Family Services of NW PA’s Family Based Mental Health (FBMH) program provides teams of co-therapists who provide intensive in-home therapy, case management and crisis intervention services to families with a child who has a mental illness or emotional problems. The program serves children from birth to 21 years of age with a mental health diagnosis who have been hospitalized/ placed or who are at risk for out-of-home placement including hospitalization.
Services Available in:
Erie, Crawford, and Venango Counties
Should Be Referred?
The program serves children and youth age 0-21
- Child has a mental health diagnosis and is at risk of an out-of-home placement
- At least one adult caregiver in the home must consent to participate in the therapeutic services.
- A psychiatrist or licensed psychologist must certify that this is the most appropriate treatment for the child.
Who Can Make The Referral?
- Community Agencies
- Managed Care Organizations
For Erie County – Kirk Hardner at (814) 866-4570 or email@example.com
For Crawford and Venango Counties – Nick Lembke at (814) 724-4800 ext. 115 or firstname.lastname@example.org