Director
Selinsgrove Center
Snyder County
1000 Route 522
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Phone: 570-372-5601