CASSD, The Lehman Center, Crisis Nursery

Children's Aid Society, Lehman Center

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General Information
Description of Service• 1 to 72-hour short-term respite care for children ages: birth through six years old.
• Temporary day respite care (pre-scheduled or emergency basis).
• 24-hour hotline for families in crisis.
• Prevention of child abuse and neglect as well as to provide a safe and nurturing environment to children and their families through respite, support, education, and counseling services.

CASSD: Helping children and their families build stronger, healthier lives through compassionate and professional services.
Geographical AreaYork
Public TransportationStop on the 1W Rabbittransit bus line at West Market Street and Penn Street
Intake ProcedureIntakes scheduled by phone. Self-referrals accepted. Parents or guardians bring children to crisis nursery to complete intake paperwork and health screening for children. Art therapy intake session for each new client upon receipt of initial call. Self-referrals accepted.
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish available upon request
EligibilityCrisis nursery - temporary voluntary respite for children ages 0 months to 6 years old whose families are under stress or in crisis.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNo fee for crisis nursery. Sliding scale and medical assistance for those who qualify for art therapy. No fee for parent support groups.
Hours of Operation 24 Hours/Day, 7 Days/Week
Contact Information
Contact's Name Janelle Swartz
Contact's Position Director of The Lehman Center
Contact's Phone 717-845-5771
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 400 West Market Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip York, PA 17401
Main Phone 717-845-5771
Fax 717-852-7605
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Children's Aid Society Southern PA District Church of the Brethren (CASSD)
Affiliated Program: Children's Aid Society, Lehman Center
This Service: CASSD, The Lehman Center, Crisis Nursery
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Child Abuse Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-150)
Child Abuse Prevention (FN-1500.1900-150)
Child Abuse Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.0200-150)
Children's Out of Home Respite Care (PH-7000.6000-160)
Crisis Nurseries/Child Care (BH-1800.1500-050)
Parenting Helplines (PH-6100.6600)
Respite Care (PH-7000)
Top Referring Service (YA-2500)
Top Referring Service for 2019 (YA-2500.2019)