The purpose of Children and Youth Services is to identify dependent children and to provide for the care and protection of these children through agency and community services. Referrals to Children & Youth Services are often made by hospitals, police departments, schools, community agencies and private citizens. The Agency investigates all child abuse and neglect referrals that comply with the Child Protective Service Law and in accordance with the law provides protective services, foster care services, residential services and adoption services.
Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
In addition the agency has emergency personnel available 24 hours per day 7 days per week.
After 5:00 P.M. and weekend services, call the Emergency Management Agency(717) 272-2054.
This is for emergency situations only.
Non-emergency calls should occur on the next business day.