Community Passages A Division of RHD

Mission Statement:

Community Passages is a community based residential program, designed to provide a home/family like environment for individuals with developmental disabilities and/or dual diagnoses, many of whom present significantly challenging behaviors and most of whom previously resided at State Schools and Hospitals.  Our mission is to offer creative and innovative supports promoting community skill development, increased self-esteem, self-determination and personalized budgets to foster individualized programs in a safe and open environment, while encouraging consumer empowerment and personal growth.

Pittsburgh Unit Director:

Michael Beechinor

Corporate Address:

4700 Wissahickon Ave., Suite 126, Philadelphia, PA 19144-4248

Local Address:

5316 William Flynn Highway, Suite 303, Gibsonia, PA 15044


(724) 449-3230


(724) 449-3237



Michael Beechinor at (724) 449-3230 or by email at


Mental Retardation Regulations Chapter 6400

Counties (AE’s)¬†Served:


Types of Service Provided:

24 Hour Supervised Residential Supports/Services; Services for Dually Diagnosed (MH/MR) Individuals; Autism Services

Approximate Number of Individuals Served:


Number of Employees:


Approximate Amount (in millions) of total (MR) contract with ODP:

$1.88 million