Adagio Health

240 West 11th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: (814) 453-4718

118 East Plum Street
Edinboro, PA 16412
Phone: (814) 734-7600

Web: www.adagiohealth.org


Adoption By Choice

4408 Peach Street #201
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: (814) 836-9887
Web: www.adoptionbychoice.org


Allegheny Health Network – Health Library

232 West 25th St
Erie, PA 16544
Web: http://healthlibrary.ahn.org/


Always On Our Own

2700 W 21st Street, Suite 26
Erie, PA 16506
Phone:  814-836-9924
Website: www.facebook.com/pages/Always-On-Our-Own/162945027067520


Arc of Erie County

1062 Brown Avenue, Suite 400
Erie, PA 16502
Phone: (814) 452-4865
Web: www.thearcoferie.org


Autism Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania

1062 Brown Avenue, Suite 200B
Erie PA, 16502
Phone: (814) 455-3540
Website: https://www.autismnwpa.org/

 


Bair Foundation – Erie Office

For adults interested in becoming foster parents
2700 West 21st Street, Suite 18
Erie, PA 16506

Phone: 814-833-2247


Barber National Institute

100 Barber Place
Erie, PA 16507
Website: http://www.barberinstitute.org

Services:

Group Homes: 814-878-4078

Supportive Living Services: 814-874-5517

Lifesharing: 814-874-5517

Respite Care: 814-453-7661


Barber National Institute – Early Childhood Programs

100 Barber Place
Erie, PA 16507
Phone: 814-878-4080
Website: www.barberinstitute.org/

Services: Happy Hearts Early Childhood Education Program, Specialized Early Intervention Preschool, and Deaf & Hard of Hearing Preschool Program


Bethesda Children’s Home – Foster Care

For adults interested in becoming foster parents
15487 State Highway 86
Meadville, PA 16335
Phone: 814-724-7510 ext. 306
Website: https://www.bethesda1919.org/

Services: Traditional foster care, therapeutic foster care, kinship care, mother & infant care/medically needy children/preparation for independent living


Catholic Charities – Adoption Services

For adults interested in becoming adoptive parents
329 West 10th Street
Erie, PA 16502
Phone: 814-456-2091
Toll Free: 1-800-673-2535
Website: www.cccas.org


Child to Family Connections – Foster Care & Adoptive Home Services

For adults interested in becoming foster parents
13388 Dunham Road
Meadville, PA 16335
Phone: 814-336-3007
Fax: 814-336-3020
Website: www.childtofamilyconnections.org

Services: Child profiles, family profiles, child specific recruitment, post permanency, child prep.


Crime Victim Center – Accompaniment Services

125 West 18th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Hotline: 814-455-9414
Toll Free: 1-800-352-7273
Website: http://www.cvcerie.org/

Description:
Accompaniment services include support and information to prepare clients for medical procedures and evidence collection.

Sexual Assault Accompaniment: 814-455-9414

Violent Crime Accompaniment: 814-455-9515


Employment Services – Multicultural Community Resource Center

554 East 10th Street
Erie, PA 16503
Phone: 814-455-0212
Web: www.mcrcerie.org

Employment Areas:

  • General Labor / Light Labor
  • Housekeeping / Care Giving
  • Technical / Mechanical
  • Plastic Shops / Machine Shops
  • Food Services / Restaurants
  • Construction / Carpentry
  • Assembly / Packing

Erie County Office of Children and Youth – Kinship Care

Kinship Care placement for child welfare professionals only
154 West Ninth Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-451-6600


Erie County Office of Children and Youth – Permanency Unit

Adoption Finalization for Child Welfare Professionals Only
154 West Ninth Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-451-6600


Erie County Office of Children and Youth – Transitional Unit

Foster Care placement for child welfare professionals only
154 West Ninth Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-451-6600


Erie Family Center

2233 Ebco Drive #320
Erie, PA 16506
Phone: (814) 520-8214
Web: www.eriefamilycenter.org


Families United Network, Inc.

