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.

- Weekends and weekday evenings (7 PM to 7 AM) call the Crisis Connections Team @ 1-855-889-7827.

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

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/

County Council Kicks Off the 17th Annual Holiday Food Drive
- Participating Libraries

• Reflections of Recovery Art Show – October 30 & 31, 2019

Public Posting: 2019 Approved CoC Consolidate Application (Final with attachments)
2019 Project Listing

Public Posting: Continuum of Care Local Competition 15 Day Notification Outside e-snaps–Projects Accepted/Rejected/Reduced Notification

RFP: Truancy Services - Office of Child & Youth Services - Questions & Answers

"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.

• DelCo County Human Services Plan FY 2019-20

Delaware County Warm Handoff Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) Program 24/7 - 610-497-7278

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

2017 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 August 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


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)
    1-800-932-0313
    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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