Placement Services

Dauphin County Social Services Children & Youth


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General Information
Description of ServiceTemporary placement of an abused, neglected, or dependent child in a foster family or group home; permanent placement of children in an adoptive home if return to natural family is not possible. Children & Youth must seek termination of parental rights after a child is in placement for 15 months if the family has not made significant progress in resolving dependency issues.
LocationDauphin
Geographical AreaDauphin
Facility/ADA AccessBus nearby, wheelchair accessible, interpreters as needed.
Helpful TipsOut of home placement for at risk children and youth.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationVictims/Survivors
Age GroupChildren
GenderEither
EligibilityChild birth through 18 years old and in need of emergency placement or declared dependent and in need of placement by court.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesChild support per domestic relations hearings.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 1001 North Sixth St
Physical Site City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17102-1726
Mailing Address 1 1001 North Sixth St
Mailing City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17102-1726
Main Phone 717-780-7200
Web Address www.dauphincounty.org/human-services/children-you
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Dauphin County Social Services Children & Youth
Affiliated Program: Dauphin County Social Services Children & Youth
This Service: Placement Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adoption Evaluation/Placement (PH-0300.0350)
Caregiver Training (PH-0800)
Case/Care Management (PH-1000)