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NHS Human Services to Merge With Allegheny Valley School

LAFAYETTE HILL, Pa., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NHS Human Services, one of Pennsylvania's largest not-for-profit providers of human services headquartered in Lafayette Hill, PA, and Allegheny Valley School (AVS) located in Allegheny County, signed an agreement to merge their services. NHS will provide management support and AVS will continue to operate as they have for the last 48 years.

NHS, which was one of the original base service units in Philadelphia, now provides care to over 50,000 individuals a year in five states. They provide services in the areas of behavioral health, intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD), addictive diseases, autism, juvenile justice, elder care and foster care. This merger will make NHS one of the country's largest non-profit providers.

Allegheny Valley School, with programs in 9 Pennsylvania counties, provides outstanding community residential services and therapeutic programs to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Many of the individuals served by AVS also have multiple physical handicaps, medical complications and behavioral management needs. They currently serve 900 consumers between the ages of 10 and 90 at 126 facilities.

Patricia Miller Duggan, Board Chairperson of AVS, stated, "NHS offers the best of quality clinical ability combined with cutting edge technology and access to capital which will allow AVS to secure our historic mission long into the future."

NHS Chairman and CEO, the Honorable M. Joseph Rocks commented, "this transaction with AVS, one of the most significant providers of care to individuals with IDD, will be one of the largest non-profit mergers affecting this vulnerable population. We share the same keen sense of mission and commitment to quality of life issues for the people in our care. Our combined staffs represent the best of clinical talent and technology. This combined expertise will enhance our ability to provide more innovative care to some of the nation's most vulnerable people."

SOURCE NHS Human Services
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