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Office of Behavioral Health

Division of Mental Health, Adult

BH/IDD Administrator: Jonna DiStefano
Deputy Administrator: Donna Holiday



Who We Are

Adult Mental Health is an administrative office within the Office of Behavioral Health.


What We Do

The Adult Mental Health division assures appropriate services are available for individuals who experience mental health challenges.


Services We Provide

We contract with agencies who provide an array of services and resources which are focused around the principles of recovery, resilience and self-determination. A few of the many services offered are Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Outpatient Treatment, Case Management, Housing, Acute Inpatient Treatment, Crisis, and Peer Support services.

How to Contact

           Phone:            610-713-2365

           Address:         20 S. 69th Street, 3rd Floor
                                  Upper Darby, PA 19082

           Hours:            8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

           Email:            humanservices@delcohsa.org

          County Holiday Calendar


Crisis Services

Delaware County Crisis Connections Team (DCCCT)

           Phone:           1-855-889-7827

           Hours:           24 hours/day & 7 days/week

Crozer Chester Medical Center- Mental Health Crisis Services

          Phone:           610-447-7600

          Address:        1 Medical Center Blvd
                                 Chester, PA 19013

          Hours:           24 hrs/day & 7 days/week

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Mental Health Crisis Services

          Phone:           610-237-4210

          Address:        1500 Lansdowne Avenue
                                 Darby, PA 19023

          Hours:           24 hrs/day & 7 days/week

Elwyn/Natale Crisis Residential Program

          Phone:           610-891-7331

          Address:        111 Elwyn Road
                                 Elwyn, PA 19063

          Hours:           24 hrs/day & 7 days/week


How to Make a Referral

Referrals are made by calling or visiting one of our two county Base Service Units or by contacting the Behavior Health Managed Care Organization, Magellan Behavioral Health.

  • Crozer Chester Medical Center, Community Campus
    302 W 15th Street Chester, PA
    610-619-8700

  • Merakey
    800 Chester Pike Sharon Hill, PA
    610-534-3636

  • Magellan Behavioral Health, Member Services at 888-207-2911

Resources and Helpful Links

Delaware County Crisis Connections Team (DCCCT) website

Delaware County Crisis Connections Team (DCCCT) brochure

Warm Line 855-464-9342

Delaware County Mental Health Information brochure

Delaware County Mental Health Crisis Court brochure

OBH Directory of Drug and Alcohol and Mental Health Services

Delaware County Open Door to Education (DCODE) - is a vocational and educational resource exploration that is managed by Delaware County Community College and CareLink Support Services. It is funded through the Delaware County Office of Behavioral Health.


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

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Department of Public Welfare

Website: http://www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/findfacilsandlocs/countyassistanceofficecontactinformation/index.htm

The official site of the Department of Public Welfare that lists the programs and services it funds. Click on a program for a complete description. It also has a listing of the County Assistance Offices.


Magellan Behavioral Health of PA, Inc.

http://magellanofpa.com/


PA Member Handbook - September 2016

PA Member Handbook


Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Website: http://www.mhasp.org


Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers' association (PMHCA)

Website: http://www.pmhca.org


National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Pennsylvania Chapter

Website: http://namipamainline.org/


Alternative Perceptions - Self-Support meetings of hope for people who hear, see, sense, and feel unusual, spiritual, or extreme experiences.

Brochure | Flier


Career Opportunities

Visit www.employment.pa.gov, click on Open Jobs to view available positions or register to take a test. For Civil Service employment information contact Philadelphia office 215-560-2253.

If you are interested in a merit-covered position, such as a County Caseworker—Children and Youth or County Caseworker—Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities, you will need to apply through www.employment.pa.gov rather than through the county office. This is a two-part process which will require you to take an exam to receive a score which you will then use to apply for vacancies of interest. Please visit the County Caseworker tutorial for further instruction on the application process.

Contact Human Services Personnel at 610-891-4951 or 610-891-4417 with questions.