Family Based Mental Health (FBMH)

87465928Family 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?

  • Self-referral
  • Community Agencies
  • Physicians
  • Managed Care Organizations

Contact Information:

Erie County
5100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: 814.866.4500

Crawford County
18360 Technology Drive
Meadville, PA 16335
Phone: 814.724.4800

Venango County
Oil City Office
206 Seneca Street, Suite 43
Oil City, PA 16301
Phone: 814.670.0524


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