Bair Foundation – Erie Office
For adults interested in becoming foster parents
2700 West 21st Street, Suite 18
Erie, PA 16506
Barber National Institute
100 Barber Place
Erie, PA 16507
Group Homes: 814-878-4078
Supportive Living Services: 814-874-5517
Respite Care: 814-453-7661
Bethesda Children’s Home – Foster Care
Services: Traditional foster care, therapeutic foster care, kinship care, mother & infant care/medically needy children/preparation for independent living
Child to Family Connections – Foster Care & Adoptive Home Services
Services: Child profiles, family profiles, child specific recruitment, post permanency, child prep.
Erie County Office of Children and Youth – Transitional Unit
Foster Care placement for child welfare professionals only
154 West Ninth Street
Erie, PA 16501
Families United Network, Inc.
Services: Foster care services, adoption services, residential services
Family Services of NW PA – Time Limited Family Reunification (TLFR)
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.
Support service for foster parents
Harborcreek Youth Services – Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC)
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.
Lakeshore Community Services – Lifesharing Through Family Living
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.