|AIU Clairton Family Center||Provides family support, parenting education, parent support groups, infant/toddler groups, employment and housing information, a drop-in center, a toy and book lending library, home visits, and recreational events.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|AIU Family Centers /Special Projects||Family Centers help families to help themselves by providing the resources they need to be strong. Strong families make a strong community where the hope for our children''s future begins. Participants must be pregnant or parenting a child under the age of 6.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|AIU Highlands Family Center||Program offers family support, prenatal care, early childhood development, health care referral, even start family literacy, and case management. Provides GED preparation training.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|AIU Latino Family Center||Designed for families with children younger than age 5. The center offers in-home child development services, parenting and parental support, and support groups. the center can also help families to connect with services and overcome language barriers.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|AIU Lincoln Park Family Center||Program offers family support, home visits, case management, medical and social services, and drop-in activities. Program is run by the Allegheny County Human Services Department, Family and Community Services.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|AIU McKeesport Family Center||Program offers family support, home visits, parent support group, parent & child interactions, on-site training and speakers, and case management. Parent/child groups every Friday 11am to 1pm.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|AIU Steel Valley Family Center||Provides family support, parenting education, parent support groups, infant/toddler groups, employment and housing information, a drop-in center, a toy and book lending library, home visits, and recreational events.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|AIU Sto-Rox Family Center||Helps families to help themselves by providing the resources they need to be strong. Intensive services include home visits focusing on child and family development and individual parent concerns. Other activities include parent groups and developmental screenings.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|Allegheny Intermediate Unit East Allegheny Family Center||Program offers family support, child development, family groups & celebrations, home visits, counseling, single parent support group, and case management. Program is run by the Allegheny County Human Services Department, Family and Community Services.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|Allentown School District Family Centers||Family Centers, located at Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools, coordinate and facilitate a variety of support services for Allentown School District families.
Family Centers seek to ensure the healthy growth and development of children by coordinating a wide variety of support services for families in the communities in which they live.
These services include:
- Parent Support and Child Development Education
- Pediatric Health Services
- Healthy After-School and Summer Activities
- Family Preservation Services
- Education and Employment-Related Services
Family Development Specialist certified in parent education home visits meet groups of parent sand provide assessments and support to parents for their children from pregnancy through kindergarten. They facilitate access to needed services and coordinate case management services.
Health centers are also located in the elementary schools served by the Family Centers.
Collaborative partners representing health, communities of faith, education, business, government and community based organizations join in efforts to improve the lives of children and their families.
Central Family Center
Central Elementary School
829 Turner St, Allentown, PA 18102
Food bank: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 4:00-5:30pm
Clothing Closet: Tuesdays, 9:00pm-9:30am and Thursdays 1:45pm to 2:15pm
Call for summer hours
Jefferson Family Center
Jefferson Elementary School
750 St. John Street, Allentown, PA 18103
Food Bank and Clothing Closet: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Call for summer hours
Mosser Village Family Center
614 South Carlisle Street, Allentown, PA 18109
610-820-9927 or 610-820-5504
Call for information
||Lehigh||Allentown School District||Allentown School District|
|Bethlehem Area School District - Family Services||Family centers provide families with a network of services accessible through local schools. Services available include healthcare services/clinics, family literacy programs, PAT (an in-home parenting program for 0-5 years old) summer recreational and enrichment programs, information and referral to other community resources.
Family Centers are located at:
Broughal Middle School 114 W Morton St, Bethlehem 18015
Donegan Elementary 1210 D 4th St, Bethlehem 18017
Marvine Elementary 1425 Livingston St, Bethlehem 18017
After school and summer programs available at some school. Parent/Community members should contact their school for information.
Community School provide support and resources to families and community members at Broughal Middle School, Donegan Elementary, Fountain Hill Elementary, Lincoln Elementary and William Penn Elementary.
||Northampton||Bethlehem Area School District - Family Services||Bethlehem Area School District|
|Boyertown Area Multi-Service - Case Management||Provides support for individuals and families encountering a difficult time of life. Assists them in getting life's basic necessities. Assists household in filing out applications for local resources.
||Berks||Boyertown Area Multi-Service||Boyertown Area Multi-Service|
|Bridge of Hope Mentoring to End Family Homelessness - Family Support Centers/Outreach||Case Management is provided through an individualized service agreement, guided by the participants developing goals, targeting risk predictors of homelessness including necessary counseling, financial planning assistance, personal mentoring, and case management coordination services in order to fulfill individual goals. Rental assistance from the program is based upon the families' income vs. expenses and decreases over a 12 month period.||Centre||Bridge of Hope Mentoring to End Family Homelessness||Bridge of Hope - Centre County|
|Bright Side Opportunities Center||Independent non-profit social service facility designed to provide support for the youth and families of Lancaster County. Offer services to the family unit, including financial planning, educational programs, job skills training, counseling services, cultural activities, small business training, athletic programs, fitness programs, health care and a wide range of youth programs.
