Children and Youth Services

 

Director Shannon Wisniewski

 

Advisory Board Meeting

The Advisory Board of Pike County Children and Youth Services Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 11th, 2014, at 4:30pm in the Commissioners Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 506 Broad Street, Milford, PA. The public is invited to attend.

 

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.
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    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)

     

    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