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Penn York Opportunities, Inc. is a not for profit organization that provides support and services for children and adults with disabilities.

Founded in 1968, Penn York Opportunities, Inc. has been providing assistance for hundreds of individuals for nearly 50 years.

We pride ourselves on being person-centered. Our vision for all those we serve is to maximize capabilities by providing opportunities one individual at a time. We create these opportunities by focusing on community integration, personal achievement, lifelong learning, and employment.

Penn York Opportunities, Inc. looks forward to providing cutting edge services for all its customers. We also look to remain an upstanding human services organization.


Penn-York Opportunities began in 1968 as a dream fulfilled by its founder, Mrs. Sharlene Bogutski. After her 11-year-old son died of a brain tumor, the family asked that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a memorial fund that would be used to open a handicapped center in the Valley. A series… Continue reading


Penn York Opportunities offers many services for those with disabilities: Vocational/Job Search School to Work Transition In-Home and Community 24 Hour Respite/Companion Parenting Academics   **Please note, each direct care staff has obtained all Pennsylvania State child abuse and criminal background checks and has provided a driver record abstract. Each direct care staff also receives… Continue reading

-Message from the Director-

Greetings from Penn York Opportunities. This year we will celebrate our 50th anniversary. We have a lot of updates as to what is happening with our services and how it has impacted our community. It has been a year of progress for Penn York Opportunities (PYO) and we have been able to grow in many… Continue reading

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