About Us


Clelian Heights is a licensed, private, non-profit, educational, vocational and residential facility for children and adults with developmental disabilities. It is owned and operated by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, a community of religious women working in education and human services. Founded in 1961, Clelian Heights is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Departments of Education and Public Welfare.IMG_0624

The Mission of Clelian Heights is to provide spiritual, educational, and vocational  programs for children and adults with developmental challenges that enhance their quality of life and maximize their potential for independent living.

A special message from Sr. Ritamary Schulz, ASCJ,  Executive Director:

Thank you for your interest in Clelian Heights. Please explore our website, view our videos, learn about our programs and then schedule a visit to experience firsthand how we strive to be an exceptional place for exceptional people!  We invite you to partner with us in the future as we work to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.