About us

177529251Since 1882, Family Services of NW PA has remained steadfast in our mission

 to strengthen family life by providing counseling, education and advocacy.

Family Services is a private, non-sectarian, non-profit family service agency that provides social services to Erie, Crawford, Venango, McKean, and Mercer Counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Family Services employs 150 staff in 25+ programs within our three core service areas of Adoption, Counseling and Education, and Volunteer Services. We have an operating budget of over ten million dollars.

Family Services is accredited by the Council on Accreditation. We are a member agency of the Alliance for Children and Families, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and the United Way of Erie County. Our Adoption and Family Based Mental Health programs are licensed by the Department of Public Welfare.



Our mission is to strengthen families and transform lives. Click here to learn more.

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