Family Services of NW PA has been serving children and families for almost 140 years.

2021-2022 At A Glance:


families received services


lives were touched


programs and services available to families and individuals aross five counties in Northwest Pennsylvania


of families participating in Child Welfare Programs had
no new instances of abuse and/or neglect

Program Impact

Child Welfare Services

  • 100% of families receiving Brief Services in Mercer, and Venango Counties had no new instances of abuse and/or neglect
  • 100% of families participating in Family Group Decision Making in Erie and Mercer Counties completed a plan that was accepted by the referral source
  • 90% of youth participating in the Independent Living Program in Erie County remained in an educational program.
  • 821 individuals and families received Permanency Services and 109 children achieved permanency

In-Home Behavioral Health Services

School-Based Services

  • 22,077 meetings were held with a Behavior Intervention Specialist and a student needing support through Behavioral Support Services at Erie's Public Schools
  • 85% of students enrolled in Project SOAR/ROAR in Crawford County maintained school placement
  • 2,022 middle school students at Erie's Public Schools participated in LifeSkills training as part of the Opioid Misuse Prevention Project

Mentoring and Education Services

Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic