Family Services of NW PA has been serving children and families for almost 140 years. Take a look at the impact our services have have on the community.
 

In the fiscal year 2018-2019:

6,788

families received services

23,578

lives were touched

97%

of participants in our Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program reported a decrease in trauma symptoms

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

93%

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 Venango County 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
  • 238 youth received services through the Independent Living Program
  • 100% of children in Intensive Family in Crawford County had no new instances of abuse and/or neglect
  • 64 children were provided with permanent homes
  • 100% of families involved with the Permanency Department reported satisfaction with services

In-Home Behavioral Health Services

  • 180 individuals and families received services through Family Based Mental Health
  • 100% of families enrolled in Family Behavioral Health in Venango County had no new instances of abuse and/or neglect
  • 83% of families participating in Family Behavior Therapy in Crawford County abstained or reduced substance use during treatment
  • 100% of youth enrolled in Functional Family Therapy in Erie County remained in an educational program
  • 100% of youth in Multisystemic Therapy in Mercer County reported success in the school setting

School-Based Services

  • 1,758 evidence-based groups were offered by Behavioral Intervention Specialists in Erie's Public Schools
  • 97% of students enrolled in Project SOAR/ROAR maintained their school placement
  • 226 students were referred to the Student Attendance Improvement Program
  • 4,300 occurrences of programs to students, staff, families and community members were offered at Pfeiffer-Burleigh Elementary School

Mentoring, Support and Education Services

  • 156 children received services through Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • 510 individuals attended Children Cope with Divorce classes
  • 100% of families in Re-Entry completed plan that was accepted by the referral source

Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic

  • 545 individuals received services
  • 154 individuals received medication management with a psychiatrist
  • 98 of clients in Erie County reported that services made a difference


Annual Reports