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The Barber National Institute employs more than 3,100 dedicated and caring professionals who carry out our mission of making dreams come true for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and behavioral health challenges and their families.
Virtual 5k | May 21-14, 2021
Barber Beast on the Block
The 2nd Annual Barber Beast on the Block Virtual 5K is just around the corner! Get your friends and family registered today.
Learn to Ride Bike Camp
Bike Camp is Back
Learn to Ride Bike Camp is July 7, 14, 21 & 28. Check for information and application.
Barber National Institute
How You Can Help
Our organization continues to provide essential and lifesustaining services to our most vulnerable population. Your support is appreciated as we work to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.
Barber National Institute
Covid-19 Information & Updates
As news is evolving quickly relating to the Covid-19 emergency, we are working to provide our families, staff and the community with up-to-date information regarding our response as well as resources for employees and families.
Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health
Intellectual Disabilities
Intellectual Disabilities
Education
Education

Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioral Health Services

Providing hope and opportunity to individuals with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges is the mission of the Barber National Institute.  We offer a range of education, job training, residential and behavioral health services to more than 6,200 children and adults and their families from our main campus in Erie, PA, and in the Northwestern Pennsylvania, Central Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia regions, as well as training and development to professionals around the world. 

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