412-446-0700 | 250 Clever Rd., McKees Rocks, PA 15136


Citizen Care was founded as what was known as an Intermediate Care Facility, doing business as Robinson Developmental Center, in 1975.

Robinson Developmental sign

May 4


Citizen Care opens the Robinson Developmental Center on Clever Rd., to 132 persons with disabilities who transferred from Polk State Center in Northwestern PA.

Dr. Norman Mulgrave

1975 - 2004

Dr. Norman Mulgrave, a passionate advocate for persons with intellectual & developmental disabilities, helped established Citizen Care and serves as the Chair of its Board of Directors until his passing.

Person Supported with staff member

1975 - 1979

Citizen Care’s first Adult Training Facility and first Community Living homes were opened.

Swimming pool

August 1983

Robinson Developmental Center opens a therapeutic swimming pool for use by residents. The pool is dedicated by Pennsylvania first lady Ginny Thornburgh.

Summer camp participants


Citizen Care continues to expand by opening more residential sites and Adult Day Programs. Exceptional Adventures – which at the time was a subsidiary of Citizen Care – provided summer camp experience for persons supported.

Bob Pompeani speaks at golf event


Citizen Care establishes a fundraising department – now known as the Partners For Quality Foundation.

Family supported by Allegheny Children's Initiative


Allegheny Children’s Initiative – which provides behavioral health support to children and adolescents – becomes a subsidiary of Citizen Care.

Original Partners For Quality logo


The Citizen Care Board of Directors authorizes a total reorganization of the agency, creating the parent agency Partners For Quality. Citizen Care, Allegheny Children’s Initiative, Exceptional Adventures and Partners For Quality Foundation all become subsidiaries of Partners For Quality.

Partners For Quality administrative building


With a focus on persons supported being integrated members of their community, the Robinson Developmental Center becomes the Partners For Quality administrative offices. Individuals who had lived here are moved to residential homes in the community. The building currently houses the PFQ Administrative offices, Citizen Care offices, Exceptional Adventures and the Partners For Quality Foundation. The pool area is converted into a staff training room.

Men preparing a meal


Citizen Care is proudly accredited by the Council on Quality and Leadership and is recognized as an important part of the service delivery system in Allegheny County.

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