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Welcome to the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Services

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

Behavioral Health Division

The DBHIDS Behavioral Health Division provides mental health services for adults and children requiring medical, social, and educational services. The office provides these services through an extensive network of contracted provider agencies located throughout Philadelphia. This network of services includes:

  • 11 community mental health centers
  • More than 30 specialized behavioral health agencies
  • 5 crisis response centers

In partnership with these contract providers, the Behavioral Health Division offers access to a comprehensive range of behavioral health services. These services include but are not limited to:

  • Social and psychiatric rehabilitation
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Family support
  • Residential support
  • Outreach
  • Recovery support
  • Consumer-directed service
  • Case management
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Administrative management
  • Outpatient services
  • Residential and supportive independent living supports

As part of its continuing effort to develop new and innovative recovery-oriented approaches, the Behavioral Health Division conducts a variety of activities to ensure programs/services are available, accessible and are delivered in the most cost-efficient manner. The two functions within the Behavioral Health Division with special responsibilities in this area include:

  • Contracts and budget
  • Rate-setting

Contact information:

1101 Market Street, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 685-5400


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