-Youth Development (Youth Center)||Lancaster||Bright Side Baptist Church||Bright Side Baptist Church|
|Catholic Charities - Intensive Family Services - York||For families currently involved with York County Children & Youth Services, the following services are provided upon referral from CYS:
- in-home teams
- parenting skills
- housekeeping skills
- behavior management
- employment search
- job search
- money management/budgeting
- drug/alcohol education
- family, marriage and individual therapy
- conflict resolution
- anger management
- communication skills
- domestic violence education
||York||Catholic Charities - Intensive Family Services - York||Catholic Charities Diocese of Harrisburg|
|Celebrating and Strengthening Families||Provide two family programs through Dauphin County Drug and Alcohol Services as follows: Celebrating and Strengthening Families
Also individual and family coaching and counseling services.
||Dauphin||Life Esteem||Life Esteem|
|CenClear Family Centers - Child Care Provider Referral||Family Centers are an initiative of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning that plays a significant role in the delivery of services to children and families in Clearfield County. Through a home-based program a variety of services are offered that promote parent-child interaction, healthy development and health care for children, child development and family well-being.||Clearfield||CenClear Family Centers||CenClear|
|Center for Excellence First Steps Initiative||Provides services for families through home and center-based visits. Parenting education, child development and other support services are designed to increase the strength and stability of families, to increase parents’ confidence in their parenting abilities, and to afford children a stable and supportive family environment.||Allegheny||Center for Family Excellence, Inc.||Center for Family Excellence, Inc.|
|Child and Family Focus - Family Based Mental Health Services - Hatboro||Provides family therapy, case management and emergency crisis intervention family support services, including 24 hour/7 day emergency on-call crisis intervention. Also provides family support and stabilization services, including assisting financially in meeting specific needs of the family as well as funding additional or creative methods of working with the family.||Montgomery||Child and Family Focus - Hatboro||Child and Family Focus|
|Clairton Family Foundations and Early Head Start||Program offers family support, family development, child development, drop-in activities, community development, warm-line, home visits, and case management. Program is run by the Allegheny County Human Services Department, Family and Community Services.||Allegheny||University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development||University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development|
|Columbia Life Network - Information and Referral||Services include:
- Information and referral for community services by phone and in-person
- Insurance and other referrals for medical care and medication
- Screening, recommendations, referrals and mentoring
- Job search, resume help at Employment Cafe
- Application Assistance
Partners that provide services at CLN Center:
- Tabor Community Services - Housing and Financial Counseling
- Careerlink Navigator - by appointment only
- YWCA - domestic violence support assistance
- Juvenile Probation - meets with youth and families||Lancaster||Columbia Life Network||Columbia Life Network|
|Community Action Partnership - Navigation||The concept of navigation is to allow the entire household to work closely with a navigator to overcome any barriers that are short-circuiting their pathway to self-sufficiency. The family develops their own plan and goals, and the navigator helps identify existing assets, community resources and other supports to help them realized their goals. Navigators offer support, guidance and resources to make the journey achievable.||Lancaster||Community Action Partnership - Navigation||Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County|
|Community Action Partnership of Mercer County - Supportive Services for Veterans Families Program||Provides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing.
Under this program, CAPMC aims to improve very low-income Veteran families’ housing stability in Mercer County. CAPMC will provide eligible Veterans and their families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:|
In addition, veterans may also be eligible for time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help them and their families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
- Health care services
- Daily living services
- Personal financial planning services
- Transportation services
- Fiduciary and payee services
- Legal services
- Child care services
- Housing counseling services
|Mercer||Community Action Partnership of Mercer County - Housing||Community Action Partnership of Mercer County |
|Conestoga Valley Christian Community Services||Works with Conestoga Valley School to identify families in need and directs them to established social service agencies that can help them to find permanent housing, financial assistance and job training. Offers families and individuals the necessary staples to feed and clothe their families.
- CVCCS - Food Bank
- Summer Lunch Program
- CVCCS - Clothing Bank
- Adopt a family program for Christmas
- Weekend Blessings program
- Christmas box giveaway
- Rooted, after school mentoring
- Back on Track, financial coaching and aid
||Lancaster||Conestoga Valley Christian Community Services||Conestoga Valley Christian Community Services (CVCCS)|
|Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Family Empowerment Services||This program offers diversionary case management for families with children ages 0-17 who are neglected and at risk for further maltreatment, or families with parents who exhibit behaviors that could pose a safety risk to children (drug/alcohol, DV, MH).
• A Family strengths assessment (FAST) tool is used —beginning assessment to determine service plan, CM delivers intervention to help caregivers meet their children’s needs, and concluding assessment given to determine stability of family and success of delivery of services
• Case Management—including referrals, service coordination and monitoring, safety monitoring, medical monitoring, and school monitoring
||Philadelphia||Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Philadelphia; West Kensington||Congreso de Latinos Unidos|
|Creating Landscapes||Inter-related educational programs designed to enlarge an individual's ability to make informed choices, experience good health, and integrate thinking with feeling. Bringing families together to experience the joy of working together while working toward a shared vision.||Crawford||Creating Landscapes||Creating Landscapes|
|CrossNet Ministries - Social Services||For ELANCO families and/or individuals they offer financial assistance (utilities, rent, etc.) on a case by case basis. They offer case management for those in ELANCO with low resources and make referrals when appropriate.||Lancaster||CrossNet Ministries - Social Services||CrossNet Ministries|
|Dauphin County Children & Youth Special Programs||Various services offered on special basis including:
Support Groups; Stress Training. Call for specific details.||Dauphin||Northern Dauphin Human Service Center Children & Youth Services||Dauphin County Social Services Children & Youth|
|Dignity Housing - Family Activities||Provides a variety of activities to help families bond and heal from the traumas and insecurity of homelessness.||Philadelphia||Creating Opportunities||Dignity Housing|
|Diversified Family Services||Offers social services and supports for adults and children with intellectual disabilities.||Mercer||Diversified Family Services||Diversified Family Services|
|East Liberty Family Support Center||Drop-in programs which provides children and families with the social services and medical attention they need to lead healthy and productive lives. Services include parenting groups, individual counseling, nutrition classes, drug and alcohol counseling. ACT Training/Fathers Program
||Allegheny||Kingsley Association||Kingsley Association|
|Elizabethtown Community Housing and Outreach Services (ECHOS)||Provides a central point of access for people in need of social services, supports, and education and advocacy services that include: prevention, winter shelter placement, rapid rehousing, permanent housing placement and other supportive services.
Also provides, standardized and coordinated assessment and referral service for everyone who is seeking services from the network of homeless services.
- Assist a household that cannot otherwise be diverted or prevented from homelessness connect with the shelter that best fits the household's needs and goals.
- Assist persons experiencing homelessness to be quickly re-housed and stabilized.
- Case management/Follow-up
Also spearheads the Elizabethtown Area HUB to provide additional connections for access to early childhood education, food and clothing bank assistance, physical and mental health care and long-term supports.||Lancaster||Elizabethtown Community Housing and Outreach Services||Elizabethtown Community Housing and Outreach Services|
|Factory Ministries - Social Services||Offers intakes, assessments, and ongoing case management appointments and referrals to community resources. All services are aimed at helping households get out of poverty.
||Lancaster||Factory Ministries - Together Community Center||Factory Ministries|
|Family Care for Children and Youth - Dunmore - Family Based Services||Our Family Based Services provide a process of specialized foster family care for children and youth whose needs exceed the coping capacity of the traditional foster home. Such children are often sent to group homes or institutions, which do not provide family living experiences. As a vital alternative, a foster family is specially selected and trained to deal with a child’s special needs and to help the child grow within a family.
It is the responsibility of Family Care for Children & Youth to ensure that the child or youth is living in a safe and need-fulfilling environment. Childhood and young adulthood can be difficult periods in anyone’s life, and our foster kids may come with a history of emotional and behavioral problems, difficulties in school, clashes in the community, or problems with the law. The children may have special medical needs, limited mental abilities, experienced relationship problems with their biological/legal families, or even suffered from abuse.
