Social Services for Children and Young Adults - Access Services

Social Services for Children and Young Adults

Reach your goals and
dreams as a family

Our Approach

We all need help from time to time. As families, we need a village. We need a supportive team that can come alongside and help us with the resources and tools we need.

We want to collaborate with you to get the support in place that will help you reach your goals and dreams as a family. We have many different service options for various ages of your children, your needs as a family, and your location.

Programs & Services for Children and Young Adults

in Eastern Pennsylvania

Description

Providing support and resources that address the specific needs of a youth, young adult, and their family.

Description

A private school offering innovative curriculum and instructional methodology that replicates what a referred student will face once they return to their original school district.

PA Counties Served

Montgomery, Berks, Chester, Schuylkill (school located in Montgomery County)

Who is it for?

Students (grades 6 through 12+) referred to us by school districts.

Description

Providing support and resources that address the specific needs of a youth, young adult, and their family.

PA Counties Served

Bucks

Who is it for?

Families with children up to age 26. Diagnosis and insurance is not required.

Description

Providing support and resources that address the specific needs of a youth, young adult, and their family.

PA Counties Served

Chester

Who is it for?

Families with children up to age 21. Diagnosis and insurance is not required.​

Description

For those who care for a child with mental health challenges, respite care is a safe and sensible way to take a break from the pressure and stress of your daily care routine

PA Counties Served

Berks, Montgomery, Northampton, Schuylkill

Who is it for?

Those who care for children and anyone who wants to give caregivers a break.

Description

Innovative adult day programs that help develop functional skills and discover talents through volunteer opportunities and engaging social activities.

PA Counties Served

Day programs operate in Bucks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Schuylkill (being a resident of these counties is not required).

Who is it for?

Adults who have completed high school with a diagnosis of an intellectual disability or autism.

Description

Our Family Support programs come alongside families who need support. Their peer support specialists, all parents themselves, bring compassionate, lived-experience to each family they work with in the community.

PA Counties Served

Bucks, Chester

Who is it for?

Families with children up to age 26 (Bucks County), or age 21 (Chester County)

Description

Working tirelessly to ensure that each child we serve is placed in loving, supportive home where they can heal and grow to their full potential.

PA Counties Served

Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill

Who is it for?

Children from birth to age 21.

Description

Providing whole-person intervention for those facing housing instability and homelessness.

PA Counties Served

Montgomery

Who is it for?

Category 1 homeless individuals.

Description

Training and equipping today's youth with tools to handle the stress, trauma, social pressures facing them.

PA Counties Served

Montgomery (trainings available to be scheduled in other counties)

Who is it for?

Youth and anyone that works with youth.

Description

Providing services in children’s homes, schools and communities, we are focused on collaborating with you, their support person, to best guide your child in learning the skills needed to cope with their emotional and behavioral challenges.

PA Counties Served

Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Schuylkill, Northampton

Who is it for?

Children 18 months to 21 years old with a behavioral health diagnosis.

Description

Lifesharing allows individuals to live with qualified, trained providers, becoming a part of their lives and families while offering support and guidance to achieve their goals and aspirations.

PA Counties Served

Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill

Who is it for?

Individuals 18 and older with an intellectual disability.

Description

For more than 63 years New Life, now a division of Access Services, has provided each and every child with a safe, loving, and truly family-like experience where they can find true hope, healing, and new beginnings.

PA Counties Served

Primarily Chester County

Who is it for?

Families.

Description

Peer Support and Teen Talk Lines provide live call lines, called warm lines, where teens and adults can speak or text anonymously with a peer about any issues or problems without fear of judgement.

PA Counties Served

Montgomery - Peer Support & Teen Talk Line. Chester - Teen Talk Line

Who is it for?

Everyone.

Description

Helping you take responsibility over your own mental health, we can help you grow and achieve personal goals of your choosing as you do so.

PA Counties Served

Montgomery, Bucks

Who is it for?

Adults over 18 years old with a mental health diagnosis.

Description

TIP fills in the gaps for the young people in our communities. TIP – Transition to Independence Process – is a young adult mental health program. Our dedicated mentors work to help overcome any barriers to independence.

PA Counties Served

Bucks, Lehigh, Northampton

Who is it for?

Young adults between the ages of 16-26.

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