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

2019-2020 At A Glance:

8,371

families received services

14,796

lives were touched

25+

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

98%

of families participating in Child Welfare Programs had no new instances of abuse and/or neglect and 91% of children remained in the home

92%

of families receiving In-Home Behavioral Health Services avoided hospitalization and/or placement

97%

of students receiving School-Based Behavioral Health (SOAR/ROAR) services maintained their school placement


Program Impact


Child Welfare Services

  • 100% of families receiving Brief Services in Crawford, 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
  • 100% of families enrolled in Family Preservation Services in Erie, Crawford and Mercer Counties had no new instances of abuse and/or neglect
  • 100% of youth participating in the Independent Living Program in Erie County received safe and stable housing
  • 93% of children in Intensive Family in Crawford County had no new instances of abuse and/or neglect
  • 839 individuals and families received services through the Permanency Department and 50 children were provided with permanent homes

In-Home Behavioral Health Services

    • 429 families and individuals received In-Home Behavioral Health Services in Erie, Crawford, Mercer, and Venango Counties
    • 90% of clients enrolled in Family Based Mental Health in Crawford, Mercer and Venango Counties remained in the home and out of placement
    • 100% of families enrolled in Family Behavioral Health in Venango County had no new instances of abuse and/or neglect
    • 57 families participated in Family Behavior Therapy in Crawford County
    • 100% of youth enrolled in Functional Family Therapy in Erie County remained in an educational program
    • 1100% of families enrolled in Multisystemic Therapy in Crawford County reported success in a school setting

School-Based Services

  • 10,362 meetings were held with a Behavior Intervention Specialist and a student needing support in Erie's Public Schools
  • 92% of students enrolled in Project SOAR/ROAR in Crawford County maintained school placement
  • 380 students were served in the Student Attendance Improvement Program in Erie County during the 2019-2020 academic school year

Mentoring, Support and Education Services

  • 100% of youth enrolled in Big Brothers Big Sisters in Erie and Western Crawford Counties were able to avoid drug use
  • 309 individuals attended Children Cope with Divorce classes in Erie County
  • 100% of families in Re-Entry in Mercer County completed plan that was accepted by the referral source

Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic

  • 629 individuals received Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic services
  • 2,486 Office-Based Counseling sessions were held for individuals, couples, and families
  • 90% of participants in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy reported a decrease in trauma symptoms