Adolescent Services
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Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance protects children by teaching citizens to recognize and report child abuse and neglect by providing information, educational materials, and programs that promote positive parenting. Click on the link above for more information and links to helpful resources

Child Abuse & Neglect: 
Child Abuse Facts, Indicators of Child Abuse, Child Abuse Prevention, Child Welfare
Parenting:  Thoughts for Parents, Parenting in Difficult Situations, Parenting Teens, School Aged, & Young Children
*Features information for Mandated Reporters
 
 
The Bucks County Children and Youth Social Services Agency is responsible under Pennsylvania Public Law to receive and investigate reports of child abuse and neglect, provide for the temporary care of children not able to remain with their own families and develop community-wide social service programs that promote family stability. The Agency endeavors to be responsive to the changing health and welfare needs of all families by encouraging the development of programs that reduce dependency and strengthen family life
 
4259 West Swamp Road, Suite 200
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-348-6900
*Child Protective Services
 
 
The mission of Valley Youth House is
to provide prevention and intervention services, counseling, life skills and behavioral health services to abused neglected, and homeless youth and their families.  Their programs foster positive growth enabling at-risk youth and their families to become healthy, productive, responsible members of the community. 
  • Prevention & Intervention Services
  • Counseling & Life Skills
  • Behavorial health services to abused, neglected, and homeless youth & their families.
  • Residential & Independant Living
  • Locations in Allentown, Bethlehem, Warminster, and more.
  • Click on the link above to connect to the website for more information or to register for programs.
 
 
The Bucks County Street Outreach Program, locally and nationally known as the SYNERGY PROJECT, serves runaway, homeless and street youth between ages 12 and 21. The Street Outreach Team travels throughout the county connecting youth with the help they need. Youth receive access to emergency shelter, survival aid, counseling, referrals for specialized services, crisis intervention, and education and employment assistance.
 
  • Support, Counseling, Food, Clothing Support and Services
  • Can be done anonymously
  • Youth Shelter--215-442-9760 (24 hours.)
  • Contact: 
    800 North York Road
    Building 22
    Warminster, PA 18974
    Robert Wood, Coordinator
    Shane Burroughs, Coordinator
    215-990-3962
 
 
  • Raises money for educational programs and child development programs
  • Assists youth through team sports, family oriented educational programs, and leisure activities                                      
  • P.O. Box 437, Quakertown PA 18951
  • Contact your child's guidance counselor or Kirsten Cochran, school social worker (215-529-2419) for a referral
 
 
For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. They develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.  
  • Community-based Mentoring
  • School-based Mentoring       
  • 2875 Old York Rd, Jamison PA 18929
  • 215-343-8260 - phone
    215-343-8265 - fax

    bigbros@bbbsbc.org - email

  • To enroll your child, click on the link at the top of this section to connect to the website application, or call the above phone number to ask questions about enrolling your child.

  • Additional Telephone Contacts:
     
    Supplies (food, clothing, etc...)            
    215-990-3962
    Child Abuse (24 hrs) 
    1-800-282-5785
     
    Domestic Violence (24 hrs)
     1-800-220-8116
     
    Rape Crisis Line (24 hrs)                          
    1-800-675-6900
     
    National Runaway Switchboard (24 hrs) 
    1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)
     
    Drug & Alchohol Services
    215-785-0837
     
    Homeless Youth School Contact          
    215-348-2940
     
    Crisis Pregnancy Center  
    610-821-4000
     
    Planned Parenthood
    215-957-7980
     
    Eating Disorders  
    1-800-RENFREW (736-3739)
     
    Bus Schedule
    215-580-7800
     
    Taxi
    215-295-4000
     
    AIDS Information
    215-757-6916
     
    National Youth Crisis Hotline (24 hrs)      
    1-800-999-9999


       
       

       

      Last Modified on March 15, 2016
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