Allegheny County DHS - Residential Enhancement Service Planning Opportunities for New Directions

Office of Intellectual Disability


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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceA highly selective, intensive residential program offered in three homes, for children and youth whose complex needs pose difficult challenges. Operates using a collaborative recovery model integrating effective clinical treatment with principles of psychiatric rehabilitation and community support programs. Offers an alternative to extended inpatient psychiatric care and/or repeated re-admissions by providing intensive behavioral and habilitation services in a safe, secure environment.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny
Intake ProcedurePotential participants may be referred to the process through the DHS Offices of Intellectual Disability; Children, Youth and Families; and/or Behavioral Health. When the Allegheny County Multi-System Rapid Response Team (RRT) identifies a child or youth with complex needs who has not been successfully served even when mental health, intellectual disability, child welfare and juvenile justice systems all work in concert, the child or youth is referred to RESPOND.
 
Client Information
EligibilityChildren with a history of one or more challenging behaviors— inappropriate sexual behaviors; severe aggressive, assaultive or self-injurious behavior; limited cognitive functioning combined with severe behavioral disorders—and multiple disabilities, including fragile medical needs.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 One Smithfield Street
Physical Site Address 2 4th Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Main Phone 412-350-5701
Other Phone 412-350-3536
Fax 412-350-4004
Web Address www.county.allegheny.pa.us
 
Additional Information
Update User ID241848
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Office of Intellectual Disability
This Service: Allegheny County DHS - Residential Enhancement Service Planning Opportunities for New Directions
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Case/Care Management (PH-1000)
Group Homes for Children and Youth With Disabilities (PH-6300.2400)