Lark is a nonprofit organization that is committed to providing high-quality programs and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disorders (ID and Autism), as well as people with mental health concerns. We reach our mission, purpose and vision through a unique blending of a human service agency and social enterprises dedicated to maximizing the human potential of people striving for independence, choice and opportunity.
Our programs and services help people to:
Develop their skills,
Gain an understanding of their strengths, abilities, and interests,
Explore career paths,
Find and maintain integrated competitive employment.
The work that we do at Lark would not be possible without the support of local and regional business and industry. We provide businesses with the services and solutions to meet their needs and they provide our people with important work experience. With our wide range of programs and services and our close relationship with business and industry, we are able to help people meet their goals, reach their dreams and attain an improved quality of life.
Board of Directors
Mr. Roger Zallon, President
Dennis Alduk, First Vice President
Charlotte Bolinger, Treasurer
Justin Bruce, Immediate Past President
Patricia Germanski, Second Vice President
Janice Himes, Auxiliary President
Mary Hoffman, Secretary
Ryan C. Long, Counsel
Charlotte Cheffiend & Terry Stramba
Memberships and Affliations
We are committed to supporting Pennsylvanians with developmental disabilities and mental health concerns in "achieving" improved quality of life by..
Acknowledging the right of all individials to be treated with respect and dignity
Creating high quality services and supports
Helping all individuals to reach independence
Individualizing the rehabilitative needs of those we support
Ensuring the health and safety of all individuals
Valuing all individuals
Inspiring diversity and cultural competence within the organization
Gaining optimum levels of employment for the individuals we support
Through the generous support of donors like you, Lark Enterprises, Inc. has been providing day services to individuals with disabilities since 1957. Because of you, we are able to offer real work experiences and high-quality, cost-effective services and supports for individuals from western Pennsylvania. Each year, Lark supports over 300 people with disabilities to reach their vocational and social goals. With community support, “doors” to employment and social engagement open for all individuals with disabilities, no matter their challenges. Your gift allows us to think “outside the box” as we support the employment and social endeavors of these individuals.
Lark’s Endowment Fund has been established to allow Lark to further our operating processes. This fund supports our mission through the income generated by the Fund’s capital investments. Your donation to Lark’s Endowment Fund ensures the long-term financial health of our agency and our ability to reach the needs of the people we support.
Lark’s General Fund contains the resources to sustain the day-to-day activities of our agency. Your donation to Lark’s General Fund ensures that funding is available for the everyday needs of the agency and the people we support.
Lark’s Capital Fund contains the resources for our special projects that go beyond the day-to-day activities of our agency. This fund allows us to reach the special needs of the individuals we support through major capital purchases. Your donation to Lark’s Capital Fund ensures funding is available for major purchases for facility maintenance, programming needs and supplies, and major equipment.