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KCR Celebrates 55 years of Caring!  

Keystone Community Resources, (KCR) is celebrating their 55th year Anniversary, reaching a major milestone and emerald year this March. There will be many events and celebrations to be held in 2019, including the Scranton St. Patrick’s Day Parade introducing our new logo, “Celebrating 55 years in Caring” and a Kick-off Celebration in March.   


KCR opened in downtown Scranton on March 24, 1964 as KCR Training and Rehabilitation Residence. Prior to that, isolated state institutions were the setting of choice for people with autism and developmental disabilities. Founded by Ignatz Deutsch, KCR provided residential services to such individuals, thus giving them access to social, cultural, educational and vocational activities. Having a convenient and safe location in an urban setting with diverse opportunities would allow them to grow to their fullest capabilities and lead fulfilling lives. It was a simple idea that made KCR a pioneer.


KCR today operates in PA and NJ, serving 1300 people with autism and developmental disabilities every day in residential, day and vocational, supports coordination, and community based services.


“We are fortunate to have caring and dedicated staff who every day strive to make KCR a great place to work and live,” stated Laura Brown-Yadlosky, President and CEO of KCR.


We will continue to work on our mission to serve people with autism and intellectual disabilities by Celebrating 55 years of Caring, since 1964 together.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide people with autism and developmental disabilities diverse opportunities to lead fulfilling lives. Keystone Community Resources it is a company that provides community based services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It has 60 group homes; nine day programs; a bakery, Keystone Konfections, in Tunkhannock; a coffee business, Keystone Koffee, in Wilkes-Barre and Artworks Gallery in Scranton. These locations are working vocational businesses that allow people with disabilities to learn life and work skills, with the proceeds circling back to benefit them.

  • Our employees receive competitive benefits, including health, vision and dental coverage.

  • Competitive pay. 

  • Paid training from our Staff Development team

  • Low cost health insurance through Geisinger Health Plan.

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401(k) Retirement plan through VOYA

  • Job training and educational opportunities

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Focus on employee wellness


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Contact Us

Keystone Community Resources, Inc.

100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit, PA 18411