Family Based Services focus on the development of the child or youth in the present and in the future. Great faith is placed in the ability of the young person to move beyond past difficulties and develop a more successful way of living. The best way to help our clients to do this is to place them with specialized families.||Lackawanna||Family Care for Children and Youth - Dunmore||Family Care for Children and Youth|
|Family Care for Children and Youth - Franklin - Family Based Services||Family-Based Services is a specialized form of foster family care intended for children and youth whose needs exceed the capabilities of a traditional foster home. Such children are often sent to group homes or institutions, which do not provide a family living experience. As a vital alternative, a treatment family is specially selected and trained to deal with the child’s special needs and to help each child grow in a successful family atmosphere.
Under our Family-Based Services program, great faith is placed in the ability of a young person to move beyond past difficulties and develop a more successful way of living. Through family activities and community events, children participating in Family-Based Services will learn the responsibilities and behaviors that come with being part of a caring family.||Venango||Family Care for Children and Youth - Franklin||Family Care for Children and Youth|
|Family Care for Children and Youth - Greensburg - Family Based Services||Family-Based Services is a specialized form of foster family care intended for children and youth whose needs exceed the capabilities of a traditional foster home. Such children are often sent to group homes or institutions, which do not provide a family living experience. As a vital alternative, a treatment family is specially selected and trained to deal with the child's special needs and to help each child grow in a successful family atmosphere.
Through family activities and community events, children participating in Family-Based Services will learn the responsibilities and behaviors that come with being part of a caring family.
||Westmoreland||Family Care for Children and Youth - Greensburg||Family Care for Children and Youth|
|Family Care for Children and Youth - Milton - Family Based Services||Family-Based Services is a specialized form of foster family care intended for children and youth whose needs exceed the capabilities of a traditional foster home. Such children are often sent to group homes or institutions, which do not provide a family living experience. As a vital alternative, a treatment family is specially selected and trained to deal with the child’s special needs and to help each child grow in a successful family atmosphere.
Under our Family-Based Services program, great faith is placed in the ability of a young person to move beyond past difficulties and develop a more successful way of living. Through family activities and community events, children participating in Family-Based Services will learn the responsibilities and behaviors that come with being part of a caring family.||Northumberland||Family Care for Children and Youth - Milton||Family Care for Children and Youth|
|Family Center Columbia County Family Centers Columbia County Family Centers||3. Description of Program:
A. Family Centers maintain a site in each of the county’s six school districts. The core program provides developmentally appropriate information to families of young children via home visits, screenings, a lending library, playgroups and parent group meetings as well as Father/Child focused activities.
All county families are eligible to participate but priority enrollment is given to families with red flags for abuse/neglect.
B. Parenting Classes are offered for those parents most at risk for abuse/neglect. Sessions are held three times each month in Bloomsburg and twice each month in Berwick.
C. Time-Limited Family Reunification provides intensive services to those families who have been separated from their children and are ready to eliminate the barriers to safety, permanency and well-being.
D. Juvenile Probation Workshops are a series of programs to support local youth active with Juvenile Probation. The series includes making positive choices, drug and alcohol issues, setting goals and exploring how to reach them, building a Resume’ and other pertinent topics.
E. Baby Basics for Dads is a program for first time dads. It is a series of 4 consecutive workshops.
F. Budgeting Workshops are held in Berwick twice each year and are geared towards supporting families on a limited income with savings tips, nutrition and meal planning on a budget and other topics.
G. Family Group Decision-Making is a tool that brings family supports to a conference so that the family can decide the best route to safety and permanency for children.
H. Child-Focused Parenting is a one-day workshop for divorcing parents or those involved in custody issues. The focus is to find ways to best protect the child from anger and hurt while maintaining as much normalcy in their life as possible
I. Fatherhood Activities are held each month throughout the county. The focus is to bring dads and children together for fun and positive interaction
||Columbia||Family Center||Columbia County Family Centers|
|Family Connection of Easton - Family Support Services||Case management, parenting education, health and wellness programming and basic needs support
||Northampton||Family Connection of Easton||Family Connection of Easton|
|Family Resources - First Steps||Home visitation program for families with children birth through 5; parenting support; information on health, child development, child care, and nutrition; school-readiness suggestions; and information on community resources for parents and children.||Allegheny||Family Resources First Steps||Family Resources|
|Family Resources Hill District Center for Nurturing Families||Provides services for families through home and center-based visits. Parenting education, child development and other support services are designed to increase the strength and stability of families, to increase parents’ confidence in their parenting abilities, and to afford children a stable and supportive family environment.
||Allegheny||Family Resources Hill District Center for Nurturing Families||Family Resources|
|Family Support Center Hays Manor||Goals are to include the reduction of environmentally caused delays in our preschools and to promote non violence in the lives of all children and their families. Offers preschool, play groups, parent groups, afterschool groups, homework hour, summer day camp, children's groups, truancy group, recreation and social activities, community celebrations, teen esteem, counseling, outreach and service linkages.||Allegheny||Family Support Center Hays Manor||Focus on Renewal Sto-Rox Neighborhood Corporation|
|Family Support Center McKees Rocks||Goals are to reduce environmentally caused delays through our preschools and to promote non violence in the lives of all children and their families. Offers preschool, play groups, parent groups, afterschool groups, homework hour, summer day camp, children's groups, truancy group, recreation and social activities, community celebrations, teen esteem, counseling, outreach and service linkages and tutoring.||Allegheny||Family Support Center McKees Rocks||Focus on Renewal Sto-Rox Neighborhood Corporation|
|Family Support Center Meyers Ridge Community||Goals are to include the reduction of environmentally caused delays in our preschools and to promote non violence in the lives of all children and their families. Offers preschool, play groups, parent groups, afterschool groups, homework hour, summer day camp, children's groups, truancy group, recreation and social activities, community celebrations, teen esteem, counseling, outreach and service linkages.||Allegheny||Family Support Center Terrace Community||Focus on Renewal Sto-Rox Neighborhood Corporation|
|Finding Family Services - Wilkes Barre - Children's Service Center||By utilizing effective and extensive relative search processes, the Children’s Service Center’s (CS) Family Finding Service aims to discover relatives and engage them in the planning and decision making of important aspects of child’s life.||Luzerne||Children's Service Center -Wilkes Barre||Children's Service Center|
|Focus on Renewal Positive Parenting Preschool||Provides the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. Positive Parenting Family Support Centers are designed to provide education and support to the families. Provides programming to families with children birth through age five. The goal of the program is to prevent child abuse and help children and their families transition into the school system. The Positive Parenting Program consists of:
KINDERGARTEN READINESS PROGRAM
- operates 5 days a week 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Strives to promote self esteem, social skills and skills necessary to enter kindergarten. Preschool is for children 3, 4, 5 years of age.
PARENT GROUPS - PARENT & CHILD ACTIVITIES - FAMILY FUN NIGHTS
HOME VISITS using PARENTS AS TEACHERS (PAT) CURRICULUM -
Every family receiving services through Positive Parenting will receive a minimum of one home visit a month using the PAT curriculum. This curriculum is based on the belief that parents are the first and most influential teacher of a child.||Allegheny||Focus on Renewal Positive Parenting Preschool||Focus on Renewal Sto-Rox Neighborhood Corporation|
|Fulton County Partnership - Fulton Couny Education and Resource Network||Fulton County’s Local Education And Resource Network (LEARN) is currently comprised of individuals from the community including businesses, school district personnel, parents and early learning practitioners who have come together to provide and share information on the importance of expanding and improving quality early learning in Fulton County.||Fulton||Fulton County Partnership - Program||Fulton County Partnership|
|Guidance Center - Administrative Office - Blended Case Management||Outreach casework services.||McKean||Guidance Center - Administrative Office||Guidance Center|
|Guidance Center - Kane Office - Supports Coordination||Outreach case management services to persons with Intellectual Disabilities.||McKean||Guidance Center - Kane Office||Guidance Center|
|In-Home Parenting of Infants, Family-Child Resources||This program is offered to all parents of newborns in York County, with priority given to first-time parents. A coach is provided free at a convenient time in your own home. Visits are scheduled during your new baby's first few months home from the hospital. Each enrolled parent receives a free gift, home visits by a coach and, if desired, free classes on parenting infants.
||York||Family-Child Resources||Family-Child Resources|
|Lancaster Family Center||Offers a variety of programs that teach parenting skills and connect families with other community resources. Most programs focus on supporting families with children from birth to age 5.
||Lancaster||Lancaster Family Center||Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County|
|Mosser Village Family Center - Children's Programs||After school program serves children at risk of academic failure at Mosser, Jefferson and Sheridan Schools. Open to children in 3rd-5th grades. Usually, children are referred by teacher or counselor but self referral is possible if school concurs.
Represents the interests of and provides services to the residents of the fourteenth ward of the City of Allentown.
||Lehigh||Mosser Village Family Center||Mosser Village Family Center - Children's Programs|
|National Guard of the United States - National Guard Family Program||The National Guard Family Program exists for the sole purpose of supporting and educating families along the path of their National Guard life.
In each state, there is a State Family Program Director and one to four Wing Family Program Coordinators in support of the families. There are also Family Readiness Groups/Key Volunteer Groups, Family Readiness Assistants, Family Assistance Staff, where you, as a family member, can take full advantage of any and all services available.
Family Program services include:|
- Family Readiness - assists service members and their families to prepare for separations during short and long term deployments.
- Volunteer Program - National Guard Volunteers contribute a broad range of services that enhance the capabilities of National Guard programs and services and augment the efforts of paid staff.
- Child and Youth Program (CYP) - offers outcome based activities designed to foster positive youth development and support the unique strengths and challenges of National Guard children.
- Community Outreach - focuses on connecting Guard families with local, regional, and national organizations in support of their everyday lives at home.
|United States Department of Defense, National Guard of the United States||United States Department of Defense|
|PathWays PA - Financial Path$||PathWays PA provides group financial literacy education, individual financial counseling, and individual credit counseling to help low-income individuals and families to build savings and meet their financial goals.||Delaware||Adult Education Program||PathWays PA|
|PathWays PA - Financial Path$ - Philadelphia||PathWays PA provides financial education and counseling at the Achieving Reunification Center (ARC), to help parents who have lost custody of their children reunite their families, by helping them gain the financial strategies required to care for their children.
- financial education workshops
- individual counseling sessions
- strategies that improve credit
Clients need to be referred through the ARC.||Philadelphia||Achieving Reunification Center (ARC) - Philadelphia||PathWays PA|
|Pressley Ridge - Family Based Beaver Falls||Works with families with at least one child in the home who has a mental health diagnosis and is considered at risk of placement. Referrals are received from the mental health system.||Beaver||Family Based Services||Pressley Ridge|
|Pressley Ridge - Family Based Greensburg||Works with families with at least one child in the home who has a mental health diagnosis and is considered at risk of placement. Referrals are received from the mental health system.||Westmoreland||Family Based Services||Pressley Ridge|
|Pressley Ridge - Family Based Pittsburgh||Works with families with at least one child in the home who has a mental health diagnosis and is considered at risk of placement. Referrals are received from the mental health system.||Allegheny||Family Based Services||Pressley Ridge|
|Pressley Ridge - Family Based Uniontown||Works with families with at least one child in the home who has a mental health diagnosis and is considered at risk of placement. Referrals are received from the mental health system.||Fayette||Family Based Services||Pressley Ridge|
|Pressley Ridge - Family Based Washington||Works with families with at least one child in the home who has a mental health diagnosis and is considered at risk of placement. Referrals are received from the mental health system.||Washington||Family Based Services||Pressley Ridge|
|Pressley Ridge - Family Based Waynesburg||Works with families with at least one child in the home who has a mental health diagnosis and is considered at risk of placement. Referrals are received from the mental health system.||Greene||Family Based Services||Pressley Ridge|
|Project Break Through Casemanagement Program - Salvation Army Williamsport||A case management program that works to improve both the economic self-sufficiency and family stability of program participants. It encourages growth through:
-Setting realistic life-changing goals
-Offering classes tailored to meet needs such as financial planning, job skills, personal growth/self-esteem, and parentng
-Providing a mentor to support and encourage
-Sponsoring special family nights to reduce isolation and promote confidence
-Assisting families with arranging for child care, housing and transportation
-Aiding with spiritual development||Lycoming||Salvation Army Williamsport - Social Services||Salvation Army Williamsport|
|Providence Connections - Family Support Center||Family programming and support designed to strengthen children and parents by focusing on prevention. PFSC also has a licensed child care, after school and summer day camp. Tuition-based programs with the exception of some adult enrichment courses with child care.||Allegheny||Providence Connections, Inc.||Providence Connections, Inc.|
|Real Life Community Services||Acts as a hub for providing social services and resources to individuals and families in the Cocalico School District.
Works with programs including:
- Lighthouse Youth Center
- Mentoring Program
- Declaration House (affordable apartments)
- A transitional living home
- Power Packs Program
- Denver Community Health Center
||Lancaster||Real Life Community Services||Real Life Community Services|
|Salvation Army Reading - Play and Learn Center||Provides a safe, nurturing environment for parents/caregivers to engage and interact with their children to foster positive early childhood development. The Center provides education to parents and caregivers about the stages of childhood development, the importance of meaningful play and interaction, assessment of development, referral to necessary community resources, health information and networking among families||Berks||Salvation Army - Reading||Salvation Army - Reading|
|Salvation Army, York, Family Services, Pathways of Hope - Self Sufficiency Program||For those who qualify and are willing to commit themselves - Providing six months of guidance to identify your strengths, help develop a solution plan, connect to services and assess if the plan is working for you.
•Childcare and Education
•Housing Option Referrals
•Financial Literacy Component for family members
||York||Salvation Army, York, Family Services||Salvation Army - York County|
|Slater Family Network||Providing information and referral, and programming.
- Resources for food
- Emergency food pantry (services Pan Argyl & Bangor SD)
- On site Clothes Closet
- Assistance with housing
- Assistance with employment
- Assistance with health insurance
- Free dental care for adults and children
- Free Mental Health Counseling for adults and children
- Free vision care for students
- School Supplies
- Holiday Meals and Gifts
||Northampton||Slater Family Network||Slater Family Network|
|Solanco Neighborhood Ministries||Non-profit organization serving Southern Lancaster County. Includes a food bank, some funds for emergency needs and assistance finding other available resources.||Lancaster||Solanco Neighborhood Ministries||Solanco Neighborhood Ministries|
|United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Camp Hill (55 Utley Drive) - Family Support Services||Family support services for families and parents of children with disabilities -
Community Links: One-stop online source for parents and professionals provides 24/7 access to information about child development, family activities and events, and local resources in Central PA. To learn more, visit: http://www.community-links.net
Family Activities: Provide families with ongoing informal networking and information sharing opportunities with other families and social activities that allow families to relax and unwind in a safe environment. These include pool parties, family movie nights, and an annual Family Fun Fair.
Information and Referral: identifying resources in the community to assist families for needs like special education, family support, disabilities, income maintenance, and basic human needs.
Sibshops: Unique sibling support forum gives brothers and sisters of a child with a disability the opportunity to give and receive support and information in a fun, recreational setting. Offers eight Sibshop sessions per year for children (ages 6-12).
Workshops & Trainings: Offer workshops throughout the year on various topics related to raising a child with a disability or other special needs. Topics includes special education law, estate planning, behavioral intervention, family dynamics, and more!||Cumberland||United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Camp Hill (55 Utley Drive)||United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA |
|United Way of Blair County Family Resource Center||Provides a wide variety of social services that are designed to support the healthy development of families, improve family interaction skills and help fragile families to resolve their problems at a pre-crisis stage before they become unmanageable.||Blair||United Way of Blair County||United Way of Blair County|
|Wilkinsburg Family Support Center||Program offers family support, case management, child development assessment, advocacy & referral, substance abuse prevention, parent support, home visits, drop-in activities, mental health counseling, and family reunification visitation. Program is run by the Allegheny County Human Services Department, Family and Community Services.||Allegheny||Wilkinsburg Family Support Center||Primary Care Health Services, Inc.|
|YCHSD, York County Office of Children, Youth and Families, Family Services •800-729-9227•||If you have information and/or concerns regarding the safety or well-being of a child; please, contact our agency by calling 1-800-729-9227 or 717-846-8496.
Services Offered by York County Children, Youth and Family:
•Intake Services Division
•Family Preservation Services Division
•Reunification and Permanency Services Division
•Family Group Decision Making
Other services are accessed through assigned case workers. If you have any questions or concerns please call our offices.||York||York County Human Services Department (YCHSD)||York County Human Services Department, York County Government, YCHSD|
|Youth Service, Inc. Family Empowerment Service Crittenton Family Support Center (Germantown)||Provides home-based social services to families voluntarily requesting assistance through Family Empowerment Services.||Philadelphia||Youth Service, Inc. - Crittenton Family Support Center (Germantown)||Youth Service, Inc.|