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Welcome to the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Services

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

Children and Youth Services

DBHIDS serves children with behavioral health challenges. Our goal is to work in partnership with parents to develop an individual treatment plan that delivers high-quality care for the child and a high level of support for the family. These services include:

  • Early Intervention: Support for Infants, Toddlers and Their Families – enhancing the development of infants and toddlers from birth to three years of age
  • Child/Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Case Management – connecting children and their families to treatment programs and support services
  • The Family-Based Mental Health Services – in-home services for uninsured or underinsured children only
  • Student Assistance Program – an early intervention program that can help identify and treat behavioral health issues that affect school success
  • WORD II Program – for Juvenile Offender Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Prevention Services – a comprehensive list of prevention programs for children ages K-12
  • Madeline Moore Summer Camp Grant – up to $400 for families to send their child to summer camp
  • Re-engagement Centers – helping high school students return to school and complete their education
  • Respite Services – respite programs from an afternoon up to 48 hours

If you are a parent or family member and you need treatment assistance and support for your child, please contact:

DBHIDS Main Line: 215-685-5400

Our goals:

  • Partnership with parents
  • Individual recovery and treatment plans
  • Focus on sustained wellness and well-being of the child