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Office of Behavioral Health

Division of Mental Health, Child & Adolescent

BH/ID Administrator: Jonna DiStefano
Deputy Administrator: Donna Holiday
Coordinator: Shannon Fitzpatrick Thomas



Who We Are

The Child and Adolescent Division oversees a wide range of services and programs for children, adolescents, and their families in Delaware County. These services and programs are delivered by a pool of provider agencies who have many years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families.


What We Do

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health division assures appropriate services are available for youth and their family who are experiencing mental health challenges.


Services We Provide

We contract with agencies who provide an array of services and resources which are focused around trauma informed principles, recovery, resilience and self-determination. A few of the many services offered are High Fidelity Wraparound, Family Based Mental Health, Multisystemic Therapy, Outpatient Treatment, Blended Case Management and Mental Health Respite 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


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.

  • Community Hospital, Crozer Chester Medical Center
    2600 W. 9th Street Chester, PA.
    610-497-7700

  • NHS Human Services of Delaware County
    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)

Delaware County Mental Health Court brochure


OBH Child and Adolescent Directory of Drug and Alcohol and Mental Health Services

Delaware County Child and Adolescent MH & D&A Services Directory


Magellan Behavioral Health of PA, Inc.

http://magellanofpa.com/


PA Member Handbook - September 2016

PA Member Handbook


Career Opportunities

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

Visit scsc.state.pa.us for testing availability.