What you can do if you see a homeless person on the street in your community?

- Monday - Friday from 7 AM to 7 PM - call the Connect Outreach Response Line @ 267-258-1974 and an Outreach Team will come and try to engage the person.

PA Crisis Text Line – Text PA to 741741
Free, 24/7, Confidential

Delaware County Warm Handoff Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) Program 24/7 - 610-619-8616

DART - Will help identify D&A services and supports for you or someone you are helping based on your responses to the questions. This tool is NOT meant to tell you if you qualify for services, nor provide a diagnosis. All information gathered is anonymous. To get connected with resources now, call PA GET HELP NOW 1-800-662-4357 (HELP) or visit https://apps.ddap.pa.gov/GetHelpNow/

PA Get Help Now Hotline
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a new website/hotline for PA residents and their loved ones needing help accessing Drug and Alcohol Treatment. 1-800-662-4357. The Website is: https://apps.ddap.pa.gov/GetHelpNow/

Public Meeting Notice
The Delaware County Women’s Commission (DCWC) has scheduled a meeting for Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 6pm. The public is invited to attend. This will be a virtual meeting. If interested, pls email oddig@delcohsa.org for info.

Pennsylvania HealthChoices Behavioral Health Managed Care Program - Revised Timeline

Request for Proposal - Housing Navigator - Question & Answers

Request for Proposal - Food Bank

RFP for Strategic Plan for the Delivery of Behavioral Health, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to School-Aged Children - Q&A Responses

Preparing for Transition – November 16, 2020

Econimic Stimulus PAyment (EIPs)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

CARES Act Financial Assistance for Renters and Homeowners

Lead Paint Removal (English & Spanish)

"Addiction and the Brain" Video by the National Guard

County of Delaware 2018 Food Drive Video

Looking to donate a turkey? All Delaware County Interfaith Food Assistance Network (DIFAN) food pantries, except Better Living Center in Chester, will accept your frozen turkeys on any day they are open? See the DIFAN list of food pantries.

Delaware County 2018 S.T.O.P. Coalition - Lunch and Learn (Full Length Video)

2018 Monthly Narcan Education and Demonstration - After the presentation, each participant will receive a FREE Narcan kit.
     - Crozer Keystone Recovery Center - Chester
     - Key Recovery - Brookhaven

Governor Wolf Declares Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

Delaware County Treatment Needs Assessment

Delaware County Treatment Plan 2018/19

2019 Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS)

Medical Marijuana Overview
In addition, the PA Department of Health has produced a short eight minute video which reviews the program in greater detail. I recommend taking time to view this resource. The video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub03E7F4iJY
For more information on the program, please visit: https://www.pa.gov/guides/pennsylvania-medical-marijuana-program/

ELRC Provider September Newsletter

County Council Launches New Strategy in War on Addiction

Emergency Shelter Directory

Annual Food Drive Expresses Thanks

Help Prevent the Abuse of Prescription Drugs - 27 drop boxes in Delaware County

Mandated Reporter Training

Due to expected inclement weather the food drives will now be Saturday, December 12th.

All Delaware County residents can now safely store or
dispose of their medication during this time at home.
Interested? Complete your order form here:

Pill Pod Pick-Up Order Form

Deterra Disposal Pouch Order Form

*Please note that contact-less Pill Pod pick-up will take place at our Media Prevention Office, located at 126 E. Baltimore Ave., Media, PA 19063.

This program is coordinated by Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems and funded by the Delaware County Office of Behavioral Health, Division of Drug and Alcohol Programs.


Human Services Resources

General Info

Child & Family

Drug & Alcohol

Early Intervention

Food Assistance & Resources

Mental Health


24 Hour Emergency Assistance

Drug & Alcohol - PA Get Help Now 24/7 - 1-800-662-4357 (HELP)

Mental Health Crisis - 1-855-889-7827

Mental Health Crisis Text Line – Text PA to 741-741

Sandra Garrison
Director, Human Services

Contact Us
Phone: 610-713-2323
Email: humanservices@delcohsa.org

  • PA Crisis Text Line – Text PA to 741741
    Free, 24/7, Confidential

  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, press 1

  • Call 911 for all medical emergencies

  • To report suspected child abuse or neglect contact:
    Pennsylvania Child Abuse Hotline (ChildLine)
    Available 24 hours to receive reports of suspected child abuse and neglect.

  • 855-464-9342 The WARM LINE
    When what you need is somebody to listen…
    The WARM LINE is available: Monday-Friday 6 to 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday 1 to 7 pm

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