Outside Agency Information

  • Human Services, Inc. 610-873-1010

    Provides counseling to children, adolescents and their families.  Individual, parent, and family therapy are used to treat behavioral, emotional and family issues in an office setting.

    Connect Points-1-800-935-3181

    Are homeless?  Or in danger of becoming homeless? Connect Point is here to help.

    Special Kids Network 800-986-4550

    A free statewide service for families with children who have special needs.  They can connect you to resources and support services in your community.

    Bridge of Hope Coatesville - 610-380-1360; Lancaster 717-394-7707

    The mission of Bridge of Hope is to end homelessness for women and children with the help of trained mentoring groups within congregations.  They offer a combination of rental assistance, life skills training, and mentoring relationships to help homeless mothers and their children achieve permanent housing.

    Pathways Center for Grief and Loss 717-391-2413

    A family support center to assist families who are experiencing grief through a loss

    Catholic Social Services in West Grove 610-869-6500

    They provide assistance with electric, heating, rent, and water bills.  They can also assist with car insurance payments and medical bill payments.

    La Comunidad Hispana 610-466-9780

    They provide assistance with medical bills, rent and landlord/tenant needs, and utilities.

    UTAP Verizon 800-640-4155

    They provide phone bill assistance

    Children Youth and Families (PA) 800-692-1100

    They provide assistance with parenting and family security and safety.

    CHIP 800-822-2447

    Children's Health Insurance Program that provides health insurance for children within income limits.

    LIHEAP 866-857-7095

    State run heating assistance program.

    Salvation Army 610-384-2954

    Provides emergency food, clothing and shelter

    Chester County Food Bank 610-873-6000  http://www.chestercountyfoodbank.org

    Provides no cost food items on the fourth Wednesday of each month, except for November and December.  Those months are provided on the third Wednesday.

    United Way of Lancaster County 717-291-5462

    United Way of Chester County 610-929-9400

    The United Ways are a clearing house for a wide variety of services.

    Brandywine Hospital 610-383-8000

    Provides dental services for uninsured children in the Octorara Area School District.

    Community Volunteers in Medicine 610-836-5990

    Serves the primary health care needs of the uninsured and underinsured population of Chester County.

    Partnerships for Prescription Assistance 888-477-2669

    Helps qualifying patients without prescription coverage get the medicines they need at no cost or discounted cost