Contact the Director of Admissions at 412-299-7777 for an admission packet.
Complete a full admissions packet which includes:
- Admissions application
- Medical, educational, and behavioral records
- Physical evaluation
- Most recent IEP, IPP, or ISP
The completed admissions packet is reviewed by a team of Merakey AVS staff members including a nurse, psychologist, administrator, programming staff, social services staff and the Director of Admissions.
If an individual is determined to be eligible for Merakey AVS services, they and others from their family or support team have a meet and tour with the Director of Admissions.
The individual is placed on the Merakey AVS waiting list.
The individual’s family or support team is notified when an appropriate residential opportunity becomes available.
At Merakey AVS, every individual is treated with dignity and respect. Merakey AVS does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, color, religious creed, ancestry, or national origin.
For more information about our admissions process, please contact the Director of Admissions at
412-299-7777 or through the online Contact Us form.