|Dauphin County MH/IDProgram||The Dauphin County MH/ID Program provides funding and administrative oversight for various services in our community for persons with mental disabilities and for children with special needs or developmental disabilities. Our mission is to assure that these services are of the highest quality possible, are cost effective, and are readily available to all who need them. We promote the principles and fundamentals of self-determination in our mental retardation program, of recovery and resiliency in our mental health program, and family-centered services in our early intervention program.
||Dauphin||Dauphin County Mental Health & Intellectual Disabilities||Dauphin County Mental Health & Intellectual Disabilities |
|Diocese of Allentown||The dioceses oversees and administers all of the educational activities and programs operated by the Catholic church in a five county area. This includes parochial K-12 schools, special education programs and religious instruction for children and adults.
||Northampton||Diocese of Allentown||Diocese of Allentown|
|Health Choices Bedford-Somerest||Administrative support services office.||Somerset||Bedford Somerset MH-MR Behavioral Health Choices of Somerset & Bedford Counties||Bedford-Somerset MH-MR|
|Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley||Community health centers serve all individuals, regardless of income, civil or legal status, language, age or gender. Two locations in Allentown.
See individual service records
Vida Nueva (Casa Guadalupe)
218 North Second Street, Allentown, PA
Monday, 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, 8:00am to 7:00pm
New Life (Caring Place)
931 Hamilton Street, Fourth Floor, Allentown, PA
Monday, 9:00am to 7:00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm (acupuncture only 1:30pm to 5:00pm)||Lehigh||Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley||Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley|
|Northampton County Department of Human Services||The Department of Human Services provides social services to meet the needs of all citizens of Northampton County. These services are provided through several divisions, including the Area Agency on Aging; Children, Youth & Families; Drug & Alcohol; Mental Health/Mental Retardation; Veterans Affairs and the County Nursing Home at Gracedale.
The information and referral number is the entry point for all services in all divisions in the Department of Human Services, except Gracedale.
The crisis number is available 24/7 for all crises and emergencies.||Northampton||Northampton County Department of Human Services||Northampton County Department of Human Services|
|Northeast Treatment Centers - Administrative Office||NorthEast Treatment Centers (NET) is an organization dedicated to providing behavioral health and social services along a continuum of care to adults, adolescents, children and families in the Greater Philadelphia region, Lehigh Valley and the state of Delaware.
||Philadelphia||Northeast Treatment Centers||Northeast Treatment Centers|
|Pennsylvania Department of Aging - Administrative Office||Coordinates and administers services and resources to help older adults and individuals with disabilities to make decisions and choices about their own care and enable them to be active in their communities. Most services are delivered through the county area agencies on aging.
||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Aging||Pennsylvania Department of Aging|
|Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources||Charged with maintaining and preserving the 117 state parks; managing the 2.1 million acres of state forest land; providing information on the state's ecological and geologic resources; and establishing community conservation partnerships with grants and technical assistance to benefit rivers, trails, greenways, local parks and recreation, regional heritage parks, open space and natural areas. Also issues snowmobile and ATV registrations.
||Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources||Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources|
|Pennsylvania Department of Corrections||Responsible for overseeing the operation of:
-26 state correctional institutions, one boot camp
-14 community corrections centers, nearly 40 contract facilities
-a training academy
Website has an online inmate locator service.||Pennsylvania Department of Corrections||Pennsylvania Department of Corrections|
|Pennsylvania Department of Education|| Department's broad responsibilities include:
- Administration of the school laws of Pennsylvania
- Administration of the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education
- Assistance to local school districts
- Evaluation of programs of instruction
- Apportionment of state appropriations to local school districts
- Contracts with and distributes funds to non-public schools
- Administration of the state program for public libraries
- Promotion and assistance in the establishment of community colleges and provision of services to other institutions of higher education
- Licensing and regulating of private schools
- Approval of programs of proprietary post-secondary institutions
||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Education||Pennsylvania Department of Education|
|Pennsylvania Department of Health, Administrative Entities||Responsible for planning and coordinating health resources throughout the Commonwealth. Main activities are to monitor the health status of the population; identify and eliminate preventable illness and accidents; reduce the severity of illness and disability; promote healthy behaviors; improve health care quality, access and accountability; and lead the development of health policy and planning.
||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Health||Pennsylvania Department of Health|
|Pennsylvania Department of Human Services||Administers a range of supportive services and programs for residents of Pennsylvania. Programs include cash assistance programs such as Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, or TANF; employment and training programs; the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP; home heating assistance; and assistance programs for refugees and the homeless.
