We began as Autism Urban Connections Support Group in January of 2015., after discovering the lack of supports, education, and resources available in the African American, minority, and economically disadvantaged communities.  

We are now Autism Urban Connections Inc., since September 2018, the first and only African American, minority, family focused Autism 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Our mission is to provide education, support, advocacy and empowerment, with an emphasis on self-care to families of those diagnosed with Autism,

Our vision is that all families receive the individualized supports and education to access valuable resources and services that enhance the quality of life, that will break down barriers, while addressing the disparities in our most marginalized communities.


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Family Support

  • Access to daily phone and online supports to those seeking guidance about a suspected or new diagnosis

  • Locate and connect to available resources

  • Informational sessions, trainings, workshops, and support groups 3xs monthly


Self-Care & Empowerment Support

  • Encourages attention to be given to the needs of self-care, as demands of providing continuum care is necessary

  • Skills will be developed to explore feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness and much more

  • Gain knowledge about early screening tools, early diagnosis, and identifying early intervention services

  • Valuable healthcare, special education, housing, and justice system information and resources

  • Receive advocacy support while learning to advocate for yourself and loved ones


Autism Support Services

We want everyone  to experience the impressive level of professionalism when working with Autism Urban Connections Inc. All of our support services, education, advocacy, self-care and empowerment, exist to make your life easier and stress free. You can trust that we are here for you and will help you every step of the way!

Support Groups, Trainings, Family Engagement Activities, and Workshops

2nd Tuesday of each month 10am

3rd Thursday of each month 12:30 pm

4th Tuesday of each month 5pm-You must register to attend this session


Mon - Fri: 10am - 4pm

Sat & Sun: Closed

All sessions are held on a virtual platform until further notice. The link is sent within 24 hours of the session. Please subscribe to our newsletter.



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