News & Events

Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

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March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) defines a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or…

Flu Update

Flu activity is picking up across the country, with widespread infection in 24 states. Between about 6 and 7 million people have been sick with flu, up to half of those people have sought medical care for their illness, and between 69,000…

The Harbaugh Family

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Through the Holiday Blessing’s fund, AUCP was able to purchase two batteries for ceiling lifts for the Harbaugh family from Fairfield, PA. The family consists of mother, Charity, and her five adult children, three of which have Cerebral Palsy.…

Re-Use It Donations Needed

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Did you know? Our Re-Use It program allows us to redistribute lightly used medical equipment and assistive technology to individuals of all ages that are residents of Pennsylvania.All of the inventory has been donated to us and it's…

AUCP AmeriHealth Training

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Our AUCP AmeriHealth team participated in a two-day training at AmeriHealth Caritas Pittsburgh Headquarters earlier this week. The team was provided with intensive training and had the opportunity to do team building with AmeriHealth Caritas…

Highmark Walk 2019

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The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is coming up on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Altoona Curve Stadium! All of the proceeds raised through the walk will go towards our Community Fund to sponsor projects like the blessings mentioned above. Would…

Employees that Give Back

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Over the holiday season Hollie Orris, a AUCP service coordinator who works with AmeriHealth participants in Nursing Homes, had noticed that the residents of the Patriot Nursing Facility in Somerset, PA had a small donation tree with quite a…

Employment First

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Pennsylvania recently created the Employment First objective so participants receiving long-term services and supports have the option to work. If you are eager to work, but are not sure where to start, call your service coordinator or our…

Community Health Choices

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Community HealthChoices (CHC) coordinates your health care coverage to improve the quality of your health care experience — every participant has the opportunity to choose one of three Managed Care Organizations (MCO) including:PA Health…

Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy Celebrates the Holiday Season

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We find it important to get our staff involved in the things that we do, that’s why we wanted to extend the opportunity to our staff to be involved in the Holiday Blessings.When a mother and her three young children were nominated…

Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy Celebrates the Holiday Season

Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy (AUCP) celebrated the holidays by beginning a Holiday Blessings initiative to help those in their local communities and participants of AUCP.AUCP was excited to donated Christmas gifts for children, food,…

UPDATE: 1/28/19 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today warned Pennsylvanians about misinformation regarding Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits during the partial federal government shutdown.“Misinformation…

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