Children’s Behavioral Health/Managed Care Services

Family Based Mental Health ProgramValley Youth House

Four teams work with a small case load of families that have a child who is emotionally troubled. The program is home based and provides a wide variety of counseling, educational, and concrete services.

Program Contact:
Deb Hess
531 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018
P:  610-954-9561

 

 

Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services

Services are designed to assist children with behavioral and emotional concerns, and are provided in the home, schools, and community. Children from birth to age 21 can receive any combination of Therapeutic Staff Support, Behavioral Specialist and Mobile Therapist services. The professionals work together as an ad hoc team to assist the child and family in attaining identified goals.

Program Contact:
Barbara Brown
1615 Northampton Street
Easton, PA  10842
P:  610-252-2681

 

 

Child Welfare Treatment Services

Adolescents and Families Together (Lehigh Valley AFT)

Opened in 1978, Adolescents and Families Together is an outclient community counseling program for at-risk children and youth and their families. It is an aftercare service for youth staying at the Shelter, a truancy prevention program for selected school districts in the Lehigh Valley, and a family treatment program for Northampton County Juvenile Probation. Case management and therapeutic intervention services are provided to victims of child sexual abuse and sexually reactive youth through the Victim Intervention Program. AFT provides services on a sliding fee scale that is lower than that of private practitioners and other United Way counseling services.

Program Contact:
Christine Hanna
1615 Northampton Street
Easton, PA 18042
P:  610-252-2681

 

 

Family Preservation Program (FPP)

In partnership with Lehigh and Northampton County child welfare and mental health agencies, staff provide up to 10 hours a week of service to families who have a child at imminent risk of foster placement due to the presence of physical abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, neglect, serious emotional illness, and parent/child conflict. Counseling, case management, and concrete services are provided to families in their homes for a period of three to twelve months. Staff is available to families 24 hours a day, seven days a week through an emergency paging system.

Lehigh County FPP Contact:
Nikki Graaf 
524 Walnut Street
Allentown, PA  18101
P:  610-432-6481

Northampton County FPP Contact:
Christine Hanna
1615 Northampton Street
Easton, PA 18042
P:  610-252-2681