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

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

Vision Statement
The vision of Clelian Heights is to provide an atmosphere of choice and mutual acceptance, respect, and love that will make a lasting difference in the lives of persons with developmental disabilities.

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.