Children and Youth Services

About the Office
Hours M-F 8:30 - 4:30
Phone 570-296-3446
Fax 570-296-3540
Internal Extension 1032
Address 506 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337
Administrator Michele Burrell

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.

2023 Advisory Board Meeting

The Advisory Board of Pike County Children and Youth Services Meets at 4:00 pm. Currently, the Advisory Board Meetings are occurring over Zoom. The public is invited to attend. Call 570-296-3446 for Zoom information.





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.

Job Openings

To see if there are any Civil Service Job Openings within the Pike County Children & Youth Offices, please follow the link below:
Commonwealth of PA Job Opportunities
County Caseworker Employment Information Brochure

Pike County Children & Youth Services complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.