For adults interested in becoming foster parents
3939 West Ridge Road, Suite A-201
Erie, PA 16506
Phone: 814-240-3434
Website: https://www.families4kids.org/

Services: Foster care services, adoption services, residential services


Family Caregiver Support Program/Kinship – GECAC

18 West 9th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: (814) 459-4581 Ext. 400
Web: http://www.gecac.org


Family Services of NW PA – Adoption and Kinship Services

For adults interested in becoming adoptive parents; Kinship Care placement for child welfare professionals only
5100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: 814-866-4500
Fax: 814-864-2677
Website: http://www.fsnwpa.org/

Adoption Search: Individuals, who were either adopted, placed a child for adoption, or are related to an adoptee or a birth parent that Family Services of NW PA worked with, may request a search. (814-866-4509)

Child Welfare Adoption: Family Services of NW PA recruits and assesses families who wish to adopt children available through any Office of Children & Youth Services in the state of Pennsylvania. (814-866-4552)

Kinship Care Services: Family Services of NW PA facilitates the placement of children in the custody of a County Children and Youth agency into the home of a relative or other significant adult. All referrals must come from a County Children and Youth Agency.

Private and International Home Study Services: private home studies for individuals or couples who are in the process of adopting an identified child through a private arrangement with the birth family. Counseling services can be arranged for the birth family to assist them through the adoption process.


Family Services of NW PA – Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring Program

5100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: 814-866-4566
Fax: 814-864-2677
Website: www.fsnwpa.org/

Description:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of NW PA provides adult role models to children 6 to 14 years old who come from, primarily, single parent families. The relationship is monitored on a monthly basis by support staff that help to problem solve obstacles in relationship development and to ensure safety of the child.


Family Services of NW PA – Children Cope with Divorce, Custody, and/or Visitation Program

5100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: 814-866-4500
Fax: 814-864-2677
Website: www.fsnwpa.org/

Description:
Children Cope With Divorce, Custody and/or Visitation is a four-hour parent/caregiver training that provides information about helping children adjust to the changes associated with the divorce or separation of their parents and other family transitions. This parent seminar is designed to help minimize the negative impact of divorce, custody issues, or other family transitions on children.


Family Services of NW PA – Family Group Decision Making (FGDM)

5100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: 814-866-4653
Fax: 814-864-2677
Website: www.fsnwpa.org/

Description:
Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) is a community resource that works to preserve families and promote family unity by inviting families and others to come together as the best people to plan and make decisions for family members.


Family Services of NW PA – Time Limited Family Reunification (TLFR)

5100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: 814-866-4647
Fax: 814-864-2677
Website: www.fsnwpa.org/

Description:
Time Limited Family Reunification (TLFR) is a home and community based service that works with parents of children recently placed in foster care. The goal is to assist parents in removing barriers to reunification including strengthening parenting skills, promoting child development, finding stable housing/employment, connecting with mental health or drugs and alcohol treatment, and facilitating parent-child visitations.


Florence Crittenton Program – Perseus House

643 East 6th Street
Erie, PA 16507
Phone: (814) 452-2740
Web: http://www.perseushouse.org


FosterClub

Support service for foster parents
www.FosterClub.com


Harborcreek Youth Services – Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC)

For adults interested in becoming foster parents
5712 Iroquois Avenue
Harborcreek, PA 16421
Phone: 814-899-7664 ext. 333
Website: www.hys-erie.org/

Services: provides children with individualized mental health care in a Foster family setting. Therapeutic Foster Care is an excellent alternative to placement in a residential treatment facility (RTF), and is also useful as a step-down intervention to ease a child’s re-entry into the community.


