Welcome to Green Tree School & Services
Green Tree School & Services (GTSS) is a nonprofit, state-licensed agency that operates an Approved Private School, and provides on-site and community based Outpatient Services, Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services and School Therapeutic Services for children and young adults, ages 5-21, classified with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders and Developmental Delays.
GTSS’ philosophy is rooted in the belief that regardless of their unique challenges and abilities, every child and young adult should have the opportunity to learn the academic, social, emotional, and vocational and life skills they need to achieve resiliency and succeed in their learning, living and working environments. GTSS has worked with children and young adults with special needs since 1957, marking over a half century of Transforming Lives and Impacting Communities.
Please note: Green Tree School & Services is open for admissions and referrals.
Please contact Adria Bickel to learn more about the Approved Private School.
Please contact Joanna Hall to learn more about Behavioral Health Services.
Philadelphia Autism Project Final Report Release
RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, FEB. 2nd, 10:00 A.M. At City Hall
The Public Is Invited!
Councilman Dennis O'Brien will be holding a hearing in the Disabled and Special Needs Committee to release the Philadelphia Autism Project Final Report on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2 AT 10:00 A.M. on the 4th floor of City Hall in Council Chambers. The public is invited and walk ins are welcome. The hearing will provide a snapshot of the project and plans for implementation, to City Council members and staffers, stakeholders who participated in the project, as well as to the general public.
This is of special interest to the entire special needs community, including staff at Green Tree School & Services. Both Lisa Wood, director of education, head of school, and Rosemarie Manfredi, Psy. D., PA licensed psychologist, serve on the taskforce for this committee and
Dr. Manfredi helped to draft the report.
GREEN TREE SCHOOL & SERVICES HONORED
AS 2014 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT
GreatNonprofits.org Award is based on Positive Online Reviews
Green Tree School & Services has announced that it has been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that GTSS received, including those written by volunteers, donors and clients.
“We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2014 Nonprofit,” says Patricia D. Wellenbach, Green Tree School & Services’ CEO. “It has been a game changing year for us, and the move into our new space on Washington Avenue has meant so much to the children and young adults with unique challenges and abilities at GTSS that we serve. We are proud of the services we have provided on-site at the school, but also for all of our off-site programs in the schools, community and homes that actually make up largest part of our business. Our Behavioral Health, Outpatient Services and Diagnostic Programs continue to grow and the comments we receive on websites like Great Nonprofits are another indication that the high quality of these programs is being recognized by others.”
“Savvy donors want to see the impact of their donations more than ever,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits. “People with direct experience with Green Tree School & Services have voted that the organization is making a real difference.” The reviews by volunteers, clients and other donors show the on-the-ground results of Green Tree School & Services. This award is a form of recognition by the community.
GreatNonprofits is the leading site for donors and volunteers to find reviews and ratings of nonprofits. Reviews on the site influence 30 million donation decisions a year. Visit www.greatnonprofits.org for more information. Great Nonprofits aims to inspire and inform donors and volunteers, enable nonprofits to show their impact, and promote greater feedback and transparency.
Give to Green Tree School & Services through United Way
Green Tree School & Services welcomes gifts made through all area United Ways.
Please write GTSS’s number in the “designated agency” box when asked to choose a favorite charity:
#321 for United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania (SEPA).