Human Services Administration Organization - Children's Services
Child and Adolescent Program
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United Way of Allegheny County
Description of Service
Works with families and providers to ensure the behavioral health needs of children and adolescents are addressed through a coordinated continuum of care. The Children's Team provides liaisons in a variety of settings, including CYF, school based liaisons, homeless shelter liaisons, and school / education liaisons. Also provides SAP coordination for schools; an Early Intervention Coordinator who monitors programs providing services to families with children (birth to 3) who have developmental delays; Parent Professional - a resource to help caretakers navigate the social service system; Disaster Response Team Member - Participates in the development and implementation of the Department of Human Services response to critical incidents.
The Blended Service Coordination Program provides service planning, support, and case management for children and adolescents who have serious illnesses and serious emotional disturbances. High-fidelity wraparound service are offered by the Joint Planning Team (JPT).
Referrals can be initiated by parents; Service Coordination Units; hospitals; Allegheny County Children, Youth and Families (ACCYF); or other child-serving agencies.
Mental Health Concerns
Children / adolescents (ages 3-21) and their families, who require behavioral health treatment and service coordination.