Highmark Caring Place

510 Cranberry Street, Building 2
Erie, PA 16507
Phone: (866) 212-4673
Web: www.highmarkcaringplace.com/cp2/index.shtml


Immigration Services – Multicultural Community Resource Center

554 East 10th Street
Erie, PA 16503
Phone: 814-455-0212
Web: www.mcrcerie.org

Immigration Services are offered to immigrants and their families residing in the Erie area. An accredited representative, recognized by the Immigration Board of Appeals, works on-site to assist in services provided. Referrals to immigration lawyers are made as needed. Modest fees are charged and services are rendered by appointment.

Services include immigration counseling and assistance with applications for permanent residency, citizenship, travel documents, work authorizations, fiancée visas, petitions for sponsorship, and other immigration forms. Notary services are also available.


Lakeshore Community Services – Lifesharing Through Family Living

1350 West 26th Street
Erie, PA 16508
Phone: 814-456-9962
Fax: 814-456-0595
Website: www.lakeshorecs.org/

Services: offers individuals with intellectual disabilities the option to share their lives with members of the community in an extraordinary way by living in their homes.


MHEDS (Multicultural Health Evaluation Delivery Systems)

2928 Peach St.
Erie, PA 16508
Phone: (814) 453-6229
Web: www.mheds.org


NAMI Erie County – Family-to-Family Program

1611 Peach Street, Suite 105
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-456-1773
Fax: 814-451-0340
Website: www.namierie.org

Description:
The Family-to-Family program is a free 12-week course for family members and caregivers of individuals with mental illnesses.


NW PA Area Health Education Center

8425 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: (814) 217-6084
Fax: (814) 453-4320
Web: www.nwpaahec.org


Pennsylvania Adoption Exchange

For adults interested in becoming adoptive parents
Helpline: 1-800-585-7926


Pennsylvania State Resource Family Association

Support service for foster parents
P.O. Box 60216
Harrisburg, PA 17106
Phone: 1-800-951-5151
Website: www.psrfa.org


Refugee Support Services – Multicultural Community Resource Center

554 East 10th Street
Erie, PA 16503
Phone: 814-455-0212
Web: www.mcrcerie.org

Services:

  • Pre-screening of program participants
  • Vocational assessment of refugee skills
  • Matching refugee skills to an appropriate pre-employment class
  • Computer classes
  • Driving simulation classes
  • On-site assistance with hiring
  • Long term follow-up support with employers
  • Interpretation and translation skills
  • Job coaching support
  • Referral services

Eligibility: Refugees or Asylees who have lived less than five years in America are eligible for all services provided through the Refugee Social Services program. Those who have lived in the U.S. more than five years are limited to translation and case management services. On occasion, the state has waived the five-year limit.


Safe Kids Erie

1 LECOM Place
Erie, PA 16505
Phone: 814-868-2573


Stairways Behavioral Health – Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

2185 West 8th Street
Erie, PA 16508
Phone: 814-453-5806
Website: www.stairwaysbh.org/

Services: The ACT Team provides the intensive rehabilitation, treatment and support services geared toward assisting that client achieve his or her life goals. This includes service coordination, psychiatric services, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, work related services, daily living skills, social and interpersonal relationship counseling, leisure-time skill training, family education and support, and peer support services.


Stairways Behavioral Health – Certified Peer Specialists (CPS)

2185 West 8th Street
Erie, PA 16508
Phone: 814-878-2132
Website: www.stairwaysbh.org/

Services: A Certified Peer Specialist is passionate about helping his and her peers on the journey to recovery, and will work one-on-one to ensure that each client’s individual recovery goals are developed and pursued. They assist the client to envision an increasingly meaningful life; make informed, independent choices; set goals, and facilitate community integration.


Student Parenting Program

913 Payne Ave.
Erie, PA 16503
Phone: (814) 874-6146

Web: https://www.eriespp.org/about_us


Union City Family Support Center – Family Group Decision Making (FGDM)

38 N. Main St.
Union City, PA 16438
Phone: (814) 438-7550
Web: http://ucfsc.org/

Description:
Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) is a community resource that works to preserve families and promote family unity by inviting families and others to come together as the best people to plan and make decisions for family members.