Lancaster County BH/DS - Crisis Intervention

Lancaster County BH/DS - Hess Boulevard

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Data Provided By
United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServiceTrained professionals provide immediate, empathic help to persons feeling desperate, frightened, out of control or suicidal.

Services include:
- Referrals to other needed services
- Suicide prevention information
- The authority to arrange involuntary/voluntary commitments to inpatient mental health units at local hospitals
- Mobile outreach services will be able to travel to people in crisis, as available
- Provide assessments for persons experiencing suicidal ideation, homicidal or aggression, mental status change, as well as, complete mental health assessments
- Crisis residential treatment referral
Geographical AreaLancaster
Intake ProcedureTelephone, walk-in, outreach
Client Information
Target PopulationMental Health Concerns
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish; Language line interpreter service available for other languages including ASL
EligibilityAnyone experiencing a crisis of a behavioral health nature
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation 24/7
Contact Information
Contact's Name Glenn McCarty
Contact's Position Director
Contact's Phone 717-394-2631 Crisis
Physical Site Address 1 275 Hess Boulevard
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lancaster, PA 17601
Main Phone 717-394-2631 Crisis
TDD Phone 717-399-7417 TTY
Fax 717-399-7357
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Lancaster County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Affiliated Program: Lancaster County BH/DS - Hess Boulevard
This Service: Lancaster County BH/DS - Crisis Intervention
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Crisis Residential Treatment (RP-1500.1500)
General Crisis Intervention Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-250)
In Person Crisis Intervention (RP-1500.3300)
Mental Health Crisis Lines (RP-1500.1400-500)
Suicide Prevention Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-800)
Third Party Involuntary Commitment Petition Services (RP-1500.3400-850)