The DPW's services for individuals and families are delivered directly through the County Assistance Offices. Seven program offices administer and oversee the department's work throughout the commonwealth.
* The Office of Administration (OA) plans, directs, and coordinates administrative support activities for DPW.
* The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) is focused on creating opportunities for the commonwealth's youngest children to develop to their fullest potential.
* The Office of Children, Youth and Families (OCYF) oversees child welfare and juvenile justice services.
* The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) provides individuals with mental retardation, autism, and their families the services and supports they need to enable them to participate fully in the life of their communities.
* The Office of Income Maintenance (OIM) administers the TANF cash assistance program, Medicaid/Medical Assistance, food stamps, child support, home heating assistance (LIHEAP program) and employment and training services.
* The Office of Long Term Living provides assistance with daily activities due to aging, injury, illness or disability.
* The Office of Medical Assistance Programs administers the joint state/federal Medical Assistance (also known as Medicaid) program.
* The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) oversees services for individuals with serious mental illness and/or addictive disease.||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services|
|Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Administrative||Prepares job seekers for the global workforce through employment and job training services for youth, adult, older adult and dislocated workers. Also enforces regulations and safety standards in the workplace and administers the Commonwealth's programs for community service by young Pennsylvanians.
Administers benefits to unemployed individuals, oversees the administration of workers' compensation benefits to individuals with job related injuries and/or illnesses, and provides vocational rehabilitation to individuals with disabilities.
||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry||Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry|
|Pennsylvania Insurance Department||Responsible for administering the laws of the Commonwealth as they pertain to the regulations of the insurance industry and the protection of the insurance consumer. It ensures that the industry is responsive to the needs of the consumer by making available to the consumer reliable insurance coverage at reasonable rates. Will provide information and handle complaints about insurance companies insurance producers. Divisions include:
- Office of Consumer and Producer Services
- Office of Corporate and Financial Regulation
- Office of Insurance product Regulation and Market Enforcement (includes Property/Casualty, Life, Accident/Health, Insurances)
- Office of Liquidations, Rehabilitation, and Special Funds
- Philadelphia- 215-560-2630
||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Insurance Department||Pennsylvania Insurance Department|
|Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board - Administrative||Responsible for issuing all liquor licenses in Pennsylvania and operates approximately 625 retail wine and spirits stores across the state. It also distributes a wide variety of free alcohol education materials, conducts training programs, and offers technical assistance and consultation services to and for school districts, colleges and universities, consumers and alcohol licensees.
||Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board||Pennsylvania Liquor Control|
|Public Defenders Office - Erie County ||Law office for public defense||Erie||Public Defenders Office - Erie County ||Public Defenders Office - Erie County |
|Resources For Human Development - Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Office||Resources for Human Development provides services in 14 states to adults and children with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities. Programs administered from the Lehigh office include Carbon-Monroe-Pike Community Connections, Crossroads Supportive Housing Program, Hope House, Hope Springs, Lehigh Valley Assertive Community Treatment Team, New Perspectives Crisis Telephone, Mobile, and Residential Services, On Our Own, On Our Way and Mainstay North.||Resources For Human Development - Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Office||Resources For Human Development|
|United States Department of Education||The Department of Education establishes policy for, administers, and coordinates most federal assistance to education. It assists the president in executing his education policies for the nation and in implementing laws enacted by Congress.
||United States Department of Education||United States Department of Education|
|United States Department of Health and Human Services - Administrative Entities||The Department of Health and Human Services is the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. It is comprised of the Office of the Secretary and 11 operating divisions. The divisions perform a wide variety of tasks and services, including research, public health, food and drug safety, grants and other funding, health insurance, and many others. HHS works closely with state and local governments through 10 regional offices. Many HHS-funded services are provided at the local level by state or county agencies, or through private sector grantees.||United States Department of Health and Human Services||United States Department of Health and Human Services|
|United States Social Security Administration||A national program of contributory social insurance. Employees, employers and the self-employed pay contributions that are pooled in special trust funds. These funds provide income to workers and dependents in the event of retirement, disability or death. SSA also administers the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for the aged, blind and disabled.||United States Social Security Administration||United States Social Security Administration|