Abused Children

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Individuals younger than age 18 who have been subjected to a persistent pattern of violence and/or neglect which may include emotional abuse, emotional deprivation, physical abuse and corporal punishment that results in a traumatic condition, physical neglect and/or inadequate supervision, and/or sexual abuse or exploitation.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Berks County Children and Youth ServicesProtects children, up to eighteen years of age, from abuse and neglect by investigating all reports of child maltreatment in Berks CountyBerksBerks County Children and Youth ServicesBerks County Children and Youth Services
Childhelp National Child Abuse HotlineChildhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD, serves the United States, its territories, and Canada 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Established in 1982, it is staffed by professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in approximately 140 languages. The confidential Hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources.Childhelp National Child Abuse HotlineChildhelp
Lancaster County Children and Youth AgencyChild welfare agency mandated to protect children and youth from abuse and neglect. Services include: - Investigation of reports of neglect and abuse and ongoing protective services - Protective/Family support services - Independent Living program prepares teenage foster children for life after foster care - Foster care - Adoption - Parenting education - Information and referral LancasterLancaster County Children and Youth AgencyLancaster County Children and Youth Agency
Northampton County Children, Youth and FamiliesResponsible for planning and providing state mandated social services to dependent and abused children and youth in Northampton County. Works to prevent abuse and neglect and provides protection services for abused children which includes a range of temporary out-of-home care options, family visitation and re-unification, when possible, and permanent placement when a child cannot return to their home. Specific services include counseling, case management, parenting education classes, protective services, and foster home care. The CYF Division also provides adoption services and court-ordered custody evaluations and supervised visitation. The agency contracts with other providers for group home care, residential care, life skills education, day care, day treatment and supervised independent living.NorthamptonNorthampton County Children, Youth and FamiliesNorthampton County Children, Youth and Families

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