Our Journey

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Improving lives. Inspiring hope.

For over 50 years, PathWays has provided quality and innovative services to the community and now brings lifelong fulfillment to over 1600 families in Southwestern Pennsylvania.


1960s

1962
Local parents and community professionals formed an information & referral service committee. Two employees on West Wheeling St. Washington, PA.
1964
Chartered as United Cerebral Palsy of Washington County.
1967
Became United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Southwestern Pennsylvania and expanded to include Washington, Greene, & Fayette Counties. Started the Children’s Program in Washington, PA.

1970s

1973
Adult Program began in Washington, PA
1975
Opened first Group Home in the Washington area.

1980s

1985
Started Children’s Program in Greene County.
1988
Served 125 children and adults with disabilities.

1990s

1991
Opened new facility in Washington, PA. Relocated Early Intervention and Adult Day Program. Served 300 children and adults.
1992
Rainbow’s End Learning Center affiliate opened in Washington, PA. Elks Home Service established office. Attendant Care office opened in Uniontown, PA.
1995
Opened 2nd Residential Program group home.
1998
UCP Home & Community Services affiliate opened. Independent Living established.

2000s

2000
Rainbow’s End Learning Center affiliate opened in Waynesburg, PA. Opened two Independent Living accessible homes. Community Living established to construct additional accessible homes.
2001
Exceptional Choices community service program started.
2003
Opened Adult Training Facility in Waynesburg.
2006
Everyday Living established to construct three accessible group homes, opening two homes in Washington and Greene Counties.
2007
Your Child’s Place pediatric care center and Recreation Station creative play center opened in Washington, PA. Opened accessible home in Washington County.
2009
Became PathWays of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

2010s

2011
Early Intervention services started in Fayette County. Agency With Choice program started, eventually expanding to Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence Washington, and Westmoreland counties.
2013
Residential Program office opened in Washington, PA.
2014
50th Anniversary. Early Intervention services started in Westmoreland County.
Today
Over 750 employees serving more than 1600 families throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania.