Children and Youth Services


Director Ginger Refice



To review Pike County Children & Youth Services.

Fiscal Year 2017 - 2018
Needs-based Plan and Budget
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Commissioners' Meeting Room
Pike County Administration Building
506 Broad Street, Milford, PA 18337


Advisory Board Meeting

The Advisory Board of Pike County Children and Youth Services Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 10th, 2015, at 4:30pm in the Commissioners Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 506 Broad Street, Milford, PA. The public is invited to attend.

2016 Advisory Board Meeting Dates

February 10
April 3
June 8
September 14
November 9

About the Office

Our Vision:
All children and families will thrive in a safe and loving home.


Our Mission Statement:
"To strengthen, educate and preserve families in collaboration with community and family resources to ensure the safety, well being and permanency of the children we serve."


Value Statement:

  • All children and families should be secure in a safe environment.
  • All children and families should be empowered to achieve their goals and thrive through self-determination.
  • All families and staff deserve honesty, respect and professionalism while maintaining ethical standards.
  • All children should have the opportunity to access more services within their own community.
  • All children and families have the choice to utilize their own strengths and resources.


    The Pike County Children & Youth Program:

  • Services to parents and children to enable children to remain safely in their own homes and communities.
  • Temporary placement service to children who cannot live safely with their own families.
  • Services designed to reunite children and their families when children are in temporary placement.
  • Adoption services and adoption assistance to provide a permanent family for any child who cannot be returned to his family.
  • Any service or care ordered by the court for children who have been adjudicated dependent or delinquent.

    To Report Suspected Child Abuse in Pennsylvania

    call CHILDLINE at 1-800-932-0313 or
    Nationwide call 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)



    To Report Suspected Child Abuse in Pike County, Pennsylvania

    Call CHILDLINE at 1-800-932-0313       or
    Pike County Children and Youth at  570- 296-3446


    Foster homes throughout the County provide substitute family life for children who must leave their own home. The goal of foster care is to provide a nurturing environment for children until their own parents can provide the needed care.

    County residents interested in finding out more about foster parenting should contact this agency.

    Office Info

    Hours M-F 8:30 - 4:30
    Phone 570-296-3446
    Fax 570-296-3540
    Internal Extension 1030
    Address 506 Broad Street
    Milford, PA 18337