Public Comment on ODP’s Heightened Scrutiny Service Locations

The Department is accepting public comment on the ODP service locations below.  Comments received by 11:59 pm on December 19, 2022, will be considered in making final determinations on each service location.

Heightened Scrutiny Public Comment Form

ODP’s Heightened Scrutiny Process

Heightened Scrutiny Public Comment Webinar

Service Location Summaries 

– Allied Services Vocational Training Center

– Child Guidance Resource Centers Inc.

– Dr. Gertrude A. Barber Center Inc. Bollinger

– LifePath Inc.

– Martha Lloyd Community Residential Facility – 0082

– Martha Lloyd Community Residential Facility – 0083

– Martha Lloyd Community Residential Facility – 0084

– Melmark (Adult Day Meadows)

– Melmark (Anne and Brutus Kenan Center for Adult Services)

– Melmark (The Christ Maurer Adult Day Community Program)

– Merakey

– Overbrook Friedlander (Focus Day Program)

– The Devereux Foundation (Whitlock Center Joyce Mendleson AAC)

– Service Locations That Will Not Be Sent to CMS/Do Not Meet Heightened Scrutiny Criteria


Comments should be addressed to Julie Mochon, Department of Human Services, Office of Developmental Programs, 625 Forster Street, Room 510, Harrisburg, PA 17120. Comments may also be submitted to the Department at using subject header “ODP Heightened Scrutiny”.

ODP will also hold a webinar to go over the Heightened Scrutiny process and receive comments on the service locations.  The date, time, and link for registration to attend the webinar is as follows:

December 1, 2022

1:00 to 2:30 pm

Registration Link: